ICC World Twenty20, 2007/08 / Commentary

ICC World Twenty20 - 6th match, Group B

England v Zimbabwe

England won by 50 runs

14.4

Utseya to Flintoff, no run, no timing for Flintoff's first ball, which he attempts to nurdle off the legs

14.5

Utseya to Flintoff, 1 run, short and outside off stump, punched off the back foot into the covers for a single. That's his favourite shot, apparently.

England 152/4   A Flintoff 1* (2b)

15.3

Chibhabha to Flintoff, 1 run, slow, slow, slow full toss. Flintoff's eyes briefly lit up, but it dipped late and he merely turned it square for a single

15.5

Chibhabha to Flintoff, 1 wide, too far down the leg side. Neat take by Taylor though

15.5

Chibhabha to Flintoff, 1 run, another low full toss, steered out to midwicket

England 159/5   A Flintoff 3* (4b)

16.1

Utseya to Flintoff, no run, thumped into the covers but straight to the fielder

16.2

Utseya to Flintoff, 1 run, canny bowling, Flintoff started down the pitch, so Utseya followed him and cramped him for room

16.4

Utseya to Flintoff, 1 run, steady bowling. Flintoff drives with circumspection and that's another single

16.6

Utseya to Flintoff, 1 run, dropped - that was short, and Flintoff climbed into it, but short cover can't cling on. Costly?

England 164/5   A Flintoff 6* (8b)

17.1

Chibhabha to Flintoff, no run, dropped! again! Identical shot, identical miss. Still, at least it's a boundary saved

17.2

Chibhabha to Flintoff, 1 run

17.4

Chibhabha to Flintoff, no run, dropped, but a really tough chance. An under-edge from Flintoff who was fooled by the change in pace. Clever bowling, but unlucky

17.5

Chibhabha to Flintoff, SIX, there he goes! He wasn't going to hang around for long. Two steps down the pitch, and smacked high into the stands at long-on

17.6

Chibhabha to Flintoff, OUT, He's out this time! A legcutter slower ball, Flintoff has another heave, and is comprehensively bowled. A look of bemusement as he leaves the crease

A Flintoff b Chibhabha 13 (11m 13b 0x4 1x6) SR: 100.00

England 172/6   A Flintoff 13 (13b 1x6)
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Sep 13, 2007

The scoreboard at Newlands had the odd glitch, England v Zimbabwe, Group B, ICC World Twenty20, Cape Town, September 13, 2007

The scoreboard at Newlands had the odd glitch

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Sep 13, 2007

Kevin Pietersen was named Man of the Match for his 79 from 37 balls, England v Zimbabwe, Group B, ICC World Twenty20, Cape Town, September 13, 2007

Kevin Pietersen was named Man of the Match for his 79 from 37 balls

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