ICC Champions Trophy, 6th Match, Group B: India v West Indies at The Oval, Jun 11, 2013
ICC Champions Trophy - 6th match, Group B
India won by 8 wickets (with 65 balls remaining)
Played at Kennington Oval, London (neutral venue)
11 June 2013 (50-over match)

Yadav to Sammy, no run, short of length ball just outside off, Sammy stands tall and guides the ball towards point

West Indies 163/6   DJG Sammy 0* (1b)

I Sharma to Sammy, no run, outside off and that is left alone


I Sharma to Sammy, no run, Sammy has the bat waving around before the bowler delivers, a terrific sight that, he brings down the bat to block out the final ball of the over, Ishant going well in the Powerplay

West Indies 164/6   DJG Sammy 0* (3b)

I Sharma to Sammy, no run, outside off, keeping it on the short side, 138kph, left alone by the batsman


I Sharma to Sammy, no run, keeps it short, clearly a tactic here, Sammy looks to swipe that to the leg side and he misses, during the IPL Ishant would have learnt a lot about how Sammy bats


I Sharma to Sammy, 1 run, short of a length ball, a bit of width there, Sammy slices that past cover for a single, just two off the over so far

West Indies 167/6   DJG Sammy 1* (6b)

Jadeja to Sammy, no run, round-arm action, not much flight, just outside off, defended


Jadeja to Sammy, no run, a bit more width, slapped to point, another dot ball


Jadeja to Sammy, 2 runs, is that a run-out, Sammy defended to the right of the bowler, Jadeja was onto the ball quickly, Sammy went for the quick single, Jadeja pounced and got the direct hit, Sammy dived a touch too early but it was still enough for him to make his ground, the third umpire takes plenty of replays to make his decision, and what's more, the West Indies pinched an overthrow as well


Jadeja to Sammy, no run, outside off, and that is slapped towards point, just three off this over so far


Jadeja to Sammy, no run, pitches on a length and spins away outside off, past the keeper and to Ashwin at slip, only a muted appeal for a catch after Sammy missed that

West Indies 171/6   DJG Sammy 3* (11b)

Jadeja to Sammy, 1 run, a touch short, Sammy arches back and slaps that towards sweeper cover, can they get two, no just one


Jadeja to Sammy, no run, defended off the front foot towards the bowler


Jadeja to Sammy, no run, more careful defence to end the over

West Indies 179/8   DJG Sammy 4* (14b)

Yadav to Sammy, 1 run, looks for a ferocious pull but badly mistimes it and the ball rolls away to the leg side for a single


Yadav to Sammy, no run, short of length ball, Sammy was initially looking for the big hit, didn't have the room, and the ball wasn't full enough either, blocked back to the bowler

West Indies 182/8   DJG Sammy 5* (16b)

Yadav to Sammy, 2 runs, shortish ball, Sammy looks to muscle it over the leg side, edges it oer the top of cover and they scamper two


Yadav to Sammy, SIX, serious power there! wow, short of length ball and that is a monstrous flat-batted hit from Sammy, sends that crashing into the sightscreen


Yadav to Sammy, 1 run, another big swing, this time the ball rolls towards long-on for a single, can Roach survive this over?

West Indies 191/9   DJG Sammy 14* (19b 1x6)

Jadeja to Sammy, no run, huge backlift from Sammy, who wanted to hammer that over the leg side, but at the last moment decides to defend to the off side


Jadeja to Sammy, no run, more defence from Sammy


Jadeja to Sammy, 2 runs, on the pads, Sammy tucks it towards midwicket, immediately calls for two, the throw is poor though and Roach manages to scamper back


Jadeja to Sammy, FOUR, a rare poor ball from Jadeja, a touch too short, Sammy swivels and crunches that behind square leg for four, Sammy punches the air after that


Jadeja to Sammy, 1 run, pushed towards mid-off for a single, Roach has to survive one ball this over

West Indies 198/9   DJG Sammy 21* (24b 1x4 1x6)

I Sharma to Sammy, FOUR, pitched up and outside off, crashed past cover for four, all power from Sammy, who is playing a crucial hand here


I Sharma to Sammy, SIX, full ball and that is a massive hit from Sammy, Ishant goes for a yorker, he misses and goes for the maximum instead, a huge backlift and clean swing, sends that for a big six


I Sharma to Sammy, FOUR, short and outside off, Sammy wanted to clobber that over the midwicket boundary, gets a top edge and that flies down to third man for four more, West Indies are now 212, Sammy 35 off 27


I Sharma to Sammy, SIX, another six, Ishant was having one of those rare days when he bowled economically, it is still not a disaster, but he's now gone for 20 in his four previous deliveries, this was short and Sammy absolutely powers it over long-off for another boundary


I Sharma to Sammy, 1 run, swung away to deep square leg for one more, one ball for Roach to bat

West Indies 219/9   DJG Sammy 42* (29b 3x4 3x6)

Jadeja to Sammy, no run, full,flat and wide outside off, Sammy's swipe doesn't connect


Jadeja to Sammy, FOUR, much too short, and what power once more from Sammy, murders it over Jadeja's head for four more


Jadeja to Sammy, no run, Sammy swinging at everything now, another edge, almost carries to short third man, just lands short though, they don't take the single


Jadeja to Sammy, SIX, what a shot to reach his fifty, sensational hit from Sammy, thumped flat and over sweeper cover for six, again immense power from Sammy, punches the air after a superb comeback innings


Jadeja to Sammy, no run, thumped down to long-off, but Sammy declines the single


Jadeja to Sammy, FOUR, and he finishes it off in superb style, another thunderous straight hit, over Jadeja's head for four more, Sammy finished on 56 off 35, West Indies have been lifted to a competitive 233, last two overs yielded 35 runs and that too with nine wickets down

West Indies 233/9   DJG Sammy 56* (35b 5x4 4x6)





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