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

22.2

Cooper to Gayle, SIX, more flight, this time Gayle takes the bait, gets out and hits it cleanly, not much power but enough to take it over long off

West Indies 128/1   CH Gayle 57* (66b 7x4 1x6)   TLW Cooper 2.2-0-14-0

22.4

Cooper to Gayle, SIX, flat and furious, this one had a lot of power alright, it was scythed flat down the ground and crashed into the boards over the long off boundary

West Indies 134/1   CH Gayle 63* (68b 7x4 2x6)   TLW Cooper 2.4-0-20-0

28.1

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

West Indies 151/1   DM Bravo 18* (27b 1x4 1x6)   TLW Cooper 5.1-0-32-0

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

West Indies 162/1   DM Bravo 27* (33b 1x4 2x6)   PM Seelaar 5.3-1-16-0

34.3

ten Doeschate to Sarwan, SIX, Sarwan swings, Sarwan connects, just lifts a length ball by swinging across the line, it was hit so well it went many rows back over long on

West Indies 188/2   RR Sarwan 12* (15b 1x4 1x6)   RN ten Doeschate 5.3-0-41-0

37.3

Seelaar to Pollard, SIX, whoosh, he didn't seemed to hit it hard at all, just took a step out and swung at the right instant, would you believe it, it disappeared somewhere into the top tier

West Indies 206/3   KA Pollard 7* (2b 1x6)   PM Seelaar 7.3-1-25-1

38.6

Mudassar Bukhari to Pollard, SIX, massive, huge, gets underneath a full one on the stumps, sends it into the stratosphere. too bad it had to come down, came down in the top tier, Pollard has come in and just exploded

West Indies 229/3   KA Pollard 28* (9b 3x4 2x6)   Mudassar Bukhari 8-1-53-0

43.2

Seelaar to Pollard, SIX, murder, scythed through the line, it was tossed up a bit outside off stump and he swung it over wide long off, that was only going one way, over the ropes

West Indies 277/4   KA Pollard 42* (15b 4x4 3x6)   PM Seelaar 8.2-1-35-1

45.6

Seelaar to Pollard, SIX, absolutely smashed over wide long off, Pollard goes past fifty, what a typhoon

West Indies 297/6   KA Pollard 54* (23b 4x4 4x6)   PM Seelaar 10-1-45-3

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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