Cricket: West Indies win second T20 to take series vs England

West Indies win second T20 to take series

Darren Sammy guided West Indies to a series win with 30 off nine balls in Barbados

Sammy celebrates victory in T20

Published on March 12, 2014 – Caribbean News Now

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados — West Indies captain Darren Sammy hit a blazing 30 not out off just nine balls to pilot the world champions team to a five-wicket win over England in the second T20 International on Tuesday March 11, 2014.

Sammy’s power-hitting came as the Windies asking rate climbed to over 10 runs per over in the final stages. They reached 155-5 off 18.5 overs in reply to England’s 152-7 off 20 overs at Kensington Oval

The Man of the Match award went to left-arm seamer Krishmar Santokie, who had career-best figures of 4-0-21-4 – with a combination of slower ball and cutters.

The victory gave the West Indies an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series.

Scoreboard :  England

M Lumb LBW Santokie 4
A Hales c Simmons b Bravo 40
M Ali LBW Santokie 5
E Morgan* c Simmons b Badree 3
J Buttler+ c Sammy b Santokie 67
R Bopara c Bravo b Santokie 14
L Wright not out 7
T Bresnan c Ramdin b Dwayne Bravo 7
Extras: (b 1, lb 3, w 1) 5
Total: 152/7 (20 Overs)

Did not Bat: J Tredwell, S Parry, J Dernbach

Fall of Wickets: 1-13 (Lumb, 1.6 ov), 2-21 (Ali, 3.3 ov), 3-26 (Morgan, 4.6 ov), 4-102 (Hales, 13.5 ov), 5-137 (Buttler, 18.2 ov), 6-143 (Bopara, 18.6 ov), 7-152 (Bresnan, 19.6 ov)

West Indies Bowling: S Badree 4-0-16-1, K Santokie 4-0-21-4, M Samuels 2-0-17-0, R Rampaul 3-0-30-0, D Sammy 1-0-17-0, Dwayne Bravo 4-0-34-2, A Russell 2-0-13-0.

West Indies (Target 153)

D Smith c Bresnan b Dernbach 30
C Gayle b Bhopara 36
M Samuels c Hales b Bresnan 28
L Simmons c Buttler b Wright 19
A Russell c Hales b Bresnan 2
D Sammy not out 30
Dwayne Bravo not out 8
Extras: (w 2) 2
Total: 155/5 (18.5 Overs)

Did not Bat: D Ramdin+, R Rampaul, K Santokie, S Badree

England Bowling: T Bresnan 3.5-0-51-2, J Dernbach 3-0-30-1, J Tredwell 4-0-27-0, R Bopara 4-0-10-1, S Parry 2-0-17-0, L Wright 2-0-20-1.

Result: West Indies won by 5 wickets
Series: West Indies 2-0 England

Toss: England won the toss and elected to bat

Twenty20 International Debuts: Moeen Ali (England) & Stephen Parry (England)

Man of the Match: Krishmar Santokie (West Indies)

Umpires: Gregory Brathwaite (Barbados) & Peter Nero (T&T)
TV Umpire: Nigel Duguid (Guyana)
Match Referee: Andy Pycroft (Zimbabwe)
Reserve Umpire: Joel Wilson (T&T)

Also read:  CRICINFO REPORT – including COLIN CROFT’s video report

Sammy seals series for West Indies  <click

The Report by David Hopp

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  • de castro  On 03/12/2014 at 8:18 am

    Congratulations ! Watched it on my tablet in UK live…..
    isn’t technology wonderful !
    Not wishing to forecast next game…hope ENGLAND can
    fight harder for a victory….as a consolation only for its 2 best in 3.
    WI are champions already.
    Enjoyable to watch even on my tablet small screen.

  • Cliff Thomas  On 03/12/2014 at 11:31 pm

    No Castro, West Indies will beat them again. Remember England is playing the world Champion and they have massive hitters which England do not have at least I think so. The last game was a good one and I am looking forward to a more exciting finish tomorrow Thursday – down to the wire. This is how I like to watch at these matches.

  • de castro  On 03/12/2014 at 11:45 pm

    Come on …give dem limeys a chance…deh name accustum to de climate…

    Hey me feel sorry for dem…they are the underdogs…

    Man you nah Hitler and it nah a war….only a battle.
    Give dem a handicap then…ha ha
    We all know WI will win so it is a bit boring…
    Maybe they should play 4 games and like football you can have draw
    and replay…..just idea to create more interest…more viewers !
    Will still look at it tomorrow anyway…

  • Cliff Thomas  On 03/13/2014 at 4:26 pm

    Well said, although I do not think the English are underdogs. I would like to see a very close finish either way. This is how I enjoy twenty/20 matches.

  • de castro  On 03/14/2014 at 12:43 am

    U got your wish …and so did I.
    Fans certainly were entertained.
    Enjoyable to watch.

  • fantasyleagueipl  On 04/30/2014 at 12:00 pm

    all the best West Indies all players.

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