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1st T20I (N), Auckland, Feb 9 2013, England tour of New Zealand
214/7
(20 ov, target 215)174/9
England won by 40 runs
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• The Report by David Hopps

Strong England in record run spree

A target of 215 proved too much for New Zealand, as they fell 40 runs short against England to go one down in Auckland in a three-match series

Match centre 
Scorer: Avi Singh
Commentator: Andrew McGlashan
Scorecard summary
England214/7(20 overs)
Eoin Morgan46 (26)
Luke Wright42 (20)
New Zealand174/9(20 overs)
end of over 2015 runs
NZ: 174/9CRR: 8.70 
Mitchell McClenaghan6 (7)
Ronnie Hira20 (11)
Jade Dernbach4-0-33-0
Stuart Broad4-0-24-4

England win by 40 runs with a very impressive all-round display. The batting from the top six was outstanding as they piled up their record T20 total, then the bowlers adapted well to the short straight boundaries with some smart bowling. A major difference, though, was the fielding with England taking some excellent catches. Twenty20 can turn around quickly, but New Zealand have some work to do before Hamilton on Tuesday. I'll bring you the presentation shortly.

Brendon McCullum "We were outplayed by a better team but have two days to turn it around. It was a really poor day in the field and you can't afford that in any form of the game, especially with the power they have. We have to be a bit smarter, we allowed them to hit to the short boundaries too often."

Stuart Broad "The freedom the guys played with today was fantastic. It was great to see. I think we learnt a lot by batting first on it, probably not a bad lost to lose. To be able to get such a high score, we re delighted. We knew we didn't need to over-strike the ball and think too much about the short boundaries. From a personal point of view to pick up wickets when it matters, and lead the side, is pleasing. But it doesn't matter who gets the wickets. I thought some of the catches were fantastic."

That just about wraps things up from me for the day. David Hopps will have his report ready shortly for your reading pleasure. Enjoy the rest of the your weekend and we'll be back on Tuesday for the second match of the series from Hamilton.

19.6
1
Dernbach to McClenaghan, 1 run

full outside leg and pushed down the ground to finish the match

19.6
5nb
Dernbach to McClenaghan, (no ball)

oh dear, this one slips out as a beamer...another attempted slower. Gets a warning

19.5
4
Dernbach to McClenaghan, FOUR runs

this time he gets his scoop away and makes a point of trotting down the pitch near to Dernbach

19.4
Dernbach to McClenaghan, no run

there's the variation, slower ball outside off stump

19.3
4lb
Dernbach to McClenaghan, 4 leg byes

rapid, well-directed, bouncer and McClenaghan gets taken on the helmet then the ball flies over the keeper

Farhan: "This performance by England just goes to show that even if a ground is really small, you still have to hit them out of the ground!!! Something that England did but not New Zealand!!"

19.2
Dernbach to McClenaghan, no run

blimey! The No. 11 thinks he's a No. 4. Tries to scoop Dernbach and ends up falling over in the crease

19.1
1
Dernbach to Hira, 1 run

good yorker but he keeps it out

end of over 194 runs • 1 wicket
NZ: 159/9CRR: 8.36 • RRR: 56.00 • Need 56 from 6b
Ronnie Hira19 (10)
Mitchell McClenaghan1 (1)
Stuart Broad4-0-24-4
Jade Dernbach3-0-22-0
18.6
1
Broad to Hira, 1 run

short outside leg, pulled out to deep square

18.5
1
Broad to McClenaghan, 1 run

excellent yorker, homing in on the boots and gets squeezed into the off side

18.4
1
Broad to Hira, 1 run

and nearly gets his fifth as this flies off a top edge towards third man but doesn't carry all the way

Career-best for Broad in T20s

18.3
Broad to Hira, no run

moving outside off and tried to scoop him over fine leg

18.2
W
Broad to Boult, OUT

four for Broad, he's having a productive start in New Zealand. Boult trying to carve it over the off side and lobs a catch to cover. Nearly popped out of Samit's hands

Trent Boult c Patel b Broad 4 (9m 6b 0x4 0x6) SR: 66.67
18.1
1
Broad to Hira, 1 run

short on leg stump, angled backward of point

end of over 188 runs
NZ: 155/8CRR: 8.61 • RRR: 30.00 • Need 60 from 12b
Trent Boult4 (5)
Ronnie Hira16 (6)
Jade Dernbach3-0-22-0
Steven Finn4-0-39-3
17.6
Dernbach to Boult, no run

moving away outside leg stump and gets beaten by a full ball outside off

17.5
1
Dernbach to Hira, 1 run

pulled down to long-on

17.4
4
Dernbach to Hira, FOUR runs

round the wicket, full outside off, thick edge down to third man

Nick: "For a second there I thought Root was going to repeat his trick for Yorkshire in last years domestic t20" Yes, same here.

17.3
1
Dernbach to Boult, 1 run

another full toss which is driven to deep cover

17.2
Dernbach to Boult, no run

excellent slower ball, completely confounds Boult who was moving well outside leg stump

17.1
2
Dernbach to Boult, 2 runs

full outside leg, nudged through midwicket

end of over 1712 runs • 1 wicket
NZ: 147/8CRR: 8.64 • RRR: 22.67 • Need 68 from 18b
Trent Boult1 (1)
Ronnie Hira11 (4)
Steven Finn4-0-39-3
Luke Wright4-0-29-2
16.6
1
Finn to Boult, 1 run

comes down the pitch outside leg, heaves hard and gets a thick top edge which falls short of third man

Match details
Eden Park, Auckland
TossNew Zealand, elected to field first
SeriesEngland tour of New Zealand
Season2012/13
Series resultEngland led the 3-match series 1-0
Match numberT20I no. 301
Hours of play (local time)19.00 start, First Session 19.00-20.15, Interval 20.15-20.30, Second Session 20.30-21.50
Match days9 February 2013 - night match (20-over match)
T20I debut
Hamish Rutherford
Hamish Rutherford
Trent Boult
Trent Boult
Umpires
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Chris Gaffaney
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Derek Walker
TV Umpire
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Gary Baxter
Reserve Umpire
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Wayne Knights
Match Referee
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Roshan Mahanama