New Zealand crush W.Indies by 159 runs, Anderson scores fastest ODI ton
QUEENSTOWN: Corey Anderson's record breaking fastest century and explosive batting by Jesse Ryder crushed West Indies by 159 runs here at the first One Day International on Wednesday, ARY News reports.
West India won the toss and elected to field first. The match was restricted to 21 overs.
Kiwi batsmen Corey Anderson and Jesse Ryder smashed the West Indies bowlers to all the corners of the ground. Corey Anderson made the fastest ODI century as he reached his ton in just 36 balls. Jesse Ryder also scored his century in 46 balls.
Anderson remained not out at 131 runs from 47 balls whereas Jesse Ryder scored 104 runs from 51 balls.
Brendon McCullum scored a quick 33 runs from 11 balls to take the side to mammoth total of 283 runs.
In reply, West Indies could only manage to score 124 runs in their required 21 overs with five wickets down. Dwayne Bravo was the highest scorer of the team 56 runs.
Corey Anderson was named the Man of the Match for his record ton.