LivePakistan vs. Australia

1st Test at Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai

1st Innings: Pakistan (454 for 10 in 145 overs)

2nd Innings: Australia (303 for 10 in 103.1 overs)

3rd Innings: Pakistan (36 for 0 in 11.2 overs)*

Oct 24New Zealand vs. South Africa

2nd ODI at Bay Oval, Mount Maunganui

South Africa won by 72 runs

Oct 21New Zealand vs. South Africa

1st ODI at Bay Oval, Mount Maunganui

South Africa won by 6 wkts

Oct 17India vs. West Indies

4th ODI at Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium, Dharamsala

India won by 59 runs

Oct 14India vs. West Indies

3rd ODI at Visakhapatnam

Match cancelled

Oct 12Pakistan vs. Australia

3rd ODI at Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi

Australia won by 1 run

Oct 11India vs. West Indies

2nd ODI at Feroz Shah Kotla, Delhi

India won by 48 runs

Oct 25 09:30Bangladesh vs. Zimbabwe

1st Test at Shere Bangla National Stadium, Dhaka

Oct 27 03:00New Zealand vs. South Africa

3rd ODI at Hamilton

Oct 29 09:30TBC vs. TBC

Final at TBC

Oct 30 09:30India vs. West Indies

1st Test at Hyderabad

Oct 30 11:30Pakistan vs. Australia

2nd Test at Abu Dhabi

Oct 31 05:00Victoria vs. New South Wales

1st Match at Melbourne

Highlights

England tour of West Indies 2014

West Indies vs. England, 1st T20I

Kensington Oval, Bridgetown, Barbados, Mar 09, 2014

Batting: West Indies

Over No.Event TypeEventTeam Score
0.1SIXBroad to Dwayne Smith, SIX, what a start! This was a length delivery just outside off, Smith sitting on the back foot waiting for that, he pulls it powefully into the stands at deep square leg. The ball is not found and the umpires get in another new ball6/0
0.3FOURBroad to Dwayne Smith, FOUR, Broad errs in line and drifts onto the pads, Smith clips it to the fine leg fence, the man in the deep was very square and had no chance of stopping that10/0
0.4FOURBroad to Dwayne Smith, FOUR, slightly short in length around off, Smith rocks on to the back foot and pulls it in front of square to make it the an expensive first over14/0
0.5FOURBroad to Dwayne Smith, FOUR, this time through the covers, good length ball outside off, Smith comes well forward and slams the drive to sweeper cover, the ball was timed superbly18/0
1.5FOURDernbach to Dwayne Smith, FOUR, not a bad delivery, the only problem was that there was width on offer, Smith leans forward and caresses the drive to sweeper cover, he hit that on the up24/0
3.2FOURDernbach to Dwayne Smith, FOUR, not all that short from Dernbach, but Smith is on to it in a flash, he swivels and pulls it behind square for another boundary30/0
4.1FOURBresnan to Gayle, FOUR, pulls the length back outside off, right in the slot for Gayle, who frees his arms and pulls it to the deep mid wicket fence as he picks up his first boundary36/0
4.2FOURBresnan to Gayle, FOUR, length delivery on the stumps, Gayle charges down the track and hammmers it straight down the ground, luckily Bresnan gets out of the way40/0
4.4FOURBresnan to Gayle, FOUR, Gayle has done with having a look, this was pitched up around off, he smacks it straight down the ground, it was in the air but placed brilliantly44/0
5.2SIXStokes to Gayle, SIX, right in the slot as the say, length delivery on leg-stump, Gayle sashays down the wicket and sends it sailing over the long on fence for his first maximum. This had plenty of air time and had the distance as well51/0
5.3FOURStokes to Gayle, FOUR, short of length outside leg, Gayle goes back and pulls it to backward square leg, Lumb dives in vain as the ball goes into the fence55/0
6.2OUTBopara to Dwayne Smith, out Bowled!! Bopara gets the crucial breakthrough. This was a good length ball, nips back in sharply, Smith stays rooted to the crease and looks to defend, the ball goes off an inside edge onto the stumps. That kept a bit low and skidded off the turf as well. England will not mind that until they have something in the wicket column. Dwayne Smith b Bopara 27(18) [4s-5 6s-1]57/1
6.3FOURBopara to Samuels, FOUR, gets off the mark in style, width on offer, Samuels goes back and cuts it to deep backward point, the fast outfield takes the ball to the fence61/1
9.2SIXTredwell to Gayle, SIX, it was not a ball that deserved a six, this flighted around off, Gayle plants his front forward and heaves it into the roads at the deep mid wicket region. It was a effortless shot from the big man. Another ball lost, second one by the way75/1
10.1FOURBopara to Gayle, FOUR, tad short and outside off, Gayle drags the pull shot to long on, he nearly cleaned up Samuels at the non-striker's end. The ball bullets away to the fence82/1
11.3OUTTredwell to Gayle, out Lbw!! The entertainer has to go as he is trapped in front. This was the arm-ball that skids on, Gayle stays rooted to the crease and is struck on the pads, umpire took his time before raising his finger. The ball would have gone on to hit middle and leg-stump. Gayle lbw b Tredwell 43(35) [4s-5 6s-2]87/2
12.3FOURStokes to Samuels, FOUR, fuller and on the stumps, Samuels makes a bit of room and hits it through the line, he hits it hard enough for the ball to go on the bounce to the long on fence97/2
12.4SIXStokes to Samuels, SIX, banged in mid-way down the wicket, Samuels rocks back and pulls it, this goes flat and into the empty stands at deep mid wicket. That was hit with some power103/2
12.5FOURStokes to Samuels, FOUR, Stokes not learning here, bowls it short and outside off, Samuels latches onto it he goes back and cuts it uppishly square of the wicket, that too went on the bounce107/2
14.2OUTBopara to Simmons, out Caught by Lumb!! Simmons goes trying to up the ante. This was slightly short and just outside off, Simmons goes for the pull and picks out long on, Lumb runs across and takes a well judged catch. That went off the bottom of the bat which was the reason he didn't get the distance on it. Simmons c Lumb b Bopara 3(7)112/3
15.2FOURBroad to Samuels, FOUR, short and outside off, Samuels cuts it half heartedly to backward point, he just gets over the man, Morgan gets a hand on it but can't cling on to the catch. That would have been a spectacular catch had he pulled it off120/3
16.1FOURBresnan to A Russell, FOUR, gifted full toss just outside off, Russell slams it across the line and beats the man at long on comfortably, that rocketed away to the fence126/3
16.3FOURBresnan to A Russell, FOUR, too full and tailing into leg, Russell tries to heave it, the ball squirts off the inside edge to the deep backward square leg fence130/3
17.1DROPPEDDernbach to Samuels, no run, Dropped! This was pitched up close to off, Samuels nails the drive straight to extra cover, Tredwell gets both hand and spills it. That was poor bit of effort from the offie. It was straight in and straight out132/3
17.2FOURDernbach to Samuels, FOUR, overpitched outside off, Samuels makes room and drills the drive wide of extra cover this time, the placing and timing is exquisite136/3
17.3FOURDernbach to Samuels, FOUR, misses the yorker and the ball is a full toss, Samuels hammers it down the ground to long on, he really middle that. He brings up his 7th T20I fifty140/3
17.4FOURDernbach to Samuels, FOUR, slower delivery outside off, Samuels throws the kitchen sink at it, the ball flies off the outside edge to the square third man fence144/3
17.5FOURDernbach to Samuels, FOUR, excellent shot! This was a well directed yorker, Samuels digs the drive straight down the ground. Good use of the crease and excellent power behind it148/3
18FOURDernbach to Samuels, FOUR, 5th boundary of the over! This was the slower ball that is dropped short, Samuels backs away and muscles the cut to deep backward point. This is the best over of the innings. Total carnage out there152/3
18.4SIXBresnan to A Russell, SIX, too full and outside off, Russell gets underneath it and slices it square of the wicket on the off-side, that was hit against the wind but with Russell's power it sailed all the way160/3
19FOURBresnan to Samuels, FOUR, straying onto the pads, Samuels tickles it fine and picks up another boundary. The fielder was inside the circle165/3

Batting: England

Over No.Event TypeEventTeam Score
1.2FOURRampaul to Lumb, FOUR, short and on the body, Lumb moves across and pulls it behind square for the first boundary of the innings7/0
1.5FOURRampaul to Lumb, FOUR, full and wide of off, Lumb throws his bat at that, the ball flies off the outside edge over short third man for the second boundary of the over11/0
2.3OUTBadree to Hales, out Stumped!! Badree strikes and gets the big wicket of Hales. This was pushed through close to off, Hales skips down the track, makes room and tries to cut it, the ball hurries past the outside edge, Ramdin is quick in whipping the bails off. That was cleverly bowled by Badree as he saw the batsman giving the charge and fired in. Hales st Ramdin b Badree 3(7)13/1
2.4OUTBadree to L Wright, out Stumped!! Two in two and Badree is on a hat-trick. Wright goes for a golden duck. This was the googly around off, Wright goes for a booming drive and fails to make contact, he drags his back leg out of the crease, Ramdin was quick to seize the opportunity as he takes the bails off. The third umpire has a good hard look before giving it in favour of the host team. L Wright st Ramdin b Badree 0(1)13/2
3FOURBadree to Eoin Morgan, FOUR, half tracker down leg, Morgan helps it to the long leg fence with a fierce pull shot. That was really a gift from Badree17/2
3.4FOURRampaul to Lumb, FOUR, overpitches the slower delivery outside off, Lumb extends his arms and goes through with the drive, he hits it over the in-field and picks up a boundary to deep extra cover23/2
4.2FOURBadree to Eoin Morgan, FOUR, googly on the stumps, Morgan plays the reverse sweep in the air but splits short third man and backward point to perfection29/2
5.2FOURNarine to Eoin Morgan, FOUR, floated on the stumps, Morgan gets inside the line and sweeps it to deep square leg, he picked his spot and hit it really well36/2
6.3OUTBadree to Lumb, out Caught by Rampaul!! The pressure of the score board gets to Lumb. This was a half tracker on leg-stump, Lumb goes for the pull but ends up top edging it to long leg, where Rampaul settles under it and takes a simple catch. England are in troule as they have lost their top-order very cheaply. Lumb c Rampaul b Badree 18(19) [4s-3]36/3
6.5DROPPEDBadree to Eoin Morgan, no run, Dropped! This was tossed up on off, Morgan drills the drive back to Badree who puts it down, that was hit really hard but he should have taken that. Will this cost the West Indies?36/3
7FOURBadree to Eoin Morgan, FOUR, well bowled googly around off, Morgan drives away from the body and gets a thick edge, the ball goes past the diving fielder at short third man. Badree ends his spell, this is his career best figures for him in T20I40/3
7.3OUTNarine to Buttler, out Caught by (sub)Charles!! England slip into deeper trouble as Buttler goes trying to hit his way out. It was a flighted delivery on off, Buttler goes for the reverse sweep, he does not middle it as he spoons it to backward point, Charles takes a smart catch. Buttler c (sub)Charles b Narine 0(3)40/4
8.1FOURDwayne Bravo to Bopara, FOUR, Bopara welcomes Bravo with a boundary to the bowling crease, full and on off, he makes a bit of room and lofts it straight down the ground, Charles tries to pull it back but is not able to47/4
8.2FOURDwayne Bravo to Bopara, FOUR, overcompensates by bowling it short and outside off, Bopara gets on top of the bounce and cuts it to deep backward point, back to back boundaries for him51/4
9.3OUTSamuels to Eoin Morgan, out Caught by (sub)Charles!! Samuels gets the big fish and England starring down the barrel. This was slightly quicker and around off, Morgan middles the sweep, he hits it hard and flat but straight to deep mid wicket, Charles takes a superb catch as he was very close to the ropes. Eoin Morgan c (sub)Charles b Samuels 19(18) [4s-4]55/5
10.5SIXSammy to Bopara, SIX, freebie from Sammy, knee high full toss, Bopara slams it over the cow corner for the first maximum of the innings69/5
11.4OUTSamuels to Stokes, out Stumped!! Samuels has a word straightaway with Bopara after getting rid of Stokes. This was given plenty of air outside off, Stokes comes down the track and is beaten by the turn, he tries to hoick it over mid wicket but misses, Ramdin has his third stumping of the innings, the easiest of them all. Stokes st Ramdin b Samuels 4(5)73/6
12.1DROPPEDRampaul to Bresnan, 1 run, Dropped! Sammy is the culprit. This was a back of a length delivery on off, Bresnan tries to whip it across the line, he gets a top edge towards point, Sammy runs around from gully and puts it down, it was Samuels' catch who was at backward point. Replays show that nobody call for it and Sammy was late to react77/6
12.2FOURRampaul to Bopara, FOUR, length delivery on off, Bopara swings and gets a thickish inside edge between deep mid wicket and long on, Charles runs across and slides but can't pull it back81/6
12.3FOURRampaul to Bopara, FOUR, pitched up on the stumps, Bopara backs away and hits it in the air straight down the ground, that was timed beautifully, he beats the two fielder perfectly85/6
12.5FOURRampaul to Bresnan, FOUR, short and outside off, Bresnan upper cuts it to third man, Bravo runs around and puts in a full length dive, he gets a hand on it but does not hold on. Had he taken that catch it would have been a ripper90/6
14.2FOURDwayne Bravo to Bopara, FOUR, off-cutter which is pitched up, Bopara drives it in the air to extra cover, Gayle gets finger tips on that but it is just out of reach101/6
14.3OUTDwayne Bravo to Bopara, out Caught&Bowled!! Dwayne Bravo holds on to a skier and does his customary dance move. This was a slower ball outside off, Bopara goes for the slog across the line, he top edges it towards square leg, Bravo calls for it and takes a very good catch. England's last hope goes back to the pavillion. Bopara c and b Dwayne Bravo 42(24) [4s-5 6s-1]101/7
16.1FOURA Russell to Bresnan, FOUR, full and outside off, Bresnan throws his bat at it, the ball flies off the outside edge to third man fence111/7
16.4FOURA Russell to Bresnan, FOUR, good length delivery outside off, Bresnan shuffles across and looks to slog it over mid wicket, the ball squirts off the inside edge past Ramdin and into the fine leg fence117/7
18OUTDwayne Bravo to Broad, out Broad Run Out!! West Indies completing the formalities. This was a well bowled yorker just outside off, Broad fails to dig it out as the ball goes to Ramdin, he looks to steal a bye again but Ramdin is up to it as he hits the bulls-eye at the striker's end. Broad was well short of his ground and an easy decision for the square leg umpire. Broad run out (Ramdin) 5(12)123/8
18.2SIXA Russell to Bresnan, SIX, good length ball on off, Bresnan gives himself some room and tonks it across the lineas the ball clears the deep mid wicket fence quite easily129/8
19OUTA Russell to Bresnan, out Tredwell Run Out!! Brilliant bit of work from Russell. This was full and just outside off, Bresnan shuffles across and inside edges onto the pads, Tredwell calls for the quick single, Russell is aware of the situation as he runs in and hits the stumps at the striker's end, he catches Tredwell well short of the crease. Tredwell run out (A Russell) 1(1)133/9
19.1FOURDwayne Bravo to Bresnan, FOUR, slower ball on the stumps, Bresnan backs away and lofts it straight down the ground, the ball goes one bounce and into the fence137/9
20FOURDwayne Bravo to Bresnan, FOUR, short and outside off, Bresnan splices the cut over backward point and picks up a boundary. West Indies win by 27 runs143/9