Stanford 20/20, 2007/08 / Commentary

Stanford 20/20 - Quarter final

Jamaica v Nevis

Jamaica won by 8 wickets (with 14 balls remaining)

Hello and a very warm welcome to everyone joining this ball by ball coverage of Stanford 20/20 championship from Stanford cricket ground, Antigua.

Today.s game is the 3rd quarter-final and this is between Jamaica and Nevis. For now it.s a half packed stadium here but I am sure there are loads of Jamaican supporters to come to witness Chris Gayle.s batting display here tonight.

As for the weather, there has been a bit of light rain and shower, but as at for now it has cleared out and looking good. The covers are taken out and the players are out there doing their warm-ups. Please stay online and I will get back with the toss details.

The news from the middle is that Nevis wins the toss and they are going to bat.

The bell is ringing. now the umpires are stepping out followed by the players. Applause all around the ground as they approach the middle. What a support for the Jamaicans here tonight.. Jerome Taylor to open the bowling department for the Jamaicans

0.1

Taylor to CS Smithen, 1 wide, straight away starts with a wide delivery out side the off stumps

0.1

Taylor to CS Smithen, no run, full pitched delivery on the legs, played back straight at the bowler, well done to stop that one by the bowler

0.2

Taylor to CS Smithen, no run, slightly out side the off, Smithen straight away looking to hit over the mid wicket and misses it

0.3

Taylor to CS Smithen, no run, another good delivery, full pitched just out side the off, looking to drive on to the off

0.4

Taylor to CS Smithen, no run, similar delivery, this time no shot offered by Smithen

0.5

Taylor to CS Smithen, no run, short pitched delivery out side the off, Smithen looks to pull. Umpire says one for the over

0.6

Taylor to CS Smithen, 1 wide, pitches on the off and moves further away from the batsman who looks to drive again

0.6

Taylor to CS Smithen, no run, good come back again, pitches on the middle and off and a bit of seame movement away from the batsman

End of over 1 (2 runs) Nevis 2/0
CS Smithen    0* (6b)      JE Taylor    1-0-2-0
ST Woodley    0* (0b)     

1.1

Powell to Woodley, no run, good delivery that is, pitching on the off and moving in to the batsman, through the gap and taken by the keeper

1.2

Powell to Woodley, no run, punches it down the pitch back to the bowler

1.3

Powell to Woodley, 2 runs, short and pulled through the gap on the leg side but not timed enough to reach the fence

1.4

Powell to Woodley, no run, another short delivery on the leg side, looks to pull but takes it above his thighs

1.5

Powell to Woodley, 1 run, On the off, comes forward and pushes it down to mid off for a quick single

1.6

Powell to CS Smithen, no run, quicker and the ball keeping very low on the legs, gets back and defends to it

Jamaican flags waving all around..

End of over 2 (3 runs) Nevis 5/0
CS Smithen    0* (7b)      DBL Powell    1-0-3-0
ST Woodley    3* (5b)     

2.1

Taylor to Woodley, FOUR, shot! On the legs and Woodley quickly on the back foot and flicks it down to backward of square leg boundary for four

bit of field change going on here... second slip coming out now

2.2

Taylor to Woodley, 2 byes, out side the off and a quick delivery, looks to work it out on to the off side but misses, so the keeper

2.3

Taylor to Woodley, 1 run, change of phase here, slower one, plays it passing the bowler for a quick run

2.4

Taylor to CS Smithen, 1 wide, out side the off stumps and moving further away, batsman still trying to reach it

2.4

Taylor to CS Smithen, FOUR, gives a bit of room on the off, Smithen on the front foot and smacks it through the covers for four

2.5

Taylor to CS Smithen, OUT, Caught him!! on the legs and looks to play it on the leg side but gets the leading and a very good catch by Parchment running backwards at covers

CS Smithen c Parchment b Taylor 4 (9b 1x4 0x6) SR: 44.44

2.6

Taylor to Woodley, 1 run

End of over 3 (13 runs) Nevis 18/1
ST Woodley    9* (9b 1x4)      JE Taylor    2-0-13-1
JS Liburd    0* (0b)     

3.1

Powell to Woodley, no run

3.2

Powell to Woodley, FOUR, full toss out side the off stumps, comes on the front foot and hammers it down the ground to deep extra covers ropes for four

3.3

Powell to Woodley, no run, short on the thighs, looks to pull, off the thighs and the ball runs down to short fine leg

3.4

Powell to Woodley, 1 run, drives it passing the bowler and sets off for a quick single

3.5

Powell to Liburd, 3 runs, on the legs and flicks it down to deep mid wicket, good chase and saved a def four at the ropes

3.6

Powell to Woodley, 2 runs, drives it on the front foot passing the bowler for a couple

Samuels comes in to the attack now

End of over 4 (10 runs) Nevis 28/1
ST Woodley    16* (14b 2x4)      DBL Powell    2-0-13-0
JS Liburd    3* (1b)     

4.1

Samuels to Liburd, 1 run, on the legs, pushe sit down to mid on area for easy single

4.2

Samuels to Woodley, OUT, short and pulls it but gets of the top edge and a easy catch to Hinds at mid on

ST Woodley c Hinds b Samuels 16 (15b 2x4 0x6) SR: 106.66

4.3

Samuels to Liburd, no run

4.4

Samuels to Liburd, 1 wide, down the leg side

4.4

Samuels to Liburd, no run, quicker one and a bit of a bounce there, defends to the leg side

4.5

Samuels to Liburd, no run, on the front foot and pushes back to the bowler

4.6

Samuels to Liburd, no run, gets back and plays it the leg side

End of over 5 (2 runs) Nevis 30/2
JS Liburd    4* (6b)      MN Samuels    1-0-2-1
TA Willett    0* (0b)     

5.1

Powell to TA Willett, 2 runs, on the legs, works it down to the vacant area at mid wicket for a couple

5.2

Powell to TA Willett, no run, that was a beauty out side the off stumps, seaming away from the batsman who looks to drive

5.3

Powell to TA Willett, no run, short pitched delivery, that is a cracker hitting the helmet of Willet

5.4

Powell to TA Willett, 1 run, short on the leg side, stands tall and taps it to short mid wicket area for a easy single

5.5

Powell to Liburd, 1 run

5.6

Powell to TA Willett, no run, yorker length delivery, plays back to the bowler

End of over 6 (4 runs) Nevis 34/2
TA Willett    3* (5b)      DBL Powell    3-0-17-0
JS Liburd    5* (7b)     

6.1

Samuels to Liburd, 1 wide, well out side the off stumps, looking to cut and misses

6.1

Samuels to Liburd, no run, good one that is, pitching on the off and moving in to the batsman who defends to it

6.2

Samuels to Liburd, no run, pplays it to mid on

6.3

Samuels to Liburd, 1 run, sweeps it in the air, but lands safely at short mid wicket

6.4

Samuels to TA Willett, no run, just out side the off stumps, looks to cut and misses again, taken by the keeper

6.5

Samuels to TA Willett, no run

6.6

Samuels to TA Willett, no run, flighted on the off, comes forward and defends to it

End of over 7 (2 runs) Nevis 36/2
TA Willett    3* (8b)      MN Samuels    2-0-4-1
JS Liburd    6* (10b)     

7.1

Powell to Liburd, 1 run, on the legs and plays it to wide of mid wicket fielder for a single

7.2

Powell to TA Willett, SIX, comes down the track and hammers it straight over the bowlers head, good attempt to catch it at long off

7.3

Powell to TA Willett, FOUR, this time on the legs, comes down and smacks it over the mid off and one bounces in to the fence

7.4

Powell to TA Willett, 1 run, pitches on the middle and off, on the front foot and drives it passing the bowler

7.5

Powell to Liburd, 1 run, pitches on the off, drives it upishly but safely to wide of mid off fielder

7.6

Powell to TA Willett, 1 run, on the front foot and beautifully drives it passing the diving covers fielder

that is 50 coming and it was a good over for the Nevis

End of over 8 (14 runs) Nevis 50/2
TA Willett    15* (12b 1x4 1x6)      DBL Powell    4-0-31-0
JS Liburd    8* (12b)     

8.1

Samuels to TA Willett, no run, out side the off, looks to cut loose on the off but doesnt get connected

8.2

Samuels to TA Willett, 1 run

8.3

Samuels to Liburd, SIX, on the front foot and smashes it over deep mid wicket fence for asuperb six

8.4

Samuels to Liburd, no run

8.5

Samuels to Liburd, 1 wide, out side the off, looks to cut and misses, the umpire calls it a wide delivery

8.5

Samuels to Liburd, FOUR, good shot again, kneels down and pulls it down to mid wicket ropes for four

8.6

Samuels to Liburd, no run, good line to finsish the over, defends back to the bowler on the front foot

Miller replaces Powell

End of over 9 (12 runs) Nevis 62/2
JS Liburd    18* (16b 1x4 1x6)      MN Samuels    3-0-16-1
TA Willett    16* (14b 1x4 1x6)     

9.1

Miller to TA Willett, OUT, Dances down teh track and smashes it straight to long off, Findlay completes a very good running catch at the ropes

TA Willett c Findlay b Miller 16 (15b 1x4 1x6) SR: 106.66

9.2

Miller to Liburd, 1 run, drives it passing the bowler for a easy single

9.3

Miller to Morton, no run, on the pads, looks to play it on to the leg side. A loud appeal but turns it down the umpire

9.4

Miller to Morton, no run, defends to it on the front foot

9.5

Miller to Morton, no run

9.6

Miller to Morton, 1 run, on the legs, turns it down to backward of square leg

captain comes in to the attack now

End of over 10 (2 runs) Nevis 64/3
RS Morton    1* (4b)      NO Miller    1-0-2-1
JS Liburd    19* (17b 1x4 1x6)     

10.1

Gayle to Morton, no run, on the off, plays it to extra covers

10.2

Gayle to Morton, 1 wide, OUT

RS Morton st †Baugh b Gayle 1 (5b 0x4 0x6) SR: 20.00

10.2

Gayle to Simmonds, no run

10.3

Gayle to Simmonds, 1 run

10.4

Gayle to Liburd, no run

10.5

Gayle to Liburd, no run

10.6

Gayle to Liburd, 1 run

End of over 11 (3 runs) Nevis 67/4
JS Liburd    20* (20b 1x4 1x6)      CH Gayle    1-0-3-1
JM Simmonds    1* (2b)     

11.1

Miller to Liburd, 1 run

11.2

Miller to Simmonds, no run

11.3

Miller to Simmonds, 1 run

11.4

Miller to Liburd, no run

11.5

Miller to Liburd, 1 run

11.6

Miller to Simmonds, 2 runs

End of over 12 (5 runs) Nevis 72/4
JM Simmonds    4* (5b)      NO Miller    2-0-7-1
JS Liburd    22* (23b 1x4 1x6)     

12.1

Gayle to Liburd, no run

12.2

Gayle to Liburd, OUT

JS Liburd run out 22 (25b 1x4 1x6) SR: 88.00

12.3

Gayle to Simmonds, no run

12.4

Gayle to Simmonds, 1 run

12.5

Gayle to Browne, no run

12.6

Gayle to Browne, 1 wide

12.6

Gayle to Browne, no run

End of over 13 (2 runs) Nevis 74/5
DJ Browne    0* (2b)      CH Gayle    2-0-5-1
JM Simmonds    5* (7b)     

13.1

Miller to Simmonds, no run

13.2

Miller to Simmonds, 1 run

13.3

Miller to Browne, no run, out side the off stumps, looks to push it on the off and misses it

13.4

Miller to Browne, 1 run, on the off again, this time gets an edge down to short thirdman

13.5

Miller to Simmonds, 1 run

13.6

Miller to Browne, 1 run, on the front foot and drives it straight to the covers fielder

End of over 14 (4 runs) Nevis 78/5
DJ Browne    2* (5b)      NO Miller    3-0-11-1
JM Simmonds    7* (10b)     

14.1

Gayle to Browne, 1 run

14.2

Gayle to Simmonds, no run, on the legs and plays it to mid on

14.3

Gayle to Simmonds, no run, out side the off stumps, looks to cut and miss, the crowd questions for a wide there

14.4

Gayle to Simmonds, no run, drives it down the pitch and a bit of foot work from gayle

14.5

Gayle to Simmonds, 2 runs

14.6

Gayle to Simmonds, 1 run, pitches on the leg side again, turns it away to the mid wicket region for a easy single

End of over 15 (4 runs) Nevis 82/5
JM Simmonds    10* (15b)      CH Gayle    3-0-9-1
DJ Browne    3* (6b)     

15.1

Miller to Simmonds, no run, flighted on the off, drives it but not timed enough

15.2

Miller to Simmonds, no run, comes on the front foot and pushes it passing the bowler to the off side

15.3

Miller to Simmonds, 1 run

15.4

Miller to Browne, FOUR, shot! kneels down and pulls it down to deep mid wicket, one bounce and in to the fence

15.5

Miller to Browne, no run

15.6

Miller to Browne, no run

End of over 16 (5 runs) Nevis 87/5
DJ Browne    7* (9b 1x4)      NO Miller    4-0-16-1
JM Simmonds    11* (18b)     

16.1

Gayle to Simmonds, 1 run, flighted, comes down the track and plays it passing the bowler on to the off side

16.2

Gayle to Browne, no run, struck powerfully back at the bowler, well fielded by Gayle

16.3

Gayle to Browne, no run

16.4

Gayle to Browne, no run, flighted again on the off, looks to hit it away and misses

16.5

Gayle to Browne, 1 run, short and pulls it in the air but drops short of the mid wicket fielder

16.6

Gayle to Simmonds, 1 run, on the off, looks to pull but not timed enough, the ball runs down to short square leg

Taylor comes back in to the attack.

End of over 17 (3 runs) Nevis 90/5
JM Simmonds    13* (20b)      CH Gayle    4-0-12-1
DJ Browne    8* (13b 1x4)     

17.1

Taylor to Simmonds, 1 wide, again starts with a wide, pitches well out side the off and moves further away, batsman still looking to hit it away

17.1

Taylor to Simmonds, 1 run

17.2

Taylor to Browne, 1 run, on the legs, drives it upishly but safe down to long on

17.3

Taylor to Simmonds, 1 run, yorker length delivery on the legs, nicely played it down to long off

17.4

Taylor to Browne, FOUR, short on the leg side, Browne pulls it but doesnt get connected well, still it reaches the fine leg fence

17.5

Taylor to Browne, SIX, shot!! that is a massive shot! full toss, Browne quickly on to it and pulls it way over mid wicket fence

that is even out of the ground.. well the ball is lost.. here comes the box of new balls

17.6

Taylor to Browne, 2 runs, on the legs, flicks it down to backward of square leg, good bit of covering at the ropes by the mid wicket fielder

End of over 18 (16 runs) Nevis 106/5
DJ Browne    21* (17b 2x4 1x6)      JE Taylor    3-0-29-1
JM Simmonds    15* (22b)     

18.1

Samuels to Simmonds, OUT, Comes down and looks for a big hit but ends up hitting a sky rocket and well taken by Gayle

JM Simmonds c Gayle b Samuels 15 (23b 0x4 0x6) SR: 65.21

18.2

Samuels to Browne, 1 run

18.3

Samuels to AE Willett, 1 run, drives it powerfully but doesnt connect well and the ball runs down to mid off

18.4

Samuels to Browne, 1 run

18.5

Samuels to AE Willett, 1 run, out side the off, Willet smashes at it, gets the thick out side edge down to short thirmdan

18.6

Samuels to Browne, 1 run, on the off, plays it down to wide of mid off for a easy single

End of over 19 (5 runs) Nevis 111/6
DJ Browne    24* (20b 2x4 1x6)      MN Samuels    4-0-21-2
AE Willett    2* (2b)     

19.1

Taylor to Browne, 1 run, full length delivery, Browne moves away and hits it down the ground straight to the point fielder

19.2

Taylor to AE Willett, FOUR, full toss on the leg side, Willet moves away and hammers it down to backward of square leg boundary

19.3

Taylor to AE Willett, FOUR, what a shot! on the off, comes down and smacks it over the bowlers head for four..

Taylor is getting a bit of hammering here... Gayle having a word with him now..

19.4

Taylor to AE Willett, OUT, bowled him!! good line, Willet going for a big shot on the leg side and exposes his stumps, through the gates and hits the middle stump

AE Willett b Taylor 10 (5b 2x4 0x6) SR: 200.00

19.5

Taylor to TRJ Smithen, 1 run, short on the legs, pulls it down to the leg side, doesnt get connected well and the ball runs down to short square leg

19.6

Taylor to Browne, OUT, Short pitched delivery on the legs, Browne moves away and pulls it, gets the top edge to mid on. Samuel and Findlay runs towards it and Findlay takes it with a head on collision

DJ Browne c Findlay b Taylor 25 (22b 2x4 1x6) SR: 113.63

Well that is the end of a good batting display.. although the posted total is not a great one the crowd here loved it. Please do join us in few minutes for the run chase.. mean while the crowd and myself going to enjoy some music by Kevin Little who has come all the way from St Vincent to entertain the crowd here tonight.. Match State: Innings Break Welcome back, the bell is ringing and the players are out in the middle Opening for Jamaicans, it Gayle and Parchment..

End of over 20 (10 runs) Nevis 121/8
     JE Taylor    4-0-39-3
TRJ Smithen    1* (1b)     
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Photos

Feb 16, 2008

Chris Gayle stands tall to pull, Jamaica v Nevis, Stanford 20-20, Antigua, February 16, 2008

Chris Gayle stands tall to pull

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Feb 16, 2008

Marlon Samuels lofts during his 46, Jamaica v Nevis, Stanford 20-20, Antigua, February 16, 2008

Marlon Samuels lofts during his 46

© Stanford 20/20

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