flighted in from Benn and Taylor has to go for it. He missed and the ball travels on to middle stump bringing the second wicket. New Zealand all out for 15 and victory to the West Indies.
Well that's it! The first ever super over has ended in a win for the West Indies. Gayle made solid contact with just about everything that came his way dispatching the ball to all areas of the crowd. It was too much to ask for New Zealand who had to push and eventually needed 18 runs of 3 balls.
there's one! waist high full toss from Benn pulled over square leg baseball style from Taylor. No ball so seven runs added and an extra ball. 15/1
3 sixes needed of 3 balls.
He gets too much under the ball this time and doesn't quite connect. The ball sails high to the man underneath it at long-on for simple catch.
gets a thin edge and runs down to fine leg and they scamper back for a second.
he takes a big swipe and it's too wide from Benn . Get's underneath it to dispatch the ball for six over long-off.
Oram, McCullum and Taylor to bat for New Zealand while Benn is bowling for West Indies.
New Zealand need 26 off 6 to win.
West Indies are 25/1 from their super over. All the runs scored from Gayle who gets a standing ovation as he leaves the pitch.
slower ball which is hit high in the air but drops between three fielders at mid-off and they turn quick and come back for a second.
gets underneath it and pulls it over midwicket. The ball bounces just before the rope between two fielders and goes for four
there he goes again! Arm ball from Vettori and it's lifted high over long-on and in to the ground once more. West Indies 19 for 1
hit high straight over Vettori's head and another one that ends up in the crowd. 6 more.
clubbed down to long-off and they turn quickly for two. Good throw from Franklin and Vettori gathers well and whips the bails off. It's close and goes to third umpire but he's out. Chanderpaul comes in now. One more wicket and the West Indies are out.
Hit high and over midwicket and it ends up rows back in the crowd.
Well the light is fading and the floodlights are not working but we will continue with the super overs. Batting for the West Indies is Gayle, Marshall and Chanderpaul and bowling for New Zealand is Vettori.
Well what a thrilling finish! West Indies will have feel they could have won the game with Gayle starting off so strong but New Zealand will also feel that they were ahead in the last few overs.
We will now have one super over for each team. 3 batsmen and one bowler are chosen for each team who are bowl one over each on the same pitch with the same ball. West Indies batted second so they will have the first super over. If two wickets fall then the team is out and no more balls will be bowled.
he gets bat on it and angled away to backward point. Oram jumps on it and hold on to the ball as they sprint one. And that's it the game is tied! We will now have the first ever super over to settle the teams.
2 runs for the win. Only 1 needed for a tie. The tension around the ground is unbearable
fuller and wide delivery which Benn takes a swipe at. It catches a thick outside edge and runs fine away for four! Light at the end of the tunnel for West Indies
6 runs needed off the last 2 balls now. Or 5 runs for a tie
swing and a miss and they try and run but it's suicide really as McCullum rolls the ball against the stumps
makes contact and driven through the off-side but picked up a deep cover. Just one and huge cheers from the crowd
7 off 4 now
short of a length and Edwards misses with the pull shot
Fidel Edwards to the crease
pitched up and going away from the batsmen. He takes a wild swipe at it and the ball just nicks off the toe and McCullum gathers the ball. First blood to the Kiwis
Southee to bowl the last over
7 runs needed off the last over
pulled away through square leg and they take one more
bottom edge squirts past McCullum and they pick up another
straight drive down the ground and it looks like just one. They turn quick and come back for a second and Mills cannot gather the ball at the stumps to complete the run-out
slower ball outside off stump and the batsmen misses
improvised shot from Taylor as he shuffles across his stumps before angling the bat and leaning the ball over the short leg fielder using the pace of the bowler. Runs away for four
good ball in to his body but it's blocked away to the leg-side and they hurry a single
The West Indies team are sitting on the edge of their seats outside the pavilion. The Kiwi crowd are buzzing with excitement. Kyle Mills is being entrusted with the penultimate over
clipped in to square leg and they run one
17 needed off 13 now
full toss which is pulled away through square leg and well-timed enough to reach the rope. Poor bowling
pulls it away through square leg. Picked up on the boundary
full toss on leg-stump. The batsmen misses with the drive and it misses leg-stump by a coat of paint! Big sigh from the players and the crowd
goes for the big shot and it goes high over his head behind the keeper and the ball drops in between three fielders who just couldn't get there in time. Quick turn and they come back for two
slower ball and he misses with the cut outside off
24 runs from 18 balls needed for West Indies
full ball hacked away to long-off
blocked din to the ground and picked up by midwicket