England in West Indies: Hosts claim dramatic 26-run victory

Jason Holder sparked England’s crumple and completed with figures of 3-fifty three
2d ODI, Kensington Oval, Barbados
West Indies 289-6 (50 overs): Hetmyer 104*, Gayle 50
England 263 (47.4 overs): Stokes 79, Morgan 70, Cottrell 5-46
West Indies explain by 26 runs

West Indies produced an impressed fightback to insist an exhilarating 26-saunter victory over England and degree the one-day series at 1-1 in Barbados.

Chasing 290 for victory, England misplaced their final six wickets for 35 runs as they subsided to 263 all out.

Jason Holder pushed aside Jos Buttler and Tom Curran in consecutive balls throughout England’s crumple, while Sheldon Cottrell took a occupation-easiest 5-46.

Shimron Hetmyer made an unbeaten 104 in West Indies’ 289-6.

Correct two days within the past, England chased down a file 360 with ease to explain the outlet match of the series by six wickets.

The third ODI takes situation in Grenada on Monday.

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Holder conjures up Windies

A ninety nine-saunter stand for the fourth wicket between Eoin Morgan, who made 70, and Ben Stokes left England in a overjoyed location, wanting licensed over a saunter a ball.

But captain Holder’s resolution to bring himself encourage into the ****** within the Thirty fifth over, with England wanting 100 to explain, changed the game.

Stokes turned into once the principle to drop as he chased a wide, beefy offer from Holder and edged to wicketkeeper Shai Hope for 79.

Buttler skied a Holder off-cutter to Hetmyer in Holder’s subsequent over, before Curran turned into once lbw to a offer that replays urged turned into once with ease missing leg stump.

Curran turned into once unable to dispute – Stokes had worn England’s most nice looking overview on his dismissal – and the tourists, with the saunter-price hiking, by no means recovered.

With the stress increasing, Holder dropped a easy probability to reprieve Adil Rashid at duvet, however his resolution to bring Cottrell encourage on reaped quick rewards.

He had Rashid caught at the encourage of and two balls later Moeen Ali turned into once bowled spherical his legs, before Liam Plunkett drove Carlos Brathwaite to long-off.

It turned into once becoming that Holder, West Indies’ inspirational skipper, took the do away with that sealed their first one-day explain over England since 2014.

Hetmyer shines

Shimron Hetmyer’s century against England turned into once his fourth in ODIs within the previous year

Hetmyer’s 83-ball century earlier helped West Indies enhance from a mute heart-over length.

He struck seven fours and four sixes, mixing rapid singles with mighty strikes over the leg aspect, and guided the hosts neatly within the closing overs.

Hetmyer and Brathwaite took 18 off one Stokes over, alongside side two flat sixes, before Save Wood bowled Brathwaite with a slower ball.

Nurse and Hetmyer shared an unbroken 52-saunter stand in 5.3 overs, with Hetmyer drilling down the ground to reach three figures off the penultimate offer of the innings.

Opener Chris Gayle, who scored 135 within the principle ODI, made a 50 which integrated four sixes before he turned into once bowled aiming to hit leg-spinner Rashid throughout the motorway.

Rashid ran out Darren Bravo for 25 with an quick hit from quick third man.

Jason Roy moreover produced an even throw, working to his trusty from backward point and aiming at one stump, to brush off Holder.

‘I wished to bag the guys believing’ – what they said

England captain Eoin Morgan: “Ought to you bag on top, you surely wish to nail it house – and we didn’t cease that.

“We felt that 290 turned into once neatly internal our capabilities. We merely didn’t play neatly ample to explain. There is no sense of ‘we must bag received that game’.

“That is a terribly loyal test for us – we have to play extremely competitive games. We’re now not going to licensed flip up and explain wherever we lumber.”

West Indies captain Jason Holder: “Once I came encourage I knew I wished to bag a wicket. I licensed wished one to bag the guys believing. I believed.

“On a sticky wicket we obtained a terribly loyal total – and credit for the guys for the vogue we defended it.”

Man of the match Shimron Hetmyer: “My celebration turned into once for my lady friend – I strive to cease loyal things at any time when she is spherical. The fellows shall be hoping she’s continuously spherical!”

“I felt it turned into once slipping away impartial a miniature when Buttler and Stokes bag been in however I knew if we obtained for sure one of them out then we may maybe well also take it house from there.”

West Indies seamer Sheldon Cottrell, who took 5-46: “My celebration is a protection force-vogue salute. I’m a soldier encourage in Jamaica by occupation, 11 years valid.

“Me saluting is licensed to expose my appreciate to the Jamaica Defence Force.

“I could cease it at any time once I bag a wicket. I licensed revel within the saluting, revel in playing cricket. I practised the celebration for six months once I turned into once practicing within the military.”

Sheldon Cottrell has taken 13 wickets in seven ODIs

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