Dubai: England defeated West Indies by 6 wickets in the second match of the second phase of T20 World Cup.
In the second match of the second phase of the T20 World Cup played in the United Arab Emirates, the English bowlers did not let a black wind blow. Apart from Chris Gayle, no West Indian batsman was able to enter the double figure and the entire team returned to the pavilion for 55 runs in the 15th over.
In pursuit of the target, England lost 4 wickets, Jason Roy 11, Johnny Brestow 9, Moin Ali 3 and Liam Livingstone were out after scoring a run while Jose Butler 24 and captain Avon Morgan 7 runs were not out. For West Indies, Aqeel Hussain took two wickets and Ravi Rampal one.
Earlier, English captain Owen Morgan won the toss and invited West Indies to bat first. Avon Lewis and Lendl Simmons did not provide a good start for the West Indies, which added to the difficulties of the batsmen who came later. Siemens 3, Lewis 6, Chris Gayle 13, Shermon Yitmer 9, Devine Bravo 6 and Nicholas Poorn were all out for one run.
Andre Russell was dismissed without opening an account, captain Kieron Pollard’s courage was also answered by 7 runs, McCoy 0, Ravi Rampal was dismissed for 3 runs while Aqeel Hussain remained unbeaten on 6 runs. For England, Adil Rashid took 4 wickets, Moin Ali and Tim Mills took 2 wickets each while Chris Vokes and Chris Jordan took one wicket each.