West Indies vs England Bridgetown,(West Indies )
1st odi result,2019
Toss: West Indies won and elected to bat first
West Indies: 360/8
(C.Gayle 135, S.Hope 64, B.Stokes 3/37)
England: 364/4 (48.4/50 ov)
(J.Roy 123, J.Root 102, J.Holder 2/63)
England won by 6 wickets (with 8 balls remaining)
Player of the match: J.Roy
Series result: England led the 5-match series 1-0
West IndiesXI: 1 Chris Gayle, 2 John Campbell, 3 Shai Hope (wk), 4 Darren Bravo, 5 Shimron Hetmyer, 6 Nicholas Pooran, 7 Jason Holder (capt), 8 Carlos Brathwaite, 9 Ashley Nurse, 10 Devendra Bishoo, 11 Oshane Thomas
EnglandXI: 1 Jason Roy, 2 Jonny Bairstow, 3 Joe Root, 4 Eoin Morgan (capt), 5 Ben Stokes, 6 Jos Buttler (wk), 7 Moeen Ali, 8 Chris Woakes, 9 Liam Plunkett, 10 Adil Rashid, 11 Mark Wood
West Indies innings summary
Gayle and Campbell opened the innings. Woakes bowl the 1st over and from other end Wood bowl the over.
Campbell started very well. He scored 30 runs in 28 balls. In 9th over woakes strike Campbell. Hope came at No.3.
WI were 50/1 in 10 overs. M.Ali balled 11th over and from other end Plunkett balled. Gayle struggling to score runs as he was on 22 runs in 52 balls.
Stokes balled 20th over and score was 103/1 in 20 overs. Hope scored half century and 50 runs partnership between them. In 25th over Gayle also scored half century and started to play big shots.
Gayle scored 15 runs in plunkett over. Hope departs for 64 runs taken by Stokes. Brilliant partnership of 131 runs between them come to an end.
WI were 174/2 in 30 overs. Hetmyer joined. Wood came to bowl 31st over and he conceded 22 runs. 2 consecutive sixes hit by Gayle in 32nd over.
Gayle scored his 24th odi century and next ball Woakes provide breakthrough for his team by sending back Hetmyer. He scored 20 runs in 15 balls.
Pooran came to bat and in next over he departs for zero taken by Adil Rashid. Bravo joined the party.
At the end of 40 overs WI were 260/4. Ali came to bowl 41th over. Gayle smashed 2 sixes and Bravo smashed 2 sixes as he conceded 27 runs in that over.
Ali bowl 10 overs and gave 85 runs as he was too expensive. Bravo scored 40 runs in 30 balls. A.Rashid strike Barvo. Holder joined.
Last 5 overs
A.Rashid came to bowl 46th over and the score was 317/5. Stokes taken the wicket of Gayle. He played massive innings. Gayle scored 135 runs in 129 balls,smashed 12 sixes and 3 fours.
Last 10 overs they scored 100 runs. Stokes and Rashid taken 3 wickets each.West Indies scored 360 runs in 50 overs with the loss off 8 wickets.
A massive target set by WI. Eng need to score 361 runs in 50 overs to win the match.
England innings summary
Roy and Bairstow opened the innings. Bishoo bowl the 1st over and from other end Thomas bowl the over.
Openers provide solid start for their team. Required run-rate was 7 runs per over but they were scoring 9 runs per over.
In 11th over Roy scored half century in just 30 balls. Holder broke the partnership by taking the wicket off Bairstow. He scored 34 runs in 33 balls. Root came at No.3
England was on top as the score was 148/1 in 20 overs. Roy and Root scored 18 runs in 22nd over. 114 runs partnership between them.
Bishoo strike Roy. He played fantastic innings. He scored 123 runs in 85 balls. England required 156 runs from 138 balls. Skipper came to bat.
Root scored half century. The score was 263/2 as they required more 105 runs to win in 15 overs. Skipper scored 50 runs in just 37 balls
In 10 overs they required 59 runs in 60 balls which is possible for them. One more massive partnership off 116 runs come to an end. Skipper departs for 65 runs in 51 balls taken by Thomas.
Stokes came to bat. Root scored century ! 14th in ODI cricket. Now they just need 1 run to win but Root was out taken by Holder. He scored 102 runs in 97 balls.
Buttler came to bat and 1st ball hit for four. England win by 6 wickets. They chased 361 runs in 48.4 overs. Outstanding batting by Root and Roy. Man of the match was given to Roy.