By CricketCountry Staff
Colombo: Sep 22, 2012
Earlier, winning the toss, West Indies elected to bat first. Opener Dwayne Smith was bowled by Mitchell Starc in the second over.
However, Gayle paced an aggressive innings as he scored 54 runs off 33 balls.
Middle-order batsman Marlon Samuels later built a 47-run partnership with Dwayne Bravo after Gayle’s dismissal.
Samuels scored 50 off 32 balls before being dismissed in the 16th over.
Brief Scores: West Indies 191 for 8 in 20 overs (Chris Gayle 54, Marlon Samuels 50; Mitchell Starc 3 for 35, Shane Watson 2 for 29) vs Australia