ICC World Twenty20, 2007/08 / Commentary

ICC World Twenty20 - 1st match, Group A

South Africa v West Indies

South Africa won by 8 wickets (with 14 balls remaining)

11.1

Smith to Gayle, 2 runs, the outside edge this time. It was low dipping full toss from round the stumps and Gayle goes for a flashy drive and gets a outside edge to third man

11.2

Smith to Gayle, FOUR, Whack. Good old fashioned slog. On a length, outside off stump and he smoked it over extra cover

11.3

Smith to Gayle, SIX, Twhack. Six over long-on. Easy. It was in the slot, on the middle stump, Gayle cleared his front foot and slogged it over the long-on fielder. Gayle is playing Stick Cricket out there

11.4

Smith to Gayle, 2 runs, Another big swing of the bat, this time down to the long-off region

11.5

Smith to Gayle, 1 leg bye, criminal mistake! he misses a slog. On the leg stump line, he threatened to hit it out of the ground, bat meets air, the ball meets the pad

11.6

Smith to DS Smith, 2 runs, Ah! The reverse sweep. Why not, try everything in this game. Lapped past the short third man fielder.

West Indies 131/0   GC Smith 1-0-16-0
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Photos

Sep 11, 2007

Chris Gayle hits one hard, South Africa v West Indies , Group A, ICC World Twenty20, Johannesburg, September 11, 2007

Chris Gayle hits one hard

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Sep 11, 2007

Herschelle Gibbs attempts yet another big shot, South Africa v West Indies , Group A, ICC World Twenty20, Johannesburg, September 11, 2007

Herschelle Gibbs attempts yet another big shot

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