ICC World Cup - 13th match, Group D

West Indies v Zimbabwe

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

21.1

Gayle to Taylor, no run, punched out to midwicket

21.2

Gayle to Taylor, no run, again midwicket into action, good diving save by Brian Lara

21.3

Gayle to Taylor, no run, worked to Lara for the third time

21.4

Gayle to Taylor, no run, back to the bowler

21.5

Gayle to Taylor, no run, can't find any gaps, Gayle bowling quickly

21.6

Gayle to Taylor, no run, out to Lara at midwicket, one of more rapid (in terms of time) maidens you will ever see

Zimbabwe 68/4   CH Gayle 1-1-0-0

23.1

Gayle to Taylor, no run, tries to use his feet, nearly beaten for pace by a spinner

23.2

Gayle to Taylor, no run, touch shorter, but cut straight to point

23.3

Gayle to Taylor, no run, touch of bounce and turn, out to square leg

23.4

Gayle to Taylor, no run, thumped into the pitch and back to Gayle on the bounce "crowd catch"

23.5

Gayle to Taylor, 1 run, finally a run off Gayle, worked just wide of square leg

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   CH Gayle 2-1-1-0

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

25.3

Gayle to Taylor, 1 run, quick and flat, into the leg side, quick single

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   CH Gayle 3-1-5-0

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   CH Gayle 4-1-9-0

29.1

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

29.2

Gayle to Taylor, no run, can't push this into a gap, Ramdin comes round from behind the stumps

29.3

Gayle to Taylor, no run, pushed to midwicket

29.4

Gayle to Taylor, no run, flicked to square leg

29.5

Gayle to Taylor, no run, tad shorter, off the back foot but can't find the gap

29.6

Gayle to Taylor, 1 run, has the pressure told? not quite, Sarwan was in quickly from cover but it needed a direct hit and the extra time it took Ramdin to take the bails off means Williams is safe

Zimbabwe 102/4   CH Gayle 5-1-11-0

31.1

Gayle to Taylor, 1 run, drifted on to leg and that's worked out easily in front of square

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

31.3

Gayle to Taylor, 1 run, on middle, and that's driven out to wideish mid-on and that's the fifty partnership, well batted

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

31.5

Gayle to Taylor, no run, rushed out off the pads to square

31.6

Gayle to Taylor, no run, defended forward

Zimbabwe 110/4   CH Gayle 6-1-16-0

33.1

Gayle to Taylor, no run, driven to mid-on

33.2

Gayle to Taylor, no run, worked off the back foot to cover

33.3

Gayle to Taylor, 1 run, turned round with a pull shot to square

33.4

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

33.5

Gayle to Taylor, 1 run, on leg and that's tucked into space around midwicket

33.6

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

Zimbabwe 117/4   CH Gayle 7-1-19-0

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

35.6

Gayle to Taylor, 1 run, outside off and that's worked into the covers

Zimbabwe 123/4   CH Gayle 8-1-25-0

37.1

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

37.2

Gayle to Taylor, no run, worked to midwicket

37.3

Gayle to Taylor, no run, stands firm and nudges that into midwicket

37.4

Gayle to Taylor, 1 run, plays off the back foot an uppish drive to mid-on

37.5

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

37.6

Gayle to Taylor, no run, on leg and that's dribbled to square leg

Zimbabwe 130/4   CH Gayle 9-1-28-0

39.1

Gayle to Taylor, 1 run, stands tall and nudges a single to long-on

39.2

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

39.3

Gayle to Taylor, no run, onto his back foot and pressed down, tidily

39.4

Gayle to Taylor, no run, into the covers now

39.5

Gayle to Taylor, 1 run, pushed into the covers and there's another risky single, but it's well taken in the end and even a direct hit wouldn't have had an effect this time

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   CH Gayle 10-1-32-0
Tournament Results
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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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