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2015 World Cup:West Indies beat Zimbabwe

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Feb: 24 WI 372/2 (50.0 ov) (Gayle 215,Samuels 133*) beat Zimbabwe 289 (44.3/48 ov, target 363) by 73 runs

Chris Gayle scored first double hundred in World Cup.His partnership with Samuels of 372 runs in highest in ODI cricket.

Gayle finished on 215 from 147 balls. He hit 10 fours and sent 16 sixes flying over the straight boundary or into a group of fans dressed as a coven of witches beyond the midwicket boundary. At the other end, unnoticed, Marlon Samuels made his highest ODI score and played second fiddle in a partnership of 372, the highest for any wicket in ODIs.