result
2nd T20I, The Oval, Jun 29 2007, West Indies tour of England and Ireland
(19.3/20 ov, target 170)173/5
England won by 5 wickets (with 3 balls remaining)
Player Of The Match
owais-shah

England win by five wickets with three balls to spare. Owais Shah batted superbly to guide them home ... that's all from us. We will be back on Sunday with the first ODI from Lord's ... rain permitting. Join us then. Goodnight.

19.4
5w
Gayle to Shah, 5 wide

that's it, wides down the leg side, Shah swipes and misses but it's academic

19.3
1
Gayle to AD Mascarenhas, 1 run

Mascarenhas back., waits and heaves to long-on

19.2
1
Gayle to Shah, 1 run

patted into the leg side, Mascarenhas wants two, Shah knackered

19.1
2
Gayle to Shah, 2 runs

Shah smacks it down the ground to long-on, Mascarenhas races back and beats a poor throw

And Gayle steps into the breach. A buzz goes around the ground.

end of over 199 runs
ENG: 164/5CRR: 8.63 RRR: 6.00
Owais Shah52 (33)
Dimitri Mascarenhas17 (15)
Ravi Rampaul 4-0-39-2
Daren Sammy 4-0-27-1

Six off six balls ... even I can work that one out ... a run a ball ...

18.6
1
Rampaul to Shah, 1 run

an almost Pietersenesque swish over midwicket to the man out in the deep

18.6
1w
Rampaul to Shah, 1 wide

just what the doctor didn't order ... a booming leg-side wide

18.5
1
Rampaul to AD Mascarenhas, 1 run

another big heave square on the leg, too close to the fielder for two

Nine off eight ...

18.4
2
Rampaul to AD Mascarenhas, 2 runs

a real village heave into the leg side, frantic running from batsmen and fielders, the former just win

18.3
1
Rampaul to Shah, 1 run

late thick edge, and a deliberate one, Bravo roars round and cuts it off at third man

18.2
1
Rampaul to AD Mascarenhas, 1 run

swished to backward square leg, only the one as the man was in PDQ

18.1
2
Rampaul to AD Mascarenhas, 2 runs

turned through midwicket off his hips, no pace on it and that allows the second

Rampaul with a make-or-break over for West Indies.