ICC World Twenty20, 2007/08 / Commentary

ICC World Twenty20 - 17th match, Group E

England v New Zealand

New Zealand won by 5 runs

2.3

Flintoff to Taylor, no run, wide of the crease and angled in. Awkwardly defended down into the crease

2.4

Flintoff to Taylor, 1 leg bye, good nip and lift off a good length. Taylor picks up a leg-bye as the ball bobbles into the gully region

2.6

Flintoff to Taylor, 1 run, good line and length once again. Excellent lift off the pitch, and Taylor this time picks up a single to third man

New Zealand 19/2   LRPL Taylor 1* (3b)

3.1

Anderson to Taylor, no run, ripper. Perfect line and length, and bit of nip and bounce off the seam to beat the bat

3.2

Anderson to Taylor, SIX, not the worst delivery, but that was clobbered. Just a fraction too short, and Taylor targets the short leg-side boundary with a lofted swipe

3.3

Anderson to Taylor, no run, short and a slash from Taylor, but he misses out this time

3.4

Anderson to Taylor, no run, short of a length again. Taylor is on the charge but misses out again

3.5

Anderson to Taylor, OUT, that's a big wicket for England. Taylor was looking itchy out there. He tried to pick Anderson off a good length, but managed only a leading edge to a back-pedalling Flintoff in the covers. Three big wickets, and England are on top

LRPL Taylor c Flintoff b Anderson 7 (6m 8b 0x4 1x6) SR: 87.50

New Zealand 25/3   LRPL Taylor 7 (8b 1x6)
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Photos

Sep 18, 2007

Jacob Oram leaves the field after injuring the little finger on his left hand, England v New Zealand, Group E, ICC World Twenty20, Johannesburg, September 18, 2007

Jacob Oram leaves the field after injuring the little finger on his left hand

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Sep 18, 2007

Darren Maddy made an even 50 before being run-out while backing up too far, England v New Zealand, Group E, ICC World Twenty20, Johannesburg, September 18, 2007

Darren Maddy made an even 50 before being run-out while backing up too far

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