ICC World Cup - 13th match, Group D

West Indies v Zimbabwe

West Indies won by 6 wickets (with 13 balls remaining)

17.5

Smith to Williams, no run, a quiet start for Williams, working that down off the back foot into the covers

17.6

Smith to Williams, no run, full and that's well dug out

Zimbabwe 59/4   SC Williams 0* (2b)

18.5

Collymore to Williams, no run, defended on the back foot

18.6

Collymore to Williams, no run, more back-foot defence as Williams takes his time to play himself in and get used to the conditions

Zimbabwe 60/4   SC Williams 0* (4b)

19.3

Smith to Williams, no run, driven straight to the man at mid-off

19.4

Smith to Williams, 1 run, steered away behind point and that's Williams off the mark. He's shown more restraint so far than he did in Zimbabwe's opener against Ireland

Zimbabwe 62/4   SC Williams 1* (6b)

20.1

Collymore to Williams, no run, pushed out towards point

20.2

Collymore to Williams, 1 run, angled down to third man, actually picks the gap betweens second and fourth slip...good effort, it wasn't a big gap

20.4

Collymore to Williams, 2 runs, nicely timed, forced through the covers off the back foot with enough power for a brace

20.5

Collymore to Williams, no run, onto the front foot, very correct defensive shot out to cover

20.6

Collymore to Williams, 2 runs, driven off the back foot square of the wicket on the off side and third man has to run round the boundary to save the four

Zimbabwe 68/4   SC Williams 6* (11b)

22.1

Collymore to Williams, no run, angling across the left-hander, not shot offered

22.2

Collymore to Williams, no run, punched down the pitch

22.3

Collymore to Williams, no run, glided off the back foot into the slips cordon, the man at fourth does the fielding

22.4

Collymore to Williams, 1 run, a rather ugly pull/swipe at that one, which cramped him for room and did him for pace...somehow managed to shovel it into the leg side

Zimbabwe 69/4   SC Williams 7* (15b)

23.6

Gayle to Williams, no run, didn't turn, went in with the arm and strikes the pads but going well down leg

Zimbabwe 71/4   SC Williams 7* (16b)

25.1

Gayle to Williams, no run, forced into the off side

25.2

Gayle to Williams, 3 runs, found the gap this time, cut off the back foot through point and it's well chased down by Chanderpaul who pulls it in just short of the rope

25.4

Gayle to Williams, no run, forward defensive, back to Gayle

25.5

Gayle to Williams, no run, drifts past off stump, no shot

25.6

Gayle to Williams, no run, holds its line, tapped off the back foot back down the pitch

Zimbabwe 77/4   SC Williams 10* (21b)

26.4

Smith to Williams, 2 runs, driven off the back foot, rare misfield at cover allows them to pick up a brace although the running is again a little to close for comfort

26.5

Smith to Williams, no run, slightly wide, Williams doesn't bother playing

26.6

Smith to Williams, 1 run, pushed down to third man, good over for Zimbabwe with brought 10 runs

Zimbabwe 88/4   SC Williams 13* (24b)

27.1

Gayle to Williams, no run, down the leg side, but takes the pad

27.2

Gayle to Williams, no run, arm ball, follows Williams as he tries to cut, down to short third man

27.3

Gayle to Williams, no run, into the covers

27.4

Gayle to Williams, no run, poor throw by Lara coming in from mid on, Williams would have been close to being run out again

27.5

Gayle to Williams, no run, back to Gayle

27.6

Gayle to Williams, FOUR, fraction short, top shot from Williams who picks the length quickly, rocks back and finds the gap at cover...this time with enough timing for a welcome boundary

Zimbabwe 92/4   SC Williams 17* (30b 1x4)

28.2

Smith to Williams, FOUR, cracked! another fine shot from Williams as Smith drops slightly short - although it wasn't a bad ball - and the left-hander plays another fine drive through the covers off the back foot

28.3

Smith to Williams, 1 run, this backfoot drive finds the man on the fence at deep cover

28.5

Smith to Williams, no run, touch of extra bounce, comes back into Williams who plays it well out to point

28.6

Smith to Williams, 1 run, good use of the wrists as he takes this from outside off stump to the left of mid on as Zimbabwe bring up their 100

Zimbabwe 100/4   SC Williams 23* (34b 2x4)

29.1

Gayle to Williams, 1 run, full and driven down the ground to long off

Zimbabwe 101/4   SC Williams 24* (35b 2x4)

30.4

Samuels to Williams, 1 run, ambles up to the crease, sticks it just short of a good length outside off and that's dribbled out to a straightish long-off

Zimbabwe 104/4   SC Williams 25* (36b 2x4)

31.2

Gayle to Williams, 1 wide, round the wicket to the lefthander but overstretches and that goes wide down leg

31.2

Gayle to Williams, 1 run, neat drive, mere punch through mid-on

31.4

Gayle to Williams, 1 run, a late appeal, but with both hands dangling in the air, to one which drifted in - but there was bat on there somewhere

Zimbabwe 110/4   SC Williams 27* (38b 2x4)

32.1

Samuels to Williams, no run, driven out to mid-off

32.2

Samuels to Williams, 1 run, worked out to the covers off the back foot

32.5

Samuels to Williams, 1 run, worked off the back foot, square

Zimbabwe 113/4   SC Williams 29* (41b 2x4)

33.4

Gayle to Williams, 1 run, short, width, and smashed off the back foot with a cut

33.6

Gayle to Williams, no run, on a good length this time and the batsman can only defend forward

Zimbabwe 117/4   SC Williams 30* (43b 2x4)

35.1

Gayle to Williams, no run, up there and defended

35.2

Gayle to Williams, no run, driven out to mid-on this time

35.3

Gayle to Williams, no run, on the money and a tidy defence results

35.4

Gayle to Williams, FOUR, down leg and swept away behind square

35.5

Gayle to Williams, 1 run, driven to cover

Zimbabwe 122/4   SC Williams 35* (48b 3x4)

36.4

Samuels to Williams, 1 run, width outside off, that dies in the bounce and Williams does well to get down on to it and cut it away low

36.6

Samuels to Williams, 1 run, worked behind point

Zimbabwe 127/4   SC Williams 37* (50b 3x4)

37.1

Gayle to Williams, 1 run, outside off and that's worked out to point

37.5

Gayle to Williams, 1 run, swept away square, they think about two but decide on just the single in the end

Zimbabwe 130/4   SC Williams 39* (52b 3x4)

38.1

Samuels to Williams, no run, outside off and poked down to gully this time

38.2

Samuels to Williams, 1 run, driven out to mid-on

38.5

Samuels to Williams, FOUR, down on one knee and firmly swept through square - well executed

38.6

Samuels to Williams, no run, worked into the covers this time

Zimbabwe 136/4   SC Williams 44* (56b 4x4)

39.2

Gayle to Williams, 1 run, driven to long-on

39.6

Gayle to Williams, 1 run, pops that wide of Gayle and that's the end of the bowler's spell

Zimbabwe 140/4   SC Williams 46* (58b 4x4)

40.1

Samuels to Williams, 1 run, hit to Jerome Taylor behind point and he changes his mind about the end - throwing to the bowler's instead

40.3

Samuels to Williams, no run, driven to the covers

40.4

Samuels to Williams, no run, wide down off and the batsman slashes a cut over that one - connecting with air only

40.5

Samuels to Williams, no run, driven back to the bowler

40.6

Samuels to Williams, OUT, poor calling - a mix-up, Taylor stranded mid-pitch running from the non-striker's end after the dab down to point. There was never a run there, but Taylor didn't wait for the call and set off, to his ultimate cost

BRM Taylor run out 50 (145m 121b 1x4 1x6) SR: 41.32

Zimbabwe 142/5   SC Williams 47* (63b 4x4)

41.5

Taylor to Williams, 1 run, cut hard and square but there's a man on the fence

Zimbabwe 146/5   SC Williams 48* (64b 4x4)

42.1

Samuels to Williams, no run, pushed to square cover

42.2

Samuels to Williams, no run, goes for the sweep, doesn't connect, through to Ramdin

42.3

Samuels to Williams, no run, fired into the legs, can't get bat onto it

42.4

Samuels to Williams, no run, driven down to mid off, good over for West Indies so far

42.5

Samuels to Williams, no run, played out to point, Williams can't get it away

42.6

Samuels to Williams, FOUR, unlucky! quicker ball, yorker, and it beats every and hurries down to the fine-leg rope and it's given runs which brings up a useful fifty for Williams

Zimbabwe 150/5   SC Williams 52* (70b 5x4)

44.1

Samuels to Williams, no run, strangely opts not to play this

44.2

Samuels to Williams, FOUR, but thumps this over extra cover in no uncertain terms, one of the best shots of the day as he lifts it over the man at cover

44.3

Samuels to Williams, 1 run, pulled down to long on

44.5

Samuels to Williams, no run, nudged to point

44.6

Samuels to Williams, 1 run, cut hard, through cover and to the Daren Powell on the boundary

Zimbabwe 167/5   SC Williams 58* (75b 6x4)

45.1

Taylor to Williams, 1 run, tries to turn to the on side, gets a leading edge but it falls safe into the off side

Zimbabwe 168/5   SC Williams 59* (76b 6x4)

46.1

Samuels to Williams, 2 runs, worked up to long on, brilliant running by Chigumbura makes it into two...everything counts now

46.2

Samuels to Williams, no run, another good save, this time from Bravo at backward point

46.3

Samuels to Williams, 4 leg byes, excellent sweep, very fine and the fielder at deep square-leg at no chance getting around...Williams playing a top innings here

46.4

Samuels to Williams, no run, tucked behind square

46.5

Samuels to Williams, no run, cuts and misses

46.6

Samuels to Williams, FOUR, ooh! that turned, missed the edge as Williams drives and Ramdin makes a hash of the take and it's four bonus runs for Zimbabwe as West Indies lose their way a little

Zimbabwe 182/5   SC Williams 65* (82b 7x4)

47.3

Collymore to Williams, 1 run, dropped...top edge from Williams and Powell did all the hard to run back from short fine-leg as the ball comes over his shoulder but he can't hold on...he so nearly had it, too

47.5

Collymore to Williams, 1 run, driven down the ground, good fuller ball

Zimbabwe 186/5   SC Williams 67* (84b 7x4)

49.1

Collymore to Williams, no run, good yorker, on off stump, straight back to the bowler

49.2

Collymore to Williams, 1 run, full, outside off stump, driven to backward point

49.4

Collymore to Williams, 1 run, squeezed out, brings up the 200

49.6

Collymore to Williams, 1 run, well, well! goes across his stumps and tries to sweep past short fine-leg but it only goes as far as the man on the edge of the circle and it's a single to finish with

Zimbabwe 202/5   SC Williams 70* (88b 7x4)
Tournament Results
Australia v Sri Lanka at Bridgetown - Apr 28, 2007
Australia won by 53 runs (D/L method)
Australia v South Africa at Gros Islet - Apr 25, 2007
Australia won by 7 wickets (with 111 balls remaining)
New Zealand v Sri Lanka at Kingston - Apr 24, 2007
Sri Lanka won by 81 runs
West Indies v England at Bridgetown - Apr 21, 2007
England won by 1 wicket (with 1 ball remaining)
Australia v New Zealand at St George's - Apr 20, 2007
Australia won by 215 runs
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Photos

Mar 19, 2007

Shivnarine Chanderpaul works to leg in typical style, West Indies v Zimbabwe, Group D , Jamaica, March 19, 2007

Shivnarine Chanderpaul works to leg in typical style

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Mar 19, 2007

Dwayne Bravo sweeps during his controlled 36, West Indies v Zimbabwe, Group D , Jamaica, March 19, 2007

Dwayne Bravo sweeps during his controlled 36

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