Chasing the target of 154 for victory West Indies didn’t got off to start they would have liked from their Captain Chris Gayle (22 runs of 28 balls) and A.Fletcher (0 runs of 2 balls). Indian bowlers didn’t allowed Chris Gayle to settle in his own rhythm as e did against
At 42/2 in the eighth over it seems that
Earlier Indian captain M.S.Dhoni won the toss and elected to bat first but Indian top order were reeling from the pace and bounce of Fidel Edwards. At 29/3 in the fifth over it was all looking down and out for India but Yuvraj Singh (67 runs of 43 balls) played another of his gems to take them to a fighting total.
Yusuf Pathan (31 runs of 23 balls) also played well supporting role with Yuvraj and put on 64 runs of just 34 balls for the fifth wicket to put India right back into the game. While Yuvraj Singh at the crease Indian were looking to reach the score of 170 but F.Edwards removed him in the 18th over of Indian innings with short bouncer.
Now with the first game lost, defending world champions have real battle in their hand against
One win can also do the trick for
But let’s hope that
D.Bravo was declared Player-of-the-Match for his brilliant all-round performance.
Match Summary (
Yuvraj Singh- 67 Yusuf Pathan –31
D.Bravo– 4-0-38-4 F.Edwards- 4-0-24-3
West Indies– 156/3 in 18.4 Overs
D.Bravo- 66* L.Simmons–44
I.Pathan – 2-0-9-1 Y.Pathan- 4-0-27-1