Rovman Powell’s heroic century pushes victory in 3rd T20 against England
CRICDOT DESK : Rovman Powell lays the groundwork for the West Indies’ victory over England with 20 runs at the third Twenty20 International in Bridgetown on Wednesday as the West Indies finished 21st in five consecutive games. Recorded a century to build. The recalled Powell 107 had only 53 balls and a fourth wicket count with Nicholas Pooran (70) was 122, striking the West Indies after England captain Moeen Ali beat Toss. I led to / 5.
“I know I can hit the ball well,” said a player at Game Powell. “I had a wrist rotation problem and for the past seven months I went away and worked on it and opened an offside position. Tom Banton hit 6 six with Quick 73 and Phil Salt 57 at his T20 international debut. England tried to chase 225 and started preparing.
However, they lost their wickets before the end of 2049 in an amazing match of over 400 runs.
“A great partnership has robbed us of the game, but I’m proud of how the young man finally hit,” Moeen said. The impressive ballstroke performance of Powell, including four four and ten high-flying six, has made the 28-year-old Jamaican the third West Indies batter to manage the Twenty20 International 100. A person who has achieved great achievements twice.
The English side featured three debuts in Salt, Harry Brook of Buttsman and George Garton of Paceman, and more rarely, three left-handed quicks of Garton, Reece Topley and Tymal Mills. .. Garton rolled opener Brandon King, but he was repeatedly hammered when he missed the length with a high return of 57 runs. Chosen on behalf of Odean Smith in West Indies XI’s only move, Powell smashed the second ball six times, but also had some “touch” shots on his way to the three figures.
He reached hundreds from 51 balls and quickly lifted Topley off the ground to celebrate. But when he tried to replay, he got caught up in a long off. Banton gave England the unlikely hope of victory with a 39-ball inning that ended when West Indies captain Kieron Pollard was put into the pot. The Salt reduced the target to 36 from the final over, which hit the first two legitimate deliveries six times before being bowled by the Romario Shepherd.
The series continues when the teams return to the Kensington Oval on Saturday.
Brief Scores: West Indies 224/5, 20 overs (Rovman Powell 107, Nicholas Pooran 70; Reece Topley 1/30) beat England 204/9, 20 overs (Tom Banton 73, Phil Salt 57; Romario Shepherd 3/59, Kieron Pollard 2/31)
Result: West Indies won by 20 runs
Series: West Indies lead fivematch series 21