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 Gayle, FOUR, short again, and on the leg stump, that ball doesn't get up high enough to worry Gayle, it is midway behind his waist and chest and that is thumped away to the midwicket boundary for four

West Indies 8/0   CH Gayle 7* (8b 1x4)   UT Yadav 0.4-0-7-0

Yadav to Gayle, FOUR, drops it short once more, and on the legstump, this time Gayle doesn't power the ball, concentrates more on getting his timing and placement right, lifts his front leg high as he pulls that away to the midwicket boundary

West Indies 12/0   CH Gayle 11* (10b 2x4)   UT Yadav 1-0-11-0

I Sharma to Gayle, FOUR, Power. pitched up by Ishant and that is lashed down the ground by Gayle, between the bowler and mid-off, when Gayle hits them, no need to bother chasing, four more to Gayle, who has begun briskly

West Indies 18/0   CH Gayle 15* (13b 3x4)   I Sharma 1-0-5-0

Kumar to Gayle, FOUR, no need for extravagance when you can hit like that, a length ball just outside off, Gayle waits deep in the crease and plays a lofted straight drive that sends the ball rocketing over Bhuvesnhwar's head for four

West Indies 25/0   CH Gayle 21* (16b 4x4)   B Kumar 2.4-0-9-0

Kumar to DM Bravo, FOUR, full ball on the pads, hardly any effort as Bravo pushed at that one, but it was wonderfully timed, beats Dinesh Karthik at mid-on and races away for four

West Indies 31/1   DM Bravo 4* (7b 1x4)   B Kumar 3.3-0-14-1

Kumar to Charles, FOUR, Johnson Charles can hit them, he hadn't shown that most of today, but here he shows how string his bottom hand is, a pitched up delivery is swiped to the midwicket boundary

West Indies 38/1   J Charles 10* (18b 1x4)   B Kumar 4.4-0-19-1

Kumar to Charles, FOUR, and once more, Charles has been keeping calm till now, but with him you never know when a crazy shot will come, this time he skips down the track and thumps the ball to midwicket for four more

West Indies 42/1   J Charles 14* (19b 2x4)   B Kumar 4.5-0-23-1

Yadav to Charles, FOUR, lovely hit, instead of the swings towards midwicket this time Charles lofts it over the bowler's head, a length ball from Umesh, Charles plants his front foot forward and launches that for four more

West Indies 47/1   J Charles 18* (22b 3x4)   UT Yadav 2.3-0-18-0

Yadav to Charles, FOUR, intelligently done by Charles, that was on the pads, he notes that the fine leg is in the circle and deftly glances the ball for four to the right of the man there

West Indies 51/1   J Charles 22* (23b 4x4)   UT Yadav 2.4-0-22-0

Yadav to Charles, FOUR, dreadful bowling this, with fine le up why bowl at the pads? Umesh being taken for plenty here, this time Charles sends the ball to the left of short fine leg for four more

West Indies 55/1   J Charles 26* (24b 5x4)   UT Yadav 2.5-0-26-0

Kumar to Charles, FOUR, is Johnson Charles the most unpredictable batsman around? after that classic cover drive, he charges out and looks to muscle a length ball over mid-on, a thick outside edge down to third man for four

West Indies 60/1   J Charles 30* (26b 6x4)   B Kumar 5.3-0-28-1

Kohli to Charles, FOUR, another boundary for Charles, who has galloped to 42 off 40, gets on one knee and sweeps that past the diving man at backward square leg, nicely done by Charles

West Indies 80/1   J Charles 42* (40b 7x4)   V Kohli 1.5-0-10-0

I Sharma to DM Bravo, FOUR, a sharp bouncer! Bravo wanted to hook it and took his eyes off the ball, lobs off the top half of the bat and clears Dhoni

West Indies 113/4   DM Bravo 27* (60b 2x4)   I Sharma 4.3-1-11-0

Yadav to DJ Bravo, FOUR, poor line from Umesh, he slides down the leg side and Dwayne gets a tickle and fine leg who is squarer cannot get across and save it

West Indies 124/4   DJ Bravo 7* (10b 1x4)   UT Yadav 4.1-0-32-0

Yadav to DJ Bravo, FOUR, that'a s lovely punch from Dwayne, this was a length ball but too straight, shows the full face of the bat and forces it wide of mid-on

West Indies 128/4   DJ Bravo 11* (13b 2x4)   UT Yadav 4.4-0-36-0

Kohli to DJ Bravo, FOUR, Dwayne finding his rhythm with boundaries here, this was dragged short and he rocked back and pulled high over midwicket

West Indies 136/4   DJ Bravo 17* (22b 3x4)   V Kohli 4-0-26-0

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

West Indies 197/9   DJG Sammy 20* (23b 1x4 1x6)   RA Jadeja 8.4-2-21-5

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

West Indies 202/9   DJG Sammy 25* (25b 2x4 1x6)   I Sharma 9.1-1-26-1

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

West Indies 212/9   DJG Sammy 35* (27b 3x4 2x6)   I Sharma 9.3-1-36-1

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

West Indies 223/9   DJG Sammy 46* (31b 4x4 3x6)   RA Jadeja 9.2-2-26-5

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)   RA Jadeja 10-2-36-5





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