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West Indies go one up against England
Published on March 10, 2014 Email To Friend    Print Version

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados -- Samuel Badree celebrated his birthday with a career-best bowling performance as West Indies beat England in the first T20 International at Kensington Oval.

The experienced leg-spinner, who turned 33 on Sunday, ended with the impressive figures of 4-0-17-3 as the Windies won by 27 runs in front of a full house of 13,500 spectators.

The Man of the Match award went to Marlon Samuels who made a sparkling 69 not out off 46 balls as the West Indies made 170-3 off their 20 overs. He them returned to take 2-21 as England were restricted to 143-9 off 20 overs.

Scoreboard

West Indies

D Smith b Bopara 27
C Gayle LBW Tredwell 43
M Samuels not out 69
L Simmons c Lumb b Bopara 3
A Russell not out 24
Extras: (lb 3, nb 1) 4
Total: 170/3 (20 Overs)

Did not Bat: Dwayne Bravo, D Ramdin+, D Sammy*, S Narine, R Rampaul, S Badree

Fall of Wickets: 1-57 (Smith, 6.2 ov), 2-87 (Gayle, 11.3 ov), 3-112 (Simmons, 14.2 ov).

England Bowling: S Broad 2-0-26-0, J Dernbach 4-0-36-0, T Bresnan 4-0-36-0, B Stokes 2-0-30-0, R Bopara 4-0-23-2, J Tredwell 4-0-16-1.

England (Target; 171)

M Lumb c Rampaul b Badree 18
A Hales st Ramdin b Badree 3
L Wright st Ramdin b Badree 0
E Morgan c sub (J Charles) b Samuels 19
J Buttler+ c sub (J Charles) b Narine 0
R Bopara c & b Bravo 42
B Stokes st Ramdin b Samuels 4
T Bresnan not out 47
S Broad* run out (Ramdin) 5
J Tredwell run out (Russell) 1
J Dernbach not out 1
Extras: (b 1, lb 2) 3
Total: 143/9 (20 Overs)

Fall of Wickets: 1-13 (Hales, 2.3 ov), 2-13 (Wright, 2.4 ov), 3-36 (Lumb, 6.3 ov), 4-40 (Buttler, 7.3 ov), 5-55 (Morgan, 9.3 ov), 6-73 (Stokes, 11.4 ov), 7-101 (Bopara, 14.3 ov), 8-123 (Broad, 17.6 ov), 9-133 (Tredwell, 18.6 ov)

West Indies Bowling: S Badree 4-0-17-3, R Rampaul 3-0-31-0, S Narine 2-0-8-1, DM Bravo 4-0-30-1, M Samuels 4-0-21-2, D Sammy 1-0-12-0, A Russell 2-0-21-0.

Result: West Indies won by 27 runs
Series: West Indies 1-0 England

Man of the Match: Marlon Samuels (West Indies)

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