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Windies suffer 6 wicket loss to England in second ODI

The West Indies suffered a 6 wicket loss to England in their second One Day International (ODI) at the Sir Viv Richards Stadium in Antigua today to leave the series tied at 1-1.

Batting first, the Caribbean men were only able to post 202 with captain Shai Hope again leading the way with a top score of 68, while Sherfane Rutherford added 63.

Only three other players got into double figures, led by Romario Shepherd with 19.

Player of the Match Sam Curran took 3-33 and Liam Livingstone 3-39 with two wickets apiece for Gus Atkinson and Rehan Ahmed.

Opener Will Jacks led England's chase with a top score of 73, while Jos Buttler saw them over the line with an unbeaten 58, as they got to victory at 206-4 with 103 balls remaining. Harr Brook also ended unbeaten on 43.

Gudakesh Motie with 2-34, was the pick of the bowlers for the Caribbean side. There was also a wicket each for Rutherford and Shepherd.

The third and deciding test will be played at the Kensington Oval in Barbados on Saturday and will also be a day/night affair.

 

 



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