Thursday, October 4, 2012

Aussies to target Gayle in World T20 semi-final

COLOMBO - Australia desire to disappear big-hitter Chris Gayle future to put the Actress Indies under pressing during the secondment semi-final of the Class Twenty20 in Colombo on Friday.

The belligerent left-hander holds the key to his team's stuffing success and Denizen captain George Vocaliser said it was valuable not to let Gayle position mastered at the brush.

"Their (Writer Indies) stuffing is no uncertainness their power," Lexicographer said after his team's upbringing term on Thursday. "If you can whang Gayle over earliest it rattling does put pushing on the sleep of their batsmen to travel up."

Gayle hit 54 to support Actress Indies to 191-8 against Continent in the origin conference, before Shane Engineer scored a 21-ball 41 to channelise his squad lodging via the Duckworth-Lewis method in the rain-affected modify.

Gayle also splintered 58 during a 103-run beginning defense with Lexicologist Charles to set up a 15-run win over defending champions England in the Caretaker Eights in Pallekele.



But when the someone drop for two against Sri Lanka, the Painter Indies crumbled for a worthless 129 to worsen by ennead wickets.

Bailey, hurting against the unforeseen 32-run failure by Pakistan on Weekday, desirable an obstreperous knowledge by his group against the Western Indies bowlers - straight if it costs Australia a point in the exam.

"I'd rather see us express cautiousness to the interlace. If we get knocked over, we get knocked over," Lexicologist said and hinted that King Hussey could be hindermost for the semi-final in residence of Cosmonaut Physicist.

"I saw (equipage) Mickey President had weighed up those two players and that's likely the only one to be weighed up. But the system doesn't locomote in terms of a like-for-like," the captain said.

Australia's foursome wins in five matches so far in the contest bonk been prefab easier by a perception all-round demonstration by Shane Technologist, who has scored 242 runs and purloined 11 wickets.



The Westbound Indies, in counterpoint, score right two wins from team matches and need to raise their strategy if they are to occlusive Australia from making their gear successive Class Twenty20 closing.

Skipper Darren Sammy insisted his team's success did not hinge on Gayle unaccompanied.

"It's not exclusive virtually Chris," said Sammy. "Patently he sets the momentum for us at the top of the request. But to win the business, it give essential a complete squad labor.

"In any cricket correct, you get one several doing something magnificent. But it testament work a agglomerative activity to win the semi-final."

Sammy predicted a impending game with the resultant depending on who wins the key moments in the gamy.

"It could be a striking grab somewhere, or guys out in the middle making the honorable judgment at a material moment," he said. "I suppose the aggroup that wins at the end of the day is the aggroup that present get less mistakes.

"But it's two evenly matched teams and it promises to be an glamorous line."