Heroics from #universeboss Chris Gayle not enough to prevent England win in Grenada
The Windies won the toss and decided to bowl against England in the 4th ODI, at the National Cricket Stadium, St. George's Grenada today.
England 418-6 (Jos Buttler 150, Eoin Morgan 103, Alex Hales 82, Jonny Bairstow 56; Carlos Brathwaite 2-69)
Windies 389 (Chris Gayle 162, Darren Bravo 61, Carlos Brathwaite 50; Mark Wood 4-60, Adil Rashid 5-85)
Result - England won by 29 runs
WHAT A MATCH!— ICC (@ICC) 27 February 2019
West Indies make their highest ever ODI total of 389 but Jos Buttler's 150, a century from captain Morgan, Adil Rashid's five-for and four wickets from Mark Wood help England to victory by 29 runs!#WIvENG scorecard ?? https://t.co/Nq5TqAKpGj pic.twitter.com/jUqlLOMLO0
Asked to bat first, England piled on the runs to score over 400 for the 5th time in an ODI, reaching 418-6 in their 50 overs. Jos Buttler 150 in 77 balls (inc 13x4s and 12x6s), Eoin Morgan 103, Alex Hales 82 and Jonny Bairstow 56 the run getters, in this extraordinary innings.In reply, Chris Gayle #universeboss battled his way to an brilliant hundred, hitting 162 off 92 balls (inc 11x4s and 14x6s) but it was not enough to save the Windies from going down 2-1 in the series with one match to play; An amazing and valiant rear-guard action by Carlos Brathwaite 50 and Ashley Nurse 43 ran the Windies close to victory but Adil Rashid, taking 4 wickets in 5 balls, in the last over of his spell, finished off the Windies run chase – Rashid and Wood the pick of the England bowlers.
Windies - Chris Gayle, John Campbell, Shai Hope(wk), Darren Bravo, Shimron Hetmyer, Jason Holder(c), Carlos Brathwaite, Ashley Nurse, Devendra Bishoo, Sheldon Cottrell, Oshane Thomas
England - Alex Hales, Jonny Bairstow, Joe Root, Eoin Morgan(c), Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler(wk), Moeen Ali, Chris Woakes, Adil Rashid, Liam Plunkett, Mark Wood
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