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Windies blown away by Billings and Jordan as England go 2-0 up

Joe Root 55, Sam Billings 87 for England today
Chris Jordan 4-6 today for England
England at one stage were 32-4

The Windies won the toss and decided to bowl against England in the 2nd T20I at Warner Park, Basseterre today.

Match Summary

England 182-6 (Joe Root 55, Sam Billings 87; Fabian Allen 2-29)

Windies 45 (David Willey 2-18, Chris Jordan 4-6, Adil Rashid 2-12, Liam Plunkett 2-8)

Result – England won by 137 runs


Asked to bat first, England scored a competitive England 182-6 ,after being 32-4, at one stage - then Joe Root 55 and Sam Billings 87 starred with the bat - Billings also hit 22 off the last over bowled by Obed McCoy, before being out, off the last ball of the innings – a remarkable knock. Fabian Allen 2-29 was the pick of the Windies bowlers.

In reply, the Windies were blown away by, firstly David Willey 2-18, and then, Chris Jordan, who took 4-6 off 2 overs. The Windies crumbled to 45 all out (the second lowest total in T20I history) with Adil Rashid and Liam Plunkett 2-8 also chipping in with 2 wickets apiece.


West Indies - Chris Gayle, Nicholas Pooran, Shai Hope(wk), Darren Bravo, Shimron Hetmyer, Jason Holder(c), Carlos Brathwaite, Devendra Bishoo, Fabian Allen, Sheldon Cottrell, Obed McCoy

England - Alex Hales, Jonny Bairstow(wk), Joe Root, Eoin Morgan(c), Sam Billings, Joe Denly, David Willey, Tom Curran, Liam Plunkett, Chris Jordan, Adil Rashid

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