West Indies Thrash England by Nine Wickets in 1st T20
CRICDOT DESK : Jason Holder did most of the damage when England’s recent batter collapse paved the way for the West Indies Nine Wicket victory at Twenty20 International in Bridgetown on Saturday. The towering Paceman owner made two consecutive hits on the Kensington Oval home court during the format. England got the best return from 4 to 7 as it was fired at just 103 due to ash problems.
The West Indies then cruised 17 balls with 104 goals, opener Brandon King did not miss 52, and the host led 10 in the five-game series. It was an encouraging result for the West Indies. Fresh from the 21-day international string defeat in Ireland, there was no experienced opening round Chris Gayle after the T20 World Cup, where he played only one of five games.
“When it comes to Kensington Oval and Jason Holder, he goes one step further,” West Indies captain Kieron Pollard said at the awards ceremony. “He was astounding for us. ” We supported it in the field and the youth really did the show today. ”
The West Indies attracted a lot of criticism after the Irish series. However, Polard added: “We are in.” Stick together in the dressing room. England has little time to look back on their defeat prior to Sunday’s second match. Captain Eoin Morgan admits: The similar “I found a challenge today trying to manage risk and reward” was another form.
Saturday’s slump is reminiscent of after Sheldon Cottrell shot opener Jason Roy. 00 scored and was out of the way, hitting the paceman holder twice with two balls and knocking out Tom Banton and Moen Ali. The holder handed over Sakib Mamood and Adil Rashid in a row, ensuring that England was eliminated over 19.4.
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England surpassed a record low T20 of 80 overall, largely thanks to a total of 36 eighth wickets between Chris Jordan (28) and Rashid (22). England missed after struggling with Ash because T20 regulars Jos Buttler and Ben Stokes played on the wrong side.
Sam Billings is one of only five survivors of XI who lost to New Zealand in the semifinals of the T20 World Cup in November and made a long journey from Australia to Barbados just days after his test debut. Like that match, the English bowlers were once again disappointed by their Batsman when King hit four 4s and 6s with 49-ball innings under floodlight.