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WI421(49.2ov)NZ330(47.2ov)

West Indies beat New Zealand by 91 runs

47.2Allen to Sodhi

W
OUT! STUMPED! Sodhi's luck runs out and that is the end of the New Zealand innings. Ish comes down the track and Allen fires it outside off. The batter looks to put bat on ball but misses. Hope does the rest. WEST INDIES WON BY 91 RUNS!

47.1Allen to Ferguson

1
Punched off the back foot by the batsman. One run added to the total.

46.6Brathwaite to Sodhi

4
FOUR! Good shot. Full on off, Sodhi hits it over covers for a boundary.

46.5Brathwaite to Ferguson

1
IN THE AIR BUT SAFE! Brathwaite bowls a good short ball, Ferguson looks to pull but gets a top edge. It goes towards mid-wicket where Holder goes for the catch but sees Shai Hope coming and decides against it. In the end, Shai Hope runs to take the catch but it falls safely in no man's land.

46.4Brathwaite to Ferguson

0
The batsman goes for the pull but misses it completely.

46.3Brathwaite to Sodhi

1
The batsman has flicked the ball off his pads. One run added to the total.

46.2Brathwaite to Sodhi

6
46.2: C Brathwaite to Ish Sodhi,SIX! Sodhi lofts this over the covers for a biggie. It's hit high and over the fence. Some late hitting from the lower order.

46.1Brathwaite to Sodhi

2
DROPPED! Nurse drops another one. This was in the arc of the batsman and he obliges by lofting it straight up and high towards cover-point. There is no elevation to it means it won't clear the fence. The fielder runs towards the direction of the ball but cannot hold on to it as the ball was swirling a bit. Sodhi gets a life.

45.6Allen to Ferguson

0
Floated delivery on off, Ferguson defends it off the front foot. 6 runs and a wicket from the over.

45.5Allen to Henry

W
OUT! New Zealand are falling like nine pins here. Flighted delivery on leg, Henry comes down the track and looks to go big but misses it. Matt Henry gets stumped as Shai Hope quickly takes the bails off.

45.4Allen to Sodhi

1
Tossed up on middle, Sodhi comes down the track and nudges it towards the leg side for a single.

45.3Allen to Sodhi

4
FOUR! Nice shot. Short delivery on middle, Sodhi pulls it through square leg for a boundary.

45.2Allen to Henry

1
Flighted delivery on middle, Henry comes down the track and plays it towards mid-wicket for a run.

45.1Allen to Henry

0
Tossed up on middle, Henry makes room and plays it towards covers for a single.

44.6Brathwaite to Sodhi

4
FOUR. sodhi flicks this length ball through the mid-wicket region for a boundary.

44.5Brathwaite to Sodhi

0
Carlos bowls a yorker outside off. The batsman fails to jam, it out.

44.4Brathwaite to Sodhi

6
SIX! Sodhi Flicks this length ball up and over mid-wicket fence for a maximum.

44.3Brathwaite to Sodhi

2
Sodhi also can bat he drives this length ball pitching outside off through covers for a couple.

44.2Brathwaite to Grandhomme

W
OUT! Carlos bowls a length ball outside off, Colin looks to smash it through the off side, but ends up slicing it towards deep point. Nurse makes a lot of ground to his left and takes a very nice catch.

44.1Brathwaite to Grandhomme

4
FOUR! Colin smashes this through the covers for a boundary. New Zealand are not going down with out a fight.

43.6Allen to Grandhomme

1
DROPPED! Allen bowls it short on middle, de Grandhomme pulls it over mid-wicket where Ashley Nurse goes for the catch but spills it. Nurse drops a sitter there. The batsmen take a single.

43.5Allen to Sodhi

1
Flighted delivery on middle, Sodhi flicks it towards mid-wicket for a run.

43.4Allen to Sodhi

6
SIX! Amazing shot. Short delivery on middle, Sodhi comes down the track and lofts it over long on for a biggie.

43.3Allen to Sodhi

0
Flighted delivery on off, Sodhi defends it off the back foot.

43.2Allen to Grandhomme

1
Floated on off, de Grandhomme drives it towards covers for a run.

43.1Allen to Sodhi

1
Tossed up delivery on middle, Sodhi looks to flick but gets an inside edge. It goes towards the leg side for a run.

42.6Brathwaite to Sodhi

1
Sodhi looks to flick this length ball towards leg side but gets a leading edge towards off side. A run added to the total.

42.5Brathwaite to Santner

W
OUT! New Zealand loose their seventh wicket. Santner pulls this slower short delivery but gets hit high on the bat and it lobs to backward square leg where Nurse takes it. West Indies are making a statement to other teams what they can bring to this World Cup.

42.4Brathwaite to Santner

2
Santner plays the pulls shot to mid-wicket for a couple.

42.3Brathwaite to Santner

2
Santner flicks this off his pads to mid-wicket for a brace.

42.2Brathwaite to Santner

4
FOUR! Santner looks to flick it towards the leg side. But gets an inside edge to the fine leg fence for a boundary.

42.1Brathwaite to Santner

2
Length delivery outside off, Santner pulls it to mid-wicket for a couple.

41.6Nurse to Santner

1
Short delivery on middle, Santner pulls it towards mid-wicket for a run. 10 runs have come from the over.

41.5Nurse to Santner

4
FOUR! Short and outside off, Santner looks to cut but gets an outside edge. It goes towards third man for a boundary.

41.4Nurse to Santner

0
Play and a miss! Short and outside off, Santner looks to cut but misses it.

41.3Nurse to Santner

4
FOUR! Nice shot. Short and outside off, Santner slaps it through covers for a boundary.

41.2Nurse to Santner

0
Tossed up on middle, Santner plays it back towards the bowler.

41.1Nurse to Grandhomme

1
Short delivery on middle, de Grandhomme pulls it over mid-wicket for a single.

40.7Brathwaite to Santner

0
BOUNCER! Carlos bowls a well directed bumper, Santner ducks under it.

40.6Brathwaite to Santner

0
Short of length ball, Santner looks to pull it through mid-wicket but gets hit on the pads.

40.5Brathwaite to Santner

0
Santner punches this length delivery outside off to the off side.

40.4Brathwaite to Santner

0
Santner defends this length ball off the back foot towards mid off.

40.3Brathwaite to Santner

WD
WIDE! Carlos sprays one down the line to Santner. Wide signaled.

40.2Brathwaite to Blundell

W
OUT! Tom Blundell plays the same shot again but this time he hits it to the keeper. Brathwaite bowls it on a length and outside off, it is the slower one so Blundell has to generate all the power. He fails to do so and Shai Hope takes an easy catch. Nevertheless, end of a brilliant innings from him. He has probably booked his spot in the XI with this innings for the first game of the World Cup.

40.1Brathwaite to Blundell

4
FOUR! Nice improvisation from Tom Blundell. Length delivery outside off, Blundell plays a scoop over the keeper's head for a boundary.