Welcome to the live updates of the second Super Eight match between England and West Indies at Pallekalle, Sri Lanka

And that is for it today and we will meet once again tomorrow for the Super Eight matches. It wil be a cracker of contests as South Africa faces Pakistan and India takes on Australia in the two matches on Friday.

West Indies beats England by 15 runs in the second Super Eight match. The defending champion fell short. West Indies have won all the matches they have met against England. No need to say West Indies played well today. Eoin Morgan and Alex Hales after the fall of three quick wickets played well and brought England to the brink of the victory but Samuels excellent final kept them short of 15 runs.

2305 hours It is Samuels to bowl the final over and Morgan is on strike. 20.1 Morgan hits the first ball for a boundary, well tried by Pollard at the long-off boundary but the ball beats him and races the boundary. 20.2. Morgan plays straight to the bowler 20.3. Morgan takes a quick single and it is 18 off three balls. 20.4 Hales is out stumped and England needs 18 off two balls. 20.5 Butler takes a single and it is 17 off one ball. 20.6 Morgan takes a single and it is 164 for four and fell short by 15 runs.

2300 hours Rampaul to bowl the 19th over. Hales on strike (65) and Morgan on 52. 19.1: Hales swings the ball through the mid-wicket boundary and Sammy saves the ball and they go through for three runs. 19.2: Morgan smashes the ball over the long-off boundary for a massive six and it is 150 for six. 19.3 Beautiful delivery from Rampual, Morgan swings and misses. 19.4 Morgan smashes the next ball to the crowd and it is another six from Morgan and England moves to 156 for three. 19.5 Morgan tries to smash the ball and takes a quick single and it is 157 for three 19.6 Hales swings and misses and the score remains at 157 for three and England needs 23 from the last over.

2255 hours 46 runs off 18 balls. Narine into the attack. Morgan tries to make room to the leg side but underedges the ball and reaches his fifty with a single and it is 45 runs off 17 balls. Hales hits the next ball for two runs and it is 137 for three. Hales takes a single off the next ball and England needs 42 off 15 balls. Morgan reverse-sweeps the ball and once again the ball lands in no-man's land and takes two runs and it is 140 for three. A wide from Narine and it is 141 for three. At the end of 18th over it is 141 for three. England still needs 39 runs in two overs.

2250 hours England needs 61 runs in 4 overs. Rampaul is being brought into the attack. He bowled beautifully in the first spell. Morgantries to hit the ball over the mid-wicket but got a thick edge and takes a single and it is 120 for three. Hales hits the next ball to the deep mid-wicket fielder and takes a single and it is 121 for three. Morgan top-edges the ball from Rampaul and the ball all the way went for a six. it is an excellent shot from Morgan and it is 127 for three. Morgan on 42. Morgan whips the ball over the mid-wicket and Russell saves a certain six and Morgan takes two runs and it is 129 for three. 51 runs off 20 balls. Morgan just scoops the next ball through the vacant fine-leg and takes another four and it is 133 for 3 and Morgan moves to 48. Morgan takes a single off the last ball of the over and England 134 for three

2245 hours England needs 70 off 30 balls. Hales on 59 and Morgan on 28. Gayle continues and Morgan whips the ball and England takes a single and there was a shout for a run-out. Hales is in and England heaves a sigh of relief. Hales hits the next ball to the long-on fielder and takes another single and it is 112 for three. Morgan ships the ball through the mid-wicket fielder and beats the fielder at long-on and it is a boundary. England moves to 116 for three. Morgan once again sweeps but straight to the fielder at deep square leg and takes a single and it is 117 for three. Hales cuts the ball straight to the sweeper cover and takes a single and England to 118 for three. Morgan tries to hit the ball over the mid-wicket but got the thick edge and the ball drops in no-man's land and with this Gayle completes his quota of four overs.

2243 hours Narine comes back into the attack and Morgan takes a couple off the first ball and it is 98 for three. Morgan hits the next ball straight to the fielder and takes a single and it is 99 for three. England needs 81 from 34 balls. Narine bowls a wide and it is 100 for England. Hales sweeps the next ball, top-edged and drops in no-man's land and takes two runs and it is 102 for three. Dancing down the track, Hales hits the ball straight to the fielder and takes a single. Morgan smashes the next ball over the long-off boundary for a six and it is 109 for three. Morgan takes a single off the last ball off the 15th ovr and England moves to 110 for three.

2240 hours Gayle continues. Gayle warns Morgan for backing up too much of the crease. Hales hit the first ball for a single and it is 87 for three. Morgan cuts the next ball to the point fielder Bravo and takes a single and it is 88 for three. Hales cuts the ball to the deep point and takes a single and it is 89 for three. Well bowled Gayle, pitching and cutting in sharply, Morgan misses the ball completely. Morgan sweeps the next ball over the square-leg boundary for a sis and it is 95 for three. Once again Morgan sweeps the ball and takes a single and England moves to 96 for three.

2235 hours Morgan takes a single off the first ball of the next over and it is 73 for three. Hales hits the next ball through the long-off for a boundary and it is 77 for three. Hales hits the next ball over the long-on boundary for a six and it is fifty for Hales and England moves to 83 for three. Hales and Morgan takes a quick couple off the next ball and it is 85 for three. A yorker length delivery from Samuels was well negotiated by Hales and England moves to 86 for three.

2230 hours Hales on 37 and Morgan on 7. Gayle continues and Hales takes two runs off the second ball and it is 68 for three. hales takes a single off the third ball and it is 69 for three. Morgan dancing down the track and hits through the covers for a single and it is 70 for three. Hales plays it straight to the sweeper cover and takes another single and it is 71 for three. Morgan reverse-sweeps the final ball to the point fielder and takes another single and it is 72 for three. The required run-rate is now about 13.40.

2228 hours Eoin Morgan comes in next. Samuels bowls. Morgan takes a single off the first ball and it is 56 for three. Samuels bowls a quicker one and nicely negotiated by Hales. Hales cuts the next ball to the deep cover and takes two runs and it is 58 for three. Samuels bowls a wide and it is 59 for three. The keeper misses another stumping chance. Morgan takes two runs of the next ball and England moves to 62 for three. last ball was smashed by Morgan for a boundary and at the end of the 11th over it is 66 for three.

2225 hours Gayle comes into the attack. Gayle has taken 14 wickets so far. First two balls were well negotiated by Bairstow. Bairstow tries to hit the ball out of the park, underedged for a single and it is 54 for two. Hales hits the next ball straight to Gayle. Hales takes a quick single off the fifth ball of Gayle's first over and it is 55 for 2. Bairstow hits the last ball and it went like a rocket over the long-on boundary, but Pollard takes an excellent catch and Bairstow is out and it three down for England. Bairstow is out for 18. Gayle takes a wicket and it is 55 for three.

2220 hours Narine comes into bowl the 9th over. Hales hits the ball to the sweeper cover and takes a single and it is 50 for 2. Bairstow cuts the ball to the sweeper cover and takes another single and it si 52 for 2. England now needs boundaries as the run-rate has crossed 11 runs per over. Hales sweeps the next ball to the square leg fielder for a single and it is 52 for 2. Good second over from Narine as only four runs were taken and England moves to 53 for 2.

2218 hours Badree into his fourth over and bowls his first ball short and Hales cuts the ball through the point for a boundary and it is 46 for 2. Lucky escape for Hales as the keeper misses the ball completely and a stumping chance goes. Bairstow takes a single and it is 48 for two. Hales cuts the next ball through the cover fielder and takes a single and it is 49 for 2. Badree completes his quota of 4 overs and it costed him just 20 runs and what an excellent spell from the young Badree.

2215 hours The captain Darren Sammy comes into the attack. Alex Hales plays defensively to the bowler and the score remains at 29 for 2. Hales plays the next ball straight to the point fielder and no run. Hales pulls the next ball over the square-leg boundary for the England's first six and moves to 35 for 2. Hales takes two quick runs off the next ball and it is 37 for 2. Hales on 26 and Bairstow on 11. Hales takes another single and it is 38 for 2. Bairstow paddle sweeps the next ball for a boundary and it is 42 for 2.

2210 hours Badree continues. The English batsmen scrapes through for two runs and it is 27 for 2. Beautiful delivery from Badree, Bairstow tries to cut the ball which went straight to the point fielder. Bairstow takes a single off the next ball and it is 28 for 2. At the end of six overs England moves to 29 for two. This is the end of power play overs.

2207 hours It is Sunil Narine into the attack and England takes a single and it is 18 for 2. Bairstow takes a quick single and it is 19 for 2. Hales cuts the next ball to the backward point boundary for another four and it is 23 for 2. Hales drives the next ball to the deep mid-wicket and takes a single and it is 24 for 2. at the end of five overs it is 25 for 2. Narine's first over costs him 8 runs.

2205 hours Badree continues and Alex Hales on strike. Alex Hales jumps out the crease and drives the ball through the mid-off and the ball races to the boundary and it is 12 for 2. Hales cuts the next ball and it races through the third-man boundary for another boundary and England moves to 16 for 2. England moves on to 17 for two. At the end of four overs it is 17 for two.

2200 hours Rampaul continues and Bairstow plays straight to the fielder at mid-on and the score remains at 2 for 2. Bairstow pulls the next ball to the mid-wicket boundary for four and it is first boundary for England in this innings and moves to 6 for 2. A short ball from Rampaul was punished by Bairstow. The mid-off fielder throws the ball to the non-striker and the ball misses the stumps by a whisker and England batsmen takes a quick single and it is 7 for 2. It is Bravo at the mid-off. The England batsmen takes single off the fifth ball and it is 8 for 2. Bairstow pulls the last ball straight to the mid-wicket fielder and England remains at 8 for 2.

2155 hours Alex Hales faces his first ball of the innings. He takes a quick single of Samuel Badree first ball and it is 1 for 2. Bairstow plays the next ball straight to the fielder. Badree spins the third ball which was well collected by the keeper. Moving back Bairstow plays it straight ot the cover fielder. Bairstow takes a single off the next ball and it is 2 for 2. At the end of the second over it is 2 for two.

2150 hours The England openers are out in the middle. It's Alex Hales and Craig Kieswetter. Ravi Rampaul to open the attack for West Indies. First ball was left through to the keeper. England lost their first wicket and it is Kieswetter. Pollard takes a simple catch at point and England 0 for one in 0.2 overs. Luke Wright comes in and Rampaul takes the wicket of in-form Luke Wright straightaway. The ball pitched outside the off-stump and Wright edges straight to Chris Gayle in the first slip and it is 0 for 2. Ravi Rampaul is on a hat-trick. Bairstow shoulders up the next ball to the keeper and England remains at 0 for 2. A good first over from Ravi Rampaul. Bairstow plays the next ball straight to Rampaul. At the end of the first over it is 0 for 2 and wickets-maiden for Rampaul.

Broad and Finn are the pick of the English bowlers

England is set to being their chase. With Luke Wright in form, can they chase down 180 runs set by West Indies? In the earlier group match against the Indians, England batsmen succumbed to Harbhajan and Chawla and were bundled out for their lowest total in T20 internationals.

West Indies finishes with 179 for five in 20 overs so England has to score 180 in their 20 overs at 9 runs per over.

2135 hours Last over off the West Indian innings. Bravo hits the first ball straight to the long-off fielder and takes a single. Dernbach bowls the final over. Russell edges the ball over the first slip and the ball races to the third-man boundary for a four and it is 169 for five. Beautiful slow bouncer from Dernbach and Russell and Bravo take a single and it is 170 for five. Bravo hits the ball straight down the ground for a four and it is 174 for five. A slower one from Dernbach, picked early by Bravo. Bravo hits the next ball through the cover boundary for another four and it is 178 for five. Bravo misses the final ball and takes a quick bye and it is 179 for five.

2130 hours Broad into the attack. Darren Sammy hits the ball straight to the long-on fielder and takes two quick runs and it is 156 for four. Sammuy hits the ball over the mid-off fielder and takes another two runs and it is 158 for four. Sammy is bowled. Broad bowls a slow yorker and a wild swish from Sammy and he is bowled and it is 158 for five. Can England restrict below 175? A very bouncer from Broad to Russell, next man, and it is 158 for five. Russell plays the next ball over the fine-leg for a boundary and it is 162 for five. A scorching shot from Russell to the third-man boundary and takes two runs and it si 164 for five.

2125 hours Dernbach's ball was hit by Charles for a boundary and it is 150 for three. Charles tries to hit the ball over the keeper's head and misses it completely. Charles lifts the next ball to the mid-wicket boundary for a four and it is 154 for three. Dernbach bowls a beautiful yorker and Charles plays it straight to the bowler. Charles hits the next ball straight to the long-on fielder and it is a wicket and Charles out for 84. At the end of 18th over it is 154 for four.

2122 hours: Four more overs to go. Samit Patel bowls the next over and Bravo takes a single off the first ball and it is 141 for three. Charles jumps out of the crease and hits it straight to the mid-wicket and takes a single. it is 142 for three. Bravo takes a quick single and it is 143 for three. Charles on 74. Beautifully bowled by Patel and Charles hits it straight to deep mid-wicket and takes a single and it is 144 for three. Bravo takes a single off the next ball and it is 145 for three. Charles takes a single off the last ball of the 17th over and it is 146 for three.

2117 hours Steven Finn into the attack. Pollard lifts the ball in the sky and gives a simple catch to the deep cover fielder and another wicket falls and it is 128 for three. Pollard is out. Wickets are falling after the dismissal of Chris Gayle. Dwayne Bravo comes in next. We have seen his big-hitting in the IPL. Charles hits a boundary off the next ball and it is 132 for three. Charles is playing beautifully now. Charles hits the next ball to the boundary, this time through the mid-wicket boundary and now Charles is opening up and hitting the bowlers all around the park. It is 136 for three. Very good fielding on the third-man boundary and they take two runs and it is 138 for three. Charles takes two runs off the last ball and it is 140 for three at the end of 16 overs.

2115 hours Samit Patel continues and Charles takes a single off the first ball and it is 119 for two. Pollard like Gayle can tear any bowling attack apart on his day. Pollard hits the ball high into the sky and the ball falls in no-man's land and takes a single and it is 120 for two. Charles hits the next ball over the cover fielder and takes two runs and it is 122 for two. Charles lifts the next ball over the long-on boundary for a massive six and it is 128 for two.

2108 hours Broad into the attack. A wild swish from Samuels and the ball goes through to the keeper. Things are quiet after the dismissal of Chris Gayle. England are now tightening the screws. A very good bouncer from Broad and Samuels misses it completely and the ball goes through to Kieswetter. Broad's next ball which was bowled outside the off stump, Samuels hits the ball straight to the point fielder and he is out. West Indies 118 for two. Kieron Pollard comes next. We all know about Pollard's big hitting abilities in the IPL. Will he provide spark today? Let us wait and see. Broad bowls a beautiful delivery and Pollard misses it completely and the ball goes to the keeper. At the end of the 14th over it is 118 for two. A wicket maiden from Stuart Broad.

2105 hours Eight overs to go. Samit Patel brought into the attack and Charles completes his fifty. It is his maiden T20 international fifty and it is 115 for one. Samuels plays the next ball defensively and no run. Samuels and Charles take quick single and it is 116 for one. Really quiet over from Samit Patel till now. Charles hit the ball straight over the bowler's head and takes two runs and it is just 4 runs off the 13th over and it is 118 for one.

2100 hours Luke Wright brought into the attack. Marlon Samuels taps the ball to the mid-wicket but no run. Samuels taps the next ball to the third-man and takes a single and it is 104 for one. Charles smashes the next ball through the cover boundary for a four and it is 108 for one. Charles moves to 44. Moves away on the off-side and tries to tap the ball over the fine-leg, misses the ball completely. Charles hits the next ball straight back over the bowler's head for another four and moves on to 48 and it is 112 for one. The next ball is a wide and it is 113 for one. Charles takes a single off the last ball and it is 114 for one in 12 overs.

2055 hours Swann continues his third over. The first two ball kept Gayle quiet. Gayle hits the next ball over the long-off boundary for a six and it is 101 for no loss. Gayle takes a single off the next ball it is 102 for no loss. Another savage blow from Gayle. Charles hits the ball high in the air and Steve Finn drops one of the simplest catches and Charles survives it is 103 for no loss. Finn takes a beautiful tumbling catch in the long-on boundary and Gayle is out for 58. Swann flights the ball and Gayle tries to hit over the long-on but Finn having fumbled an earlier chance, now takes a brilliant catch and brings and end Gayle innings. It is 103 for one.

2050 hours Last two overs were good for the West Indian team. Dernbach brought into the atack and Gayle plays it all over and there was a loud shot for a caught behind but the umpire says no. Gayle dabs the next ball and takes a single and it is 91 for no loss. Gayle on 49 and Charles on 37. Charles now taps the ball to the third man and takes a single and moves on to 38 and it is 92 for no loss. Gayle is one short of his fifty and is now on strike. He takes the single and it's fifty for Gayle. It is 9th T20 international fifties for Gayle and it is 93 for no loss. Charles taps the ball to the sweeper cover and takes a single and it is 94 for no loss. Gayle plays on his toes to the mid-wicket and takes a single and it is 95 for no loss at the end of 10 overs.

2045 hours Swann continues the attack. Charles pushes the ball to the deep cover and takes a single and it is 73 for no loss. Gayle takes a quick single and moves on to 48 and West Indies 74 for no loss. Charles sweeps the next ball from Swann and the ball races to the boundary and it is 78 for no loss. Jumping out of the crease, Charles hit the next ball to the long-on boundary for a huge six and it is 84 for no loss. Both the openers are beginning to open up their shoulders. Another one from Charles and the ball went miles into the sky and over the long-on boundary for another six and it is 90 for no loss at the end of 9 overs.

2043 hours Samit Patel into the attack. Charles plays the first ball defensively. Charles plays the next ball to the long-on and takes a single and it is 54 for no loss. Gayle on 29 and Charles on 20. Gayles hits the first six of the match off the next ball and moves on to 35 and West Indies 60 for no loss. Another savage blow from Gayle, this time over the mid-wicket for another six and it is 66 for no loss. Another one from Gayle and this time it is over long-on and it is 72 for no loss. Gayle is on song from this over and he quickly moves to 47.

2040 hours Graeme Swann introduced into the attack and he is bowling to Chris Gayle. First ball spun and collected by Kieswetter. Gayle plays the next ball straight to the cover fielder. Gayles plays the next ball on to the on-side and takes a single and it is 48 for no loss. Swann is good thinking bowler and he is bowling beautifully now. Charles jumps out of the crease and hits the ball between long-on and deep-mid-wicket for a boundary and it is 52 for no loss. Charles hits the next ball to deep mid-wicket and takes a single and it is 53 for no loss.

2035 hours Broad continues from the other end and it is sixth over. Gayle plays the first ball defensively straight to the bowler. Gayle hits the second ball to the long-on boundary for a four and it is 44 for no loss. A slower one from Broad and Gayle makes room to hit the ball, underedged it to the keeper. Gayle takes a quick single and it is 45 for no loss. A good short one from Broad. England till now did well to keep Gayle quiet. Broad appeals for an LBW and the WEst Indian batsmen scrape through for a single. It is 46 for no loss. Gayle plays through the on-side and takes a single and it is 47 for no loss in 6 overs. The power play is over.

2030 hours Steve Finn in his third over and Gayle just want to scoop the ball over the first slip, misses it completely and Kieswetter does the rest. Gayles takes a quick single off the next ball and it is 38 for no loss. Gayle on 23 and Charles on 12. Charles taps the next ball to the point boundary and takes two runs and West Indies moves on to 40 for no loss. Another wild swish by Charles and misses it completely and Kieswetter did the rest. Finn bowls a beautiful over and at the end of 5 overs it is 40 for no loss.

2025 hours The captain Stuart Broad comes to bowl. Gayle on strike. Moving on the leg strike, Gayle tries to hit ball over the mid-wicket, but a thick edge of the bat and ball races to the thirdman boundary for a four and it is 30 for no loss. Gayle takes a single off the next ball and it is 31 for no loss. Charles just dabs the ball to the point boundary and takes two runs. Wonderful effort by Bairstow in the deep and saves a certain boundary. It is 33 for no loss. It was declared a four by the third umpire and it is 35 for no loss. Charles dabs the ball over the mid-wicket fielder and takes a two runs and it is 37 for no loss. Wild swish from Charles, misses the ball completely and Kieswetter does the rest and score remains at 37 for no loss. Wonderful delivery to complete the over from Broad and score remains at 37 for no loss at the end of the 4th over.

2020 hours Steve Finn continues his second over and Charles plays it defensively. A beautiful delivery from Steve Finn outside the off-stump, just misses the bat and goes through to the keeper. Next ball, Charles takes a single and it is 21 for no loss. This brings Gayle on strike. A defensive shot from Gayle straight to the fielder at point. Gayle hits the third ball over the cover fielder for a four and it is 25 for no loss. Is this indicates Gayle on song? Gayle hits the ball to the mid-off fielder and takes a quick single and it is 26 for no loss at the end of the third over.

2015 hours: Jade Dernbach to bowl the second over and Gayle in on strike. A short-one from Dernbach and Gayle ducks. A very good bouncer from Dernbach. Gayle plays the second ball defensively straight to the bowler. Gayle hit the third ball between mid-wicket and long-on for a four and it is 10 for no loss. Gayle opens his account with the boundary. Wrapped on the pad and the batsmen takes two leg byes and it is 12 for no loss. A short one from Dernbach and Gayle just whips the ball to the square-leg boundary for another four and it is 16 fo no loss. A yorker length delivery from Dernbach, Gayle just drives the ball straight to the mid-off boundary for another four. West Indies moves to 20 for no loss.

2010 hours: The West Indian openers, Gayle and Charles, are out in the middle. Steve Finn opens the bowling for England. Charles on strike, Finn bowls the first ball and the batsman plays it defensively. Charles dabs the next ball to the long-on and takes two runs and West Indies moves to 2 for no loss. Wraps on the pad and a half-hearted appeal from Finn. Finn fourth delivery cuts in sharply and Charles wildly have a go at it and misses it completely and was safely collected by Kieswetter. Another beautiful delivery from Finn and Charles leaves it to the keeper. Edged over the first slip and the ball races to the boundary and it is 6 for no loss.

A cracker of the game on the cards and it will begin in a few minutes

Here we are and there goes the national anthem of both the teams

The final 11 for the game:

England team

C Kieswetter, AD Hales, LJ Wright, EJG Morgan, JM Bairstow, JC Buttler, SR Patel, SCJ Broad, GP Swann, ST Finn, JW Dernbach

West Indies team

J Charles, CH Gayle, MN Samuels, DJ Bravo, KA Pollard, D Ramdin, AD Russell, DJG Sammy, SP Narine, R Rampaul, S Badree

The game will be played in the same pitch in which New Zealand and Sri Lanka played. It was a cracking pitch during the first game. The game is scheduled to start in another 20 minutes.

England is up against one of the marauding openers in the history of the T20 games i.e. Chris Gayle. With Kevin Pieterson not in the England team, they have to curtail the Gayle force.

West Indian captain Darren Sammy won the toss and elects to bat first.

Samuel Badree brought into the West Indian side and Dwayne Bravo is back. England team brought in Samit Patel for Tim Bresnan.

With Sri Lanka winning the first match against New Zealand in the Super over, we will switch our focus on the second match between England and West Indies. We have wait for some time for the toss.

The England and West Indian teams for the second game are from:

England squad

SCJ Broad, JM Bairstow, RS Bopara, TT Bresnan, DR Briggs, JC Buttler, JW Dernbach, ST Finn, AD Hales, C Kieswetter, MJ Lumb, EJG Morgan, SR Patel, GP Swann, LJ Wright

West Indies squad

DJG Sammy, DJ Bravo, S Badree, DM Bravo, J Charles, FH Edwards, CH Gayle, SP Narine, KA Pollard, D Ramdin, R Rampaul, AD Russell, MN Samuels, LMP Simmons, DR Smith

Welcome to the live updates of the England-West Indies Super Eight match held at Pallakalle.

The first Super Eight match between New Zealand and Sri Lanka went on to the Super Over, with both the teams finishing on 174. In the Super over, Sri Lanka batted first and scored 13 runs. New Zealand scored only 6 runs in the Super over and Sri Lanka won the first super eight match. T. Dilshan won the man-of-the-match award.

In the group stages, England, the defending champions, won the match easily against Afghanistan but was thrashed by India in the second match.

West Indies scraped through to the Super Eight with the match against Ireland was washed out but with a superior run-rate. West Indies was beaten by Watson force in their match against Australia.

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