• BATSMEN
    R
    B
    M
    4s
    6s
    SR
    c Patel b Gillespie
    19
    27
    35
    4
    0
    70.37
    c †Griggs b O'Brien
    0
    2
    4
    0
    0
    0.00
    c How b O'Brien
    5
    17
    18
    1
    0
    29.41
    c †Griggs b Orchard
    50
    72
    92
    9
    0
    69.44
    c †Griggs b Elliott
    10
    18
    33
    1
    0
    55.55
    c †Griggs b Elliott
    2
    35
    40
    0
    0
    5.71
    lbw b O'Brien
    12
    32
    30
    2
    0
    37.50
    not out
    17
    21
    45
    3
    0
    80.95
    b O'Brien
    2
    9
    9
    0
    0
    22.22
    c Taylor b Gillespie
    0
    1
    2
    0
    0
    0.00
    b Gillespie
    4
    9
    7
    0
    0
    44.44
    Extras
    10 (lb 6, nb 2, w 2)
    TOTAL
    131 all out (40.1 Overs, RR: 3.26, 161 minutes)
    Fall of wickets: 1-2 (Michael Vaughan, 1.2 ov), 2-17 (Andrew Strauss, 5.6 ov), 3-38 (Sir Alastair Cook, 8.5 ov), 4-64 (Ian Bell, 15.4 ov), 5-91 (Paul Collingwood, 27.3 ov), 6-95 (Kevin Pietersen, 28.5 ov), 7-122 (Tim Ambrose, 35.4 ov), 8-124 (Matthew Hoggard, 37.6 ov), 9-125 (Steve Harmison, 38.3 ov), 10-131 (Monty Panesar, 40.1 ov)
    BowlingOMRWEconWDNB
    MR Gillespie14.106234.3720
    IE O'Brien1223442.8301
    GD Elliott831221.5000
    MG Orchard621712.8300
  • BATSMEN
    R
    B
    M
    4s
    6s
    SR
    c †Ambrose b Hoggard
    40
    83
    93
    6
    1
    48.19
    c Cook b Tremlett
    65
    89
    123
    10
    0
    73.03
    lbw b Collingwood
    23
    45
    60
    5
    0
    51.11
    c Strauss b Harmison
    8
    16
    25
    1
    0
    50.00
    c Strauss b Panesar
    47
    94
    114
    8
    0
    50.00
    c †Ambrose b Harmison
    28
    66
    92
    4
    0
    42.42
    b Harmison
    0
    1
    2
    0
    0
    0.00
    c †Ambrose b Harmison
    11
    26
    37
    1
    0
    42.30
    c †Ambrose b Harmison
    24
    29
    32
    3
    0
    82.75
    c Hoggard b Panesar
    4
    9
    -
    1
    0
    44.44
    not out
    4
    4
    -
    1
    0
    100.00
    Extras
    17 (lb 12, nb 4, w 1)
    TOTAL
    271 all out (76.2 Overs, RR: 3.55)
    Fall of wickets: 1-98 (Matthew Bell, 24.5 ov), 2-127 (Jamie How, 31.6 ov), 3-144 (Ross Taylor, 37.5 ov), 4-148 (Peter Fulton, 38.4 ov), 5-219 (Grant Elliott, 63.2 ov), 6-219 (Mark Orchard, 63.3 ov), 7-232 (Mathew Sinclair, 66.4 ov), 8-258 (Bevan Griggs, 73.1 ov), 9-267 (Jeetan Patel, 75.2 ov), 10-271 (Mark Gillespie, 76.2 ov)
    BowlingOMRWEconWDNB
    MJ Hoggard2075112.5500
    CT Tremlett1846213.4402
    SJ Harmison22210054.5412
    PD Collingwood501913.8000
    MS Panesar11.222722.3800

Close of Play

  • Thu, 28 Feb - day 1 - Major Association XI 1st innings 177/4 (MS Sinclair 14*, GD Elliott 13*, 47 ov)
  • Fri, 29 Feb - day 2 - England 2nd innings 155/3 (AJ Strauss 55*, IR Bell 21*, 44 ov)
  • Sat, 01 Mar - day 3 - England 2nd innings 325/7 (89 ov) - end of match

Match Notes

  • Elliott named in New Zealand Test squad

    The Wellington allrounder, Grant Elliott, has been named in New Zealand's 13-man squad for the first Test against England at Hamilton, which starts on Wednesday

  • Strauss and Bell find form for England

    Andrew Strauss and Ian Bell lifted the spirits on a chilly day in Dunedin, recording a century apiece to put a gloss on England's final preparations ahead of next week's first Test in Hamilton

  • Harmison gets his groove back

    On a day when Steve Harmison produced his first five-wicket haul of the New Zealand tour, the good vibes were more clearly visible than usual

  • England ponder their options

    After a tough opening day, England's coach Peter Moores has to ponder whether to include Andrew Strauss and Steve Harmison in the Test XI

  • Strauss and Harmison lift England spirits

    England wiped off their first-innings deficit of 140, and led by 15 runs with seven wickets standing, with Strauss still at the crease on 55 not out

England XI 3rd innings Partnerships

WktRunsPlayers
1st25MP VaughanAN Cook
2nd2AJ StraussAN Cook
3rd90AJ StraussKP Pietersen
4th125AJ StraussIR Bell
5th0PD CollingwoodIR Bell
6th60IR BellTR Ambrose
7th4MJ HoggardIR Bell
8th19IR BellMS Panesar