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England vs New Zealand, 11th Match, Group A, ICC Champions Trophy 2013

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England won by 10 runs | England Vs New Zealand Live Score, 11th Match, Group A

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Presentation Quotes:
Cook: 'It was a stressful day, especially the last few overs. The partnership between Williamson and Corey Anderson was excellent and we were glad to get over the line. The bowlers were wonderful and Anderson was fantastic. We were very good in the field today. We were actually 10 runs short. We are not worried about playing at the Oval. I am just glad that we have qualified for the semi-final. We have two games to go and we have to play well. Swann has a calf injury but we are lucky to have a fantastic replacement in Tredwell.'
Cook is the MoM for his knock of 64.
Brendon McCullum: 'England bowled very well at the start of the innings. We were not in the game but the knocks from Williamson and Corey Anderson was wonderful. We dropped a few catches. Normally, Nathan is a good fielder but the ball followed him today. We were good with the ball. We will be rooting for Australia tomorrow which is not something we do. I am not going to say 'Come on Aussie, Come on Aussie'.
Now, these are the scenarios. England have qualified for the semi-finals. Now for Sri Lanka to qualify for the semi-finals, they have to defeat Australia in the final league match tomorrow. For New Zealand to qualify, they have to hope that Australia defeats Sri Lanka by a small margin. If the final league match is washed out or tied, then New Zealand go through. For Australia to qualify, they have to defeat Sri Lanka by a big margin.
The first spell from Anderson has made the difference. He snapped up Ronchi and Guptill cheaply as he swung the ball prodigiously. Taylor and Brendon McCullum failed to score quickly but a 73 run stand between Williamson and Corey Anderson kept New Zealand interested. However, England fielded well in the end overs and always maintained the pressure as New Zealand suffered a 10 run loss.
End of over 24, 12 runs (wd . 4 . . wd 6 W )
NZ: 159/8
Nathan McCullum - 13(11) This over: 10 runs
Kyle Mills - 5(2) This over: 0 runs
James Anderson
(5.0 - 0 - 32 - 3)
23.6 James Anderson to Nathan McCullum W
out Caught by Buttler!! Anderson seals a wonderful win for England. Full ball and in the zone outside off, it holds its line as Nathan looks to loft it down the ground, gets an outside edge that is snapped up by Buttler. N McCullum c Buttler b Anderson 13(11) [4s-1 6s-1]
3 wickets for James Anderson. James Anderson is on a roll.
23.5 James Anderson to Nathan McCullum 6
SIX, a high full toss just outside off, Nathan sizes it up and wallops it high into the Cardiff skyline and he clears the ropes at long on
23.5 James Anderson to Nathan McCullum 1wd
wide, a high bouncer on leg stump, it is too high and umpire signals a wide
23.4 James Anderson to Nathan McCullum 0
no run, England qualify for the semi-finals, Nathan moves to the off side and Anderson spears this wide outside off, Nathan looks to launch it over mid off but misses it
3 balls, 3 sixes needed. Will the impossible take place today?
23.3 James Anderson to Nathan McCullum 0
no run, a low full toss that swerves away outside off, Nathan looks to launch it over mid wicket but misses it
23.2 James Anderson to Nathan McCullum 4
FOUR, a full toss on the pads, Nathan clobbers it to deep mid wicket
150 runs for NZ
23.1 James Anderson to Nathan McCullum 0
no run, superbly bowled by Anderson, the yorker just outside off, Nathan looks to hoick it to the leg side but misses it

Match details

Toss : New Zealand won the toss and elected to field

Umpires : Bruce Oxenford (Australia) and Rod Tucker (Australia)

TV umpire : Steve Davis (Australia)

Match referee : Andy Pycroft (Zimbabwe)

Teams

England : Alastair Cook(c), Ian Bell, Jonathan Trott, Joe Root, Eoin Morgan, Ravi Bopara, Jos Buttler(wk), Tim Bresnan, Stuart Broad, James Tredwell, James Anderson.

New Zealand : Luke Ronchi(wk), Martin Guptill, Kane Williamson, Ross Taylor, James Franklin, Brendon McCullum(c), Daniel Vettori, Nathan McCullum, Corey Anderson, Kyle Mills, Mitchell McClenaghan.

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