ICC Cricket World Cup, 2010/11 / Commentary

ICC Cricket World Cup - 13th match, Group B

Netherlands v West Indies

West Indies won by 215 runs

16.4

Loots to Bravo, no run, nicely behind the line of this one one a length outside off stump, that initial shuffle and the confident thrust forward

16.5

Loots to Bravo, no run, this one's on middle and leg, he brings out another confident forward defensive

16.6

Loots to Bravo, no run, angled in on middle and leg, he gets around it and plays it away to midwicket

West Indies 100/1   DM Bravo 0* (3b)

17.3

Cooper to Bravo, 1 wide, too wide outside off stump, kept very low too

17.3

Cooper to Bravo, no run, nice line on middle stump, he pushes it back to the bowler

17.4

Cooper to Bravo, no run, cut off the back foot to point

17.5

Cooper to Bravo, 1 run, flighted outside off stump, eased away in to the gap past extra cover

West Indies 103/1   DM Bravo 1* (6b)

18.6

Loots to Bravo, no run, already he is well forward to meet the ball, it is angled in, so he adjusts slightly to push it out with an angled bat towards covers

West Indies 111/1   DM Bravo 1* (7b)

19.4

Seelaar to Bravo, no run, wristily worked down the track, got forward to this one outside off

19.5

Seelaar to Bravo, no run, good start from the spinner, Bravo defends another one to Seelar's left

19.6

Seelaar to Bravo, 1 run, more flight, more width outside off, driven away along the ground elegantly to sweeper cover

West Indies 113/1   DM Bravo 2* (10b)

20.1

Loots to Bravo, FOUR, thwack! Bravo hits across the line of a fuller one, gets it off the toe end of the bat, still enough timing and power on it to run in to the straight boundary

20.2

Loots to Bravo, no run, pushed away towards point with an open bat face

20.3

Loots to Bravo, no run, very full on off stump, he drives it to extra cover

20.4

Loots to Bravo, no run, goes on leg stump with the angle from round the stumps, he shuffles and plays it out to midwicket

20.5

Loots to Bravo, 1 run, uses those wrists to send this full one scurrying down to long on

West Indies 118/1   DM Bravo 7* (15b 1x4)

21.4

Seelaar to Bravo, no run, backs away for the cut, but this one doesn't get up much, doesn't turn too, and he underedges it close to the crease

21.5

Seelaar to Bravo, 1 run, tossed up and gets him to drive towards mid off, Gayle is a bit slow in starting off but his huge strides take him home in the end

West Indies 121/1   DM Bravo 8* (17b 1x4)

23.3

Seelaar to Bravo, 1 run, Bravo shimmies and sends this along the ground in the direction of long on

23.6

Seelaar to Bravo, 1 run, Bravo keeps the strike with a single down the ground, good old middle overs batting

West Indies 139/1   DM Bravo 10* (19b 1x4)

24.1

Cooper to Bravo, no run, pushes far forward in defence, gets hit on the pads in front of the stumps, that looked mighty close, umpire Taufel didn't think so

24.2

Cooper to Bravo, 1 run, short and turning away outside off, cut away off the back foot

West Indies 140/1   DM Bravo 11* (21b 1x4)

25.6

Seelaar to Bravo, no run, goes across and outside off stump, and plays this one with the turn

West Indies 142/1   DM Bravo 11* (22b 1x4)

26.2

Cooper to Bravo, 1 run, more singles, now Bravo gets one to long on

26.4

Cooper to Bravo, no run, goes pushing at this tossed up delivery, but then waits for it to come and guides it to point

26.5

Cooper to Bravo, no run, almost yorks himself, comes down the track, and gets an inside edge on to pad

26.6

Cooper to Bravo, no run, another tight over ends, Bravo cannot do much with this one

West Indies 145/1   DM Bravo 12* (26b 1x4)

28.1

Cooper to Bravo, SIX, Bravo goes downtown, getting to the pitch of a flighted one, and collecting runs down the ground

28.2

Cooper to Bravo, 1 run, tries to do that again, but is nowhere near the pitch of the ball, gets an inside edge backward of square leg

28.4

Cooper to Bravo, 1 run, Bravo brings Gayle on strike with a single on the leg side

28.6

Cooper to Bravo, 1 run, pushed out to cover for another single

West Indies 156/1   DM Bravo 21* (30b 1x4 1x6)

29.1

Seelaar to Bravo, no run, shuffles down the track, and plays with the turn to the leg side

29.2

Seelaar to Bravo, no run, quicker one, much quicker, closer to off stump too, jabs it away behind point

29.3

Seelaar to Bravo, SIX, if Gayle don't get you, Bravo will, shimmies down the track in an all-too-familiar manner, gets underneath the ball and hits it high down the ground

29.4

Seelaar to Bravo, 1 run, he shortens the length predictably, and bravo cuts it away to sweeper cover

West Indies 163/1   DM Bravo 28* (34b 1x4 2x6)

30.1

ten Doeschate to Bravo, 1 run, one hand comes off the bat handle, not much pace on this short one off the pitch, and he mistimes the attempted cut down the ground

30.5

ten Doeschate to Bravo, 1 run, Bravo turns this one on the leg side for another run

West Indies 168/1   DM Bravo 30* (36b 1x4 2x6)

31.1

Seelaar to Bravo, no run, shuffles across and down the track to push this one away on the leg side

31.2

Seelaar to Bravo, OUT, Seelar is rewarded for flighting the ball with control, he bowled this a little wider outside off stump, Bravo had already decided where this one was to go, he darted down the pitch, had to reach out a bit to get to it, and ended up lofting it to long on who didn't have to move much, this is what Gayle has been looking to avoid

DM Bravo c Kervezee b Seelaar 30 (42m 38b 1x4 2x6) SR: 78.94

West Indies 168/2   DM Bravo 30 (38b 1x4 2x6)

Photos

Feb 28, 2011

Kemar Roach is thrilled after picking up a hat-trick, Netherlands v West Indies, Group B, World Cup 2011, Delhi, February 28, 2011

Kemar Roach is thrilled after picking up a hat-trick

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Feb 28, 2011

Tom Cooper made an unbeaten 55, Netherlands v West Indies, Group B, World Cup 2011, Delhi, February 28, 2011

Tom Cooper made an unbeaten 55

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