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WI vs SA: West Indies beat South Africa by 4 wickets in tri-series opener

West Indies rode on Sunil Narine's six wicket haul and Kieron Pollard's unbeaten 67 to beat South Africa by 4 wickets.

By: Express Web Desk |
Updated: June 5, 2016 9:29:48 pm
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West Indies restricted South Africa for 188 after Sunil Narine took six wickets for 27 runs. Later, Kieron Pollard struck an unbeaten 67 to lead them to a 4 wicket win over South Africa in the tri-series opener.

Scorecard: West Indies vs South Africa

As it happened: WI vs SA

0612 hrs IST: WEST INDIES WIN! Pollard remains unbeaten on 67 as West Indies win by 4 wickets in tri-series opener

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0608 hrs IST: West Indies need 5 runs off the last 18 balls

0550 hrs IST: WICKET! Phangiso has another. Brathwaite has holed out with 15 still required

0539 hrs IST: FIFTY for Pollard on return. Off 45 balls. First Narine, now Pollard. Game of comebacks

0534 hrs IST: No edge, impact on umpire’s call & ball hitting the wickets. Bravo has to go. WI 150/5

0530 hrs IST: Phangiso strikes. Turning it enough into Bravo to get him LBW. Bravo reviews it straight away

0515 hrs IST: 90 balls remaining and West Indies need 54 more runs. Pollard the key here

0505 hrs IST: West Indies are 126/4. They need 63 more runs from 102 balls with 6 wickets in hand

0500 hrs IST: It’s has started to drizzle. West Indies are 124/4 after 32 overs. Par score by D/L method is 106. They are ahead by 18 runs

0452 hrs IST: Free-hit to Pollard and he has sent it over mid-wicket boundary for a six. Pressure on Rabada

0450 hrs IST: 30 overs gone. West Indies are 111/4. They are on track. Keep wickets in hand

0443 hrs IST: 29 overs gone and West Indies are 107/4. Need 82 more

0435 hrs IST: 100 sixes for Pollard in ODIs. Fourth West Indian to do so. Sir Vivan Richards, Brain Lara and Chris Gayle are the other three

0433 hrs IST: Another one! Higher and bigger but a similar shot for a similar result

0432 hrs IST: SIX! On Pollard’s feet and he just drives on the up over bowler and a lunging long-on fielder for a six

0427 hrs IST: SIX! Pollard, playing an ODI after 2 years, sends the second ball he faces for a big, big six

0425 hrs IST: WICKET! Ramdin lashes one straight to covers! Duminy strikes. Spin doing the trick for South Africa

0415 hrs IST: Ramdin and Bravo going along nicely. Getting the odd boundary in 2 overs

0358 hrs IST: WICKET! Phangiso now has trapped Marlon Samules in from of the stumps. Umpire gives it out. Samuels wants to review it but walks off after discussion with Bravo. Arm ball turning enough to take the stumps

0351 hrs IST: WICKET! Tahir again, googly again and bowled again. Charles playing all around it. WI 52/2

0340 hrs IST: West Indies struggling against spin. 14 overs gone and they are 40/1

0326 hrs IST: WICKET! Off he goes to celebrate. Imran Tahir castles Fletcher and West Indies are 37/1

0312 hrs IST: A series of yorkers from Rabada has hit the West Indies openers on the toes. LBW appeals have been turned. Couple of them looked plumb

0303 hrs IST: 6 overs done and West Indies have reached 22/0

0300 hrs IST: Tight bowling from the South Africa pacer Kyle Abbott and Kasigo Rabada

0240 hrs IST: Charles gets an outside edge off the third ball but it goes between Amla and De Kock. Amla at wide slip, dives but cannot take it

0238 hrs IST: West Indies openers are out in the middle. Kyle Abbott to bowl

0157 hrs IST: A six wicket haul for Narine. Tahir is LBW. South Africa 188 all out

0153 hrs IST: WICKET! Narine has a five-wicket haul on his comeback! Phangiso hits it mid-off

0150 hrs IST: WICKET! Brathwaite gets Abbott. South Africa are struggling

0145 hrs IST: WICKET! Morris is gone. That is plumb in front. Narine gets another

0130 hrs IST: Duminy holds the key for South Africa. Chris Morris with him

0107 hrs IST: WICKET! Narine has two in two. Farhan Behardien is adjudged LBW! On a hat-trick

0104 hrs IST: Narine gets Rossouw! Outside edge and a good catch at slips by Brathwaite. Out for 61

0058 hrs IST: 34 overs gone and South Africa are 153/3

0043 hrs IST: FIFTY! Rossouw is still standing strong against the spin of West Indies

0038 hrs IST: West Indies have broken the stand. Taylor had dropped Quinton de Kock and Rilliee Rossouw on return catches but not AB de Villiers. Takes the catch one handed. SA 130/3

0023 hrs IST: Dropped! Another return catch for Taylor but this one was even harder

0013 hrs IST: 50 partnership up for AB de Villiers and Rossouw

0010 hrs IST: 100 up for South Africa after the 24th over

0000 hrs IST: South Africa have been slow after those opening two wickets. 86/2 after 21 overs

2350 hrs IST: Pitch assisting the spinners. Benn is testing Rossouw in the middle. South Africa 73/2 after 18 overs

2340 hrs IST: Drinks after 16 overs. South Africa are 69/2

2324 hrs IST: South Africa 56/2 after 12 overs. AB de Villiers and Rillie Rossouw out in the middle

2312 hrs IST: WICKET! Both openers gone. Narine has Amla LBW. South Africa slip to 54/2 after 11 overs

2307 hrs IST: WICKET! Carlos Brathwaite has bowled Quinton de Kock. He tries to pull it but manages only to drag it back onto the stumps

2301 hrs IST: Two fours from the seventh over from De Kock and it South Africa reach 41/0

2252 hrs IST: Five over gone and South Africa 29/0

2246 hrs IST: Two fours and a single off the fourth over and South Africa are 19/0

2242 hrs IST: Three over gone, South Africa 10/0

2238 hrs IST: Holder bowl a good over. Only 4 runs off it

2234 hrs IST: Holder to bowl the second over

2232 hrs IST: Droppped! On the third ball, De Kock plays one back but Taylor puts down the return catch. It goes for four!

2230 hrs IST: Amla, De Kock out in the middle. Jeorme Taylor to bowl

2228 hrs IST: Both teams and match officials pay tribute to Tony Cozier

2226 hrs IST: The drizzle has cleared and we are all set for the South Africa innings to begin

2220 hrs IST: Small drizzle in Providence. We have to wait for some time

2207 hrs IST: West Indies playing Kieron Pollard and Sunil Narine

2205 hrs IST: Chris Morris will be the all-rounder for South Africa. They have also opted to play two spinners – Aaron Phansigo and Imran Tahir

2202 hrs IST: South Africa have won the toss and elected to bat first against West Indies

2200 hrs IST: Welcome back ODIs. After 108 days, any top ranked countries are playing ODIs. West Indies and South Africa kick-off the tri-series which also has Australia as third team

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