New Zealand tour of United States of America and West Indies, 2nd ODI: West Indies v New Zealand at Kingston, Jul 7, 2012
West Indies won by 55 runs
7 July 2012 (50-over match)
6.4

McCullum to Gayle, FOUR, short and widish now, Gayle happily thumps it in front of point

West Indies 39/1   CH Gayle 30* (16b 1x4 4x6)   NL McCullum 0.4-0-10-0
7.2

Southee to Gayle, FOUR, the next one is pitched up, middle stump line, but Gayle manages to work it behind square leg, the straight sixes get all the attention, but he scores a lot of runs in the square leg area

West Indies 44/1   CH Gayle 35* (20b 2x4 4x6)   TG Southee 3.2-1-6-1
7.3

Southee to Gayle, FOUR, this is serious slaughter, Gayle sees this one bowled full outside off, bends the knee, gets forward and lofts it over extra cover, what have you got, Tim?

West Indies 48/1   CH Gayle 39* (21b 3x4 4x6)   TG Southee 3.3-1-10-1
8.5

Oram to Smith, FOUR, too much width again, and finally Smith is able to pick the gap on the off side, punches it between cover and point

West Indies 52/1   DR Smith 4* (12b 1x4)   JDP Oram 0.5-0-4-0
11.5

Mills to Gayle, FOUR, a thick edge runs between short third man and backward point as Gayle pushes forward with an angled bat, it is pulled back with a slide but the fielder was touching the rope

West Indies 64/1   CH Gayle 47* (35b 4x4 4x6)   KD Mills 4.5-0-33-0
12.4

Oram to Smith, FOUR, Oram goes full now, but Smith is ready, he swings it from just outside off over the bowler, and into the straight boundary

West Indies 77/1   DR Smith 18* (22b 2x4 1x6)   JDP Oram 2.4-0-18-0
17.4

McCullum to Gayle, FOUR, murderous hit from Gayle, that was pitched up and it is absolutely hammered, flat and hard it went, over the bowler's head, long-on doesn't even bother attempting to chase that, he had no chance

West Indies 98/1   CH Gayle 62* (54b 5x4 5x6)   NL McCullum 3.4-0-20-0
23.3

Southee to Gayle, FOUR, off stump line for once to Gayle, dipping full toss, Gayle leans out, and manages a thick edge past the keeper

West Indies 121/2   CH Gayle 73* (67b 6x4 5x6)   TG Southee 4.3-1-16-1
25.4

Nicol to Samuels, FOUR, this will beat short third man comfortably, flighted full and quick, Samuels flails at it, and a thick edge races past the keeper

West Indies 136/2   MN Samuels 16* (27b 1x4)   RJ Nicol 0.4-0-5-0
29.5

Williamson to Gayle, FOUR, this time he will get it, manages to get something on the ball as he forces a full delivery on its way very fine down the leg side, celebrates with a broad smile, this has been a very productive comeback so far, coach Gibson joins in the applause, Gayle waves his bat all around the ground as he soaks in all the applause from his home crowd

West Indies 172/2   CH Gayle 103* (88b 7x4 8x6)   KS Williamson 0.5-0-7-0
32.2

Nethula to Gayle, FOUR, and another, murderous straight hit, doesn't go all the way this time, one-bounce four

West Indies 195/2   CH Gayle 117* (95b 8x4 9x6)   TS Nethula 7.2-1-51-1
35.4

Mills to Samuels, FOUR, width, and Samuels gets to his fifty, emphatically dispatching it between cover and point

West Indies 217/2   MN Samuels 51* (58b 2x4 1x6)   KD Mills 7.4-0-47-0
38.1

Southee to Samuels, FOUR, excellent stroke, Samuels has looked in fine touch today, gets forward to a pitched up ball outside off and eases it past extra cover, all timing

West Indies 232/3   MN Samuels 60* (66b 3x4 1x6)   TG Southee 5.1-1-23-1
38.2

Southee to Samuels, FOUR, and again, top stroke, Southee bowls it closer to off stump, full again, Samuels makes some room and opens the face to beat extra cover comfortably

West Indies 236/3   MN Samuels 64* (67b 4x4 1x6)   TG Southee 5.2-1-27-1
38.3

Southee to Samuels, FOUR, third time, Gayle was all power, Samuels has been timing them superbly, Southee continues to pitch them up, and Samuels continues to put them away, that man at extra cover cannot do anything, the ball goes wider of him this time

West Indies 240/3   MN Samuels 68* (68b 5x4 1x6)   TG Southee 5.3-1-31-1
40.2

Southee to Pollard, FOUR, crack! a length ball has been whipped hard from outside off stump to the deep midwicket boundary

West Indies 251/3   KA Pollard 7* (7b 1x4)   TG Southee 6.2-1-38-1
42.3

Oram to Samuels, FOUR, beats short third man's dive, Nethula there, could have stopped it, Samuels opening the face as he drove at a low and wide full toss

West Indies 262/4   MN Samuels 81* (82b 6x4 1x6)   JDP Oram 7.3-0-48-0
42.5

Oram to Samuels, FOUR, another four, thick outside edge as Samuels gets forward, it runs past the keeper

West Indies 266/4   MN Samuels 85* (84b 7x4 1x6)   JDP Oram 7.5-0-52-0
45.3

McCullum to Sammy, FOUR, excellent placement, short again, Sammy rocks back and punches it over midwicket, it is not a pull, but has power alright

West Indies 288/5   DJG Sammy 14* (6b 1x4 1x6)   NL McCullum 5.3-0-33-0
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