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3rd Match, Hobart, January 16, 2007, Commonwealth Bank Series
(49.5/50 ov, T:206) 206/7

England won by 3 wickets (with 1 ball remaining)

Player Of The Match
72* (75) & 2/37
New Zealand Innings
England Innings
Match Flow
New Zealand  (50 ovs maximum)
c Vaughan b Anderson16152821106.66
b Collingwood45631066171.42
b Anderson1229391041.37
c Vaughan b Anderson1750014.28
c Vaughan b Flintoff2752651051.92
c & b Collingwood2240592055.00
lbw b Panesar1117211064.70
c Collingwood b Flintoff2030450066.66
not out 2237571059.45
b Anderson10101510100.00
Extras(lb 9, w 10)19
TOTAL50 Ov (RR: 4.10, 221 Mins)205/9
Did not bat:
Fall of wickets: 1-26 (Brendon McCullum, 5.3 ov), 2-61 (Stephen Fleming, 13.6 ov), 3-67 (Ross Taylor, 15.4 ov), 4-97 (Nathan Astle, 23.4 ov), 5-127 (Peter Fulton, 32.1 ov), 6-144 (Daniel Vettori, 36.4 ov), 7-146 (Craig McMillan, 37.2 ov), 8-185 (James Franklin, 46.4 ov), 9-205 (Mark Gillespie, 49.6 ov)
5.3 to BB McCullum, gone! What a soft dismissal. McCullum tried to hit it over Anderson's head but skied it to Vaughan at mid-off. The moment he hit it, McCullum swung his bat in frustration. 26/1
13.6 to SP Fleming, goddim! Full and wide, a thick inside edge from Fleming who tried to drive that through the covers but failed to move his feet. 61/2
15.4 to LRPL Taylor, gone! Anderson has three! Short, rising on Taylor who tries to pull it, but it rushes on him and he skies it to Michael Vaughan at cover. 67/3
49.6 to MR Gillespie, GONE! four for Anderson and a nice way finish. Gillespie, as he's done all innings, gives himself room but misses and the woodwork is rearranged. 205/9
32.1 to PG Fulton, gone! Two-metre-Peter tries to flick this over Michael Vaughan at short midwicket, but doesn't get enough height and it's well caught in the end by a jubilant England captain...his third catch today. 127/5
46.4 to JEC Franklin, GONE! important wicket by Flintoff as Franklin tries to go down the ground but doesn't get enough distance on the ball and Collingwood takes a safe catch at long-off. That's New Zealand's main chance of some late boundaries heading back to the shed. 185/8
36.4 to DL Vettori, Monty makes the breakthrough with a full delivery which Vettori tries to sweep but is taken on the pad and umpire Rauf raises his finger. Vettori doesn't look happy and the replays suggest it could be drifting down leg.. 144/6
23.4 to NJ Astle, got him! Sent it wider of Astle, tempting him - perhaps the slower ball too - and Astle tried to smack it through the covers but got a thick inside edge. 97/4
37.2 to CD McMillan, GONE! another one bites the dust for New Zealand who are sliding into a deep hole. A full, drivable ball from Collingwood, but McMillan plays a fraction early and sends it straight back to the bowler or pouches a low catch in his follow through. Continues an excellent spell from Collingwood, whose medium pace is ideally suited to this surface. 146/7
England  (T: 206 runs from 50 ovs)
lbw b Franklin2858793048.27
c Taylor b Franklin1729493058.62
lbw b Patel45721122062.50
run out (Patel)519290026.31
c Taylor b Patel1021220047.61
not out 72751017096.00
run out (Vettori/†McCullum)1522570068.18
c Patel b Gillespie1530020.00
not out 2690033.33
Extras(b 1, nb 8, w 2)11
TOTAL49.5 Ov (RR: 4.13, 224 Mins)206/7
Fall of wickets: 1-39 (Michael Vaughan, 11.5 ov), 2-62 (Andrew Strauss, 17.3 ov), 3-79 (Ed Joyce, 23.5 ov), 4-98 (Paul Collingwood, 30.2 ov), 5-138 (Ian Bell, 36.5 ov), 6-198 (Paul Nixon, 47.1 ov), 7-201 (Jamie Dalrymple, 48.2 ov)
11.5 to MP Vaughan, GONE! That's the breakthrough for New Zealand and Vaughan's struggles are over. Short of a length and Vaughan goes for his favourite pull but doesn't really connect properly and slaps it straight to Ross Taylor at midwicket. Rather limp shot to be honest and he was clearly thinking about his leg problem, but New Zealand won't care they have their breakthrough. 39/1
17.3 to AJ Strauss, GOT 'IM! Slower ball from Franklin, Strauss tries to work to the on side gets a HUGE inside edge into his pad and Steve Davis raises his finger. Strauss can't believe it, just about sums up his tour, but it's another important wicket for New Zealand who have removed the man who was shaping to bat through the run chase. 62/2
48.2 to JWM Dalrymple, that is some catch by Patel! Some catch indeed. Outside off, Dalrymple slashes at it to the left of Patel at point who dives, and takes it low, behind him. Superb and there's still a twist in this match!. 201/7
30.2 to PD Collingwood, gone! Great work from New Zealand. Collingwood again came down the pitch and, with an ugly, wasteful swish of the bat, slogged across the line and is caught at short midwicket. 98/4
36.5 to IR Bell, GONE! Bell goes back, plays all round a straight one from Patel and is trapped plumb. Asad Rauf raises the finger and it's another example of England's top order failing to build on a start. Huge pressure on Flintoff now.. 138/5
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  • New Zealand innings
  • Power Play 2: Overs 10.1 - 15.0
  • New Zealand: 50 runs in 12.1 overs (77 balls), Extras 5
  • Power Play 3: Overs 15.1 - 20.0
  • Drinks: New Zealand - 67/3 in 15.4 overs (NJ Astle 33)
  • New Zealand: 100 runs in 24.3 overs (152 balls), Extras 8
  • Drinks: New Zealand - 139/5 in 35.0 overs (CD McMillan 19, DL Vettori 8)
  • New Zealand: 150 runs in 38.3 overs (237 balls), Extras 11
  • New Zealand: 200 runs in 48.6 overs (301 balls), Extras 19
  • England innings
  • Power Play 2: Overs 10.1 - 15.0
  • England: 50 runs in 14.0 overs (89 balls), Extras 5
  • Power Play 3: Overs 15.1 - 20.0
  • Drinks: England - 57/1 in 16.0 overs (AJ Strauss 23, IR Bell 12)
  • England: 100 runs in 30.4 overs (190 balls), Extras 6
  • Drinks: England - 112/4 in 32.0 overs (IR Bell 38, A Flintoff 8)
  • England: 150 runs in 38.4 overs (240 balls), Extras 8
  • A Flintoff: 50 off 59 balls (5 x 4)
  • 6th Wicket: 50 runs in 58 balls (A Flintoff 36, PA Nixon 12, Ex 2)
  • England: 200 runs in 47.5 overs (297 balls), Extras 11
Bellerive Oval, Hobart
TossNew Zealand, elected to bat first
Player Of The Match
Match numberODI no. 2475
Hours of play (local time)10.00 start, First Session 10.00-13.30 Interval 13.30-14.15, Second Session 14.15-17.45
Match days16 January 2007 - day (50-over match)
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Match Referee
PointsEngland 4, New Zealand 0
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