West Indies beats England by four wickets

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West Indies won by four wickets in the 1st ODI match against England at Sir Vivian Richards Stadium, North Sound, on Sunday 3rd December 2023.

The playing XI of West Indies:

– Brandon King

– Shai Hope

– Romario Shepherd

– Yannic Cariah

– Shimron Hetmyer

– Oshane Thomas

– Gudakesh Motie

– Keacy Carty

– Alick Athanaze

– Sherfane Rutherford

– Alzarri Joseph

The playing XI of England:

– Phil Salt

– Zak Crawley

– Ben Duckett

– Jos Butler

– Sam Curran

– Rehan Ahmed

– Liam Livingstone

– Gus Atkinson

– Brydon Carse

– Harry Brook

– Will Jacks

Toss updates:

The toss was won by England and they elected to bat first.

Umpires of the match:

– CM Brown

– GO Brathwaite

Match Referee:

– RB Richardson

England batting

– The highest run scorer from the England team was Harry Brook; he scored 71 runs by hitting seven fours and two sixes.

– Zak Crawley and Phil Salt scored 48 and 45 runs in 63 and 28 balls respectively. 

– Sam Curran and Brydon Carse contributed 38 and 31 runs in 26 and 21 balls respectively.

Thus, the team scored 325 runs in total in 50 overs and gave a target of 326 runs to the West Indies.

West Indies bowling

– Romario Shepherd, Gudakesh Motie and Oshane Thomas managed to take two wickets by giving away 77, 49 and 57 runs respectively.

– Yannic Cariah and Alzarri Joseph took one wicket each.

West Indies batting

– The highest run scorer from the West Indies was Shai Hope. He scored 109 runs in 83 balls, not out, with a magnificent strike rate of 131. He hits four fours and seven sixes.

– Alick Athanaze scored 66 runs and hit nine fours and two sixes.

– Romario Shepherd also showed great efforts with his batting skills and contributed 48 runs in 28 balls. 

England bowling

– Gus Atkinson and Rehan Ahmed managed to take two wickets each at a score of 62 and 40 runs, respectively.

– Brydon Carse and Liam Livingstone took one wicket each at a score of 73 and 50 runs, respectively. 

With great efforts by the players of the entire West Indies Team, they managed to reach the target in just 48.5 overs and scored 326 with six wickets down.

Therefore, they won the match against England by four wickets.

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