W Indies vs Australia
West Indies win by 6 wickets
Sammy finishes the match off with a couple of sixes, West Indies chase down 178 with 6 wickets remaining.
Over 19.4 - WI 179/4 (Sammy 34, Bravo 27)
12 needed from the last 6 balls, Bailey turns to Faulkner to bowl the final over. A couple of dots and then Sammy finishes the match with a couple of sixes, brilliant show from the captain and West Indies win by 6 wickets.
Over 19 - WI 167/4 (Sammy 22, Bravo 27)
Starc runs in to bowl his last over, six, Sammy swats it over long-on for a six. Sammy hits a four, Starc bowls it on off stump and Sammy hits it through deep square leg for four. A couple of runs to Sammy as he edges it towards third man. Four more, Sammy cuts it behind point for four. A single to end the over, West Indies 167 for 4 with one over to go.
Over 18 - WI 148/4 (Sammy 3, Bravo 27)
Bollinger starts his last over, Sammy takes a single from the first ball to bring Bravo on strike. Bravo hits the length ball through extra cover for four, brilliant shot. A couple of singles and Bravo finishes the over with a boundary. West Indies need 31 from 12 balls.
Over 17 - WI 137/4 (Sammy 1, Bravo 18)
Samuels top edges the first ball for a couple of runs, it goes over the keeper's head. Starc comes back into the attack, to bowl a few yorkers. A couple of runs and then WICKET! the slower ball does the trick, Samuels edges it to the keeper and Haddin takes a brilliant catch after diving full length. Sammy walks out to bat, takes a single to bring Bravo on strike. Six, Bravo hits the last ball over deep square leg for a six. West Indies need 42 from 18 balls.
Over 16 - WI 126/3 (Samuels 8, Bravo 12)
Faulkner has two overs remaining, he starts his third. Bravo takes a single and then a couple of dots, then Samuels takes a single. Four singles from the over, a good one from Faulkner.
Over 15 - WI 122/3 (Samuels 6, Bravo 10)
Muirhead starts his third over, Bravo takes a couple of runs through long-on. A single brings Samuels on strike, he hits the low full toss for four to the long-on boundary. A single and Bravo hits another full toss over the square leg boundary. West Indies need 57 from 30 balls.
Over 14 - WI 107/3 (Samuels 1, Bravo 0)
Bollinger runs in to bowl the 14th over. Simmons clears Bailey at long-off and he gets a couple of runs. WICKET! Simmons falls, Maxwell takes another good catch at deep square leg and Bollinger gets the wicket. Four runs from the over, the run rate has dropped over the last five overs.
Over 13 - WI 103/2 (Samuels 1, Simmons 23)
WICKET! Muirhead gets the big wicket, Maxwell takes the catch and Gayle is out. Gayle comes down the ground and hits it to deep midwicket, Maxwell takes a good catch and West Indies lose Gayle. Samuels comes out to bat, a couple of singles from the over, a brilliant over from Muirhead.
Over 12 - WI 101/1 (Gayle 53, Simmons 22)
Simmons hits it through deep square leg for four, a couple of leg byes as the ball goes to fine leg. A couple of singles to end the over, the required rate is now 9.75 per over.
Over 11 - WI 93/1 (Gayle 52, Simmons 17)
Muirhead comes into the attack, Gayle hits it through square leg for a couple of runs to get to his 50. A single and then a couple of byes as both the batsman and keeper miss it. A single to end the over, 6 from the over.
Over 10 - WI 87/1 (Gayle 49, Simmons 16)
Maxwell runs in to bowl the 10th over. A couple of runs as Gayle hits it through deep cover. A single and then Simmons hits it wide of long-on for four. A couple of runs to end the over, West Indies reach 87 for 1 in 10 overs.
Over 9 - WI 78/1 (Gayle 46, Simmons 10)
Three dots to start the over, and just a couple of singles from it. West Indies need 101 runs from 11 overs.
Over 8 - WI 76/1 (Gayle 45, Simmons 9)
Bollinger comes back into the attack, still no sign of Muirhead. Gayle takes a single and moves on to 45. Simmons clips the third ball for long leg for four, the slower ball goes for four. Six from the over.
Over 7 - WI 70/1 (Gayle 44, Simmons 4)
Faulkner comes in to bowl, four singles from the first four balls. A couple of runs as Simmons drives it through extra cover. A wide from Faulkner and a single to end the over. West Indies going at 10 runs per over.
Over 6 - WI 61/1 (Gayle 41, Simmons 0)
Simmons is the new batsman, Watson comes back into the attack. Gayle hits the first ball to deep square leg for a couple of runs. A loft over extra cover and Gayle gets a couple more. Six, this is hit over long-on and another flat six for Gayle. 11 runs from the over.
Over 5 - WI 50/1 (Gayle 30)
Starc comes in to bowl his second over. Four, Smith hits it through mid-on for four, Bailey can't hold on to it as it is hit too hard. WICKET! A few dots and Smith edges it to Haddin and the keeper takes an easy catch. West Indies need 129 in 15 overs.
Over 4 - WI 46/0 (Smith 13, Gayle 30)
Maxwell into the attack, Smith muscles it over long-off for four. A single brings Gayle on strike, he hits another boundary through midwicket. Four more, Gayle ends the over with a sweep through square leg. 13 runs from the over.
Over 3 - WI 33/0 (Smith 8, Gayle 22)
Bollinger replaces Watson as he starts the third over of the innings. Smith joins the action, pulls the short ball for four. Four more, Smith goes for another pull but only inside edges it for four to fine leg. A leg bye brings Gayle on strike. Six, Gayle hits it over square leg for a six, hit hard and flat.
Over 2 - WI 18/0 (Smith 0, Gayle 16)
A couple of dots and then Gayle hits one through the covers for four. Four more, Gayle forces this through long-off for four more, a one bounce boundary. Four, another one finds the boundary, Gayle hits it through midwicket for four this time. Four more to end the over, 16 runs from the over, Starc finishes his first over.
- 28th Mar 2014
- Australia won the toss and elected to bat.
- Shere Bangla National Stadium
- I J Gould, M Erasmus
- TV Umpire
- R A Kettleborough
- Match Referee
- R S Madugalle
- Reserve Umpire
- H D P K Dharmasena
w indies BATTING CARD
|D.R. Smith||c Haddin b Starc||17|
|C.H. Gayle||c Maxwell b Muirhead||53|
|L.M.P. Simmons||c Maxwell b Bollinger||26|
|M.N. Samuels||c Haddin b Starc||12|
|D.J. Bravo||Not out||27|
|D.J.G. Sammy||Not out||34|
|Extras||2w, 2b, 6lb||10|
|Total||19.4 Overs||179 - 4|