General News | 15th February 2008

Paper Talk: New Zealand v England 3rd ODI

With Nottinghamshire's Ryan Sidebottom and Stuart Broad victorious for England against New Zealand last night in the 3rd One Day International in Auckland, we have a round up of what the papers are saying.


The Guardian

Collingwood shines as England keep series alive

The changes were successful initially with Lancashire seamer Jimmy Anderson striking with the 10th legitimate ball of the innings to remove dangerous wicketkeeper Brendon McCullum and shared the first four wickets to fall with the impressive Stuart Broad. [full article]

The Independent

Collingwood restores England pride

Humiliated in the opening two matches in the series, Collingwood typified England's determination not to lose the series in successive matches and delivered a defiant performance at Eden Gardens.[full article]

BBC online

England seal moral boosting win

But together with Ryan Sidebottom and Stuart Broad, England's seamers found the right areas consistently and allowed the captain to bowl them through the 20 overs of powerplays. [full article]

The Times

Bell and Collingwood throw England a lifeline

Paul Collingwood hit a quickfire fifty to guide England to a rousing six-wicket victory over New Zealand and keep the outcome of the five-match series alive. [full article]

The Telegraph

Paul Collingwood and Ian Bell seal England win

The tourists had made two changes to their line-up in a desperate attempt to reverse their fortunes, with Ravi Bopara and spinner Graeme Swann both being dropped and replaced by all-rounders Luke Wright and Dimitri Mascarenhas. [full article]

The Metro

Collingwood helps England return to winning ways

The tourists had earlier allowed New Zealand to recover from 95 for six to post 234 for nine after important innings from all-rounder Jacob Oram and Vettori. [full article]

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