WI edge NZ in one-over play-off

Auckland: A Chris Gayle blast in a special “eliminator over” broke the deadlock between the West Indies and New Zealand to give the tourists the honours in the opening Twenty20 cricket match here on Friday. The first Twenty20 clash ended in a 155-all tie, resulting in the first use in a Twenty20 international of a one-over play-off. Gayle belted 25 including three sixes and a four in the eliminator over off Daniel Vettori. New Zealand in reply lost their two wickets for 15 by the fourth ball bowled by Suleiman Benn.