World T20 Warm-up Matches, Sri Lanka v West Indies at Dhaka, Mar 19, 2014
West Indies won by 33 runs
Played at Shere Bangla National Stadium, Mirpur (neutral venue)
19 March 2014 - day/night match (20-over match)
0.5

Mathews to Gayle, no run, good length ball on the off stump. Gayle comes forward and defends it to the off side. A typical Gayle start on it's way we are thinking

0.6

Mathews to Gayle, no run, short ball outside the off stump. Gayle cranes his neck forward and backwards as the bat remains stationary

West Indies 5/0   CH Gayle 0* (2b)
1.5

Kulasekara to Gayle, no run, Gayle is warming up now! He comes forward and wants to loft it away, but Kula notices it and pitches it short. Gayle defends it back to the bowler

1.6

Kulasekara to Gayle, no run, fuller ball on the off stump. Gayle defends it back onto the pitch.

West Indies 10/0   CH Gayle 0* (4b)
2.5

Mathews to Gayle, FOUR, good length ball outside the off stump. Similar to the first ball he faced and a similar shot. It just looked like a defensive push, but the ball races to the mid-off boundary

2.6

Mathews to Gayle, FOUR, short ball outside the off stump. Gayle makes room and pulls it to deep midwicket. Commentators on air say that he would get a single, then say he would get a couple and are finally surprised that he gets a boundary

West Indies 23/0   CH Gayle 8* (6b 2x4)
3.4

Kulasekara to Gayle, no run, fuller ball outside the off stump. Gayle comes forward and drives it to point

3.5

Kulasekara to Gayle, FOUR, fuller ball outside the off stump. Gayle makes room and slices it over point for a boundary. No square drives and related elegance for him

3.6

Kulasekara to Gayle, no run, drives it to mid-off

West Indies 28/0   CH Gayle 12* (9b 3x4)
5.1

Herath to Gayle, no run, struck on the pads outside the leg stump

5.2

Herath to Gayle, no run, pitched outside the leg stump and beats the attempted slog

5.3

Herath to Gayle, no run, on the leg stump. Gayle sweeps it to short fine-leg

5.4

Herath to Gayle, OUT, after frustrating him by bowling three balls on the leg stump, he flights it up a touch and outside the off stump. Gayle wants to break free and lofts it away. He was beaten by the lack of pace and the mistimed shot is caught by Perera at long-on

CH Gayle c NLTC Perera b Herath 12 (13b 3x4 0x6) SR: 92.30

West Indies 47/1   CH Gayle 12 (13b 3x4)
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WATCHESPN: Sri Lanka v West Indies at Dhaka, Mar 19, 2014
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Hours of play (local time) 15.30 start, First Session 15.30-16.50, Interval 16.50-17.10, Second Session 17.10-18.30