West Indies crushed New Zealand by 56 runs in the first Twenty20 international on Saturday with Kieron Pollard and Chris Gayle hitting impressive half-centuries.
West Indies made 209 for two off their 20 overs with Gayle unbeaten on 85 and Pollard making 63 not out in a partnership of 108.
New Zealand were then bowled out for 153 in the 19th over with opener Rob Nicol top-scoring with 32.
Brief scores: West Indies 209 for 2 (Gayle 85 not out, Pollard 63 not out) v New Zealand 153 (Nicol 32, Narine 3-34)
West Indies won by 56 runs