Result
ICC World Twenty20 Warm-up Matches at The Oval, Jun 2 2009
130/7
(16/20 ov, target 131)
134/1
West Indies won by 9 wickets (with 24 balls remaining)
1y
• George Binoy at The Oval

Gayle marauds Ireland

Chris Gayle took the opportunity against Ireland to showcase his power as he led West Indies to a comfortable victory in their warm-up match at The Oval

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Scorecard summary
Ireland130/7(20 overs)
West Indies134/1(16 overs)
end of over 1619 runs
WI: 134/1CRR: 8.37 
Ramnaresh Sarwan25 (23)
Chris Gayle88 (56)
John Mooney1-0-19-0

West Indies win with four overs to spare and nine wickets in hand. Gayle took the game away from Ireland with an unbeaten 88. the rest of the batsmen merely had to stick around. If you've missed any of the action, have a read of the bulletin.

15.6
4
Mooney to Sarwan, FOUR runs
Sarwan finishes the contest with a pull to the backward square leg boundary

scores are level

15.5
1
Mooney to Gayle, 1 run
Gayle pulls but this time it's along the ground for a single
15.4
6
Mooney to Gayle, SIX runs
he goes leg side this time and muscles the ball high and far over deep square leg
15.3
6
Mooney to Gayle, SIX runs
Gayle gets under a length delivery and deposits it into the stands at long off
15.2
1
Mooney to Sarwan, 1 run
short once again and Sarwan pulls along the ground to deep square leg
15.1
1
Mooney to Gayle, 1 run
Gayle doesn't time the pull properly and the ball falls several yards short of Rankin at cow corner
end of over 159 runs
WI: 115/1CRR: 7.66 • RRR: 3.20 • Need 16 from 30b
Chris Gayle74 (52)
Ramnaresh Sarwan20 (21)
Trent Johnston4-0-25-0

Mooney to bowl from the Pavilion End

14.6
1
Johnston to Gayle, 1 run
punched off the back foot towards long on
14.5
1
Johnston to Sarwan, 1 run
short ball and Sarwan pulls to deep midwicket
14.4
1
Johnston to Gayle, 1 run
Gayle gently nudges the ball off his pads for a single
14.3
1
Johnston to Sarwan, 1 run
driven past the bowler for one more
14.2
4
Johnston to Sarwan, FOUR runs
short ball and Sarwan swivels and pulls towards the deep midwicket boundary
14.1
1
Johnston to Gayle, 1 run
Gayle stays deep in his crease and flicks a full ball towards deep midwicket
end of over 149 runs
WI: 106/1CRR: 7.57 • RRR: 4.16 • Need 25 from 36b
Chris Gayle71 (49)
Ramnaresh Sarwan14 (18)
Boyd Rankin3-0-23-0
13.6
1lb
Rankin to Gayle, 1 leg bye
Gayle tries to whip the ball off his pads but misses
13.5
1
Rankin to Sarwan, 1 run
driven off the front foot through cover
13.4
1
Rankin to Gayle, 1 run
flicked off the hips towards fine leg
13.3
4
Rankin to Gayle, FOUR runs
Gayle clears his front leg out of the way and whacks the ball into the gap between long on and deep midwicket
13.2
1
Rankin to Sarwan, 1 run
short ball outside off, Sarwan carves it in the air towards the sweeper boundary
13.1
1
Rankin to Gayle, 1 run
Gayle lifts one leg off the ground as he pulls a short ball towards deep square
Match details
Kennington Oval, London
TossIreland , elected to bat first
SeriesICC World Twenty20 Warm-up Matches 2009
Players per sideWest Indies 13 ( 11 batting, 11 fielding); Ireland 11
Season2009
Hours of play (local time)13.30 start, First Session 13.30-14.50, Interval 14.50-15.10, Second Session 15.10-16.30
Match days2 June 2009 (20-over match)
Umpires
Rod Tucker
Marais Erasmus
Reserve Umpire
Steve O'Shaughnessy