Tuesday 2 June 2009 

ICC WT20: Gayle Force Blows Away Ireland

ICC WT20: Gayle Force Blows Away Ireland
ICC WT20: Gayle Force Blows Away Ireland
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West Indies 134-1 (Gayle 88no) beat
Ireland 130-7 (Bray 30, Benn 2-24) by nine wickets
ICC World Twenty20 warm-up, The Brit Oval

Captain Chris Gayle smashed 88 in 55 balls as the West Indies beat Ireland by nine wickets in an ICC World Twenty20 warm-up match.

Gayle hit five fours and five sixes as the West Indies closed on 134 for one in 16 overs after they had restricted Ireland to 130 for seven from their 20 overs.

Sulieman Benn picked up two for 24 for the West Indies, the only bowler from either side to pick up more than one wicket.

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