Player of the Match
Player of the Match
    8.6 Is this another? Yes it is, Smith has been smartly stumped. Fired it quite full, it got in a tangle of bat and boot, the ball dribbles back to Prior who takes the bails off. The replay is good, but more drama. The third umpire presses the wrong button first! It's quickly changed and he's given out. 67/2
    6.5 gone! Has Tredwell done it? Gayle given lbw but he's reviewed it. No bat, this looks good. And the decision stays. Massive breakthrough for England. Gayle played forward and was struck below the knee roll. Replays said it was clipping the top of the stumps 58/1
    17.1 another one falls, this game is brewing into another classic! Sammy's slogging finally gets the better of him but what a little cameo that's been! It was outside off, just kept a little low, found the inside edge and dragged onto the stumps 113/4
    12.6 Tredwell has three, England are scrapping. Tredwell could be an England matchwinner!? Fancy that! Bravo leant forward to defend, enough turn kissed the outside edge and crept through to Strauss who stayed low to scoop it inches off the turf 91/3
    19.4 Bopara has done it again! It's that inside edge again! Poor shot really but the pressure paid. Just aimed to glide it down to third man but the inside edge shoved it onto the stumps. Don't take your eyes off England! Here comes Pollard, and it's still a Powerplay! 118/5
    43.1 gone! Would you believe it. Swann has struck. Extra bounce, Sarwan went to turn it on the leg side and gets an inside onto the thigh pad which loops gently to Ian Bell at short leg. You couldn't write these scripts 223/8
    27.4 gone! Swann has done it. Pollard goes lbw. He played back and was beaten by the turn. He was given out on the field but reviewed it. Replays showed it was clipping leg comfortably 150/6
    41.2 gone! Tredwell strikes and there are no reviews left. Tredwell was round the wicket, Russell played played back and was given lbw, he doesn't look pleased but he can only walk off for 49 222/7
    44.4 gone! England have done it. A run out to win the match. It was a wide ball, Benn got a bottom edge down which scoot down to fine leg...Trott was quickly in and picked it, then hurled it back to Prior with a brilliant throw. That allowed Prior to demolish the stumps and England are still alive at this World Cup. Breathless. Bonkers. But brilliant fun to watch. 225/10
    43.3 gone! And another! He tries to go down the ground, but doesn't connect and lofts it towards mid-off where Tremlett makes good ground to his right and takes a smart, low catch 223/9
    not out
    11 (lb 8, w 3)
    225 all out (44.4 Overs, RR: 5.03)
    Fall of wickets: 1-58 (CH Gayle, 6.5 ov), 2-67 (DS Smith, 8.6 ov), 3-91 (DM Bravo, 12.6 ov), 4-113 (DJG Sammy, 17.1 ov), 5-118 (DC Thomas, 19.4 ov), 6-150 (KA Pollard, 27.4 ov), 7-222 (AD Russell, 41.2 ov), 8-223 (RR Sarwan, 43.1 ov), 9-223 (KAJ Roach, 43.3 ov), 10-225 (SJ Benn, 44.4 ov)
    TT Bresnan7.014606.57217000
    GP Swann10.013633.60410210
    CT Tremlett5.004709.40125210
    JC Tredwell10.024844.80422410
    RS Bopara8.422222.53412100
    LJ Wright4.001804.50142000

Match Details



England , elected to bat first

Player of the match

Match number


Hours of play (local time)

14.30 start, First Session 14.30-18.00, Interval 18.00-18.45, Second Session 18.45-22.15

Match days

17 March 2011 - day/night match (50-over match)

ODI debut

TV Umpires

Reserve Umpire

Match Referee


England 2, West Indies 0

Match Notes