T20 World Cup: Australia beat unlucky West Indies on Duckworth-Lewis method

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T20 World Cup: Australia beat unlucky West Indies on Duckworth-LewisColombo: David Warner and Shane Watson helped Australia to beat an unfortunate West Indies team by 17 runs in Group B Twenty20 World Cup according to the Duckworth-Lewis method as rain stopped the play when the winners were 100 for one wicket.

Warner scored 28 runs off 14 and Watson smashed an undefeated 41 runs, hitting three sixes and two fours.

Australia were 100 for one wicket when the rain stopped play after 9.1 overs, 17 runs higher than the Duckworth-Lewis target of 83 runs at that stage following the West Indies’s fine effort to amass 191-8.

Big hitters Chris Gayle (54) and Marlon Samuels (50) got quick fifties, both batsmen with four sixes each.

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