Charles powers West Indies to big win
Chasing 154, team rides on opener's 92 off just 48 balls to beat Zimbabwe by 10 wickets
01 March 2016 09:23
Johnson Charles smashed 92 not out off just 48 balls with six big sixes and 10 boundaries.
The powerful opener smashed 92 not out off just 48 balls with six big sixes and 10 boundaries to be named Man-of-the-Match.
His opening partner Andre Fletcher made 56 not out off 35 balls with three sixes and five fours, on a good batting surface.
Windies motored to a victory target of 154 without loss after the Zimbaweans made 153-7 off 20 overs.
The best bowler was seamer Carlos Brathwaite with 3-23, which helped to restrict the innings after a solid start.
Scores: ZIMBABWE 153-7 off 20 overs (Vusi Sibanda 64, Sikandar Raza 23; Carlos Brathwaite 3-23, Dwayne Bravo 2-11, Jerome Taylor 2-35) WEST INDIES 154-0 off 12.4 overs (Johnson Charles 92 not out, Andre Fletcher 56 not out)