PALLEKELE, Oct 1: West Indies knocked New Zealand out of the World Twenty20 Monday in a dramatic Super Over after their group one match at Pallekele stadium ended in a tie.
Both teams were locked at 139 after 40 overs in the Super Eights game, forcing the Super Over decider. New Zealand scored 17 off their six balls but the West Indies knocked the target off with a ball to spare.
The defeat eliminated New Zealand after three defeats in as many matches. West Indies must wait for the result of England´s game against Sri Lanka later on Monday, which will decide the semi-final places. West Indies beat New Zealand in Super Over.
West Indies: 139 all out in 19.3 overs (Chris Gayle 30, Kieron Pollard 28; Doug Bracewell 3/31, Tim Southee 3/21).
New Zealand: 139 for seven in 20 overs (Ross Taylor not out 62; Sunil Narine 3/20).