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England vs West Indies 1st T20I 2007 Highlights

Cricket Highlights - England vs West Indies 1st T20I 2007


Watch the highlights of England vs West Indies 1st T20I 2007 - West Indies tour of England 2-match Twenty20 international series of the 1st T20I match first time played between West Indies and England at The Oval in 28th June 2007.

England vs West Indies 1st T20I 2007 Highlights
Paul Collingwood hammers one through the leg side © Getty Images

Record-breaking half-centuries from Devon Smith, Marlon Samuels and Shivnarine Chanderpaul's 26-ball 41 before Dwayne Smith and Darren Sammy's combined 5-wickets helped to West Indies pulled off a their first T20I win against England by 15-runs, despite a fighting knock from captain Paul Collingwood's 41-ball 79 and take a 1-0 lead in a high-scoring historic game of the first T20 international.

* Marlon Samuels equalled a 25-ball joint second fastest fifty in T20 internationals, jointly with Andrew Symonds and the fastest fifty by an West Indies batsman in T20Is, surpassing the previous record of 30-ball half-century held by Devon Smith in this match.

* Devon Smith became the first West Indies batsman to score a fifty in T20 international cricket history.

* Marlon Samuels became the second West Indies batsman to score a fifty in T20 international after Devon Smith.

* West Indies 208 was their highest score in T20 international and the fourth highest total in T20Is.

* England's 193 was their highest score in T20 international and the seventh highest total in T20Is.

* 84 : Devon Smith and Shivnarine Chanderpaul set up the record second-wicket partnership for West Indies in T20I International, previously held by the 14-run stand between Daren Ganga and Runako Morton against New Zealand at Auckland in 2006, It is the second highest second-wicket stand in T20Is and the joint fourth highest any-wicket partnership in T20Is, jointly 84-run stand held by between (Graeme Smith and Jacques Kallis against New Zealand at Johannesburg in 2005 (Damien Martin and Andrew Symonds against South Africa at Brisbane in 2006).

* 91 : Paul Collingwood and Michael Yardy set up the record seventh-wicket partnership for England in T20 international, previously held by the 49-run stand between Paul Nixon and Jamie Dalrymple against Australia at Sydney in 2007, also England's highest any-wicket stand in T20Is, previously held by the 59-run stand for the first-wicket between Marcus Trescothick and Andrew Symonds against Sri Lanka at Southampton in 2006 and the third highest any-wicket partnership in T20Is.

West Indies scored mammoth total of 208-8 in 20 overs with top scorer by Debutant Devon Smith - who hammered a 61 off 34-balls on his debut T20I match - including 7-fours & 3-sixes with strike rate of 179.41.

Marlon Samuels blasted a 51 off 26-balls including 4-sixes & 3-fours with strike rate of 196.15, Shivnarine Chanderpaul hammered a 41 off 26-balls included 6-fours with strike rate of 157.69 and Denesh Ramdin 24.

England best bowler by James Anderson takes 2-wickets, Debutant Dimitri Mascarenhas - who took two-wickets on his debut T20I match, Stuart Broad, Michael Yardy both took one-wickets and Debutant Ryan Sidebotton - who took 1-wicket on his debut T20I match.

England scored 193-7 in 20 overs with top scorer by Paul Collingwood 79, Debutant Matt Prior - who hammered a 25 off 14-balls on his debut T20I match - including 2-sixes & 2-fours with strike rate of 178.57.

Michael Yardy 23 not out, Kevin Pietersen 16 and Debutant Alastair Cook - who scored 15 off 16-balls on his debut T20I match - including 2-fours.

West Indies best bowler by Dwayne Smith picked up 3-wickets for 24-runs in 4-overs and Debutant Daren Sammy - who took 2-wickets on his debut T20I match.

Paul Collingwood named Player of the match for his power-hitting quick-fire fighting 79-runs knocked off facing 41-balls including 5-fours and 4-sixes with strike rate of 192.68.