2007 Cricket World Cup: West Indies vs Pakistan

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Tuesday, March 13, 2007

West Indies have won the first match of the 2007 Cricket World Cup against Pakistan by 54 runs today in Sabina Park, Kingston, Jamaica.

West Indies scored 241 runs after losing nine wickets in the first innings. Samuels made 63 runs, hitting five fours and three sixes. Pakistan could make only 187 runs in 47.2 overs.

Player of the match, Dwayne Smith made 32 runs off just 15 balls and took three wickets for 36 runs in 10 overs.

West Indies had won five matches out of seven played against Pakistan in the previous World Cups, whereas Pakistan won only two.


Toss: Pakistan won, and elected to field first.

20px West Indies innings
Player Status Runs Balls 4s 6s Strike rate
Chris Gayle c Akmal b Gul 2 6 0 0 33.33
Shivnarine Chanderpaul c Akmal b Iftikhar 19 63 1 0 30.16
Ramnaresh Sarwan c Younis b Iftikhar 49 65 9 0 75.38
Marlon Samuels c Malik b Hafeez 63 70 5 3 90.00
Brian Lara c Akmal b Hafeez 37 56 3 1 66.07
Dwayne Bravo c Naved-ul-Hasan b Iftikhar 16 17 2 0 94.12
Denesh Ramdin st Akmal b Kaneria 1 4 0 0 25.00
Dwayne Smith c Inzamam-ul-Haq b Gul 32 15 3 2 213.33
Jerome Taylor run out (Ifithkar) 2 4 0 0 50.00
Daren Powell not out 1 1 0 0 100.00
Corey Collymore not out 8 2 0 1 400.00
Extras (lb 2; w 6; nb 3) 11
Total (9 Wickets; 50 overs) 241 23 7

Fall of wickets: 1-7 (Gayle, 2.2 ov), 2-64 (Chanderpaul, 19.2 ov), 3-77 (Sarwan, 23.5 ov), 4-168 (Lara, 41.1 ov), 5-181 (Samuels, 43.6 ov), 6-183 (Ramdin, 44.5 ov), 7-223 (Smith, 48.2 ov), 8-228 (Taylor, 49.1 ov), 9-232 (Bravo, 49.3 ov)

Flag of Pakistan.svg Pakistan bowling
Bowler Overs Maidens Runs Wickets Econ
Umar Gul 9 1 38 2 4.22
Rana Naved-ul-Hasan 9 1 49 0 5.44
Iftikhar Anjum 10 3 44 3 4.40
Danish Kaneria 9 2 45 1 5.00
Mohammad Hafeez 9 0 39 2 4.33
Shoaib Malik 4 0 24 0 6.00
Flag of Pakistan.svg Pakistan innings (Target: 242 runs from 50 overs)
Player Status Runs Balls 4s 6s Strike rate
Imran Nazir c Ramdin b Powell 6 3 0 1 200.00
Mohammad Hafeez c Lara b Powell 11 28 2 0 39.29
Younis Khan c Ramdin b Taylor 9 13 2 0 69.23
Mohammad Yousuf c Ramdin b Smith 37 72 1 0 51.39
Inzamam-ul-Haq lbw b Smith 36 65 4 0 55.38
Shoaib Malik c Chanderpaul b Colleymore 62 54 6 1 114.81
Kamran Akmal c Bravo b Smith 0 1 0 0 0.00
Rana Naved-ul-Hasan b Bravo 11 29 0 0 37.93
Iftikhar Anjum c Lara b Bravo 11 18 0 0 61.11
Umar Gul c & b Bravo 0 1 0 0 0.00
Danish Kaneria not out 0 0 0 0 0.00
Extras (lb 2; w 2) 4
Total (all out; 47.2 overs) 187 15 2

Fall of wickets: 1-6 (Imran Nazir, 0.3 ov), 2-17 (Younis Khan, 3.6 ov), 3-39 (Mohammad Hafeez, 10.3 ov), 4-99 (Mohammad Yousuf, 28.6 ov), 5-116 (Inzamam-ul-Haq, 32.4 ov), 6-116 (Kamran Akmal, 32.5 ov), 7-144 (Naved-ul-Hasan, 40.2 ov), 8-187 (Iftikhar Anjum, 46.5 ov), 9-187 (Umar Gul, 46.6 ov), 10-187 (Shoaib Malik, 47.2 ov)

20px West Indies bowling
Bowler Overs Maidens Runs Wickets Econ
Daren Powell 10 1 42 2 4.20
Jerome Taylor 10 1 38 1 3.80
Corey Collymore 8.2 3 27 1 3.24
Dwayne Smith 10 0 36 3 3.60
Dwayne Bravo 9 0 42 3 4.67

West Indies: C H Gayle, S Chanderpaul, R R Sarwan, M N Samuels, B C Lara (capt), D J Bravo, D R Smith, D Ramdin (wkt), J E Taylor, D B Powell, C D Collymore
Pakistan: Mohammad Hafeez, Imran Nazir, Younis Khan, Mohammad Yousuf, Inzamam-ul-Haq (capt), Shoaib Malik, Kamran Akmal (wkt), Iftikhar Anjum, Naved-ul-Hasan, Umar Gul, Danish Kaneria

Player of the match: D R Smith (West Indies)

Umpires: B F Bowden (New Zealand) and S J A Taufel (Australia)
TV umpire: B G Jerling (South Africa)
Match referee: B C Broad (England)
Reserve umpire: I J Gould (England)

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