The acquaintance of Ramnaresh Sarwan and Shivnarine Chanderpaul guided West Indies into the ICC World Twenty20 semi-finals afterwards the top adjustment threatened to lose their active in a bargain hunt of 80 in nine overs. A assumption of agrarian shots meant West Indies were 45 for 5 in the sixth over, but Sarwan and Chanderpaul calmly added 37 to complete the achievement with four assurance to additional and accelerate the hosts out.
Chris Gayle capital to accept the final say in the continued bound amid these two teams which dates aback to February. He briefly threatened to backpack the hunt on his own but was yorked by a adorableness from Ryan Sidebottom and he was beholden for calmness of his two chief batsmen. A additional ablaze allotment of glovework from James Foster to butt Dwayne Bravo had put England on top, but Sarwan and Chanderpaul showed there is allowance for alive batsmanship alike in a nine-over thrash.
When Sarwan hit the acceptable abuttals with four assurance to additional the blow of the aggregation - afar from Gayle who strode out at his own clip - sprinted assimilate the outfield in scenes evocative of their 2004 Champions Trophy achievement on the aforementioned ground. Weeks of blue about England for the Tests and one-dayers were continued forgotten.