West Indies put 304 against minnows Ireland
NELSON: The West Indies made 304-7 after being sent into bat against Ireland in their first World Cup match at Saxton Oval in Nelson Monday.
Lendl Simmons made 102 and Darren Sammy posted his highest ODI score of 89.
For Ireland, George Dockrell took three for 50.
Smith c Mooney b K. O’Brien 18
Gayle c K. O’Brien b Dockrell 36
Bravo run out (McBrine) 0
Samuels lbw Dockrell 21
Ramdin lbw Dockrell 1
Simmons c Dockrell b Sorensen 102
Sammy c Dockrell b Mooney 89
Russell not out 27
Holder not out 0
Extras (lb1, w9) 10
Total (7 wickets; 50 overs) 304
Fall of wickets: 1-30 (Smith), 2-31 (Bravo), 3-78 (Gayle), 4-78 (Samuels), 5-87 (Ramdin), 6-241 (Sammy), 7-302 (Simmons)
Bowling: Mooney 7-1-59-1 (3w), Sorensen 8-0-64-1 (1w), McBrine 10-1-26-0, K. O’Brien 9-0-71-1 (3w), Dockrell 10-0-50-3 (1w), Stirling 6-0-33-0 (1w)
Umpires: Bruce Oxenford (AUS), Richard Illingworth (ENG)
TV Umpire: Chris Gaffaney (NZL)
Match referee: Chris Broad (ENG)