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England v New Zealand ODI series



Kevin Pietersen tosses up at Lord's

Kevin Pietersen tosses up at Lords at the start of his first game as England captain - he is in luck and opts to field first

Charlotte Edwards at Lord's

England women's captain Charlotte Edwards rings the five-minute bell to signal that the start of play is imminent

Kevin Pietersen at Lord's

Pietersen gees his players up for a must-win game as New Zealand lead the series 2-1 following their last-ball victory at The Oval

England wicketkeeper Tim Ambrose

England keeper Tim Ambrose makes a hash of an early chance as he runs back to try and catch Jamie How's top-edged hook

Kevin Pietersen makes a field change

Stand-in skipper Pietersen is soon busy ringing the changes in the field as England seek a breakthrough

Jamie How and Stuart Broad

How's luck runs out as Stuart Broad has him caught at gully and the Notts seamer soon follows up with the wicket of Ross Taylor

Brendon McCullum's broken bat

Brendon McCullum's bat is broken by a rising delivery from Jimmy Anderson, who then finds the edge of his new one to dismiss him

Scott Styris and Luke Wright

Scott Styris drives for four as he and Daniel Flynn steady the New Zealand innings with a half-century partnership

Daniel Flynn and Tim Ambrose

England spinner Graeme Swann is rewarded for a steady spell as he bowls Flynn to check New Zealand's progress

Jacob Oram batting at Lord's

Jacob Oram lifts the scoring rate with three huge sixes before holing out in the deep, having made 52 off 40 balls

Scott Styris hits a six off Jimmy Anderson

Scott Styris clears the ropes off Anderson as the tourists plunder 96 runs from the final 10 overs of their innings to set a target of 267

Alastir Cook and Ian Bell

Opening together for the first time in the series, Alastair Cook and Ian Bell give England a positive start but then exit in quick succession

Mark Gillespie celebrates

Bell falls victim to Mark Gillespie, who produces a superb new-ball spell of 1-12 from six overs for New Zealand

Kevin Pietersen is dismissed

England look to Kevin Pietersen for a captain's innings and he is furious with himself after slicing a catch to point

Kevin Pietersen returns to the dressing room

Spectators in the pavilion have that sinking feeling as Pietersen returns to the England dressing room

Ravi Bopara is bowled

The England slide continues as New Zealand skipper Daniel Vettori pierces the defences of Ravi Bopara with a flighted delivery

Brendon McCullum and Luke Wright

Luke Wright is also outfoxed by Vettori, bowled trying to cut a ball which was not wide enough for the stroke

Shgah tries to hit Vettori through the leg-side

Playing on his home ground, Owais Shah is England's last hope but his 69 is not enough as they lose by 51 runs

New Zealand celebrate at Lord's

The Black Caps open the champagne after completing a 3-1 series win - the same result as in New Zealand in February



see also
England v NZ 4th ODI photos
25 Jun 08 |  Cricket
England v NZ 3rd ODI photos
21 Jun 08 |  Cricket
England v NZ 2nd ODI photos
18 Jun 08 |  England
England v NZ 1st ODI photos
15 Jun 08 |  England
England v NZ Twenty20 photos
13 Jun 08 |  England
New Zealand in England in 2008
12 May 08 |  Cricket


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