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Beausejour Stadium, St Lucia, 4-6 April 2003


The players who took part in the Double Wicket World Championship, St Lucia April 2003. Top Row - from left: Shahid Afridi, Adam Hollioake, Mahela Jayawardene, Devon Malcolm, Jacob Oram, Steve Elworthy, Alistair Campbell, Daniel Vettori, Carl Hooper. Middle Row - John Davison, Chris Gayle, Andy Flintoff, Wasim Akram, Aravinda de Silva, Greg Blewett Andy Flower. Bottom Row - Andy Flower, Guy Whittall, Ridley Jacobs, Alan Donald (Photo Colin Cumberbatch, Courtesy St.Lucia Tourist Board)


Oram century gives New Zealand
inaugural Double Wicket crown

Big hitting Oram leads
charmed life in St. Lucia

England collapse allows New
Zealand through to final

Sri Lanka through to final

England replace Pakistan in semi-final

Semi-final preview


Wasim Akram: I'll help Hampshire's youngsters

Blewett - Clarke is the next Ricky Ponting

New Zealand win inaugural Double Wicket World Championship

Having gone through the series without losing a match, New Zealand were determined to maintain that unblemished record. Sri Lanka won the toss and decided to bat first in the finals of the inaugural Double Wicket World Championship. The Sri Lankans from the start of their innings (extended to 12 overs for the finals), were mixing aggression with caution. [More]

Final: New Zealand beat Sri Lanka by 79 runs

Ball-by-ball commentary >>
Sri Lanka 70 (12/12 overs)
Jayawardene 22, De Silva 47
1 extra, Oram 1-50, Vettori 2-49
New Zealand 149 (12/12)
Oram 106, Vettori 37, 6 extras
De Silva 0-82, Jayawardene 2-82

1st Semi-Final: Sri Lanka beat West Indies by 3 runs

Ball-by-ball commentary >>
West Indies 68 (10/10 overs)
Gayle 46, Hooper 17, 5 extras
De Silva 2-35, Jayawardene 1-60
Sri Lanka 71 (10/10 overs)
Jayawardene 42, De Silva 24, 5 extras
Hooper 0-39, Gayle 0-40

2nd Semi-Final: New Zealand beat England by 53 runs

Ball-by-ball commentary >>
New Zealand 93 (10/10 overs)
Oram 52, Vettori 36, 5 extras
Hollioake 2-44, Flintoff 0-70
England 40 (10/10 overs)
Hollioake 25, Flintoff 9, 6 extras
Vettori 7-59, Oram 2-70

Scorecards of all group matches | Semi-finals/final schedule

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St Lucia Tourist Board


Tel +1 758 452 4094 Fax +1 758 453 1121

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