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    OVER 4 NZ 19/1 (GUPTILL 6 B McCULLUM 10): McCullum's itching to get at Badree, and manages it third ball with a straight-driven four. The leggie isn't fazed at all, though, and it's another good over for the Windies

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    OVER 3 NZ 13/1 (GUPTILL 5 B McCULLUM 5): WICKET! Nicol on his way as he sidles across his stumps and is rapped right in front by Rampaul. Easy decision for Asad Rauf. McCullum off the mark with a mishit four through Narine's misfield at fine leg

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    OVER 2 NZ 8/0 (NICOL 3 GUPTILL 5): Badree's leg breaks get an early outing, and he starts fairly smartly. New Zealand's openers again restricted to four runs

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    OVER 1 NZ 4/0 (NICOL 2 GUPTILL 2): Rampaul still loosening up with the ball after his knock at the crease a few minutes ago. And it's four singles in the first over to make it a very quiet opening to the start of the Kiwis innings.

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    END OF INNINGS: No telling what a par score is, but as sure as eggs are eggs 139 all out can't be one. Can it? Terrible waste after the powerplay left Windies 60-2, but credit to both Kiwi spinners and the excellent Southee. Advantage New Zealand...

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    OVER 20 WI 139 all out (RAMPAUL 1): WICKET! Oram gets the final over ahead of Mills and squeezes an off-cutter through Badree's nominal defence to finish Windies off with three balls unused

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    OVER 19 WI 138/9 (BADREE 1 RAMPAUL 1): WICKET! Narine picks out a point somewhere in the Indian Ocean and looks mildly surprised as Southee's slower one pings back his off stump. On your way, Sunil. Excellent stuff from Southee, who ends with 4-0-21-3

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    OVER 18 WI 134/8 (NARINE 2 BADREE 0): Dearie me. Windies get in a pickle and Narine is stranded halfway down, but the throw to Bracewell is shocking and the bowler misses the stumps. WICKET! Pollard's out of his shell with a couple of fours, but a third huge swipe only sends the ball spiralling into Taylor's safe hands

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    OVER 17 WI 123/7 (POLLARD 19 NARINE 0): Southee's back and straight into the groove, mixing yorkers and off-cutters to decent effect. Seven off five, until...WICKET! Sammy thinks big but manages only medium sized as he thrashes a slower one straight at Franklin in the deep

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    OVER 16 WI 116/6 (POLLARD 13 SAMMY 10): Bracewell back into the attack, and pace proves easier to get away as Sammy square cuts for four and gets away with one as a half-hit steepler to extra cover drops in no man's land

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    OVER 15 WI 108/6 (POLLARD 12 SAMMY 3): McCullum joins Hira in bowling out his allocation, and figures of 2-19 represent a tidy half-hour's work. Pollard's beginning to twitch - his team could do with a few big shots

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    OVER 14 WI 104/6 (POLLARD 10 SAMMY 1): WICKET! In grave danger of going to waste, in fact, and it's the spinners doing the damage. Hira gets one to grip and Ramdin's off as quickly as he came after prodding to short cover. Hundred up, but that's by the by

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    OVER 13 WI 99/5 (POLLARD 8 RAMDIN 1): WICKET! McCullum strikes again, turning one past Bravo's outside edge and clattering off stump. Just three off the over, too, and Windies' good start is in danger of going to waste here

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    OVER 12 WI 96/4 (BRAVO 16 POLLARD 7): Hira almost has his head taken off by Pollard's straight drive. Pollard gets his first boundary, and only the harshest taskmaster would put that down as a missed chance

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    OVER 11 WI 88/4 (BRAVO 14 POLLARD 1): WICKET! McCullum sneaks in a miserly half-over almost on the sly, and an impatient Samuels can only pick out Southee on the long-on rope as he aims to up the pace. Tidy stuff

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    OVER 10 WI 86/3 (SAMUELS 24 BRAVO 13): Superbly timed lofted drive gets Bravo a straight six first up, but Hira sticks at it gamely and avoids further punishment

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    OVER 9 WI 76/3 (SAMUELS 23 BRAVO 5): Nathan McCullum on for a twirl and is unlucky to see a decent lbw shout against Bravo ruled as runs. Samuels takes that injury and adds the insult with a couple of ugly hoicks which reach the rope

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    OVER 8 WI 65/3 (SAMUELS 14 BRAVO 3): Spin into it as Hira replaces Oram. Good call, too, from Taylor as Bravo and Samuels struggle to get him off the square. Just one from the over

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    OVER 7 WI 64/3 (SAMUELS 14 BRAVO 2): WICKET! Huge moment in the game as Southee's off-cutter finds the thin edge of Gayle's big bat and McCullum does the rest. Proper, Test-type dismissal, and half the crowd can safely get back to sunbathing without fear of losing their front teeth. Smashing over from Southee

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    OVER 6 WI 60/2 (GAYLE 30 SAMUELS 12): Not much excuse for the lolloping Oram overstepping, but that's exactly what he does and Gayle dispatches the free hit for his 300th six in T20 internationals. Fifty up, to boot. Samuels joins the party, picking a slower one and flipping it high over the extra cover fence. Powerplay belongs to the Windies

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    OVER 5 WI 43/2 (GAYLE 23 SAMUELS 4): Southee on for Mills and bustles in tidily, one wide notwithstanding, restricting Windies to five singles

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    OVER 4 WI 37/2 (GAYLE 21 SAMUELS 1): Three dots hardly justify Russell's shunt up the order and he takes decisive action, giving Bracewell the charge and middling a cross-bat shot straight for six. WICKET! That's Andre's lot, though, I'm afraid, as he shuffles across and picks out short fine leg with a lazy scoop

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    OVER 3 WI 30/1 (GAYLE 21 RUSSELL 0): One Mills sighter is enough for Gayle, who stands up and clumps six over long-on. Mills mixes up his pace but Gayle is all over it, swiping a slower one to long-off and timing a back-foot drive to the fence

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    OVER 2 WI 14/1 (GAYLE 5 RUSSELL 0): Bracewell is given the dubious honour of dealing with Gayle, who clips four off his legs second ball and trots through for a single. WICKET! Charles' timing looks suspect and so it proves as a length ball sticks slightly in the wicket and he prods a soft return catch to Bracewell

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    OVER 1 WI 9/0 (CHARLES 8 GAYLE 0): Oh dear - no-ball first up from Mills hardly sets the required tone. Charles fails to fill his boots with the free hit, but a thick edge for four is followed by a cut to the third man fence and Windies are away and running

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    ANTHEMS: No clear winner here, in fairness, best to call it a 0-0 draw and be diplomatic...

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    ENGLAND: This result will, of course, have a huge bearing on England's prospects of progressing. More on that as the game develops, but it's safe to say Broad and his boys will be hoping for a narrow New Zealand win. Either way it'll be abacuses (abaci?) at the ready when they take on Sri Lanka later on if run rate becomes an issue

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    TOSS: Ross Taylor calls correctly and opts to bowl first on a wicket which looks dry. Both sides make changes, New Zealand bringing in Hira and Oram for the injured Vetttori and Williamson. Badree and Darren Bravo start for the Windies as Edwards and Dwayne Bravo drop out

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    MORNING and welcome to commentary of the Super Eights game between New Zealand and West Indies in Pallekele. It can be a complicated business, this Twenty20 qualification process, but there's a pretty clear backdrop to this one. Both sides need to win to stand a chance of making the semi-finals. Even then there is no guarantee, but that one objective will do for now