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West Indies whip New Zealand by nine wickets
2012-07-05 17:42:04 | (0 Comments)
West Indies defeated New Zealand by nine wickets in the opening One-Day International of the five-match series at Sabina Park a short while ago.
Chis Gayle hits a six in his knock of 63. - Ian Allen/Photographer
Set a revised total of 136 from 33 overs because of rain, West Indies reached the target with 52 balls remaining.
Hard-hitting opener Chris Gayle 63 and Dwayne Smith 65 led the Caribbean side home with an unbroken second-wicket partnership of 133 runs.
Earlier, Jamaican all-rounder Andre Russell bagged four for 45 to restrict New Zealand to 190 for nine.
Ravi Rampaul and off-spinner Sunil Narine ended with two wickets each, while captain Darren Sammy had a wicket.
BJ Watling top scored for New Zealand with 60.
Scores: New Zealand 190/9 off 50 overs.
West Indies: 136/1 of 24.2 (Target: 136 off 33 overs D/L method)
Source: The Gleaner/Power 106 News
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