West Indies in Sri Lanka ODI Series - 2nd ODI

Sri Lanka v West Indies

Sri Lanka won by 8 wickets (with 27 balls remaining) (D/L method)

0.1

Malinga to Gayle, no run, lets the first ball go outside the off stump.

0.2

Malinga to Gayle, 2 runs, first runs, opens the face off the bat and glides it down to third man.

0.3

Malinga to Gayle, no run, yorker right on target and Gayle just gets his bat down in time.

0.4

Malinga to Gayle, no run

0.5

Malinga to Gayle, no run, in the slot for Gayle but he hits it straight to the fielder at extra cover.

0.6

Malinga to Gayle, no run, full toss driven to mid-on.

West Indies 2/0   CH Gayle 2* (6b)

2.1

Malinga to Gayle, 2 runs, Yorker and Gayle gets an edge down to fine leg.

2.2

Malinga to Gayle, no run, impact on the pad and sliding down the leg side.

2.3

Malinga to Gayle, no run, swinging in and Gayle lets the ball go, it was close to the off stump.

2.4

Malinga to Gayle, no run, this time the ball swings away, lets it go.

2.5

Malinga to Gayle, no run, good ball swinging in and on target, watchfully played by Gayle.

2.6

Malinga to Gayle, no run, outside the off stump and Gayle steers it to the left of Kapugedera at backward point, excellent diving stop by him.

West Indies 8/0   CH Gayle 4* (12b)

4.1

Malinga to Gayle, 1 wide, way down the leg side and signaled a wide.

4.1

Malinga to Gayle, no run, driven on the front foot to mid-off.

4.2

Malinga to Gayle, 1 run, digs out a quick yorker and picks up a quick single to mid-off.

4.5

Malinga to Gayle, no run, defends on the front foot to the off side.

4.6

Malinga to Gayle, no run, defended once again.

West Indies 15/0   CH Gayle 5* (16b)

5.3

Kulasekara to Gayle, no run, comes forward and drives to extra cover, looking to come down the track.

5.4

Kulasekara to Gayle, no run, driven once again straight to extra cover, Gayle unable to find the gap once again.

5.5

Kulasekara to Gayle, no run, on the front foot and Gayle plays with an angled bat to cover point.

5.6

Kulasekara to Gayle, no run, comes down the track and looks to smash down the ground, the ball goes over the middle stump.

West Indies 16/0   CH Gayle 5* (20b)

6.2

Mathews to Gayle, FOUR, short ball and Gayle pulls it to deep backward square leg and Murali tries to stop with his boots near the boundary line but no chance.

6.3

Mathews to Gayle, no run, down the track and drives to midwicket.

6.4

Mathews to Gayle, FOUR, short and wide and Gayle smashes it over extra cover for a boundary. The players can only just watch the ball and appreciate the shot.

6.5

Mathews to Gayle, no run, works to the onside to midwicket.

6.6

Mathews to Gayle, FOUR, down the track and Gayle smashes it over the bowler head to the fence for his third boundary in the over.

West Indies 29/0   CH Gayle 17* (25b 3x4)

7.4

Kulasekara to Gayle, FOUR, short ball and Gayle smashes it to midwicket fence, this is powerful hitting from Gayle and he looks to be in an angry mood, smashing everything.

7.5

Kulasekara to Gayle, SIX, one more, this time all the way over the fence. Down the track and he hits it high and over mid-off and over the fence for a six.

7.6

Kulasekara to Gayle, no run

West Indies 40/0   CH Gayle 27* (28b 4x4 1x6)

9.2

Kulasekara to Gayle, 1 run, on the back foot and Gayle pushes to midwicket for a quick single.

West Indies 43/0   CH Gayle 28* (29b 4x4 1x6)

10.1

Muralitharan to Gayle, OUT, Gayle follows Barath, Murali strikes first ball. Gayle comes forward and looks to defend, the ball pops up and hits the top off the bat and goes to gully and Samaraweera takes a good catch.

CH Gayle c Samaraweera b Muralitharan 28 (47m 30b 4x4 1x6) SR: 93.33

West Indies 45/2   CH Gayle 28 (30b 4x4 1x6)
Series Results
Sri Lanka v West Indies at Colombo (SSC) - Feb 6, 2011
Sri Lanka won by 26 runs
Sri Lanka v West Indies at Colombo (SSC) - Feb 3, 2011
Sri Lanka won by 8 wickets (with 27 balls remaining) (D/L method)
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Feb 3, 2011

Mahela Jayawardene prepares for a shot during his unbeaten 48, Sri Lanka v West Indies, 2nd ODI, Colombo, February 3, 2011

Mahela Jayawardene prepares for a shot during his unbeaten 48

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Feb 3, 2011

Upul Tharanga reaches his ninth ODI century, Sri Lanka v West Indies, 2nd ODI, Colombo, February 3, 2011

Upul Tharanga reaches his ninth ODI century

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