Dawson and Hain shine for England A's in another dominant win over Windies A
With England A batting first, the game showed one and all that it was the greatest leveller. The centurion of the previous match Nick Gubbins was dismissed for nought. However fellow opener Tom Kohler-cadmore (67) and Sam Hain (145*) who scored a half century in the previous match as well, compiled a record partnership.
England A (318-5) beat Windies A (231-10) by 87 runs through standout performances from Sam Hain (145*) and Liam Dawson (10-27-4).
Captain Steven Mullaney (58) and Liam Dawson (28) gave the finishing touch to take England A to a powerful score of 318 for 5.
No Windies A bowlers could leave an impression. Warrrican (10-46-1) and Cornwall (10-48-1) were economical and picked up a wicket each.
WINDIES A in action against England Lions in Derby as part of the tri-nation series. The home side posted 318-5 off their 50 overs. Follow the action LIVE https://t.co/3yJzVl3y1U pic.twitter.com/37WuxVzLsl— CricketWestIndies (@westindies) June 23, 2018
Windies A started on a solid note with openers Chandrapaul Hemraj (35) and Blackwood (40) getting starts. Although Mohammed (52) and Rovman Powell (55) scored steady half centuries, there was no big knock that could take Windies A close to the target.
Once the top batsmen were dismissed, the middle order somewhat collapsed under scoreboard pressure as the entire team bundled out for 231.
Dawson (10-27-4) impressed again with another 4-fer, while Topley and Jordan picked up 3 wickets apiece. England A registered their second victory in the tri-series and can now be called the favourites.
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