result
3rd Match, Group C, The Oval, Jun 6 2009, ICC World Twenty20
(15.5/20 ov, target 170)172/3
West Indies won by 7 wickets (with 25 balls remaining)
player of the match
Chris Gayle
West Indies

Ponting: "I didnt think it was a bad total to be honest but when Chris and Adrian came out batting as they did there, it was going to be hard for us. They just went with the flow. They threw caution to the wind; they outplayed us ..."

Gayle: We weren't best on the outfield but 170 was gettable. I have to give credit to Fletcher. He played really really well. I looked to bat till 15 overs and the game should be settled by then. I am disappointed on how I got out ..We just have to rally again, put this game behind and try to win against Sri Lanka. It's not over yet."

That's it from us. Log on to Bangladesh v India game.

15.5
4
Johnson to Sarwan, FOUR runs

That's the game. West Indians celebrate in the dug out. It was full and outside off, Sarwan lunged at it and got a thick profitable edge down to third man boundary. What a fine win for the men from Caribbean. Though their ground fielding was pretty poor, their bowlers did a fine job to restrict Australia before Gayle and Fletcher hunted down the total in some style

15.5
1w
Johnson to Sarwan, 1 wide

And a wide outside off now! Sars has been moving around the crease and that seems to have unsettled Mitch

15.5
1w
Johnson to Sarwan, 1 wide

down the leg side and just 3 more now

15.4
4
Johnson to Sarwan, FOUR runs

moves forward to cream a fullish delivery past mid-on for a fine boundary. Just four more now.

15.3
W
Johnson to Marshall, OUT

Xavier chips to mid-off and takes the long walk back to the hutch. Hopes back pedaled before leaping behind to hold on to a sharp catch.

Xavier Marshall c Hopes b Johnson 8 (15m 12b 0x4 0x6) SR: 66.66
15.2
Johnson to Marshall, no run

gets forward to punch a length delivery to mid-off

15.1
Johnson to Marshall, no run

angled across Xavier who taps it to point

end of over 159 runs • 1 wicket
WI: 162/2CRR: 10.80 RRR: 1.60
Shivnarine Chanderpaul0 (1)
Xavier Marshall8 (9)
Brett Lee 4-0-56-1
Michael Clarke 1-0-12-0
14.6
4lb
Lee to Chanderpaul, 4 leg byes

short in length, drifting to the thigh pad, Chanders tries to glance it away, misses but the ball runs off the thigh to the fine-leg boundary

14.5
1
Lee to Marshall, 1 run

leans forward to drive through mid-off

14.4
Lee to Marshall, no run
14.3
W
Lee to Gayle, OUT

And Gayle's fabuliciously violent innings comes to an end. He has a laugh with Lee as he walks back. The crowd are up on their feet. Respect. He went for another big six but hit it skywards ... high .. very high ... but Watson ran in from long-on to steady himself under the ball ...

Chris Gayle c Watson b Lee 88 (75m 50b 6x4 6x6) SR: 176
14.2
2
Lee to Gayle, 2 runs

another edge .... as Gayle slices the full delivery over cover point, just ahead of the fielders running back from the 30-yard circle

14.1
2
Lee to Gayle, 2 runs

full delivery on the middle, Gayle is in a tangle, trying to turn it to the on side and gets a leading edge but falls safely at the mid-off region