Australia tour of West Indies, 4th ODI: West Indies v Australia at Gros Islet, Mar 23, 2012
West Indies won by 42 runs
23 March 2012 (50-over match)
11.1

Watson to Charles, 1 run, length ball angling into the right-hander, played off the pads towards square leg

11.2

Watson to Samuels, no run, a full ball around middle stump, Samuels pushes from his crease towards mid-on, a similar ball trapped him lbw in the previous game, but that was on a slower pitch

11.3

Watson to Samuels, no run, defended from the crease towards the bowler

11.4

Watson to Samuels, no run, played off the front foot towards cover

11.5

Watson to Samuels, no run, length ball on the pads, played towards square leg

11.6

Watson to Samuels, no run, Samuels moves across and defends towards point

West Indies 58/1   SR Watson 1-0-1-0
13.1

Watson to Samuels, no run, driven off the front foot but to the bowler

13.2

Watson to Samuels, no run, pushed off the front foot towards point, Watson is keeping his regular wicket-to-wicket line

13.3

Watson to Samuels, FOUR, a half-volley outside off stump and Samuels uses the width to square drive through the gap at point, he came forward to play that shot

13.4

Watson to Samuels, 1 run, the ball rises from a good length and Samuels takes one hand off the bat while steering to third man

13.5

Watson to Charles, no run, good length with bounce and a little seam away from the right-hander, Charles stays in his crease and hangs his bat outside off stump, he is beaten

13.6

Watson to Charles, no run, good length on off stump, played back to the bowler

West Indies 65/1   SR Watson 2-0-6-0
15.1

Watson to Charles, 2 runs, full ball on the pads, flicked towards deep backward square leg

15.2

Watson to Charles, no run, a huge appeal once again for lbw, and again Watson decides not to review the not-out decision. Charles was only a little forward and was hit high on the pad. Replays indicate the ball would have clipped the top of leg stump, but it wuld have stayed with the on-field call of not out

15.3

Watson to Charles, no run, this time there was an inside edge on to the pad as Charles closed the face, Watson cut short his appeal

15.4

Watson to Charles, 1 run, Charles tries to drive powerfully through the off side but ends up slashing the ball towards third man, the ball is about to go for a one-bounce four but Mckay slides along the boundary and saves runs

15.5

Watson to Samuels, no run, defended on the leg side

15.6

Watson to Samuels, no run, played from the crease towards point

West Indies 70/1   SR Watson 3-0-9-0
17.1

Watson to Charles, no run, on a length, outside off stump, squeezed away square on the drive

17.2

Watson to Charles, no run, length ball, on the stumps and Charles pats the ball into the leg side

17.3

Watson to Charles, 1 run, pitched up a little more and driven through a gap at cover to the sweeper on the boundary

17.4

Watson to Samuels, no run, full length, Samuels steps out and drives to mid-off - the batsmen think about a run but change their minds

17.5

Watson to Samuels, 1 run, back of a length, bouncing into the body, flicked round the corner for one

17.6

Watson to Charles, no run, width outside off but Charles's flowing cut shot finds the man at point

West Indies 79/1   SR Watson 4-0-11-0
19.1

Watson to Charles, 1 leg bye, length, on the stumps, tickled towards midwicket

19.2

Watson to Samuels, no run, pitched up and driven hard square - but David Warner shows his agility with a diving stop at point

19.3

Watson to Samuels, no run, tad shorter, the balls rears and Samuels block on front of his stumps

19.4

Watson to Samuels, 1 run, pitched up on the legs and clipped out to deep square this time

19.5

Watson to Charles, no run, slightly back of a length, Charles stays back and is beaten outside off as he fished from the crease

19.6

Watson to Charles, no run, fuller ball, driven to cover

West Indies 81/1   SR Watson 5-0-12-0
35.1

Watson to Pollard, no run, Watson beats Pollard by pitching just short of a length and getting the ball to bounce and straighten off the pitch

35.2

Watson to Pollard, no run, Watson appeals but the umpire says not out. Pollard stayed back and was hit on the top of the front pad by one that angled into him, possibly too high. Replays indicate the ball would have only just clipped the bails so that would have been an on-field call

35.3

Watson to Pollard, 1 run, defended on the front foot

35.4

Watson to DM Bravo, OUT, Bravo's been caught! He drove hard at a length ball angling across him, playing away from his body, trying to hit on the up and through the line. He ended up slicing it high in the air towards the edge of the circle at cover. There was a fielder steaming in from the deep but David Hussey ran back from the in-field to take a well-judged catch

DM Bravo c DJ Hussey b Watson 25 (62m 50b 3x4 0x6) SR: 50.00

35.5

Watson to Pollard, no run, defended on the front foot towards the bowler

35.6

Watson to Pollard, no run, played from the crease towards the off side

West Indies 146/5   SR Watson 6-0-13-1
37.1

Watson to Russell, no run, he was nearly bowled there, Russell backed away to cut a length ball outside off and was beaten close to off stump

37.2

Watson to Russell, 1 run, pushed from the crease with an angled bat to play the ball to third man

37.3

Watson to Pollard, no run, Pollard comes down the pitch but then gets hit in the mid-section by a short of a length ball, the ball goes on the off side and Pollard wants one, but the fielder at point is quick to charge in and prevent the single

37.4

Watson to Pollard, 1 run, dropped at his feet for a risky single, Russell responds quickly and sprints towards the danger end, beating Watson's sprint, clean pick-up and dive to break the stumps

37.5

Watson to Russell, no run, Russel swings at a good length ball out side off and is beaten

37.6

Watson to Russell, no run, defended on the back foot towards the bowler, Watson is bowling an impeccable line and length

West Indies 149/5   SR Watson 7-0-15-1
39.1

Watson to Pollard, 1 wide, a rare mistake in line from Watson, this one is down leg side

39.1

Watson to Pollard, SIX, Pollard has blasted the length ball from around off stump over the long-off boundary. He stood in his crease and simply hit through the line with immense power

39.2

Watson to Pollard, 1 run, played from the crease towards point for a single

39.3

Watson to Russell, FOUR, Russel stays in his crease, gets down low and opens the face of his bat to steer the full ball from outside off between backward point and short third man

39.4

Watson to Russell, 1 run, and Russell gives the fielder at third man work to do by cutting a length ball

39.5

Watson to Pollard, FOUR, Short of a length but it's on the pads, Pollard glances the ball firmly and beats the diving fielder at short fine leg. Watson's figures have been ruined.

39.6

Watson to Pollard, no run, defended on the front foot. Watson has more than doubled the number of runs he's conceded

West Indies 177/5   SR Watson 8-0-32-1
44.1

Watson to Russell, 1 run, played through square leg

44.2

Watson to Pollard, SIX, Pollard has heaved at this ball and I thought it was going straight up in the air, because he looked like he mis-hit it. But it's fallen over the boundary at long-on. Incredible power.

44.3

Watson to Pollard, 1 run, played to deep midwicket for a single

44.4

Watson to Russell, 1 run, Russel clears his front foot and slogs through square leg

44.5

Watson to Pollard, no run, good length and straight, we haven't seen a front foot defence in a while. Pollard plays the ball down the pitch and Russell sets off, Pollard sends him back in time

44.6

Watson to Pollard, SIX, he's teed off here. Watson bowls a full ball and Pollard swings so hard, launching the ball miles over the deep midwicket boundary, tremendous hitting. This total could spiral towards 300 quickly

West Indies 230/5   SR Watson 9-0-47-1
46.1

Watson to Russell, FOUR, that's not that short but Russell is waiting, ready to pull, he heaves it with tremendous power for a one-bounce for to deep midwicket

46.2

Watson to Russell, OUT, caught at extra cover! Watson bowled a full ball outside off stump, Russell stayed in his crease and drove hard, he made good contact, hitting the ball well but in the air towards Bailey, who took the catch to his left

AD Russell c Bailey b Watson 34 (44m 32b 4x4 0x6) SR: 106.25

46.3

Watson to Sammy, 1 run, drives his first ball towards long-off for a single

46.4

Watson to Pollard, 1 run, a full ball outside off, nearly in the blockhole, Pollard reaches out and plays it towards backward point

46.5

Watson to Sammy, 1 run, nudged off the back foot towards deep backward square

46.6

Watson to Pollard, 1 run, a full ball swinging into the blockhole, driven towards long on for a single

West Indies 244/6   SR Watson 10-0-55-2
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