|West Indies beat England by 15 runs in their first twenty International match against England.
After winning the toss West Indies captain Chris Gayle decided to bat at beautiful Oval wickets but West Indies loss their captain very early in the second over of the match at 13/1. Shivnarine Chanderpaul who came out to bat after dismissal of Chris Gayle and opner Devon Smith played an outstanding inning to give West Indies a flying start to make a huge total in their allotted quota of 20 overs. After dismissal of Chanderpaul who is looking very dangerous batsman from England point of view another dangerous player Marlon Samuels arrive at the crease and scored brilliant 51 from just 26 balls to set England a huge target of 209 to chase.
England Started well but due to run rate which is climbing high over after over England loose their way and are struggling at 101/6 in 13th over but thanks to England new Captain Collingwood and Michael Yardy who plays brilliantly to give England an outside chance to win this match. But West Indies bowler Ravi Rampaul kept their head cool and bowl brilliantly at the depth to give West indies their first International Victory on the tour.
England Captain Paul Collingwood made 79 of 41 deliveries. He was finally run out in the last over of the game.
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