NatWest Series [West Indies in England] - 2nd ODI

England v West Indies

England won by 8 wickets (with 30 balls remaining)

21.1

Finn to Pollard, no run, gets back and across to a short ball on the stumps

21.2

Finn to Pollard, no run, slightly fuller length, pushed on the front foot to cover

21.3

Finn to Pollard, no run, pushed through in the corridor outside off, left alone

21.4

Finn to Pollard, no run, good line and length from Finn, another leave from Polly

21.5

Finn to Pollard, no run, another watchful leave to a length ball shaping away

21.6

Finn to Pollard, 1 run, angled in towards the top of off stump and squeezed into the leg side for one to get Pollard up and (literally) running

West Indies 80/4   KA Pollard 1* (6b)

22.1

Broad to Pollard, 1 run, slightly back of a length, angling towards leg stump and again dropped short of midwicket for a quick single

West Indies 81/4   KA Pollard 2* (7b)

23.1

Finn to Pollard, no run, pacy bumper from Finn and Pollard, who's a big fella, folds himself in half to avoid it

23.2

Finn to Pollard, no run, short of a good length and dropped short on the off side, Pollard wants one but Bravo sends him scampering back as the fielder swoops in from point

23.3

Finn to Pollard, no run, short again and defended into the off side on the back foot

23.4

Finn to Pollard, no run, length ball on the stumps, blocked back to the bowler

23.5

Finn to Pollard, no run, good length outside off, tempting Pollard forward, who pushes firmly to cover

23.6

Finn to Pollard, 1 run, sliced off a thick edge for a single down to third man

West Indies 82/4   KA Pollard 3* (13b)

24.1

Broad to Pollard, 1 run, back of a length and Pollard rides it to steer the ball to third man

24.6

Broad to Pollard, no run, back of a length, good line from Broad and Pollard drops his hands out of the way

West Indies 84/4   KA Pollard 4* (15b)

26.1

Swann to Pollard, 1 run, full and flicked down to long off

26.5

Swann to Pollard, no run, stood back and punched into the on-side, a fine save at midwicket

26.6

Swann to Pollard, no run, more flight and tucked to the same fielder

West Indies 88/4   KA Pollard 5* (18b)

27.3

Anderson to Pollard, FOUR, couple of steps down and heaved off an inside edge over midwicket and this races away for four, fortune favours the brave

27.4

Anderson to Pollard, no run, ran back to the bowler with a forward press

27.5

Anderson to Pollard, no run, bumper and ducked, he had taken another step down there

27.6

Anderson to Pollard, 2 runs, worked out behind square on the leg side, the scramble a second

West Indies 95/4   KA Pollard 11* (22b 1x4)

29.5

Bresnan to Pollard, 1 run, turned to long leg again

West Indies 109/4   KA Pollard 12* (23b 1x4)

30.2

Swann to Pollard, no run, back to defend around off stump

30.3

Swann to Pollard, no run, step back to cut and missed

30.4

Swann to Pollard, no run, taken off the stumps in front of square leg, good scramble from square leg to field

30.5

Swann to Pollard, no run, down the wicket and blocked with bat and pad together

30.6

Swann to Pollard, 1 run, step back and cut down to long off

West Indies 112/4   KA Pollard 13* (28b 1x4)

31.1

Bresnan to Pollard, 1 run, length, dropped into the covers, they take a quick single

31.4

Bresnan to Pollard, 1 run, back of a length and dropped down to long leg

31.6

Bresnan to Pollard, 1 run, pushed down the wicket and they take another run

West Indies 117/4   KA Pollard 16* (31b 1x4)

32.1

Swann to Pollard, no run, ourside off and an inside edge to square leg

32.2

Swann to Pollard, FOUR, down to paddle sweep and gets it very fine for four, good stroke

32.3

Swann to Pollard, 1 run, slapped down the ground but only for one to long on

West Indies 122/4   KA Pollard 21* (34b 2x4)

33.2

Bopara to Pollard, 1 run, bit of a hack down to long on from outside off stump, might have been looking to line up Bopara there

33.4

Bopara to Pollard, 1 leg bye, angled into the pads, deflection to long leg

West Indies 127/4   KA Pollard 22* (36b 2x4)

34.1

Swann to Pollard, no run, length and pushed to midwicket

34.2

Swann to Pollard, no run, misread the length and ended up back and squirting it out to square leg

34.3

Swann to Pollard, SIX, misread the length again but raw power gets a big six over cow corner, huge inside edge that flew into the crowd

34.4

Swann to Pollard, no run, pushed back to the bowler, well saved

34.5

Swann to Pollard, no run, blocked coming forward

34.6

Swann to Pollard, no run, missed stumping, Swann fires one under the bat of Pollard but Kieswetter has spilt it behind the stumps. That is a sitter really and an awful miss that could prove costly

West Indies 133/4   KA Pollard 28* (42b 2x4 1x6)

35.4

Finn to Pollard, 1 run, drive off a length to extra cover who's on the edge of the cricle

West Indies 143/4   KA Pollard 29* (43b 2x4 1x6)

36.2

Broad to Pollard, 2 runs, waited for and driven to point, a shy at the stumps - with the batsman so comfortably home - produces a ricochet and an overthrow

36.3

Broad to Pollard, FOUR, fine stroke, using the pace of the ball to run it to third man for four from short of a length

36.4

Broad to Pollard, 1 run, short and better-directed, an awkward hook to 45

West Indies 156/4   KA Pollard 36* (46b 3x4 1x6)

37.1

Bresnan to Pollard, 1 leg bye, angled in, comes off the pad and runs towards third man, Kieswetter intervenes

37.4

Bresnan to Pollard, 1 run, step across the stumps and flicked to square leg, they scramble through for the run

West Indies 167/4   KA Pollard 37* (48b 3x4 1x6)

38.1

Broad to Pollard, 2 runs, step to leg, a big heave, an outside edge whirls down wide of third man, who is able to come round and field

38.2

Broad to Pollard, 1 run, powerfully pulled to deep midwicket, straight to the man

West Indies 170/4   KA Pollard 40* (50b 3x4 1x6)

39.2

Bresnan to Pollard, 1 run, step to leg, Bresnan followed him and fired it in full, clipped out to deep midwicket in the end

39.5

Bresnan to Pollard, OUT, got him! Heaved into the deep but it went more up then long and it's easily taken by Anderson, in fact not that much in the deep, he came in off the rope because it was that much of a miscue. The bouncer eventually works against Pollard and that's a vital strike for England at an important time

KA Pollard c Anderson b Bresnan 41 (79m 52b 3x4 1x6) SR: 78.84

West Indies 179/5   KA Pollard 41 (52b 3x4 1x6)
Series Results
England v West Indies at Leeds - Jun 22, 2012
Match abandoned without a ball bowled
England v West Indies at The Oval - Jun 19, 2012
England won by 8 wickets (with 30 balls remaining)
England v West Indies at Southampton - Jun 16, 2012
England won by 114 runs (D/L method)
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Jun 19, 2012

Ian Bell made more stylish runs, England v West Indies, 2nd ODI, The Oval, June 19, 2012

Ian Bell made more stylish runs

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Jun 19, 2012

Alastair Cook looks heaven-ward as he reaches a 114-ball century, England v West Indies, 2nd ODI, The Oval, June 19, 2012

Alastair Cook looks heaven-ward as he reaches a 114-ball century

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