Windies edge England in tight encounter

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Updated: September 27, 2012

The West Indies won their first Super 8 fixture in the T20 World Cup by 5 runs against defending champions England in an absorbing encounter.

The Windies took first strike and set England 179/5 thanks to Gayle and Charles.

England had to score 46 runs in their final three overs, and 39 off the final 12 balls to pull off a miraculous win, but only managed 164-4.

West Indies 179 for 5 (Charles 84, Gayle 58) beat England 162 for 4 (Morgan 71*, Hales 68) by 15 runs