ICC World T20 2012: Rain interrupts play as Australia reach 100

David Warner was the Australian batsman dismissed for 28 runs Getty Images

By CricketCountry Staff

Colombo: Sep 22, 2012

Rain interrupted play as Australia reached a score of 100 runs for the loss of one wicket in the Group B match against West Indies on Saturday.

Chasing 192 for victory, Australia were 100 for one in 9.1 overs when the heavens opened up.

Opener Shane Watson was batting on 41 off 24 balls while Michael Hussey was unbeaten on 28 off 19.

David Warner, who scored 28 off balls, was the only batsman to fall, to pacer Fidel Edwards.

Australia, who were 17 runs ahead of the par score when rain interrupted, needed another 92 from 65 balls to win the contest.

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 100 for 1 in 9.1 overs (Shane Watson 41*, Micahel Hussey 28*)

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