England in West Indies ODI Series - 1st ODI

West Indies v England

West Indies won by 15 runs

11.5

Bresnan to Simmons, no run, forward on off stump, pressed up to mid-on

11.6

Bresnan to Simmons, 1 run, short and pulled off a bottom edge to long leg

West Indies 41/3   LMP Simmons 1* (2b)

12.1

Tredwell to Simmons, no run, forward on leg stump, gets struck on the pad

12.2

Tredwell to Simmons, no run, fuller and driven back to the bowler

12.3

Tredwell to Simmons, no run, shorter and whipped to short midwicket where Bopara gets down to save really well

12.4

Tredwell to Simmons, no run, back on the leg stump and punched back to the bowler

12.5

Tredwell to Simmons, no run, slider across the off stump and beats the bat as he looked to cut

12.6

Tredwell to Simmons, no run, forward on leg stump, stuck on the pad

West Indies 41/3   LMP Simmons 1* (8b)

14.1

Tredwell to Simmons, 2 runs, line just outside off, delicately late cut past short third man

14.2

Tredwell to Simmons, no run, floated up, Simmons takes a stride down the wicket and pads up

14.3

Tredwell to Simmons, no run, tossed up again, blocked off an inside edge to short leg

14.4

Tredwell to Simmons, no run, off stump line, angled from off stump to short third man

14.5

Tredwell to Simmons, no run, skip down the track, just blocked again

14.6

Tredwell to Simmons, no run, backing away, slaps hard to cover

West Indies 45/3   LMP Simmons 3* (14b)

16.1

Tredwell to Simmons, no run, onto the back foot and drives to cover

16.2

Tredwell to Simmons, no run, touch fuller, he stretches forward and defends

16.3

Tredwell to Simmons, FOUR, drops this short and it's a moment of relief for the West Indies as Simmons rocks back and cuts through the off side

16.4

Tredwell to Simmons, no run, loops off the pad to short leg...bat nowhere near

16.5

Tredwell to Simmons, no run, comes forward on leg stump, more turn and it bobbles from bat and pad down by his feet

16.6

Tredwell to Simmons, no run, uses the crease again, steps back towards leg stump but can only find short third man with his late cut

West Indies 49/4   LMP Simmons 7* (20b 1x4)

18.1

Tredwell to Simmons, no run, continues round the wicket, played off the back foot to cover

18.2

Tredwell to Simmons, 1 run, shows some aggression, comes down the pitch and lofts, one bounce, to long on

18.4

Tredwell to Simmons, no run, defended off the back foot to mid-off

18.5

Tredwell to Simmons, 1 run, stretches well forward and whips this through midwicket to the man in the deep

West Indies 52/4   LMP Simmons 9* (24b 1x4)

19.1

Bresnan to Simmons, 1 run, goes onto the back foot, works a straight delivery behind square on the leg side...Jordan does the fielding; he hasn't bowled yet

19.3

Bresnan to Simmons, no run, nips back into him from back of a length, gripping a bit on the surface, takes him high on the back leg

19.4

Bresnan to Simmons, no run, this is quite a full delivery but it's played off the back foot, whipped with a strong bottom hand to mid-on

19.5

Bresnan to Simmons, 2 runs, this is nicely placed, bisects the gap between the two men in the midwicket area

19.6

Bresnan to Simmons, 1 run, takes a thick inside edge and runs behind square so he keeps the strike

West Indies 57/4   LMP Simmons 13* (29b 1x4)

20.1

Tredwell to Simmons, no run, on off stump, defended

20.2

Tredwell to Simmons, no run, opens the face and drives to cover

20.3

Tredwell to Simmons, 1 run, worked off the back foot into square leg

20.5

Tredwell to Simmons, 1 run, quick single to mid-off as he hits it with just the right power to mean Broad can't cut off the run

West Indies 60/4   LMP Simmons 15* (33b 1x4)

21.1

Bresnan to Simmons, no run, his line has been immaculate for the most part, this is on off stump and defended

21.2

Bresnan to Simmons, no run, plays this into the off side, short mid-on does the fielding

21.3

Bresnan to Simmons, no run, no width on offer, prodded with caution into the covers

21.4

Bresnan to Simmons, no run, he's 'dotting' them up at the moment, to use player speak, as this one is nudge back down the pitch

21.5

Bresnan to Simmons, 1 run, is able to rotate the strike this time, opens the face off the back foot and places into between cover and point

West Indies 61/4   LMP Simmons 16* (38b 1x4)

22.5

Tredwell to Simmons, no run, half an appeal as he prods forward, spins back into him but it was probably a touch high...nicely bowled

22.6

Tredwell to Simmons, 1 run, pushed out to deep cover

West Indies 64/4   LMP Simmons 17* (40b 1x4)

23.1

Jordan to Simmons, 3 runs, starts full and wide, a rare chance to free the airs and it's driven strongly square through the off side

West Indies 67/4   LMP Simmons 20* (41b 1x4)

24.1

Tredwell to Simmons, no run, defended to the off side

24.2

Tredwell to Simmons, no run, back to the bowler

24.3

Tredwell to Simmons, no run, nudged into midwicket

24.4

Tredwell to Simmons, 2 runs, a little shorter, gives him the chance to get into the back foot and drive through cover

24.5

Tredwell to Simmons, 1 run, comes forward and it takes a thick inside past backward short leg, but went to ground first

West Indies 72/4   LMP Simmons 23* (46b 1x4)

25.2

Jordan to Simmons, no run, back on off stump, behind the line and defends

25.3

Jordan to Simmons, no run, tries to force this off the back foot but it's hard to time and it dribbles to the on side

25.4

Jordan to Simmons, no run, punched into the pitch and it bounces back to the bowler

25.5

Jordan to Simmons, 1 leg bye, takes the pad behind square on the leg side, Jordan appeals but that wasn't hitting another set

West Indies 75/4   LMP Simmons 23* (50b 1x4)

26.1

Tredwell to Simmons, no run, defended to the off side

26.2

Tredwell to Simmons, 1 run, tossed up a little fuller, worked down to long on

26.6

Tredwell to Simmons, no run, on off stump, pushed to the covers and there was probably a singe on offer there

West Indies 77/4   LMP Simmons 24* (53b 1x4)

28.1

Tredwell to Simmons, no run, slides across outside off, beats the top edge as he tries to glide it through third man

28.2

Tredwell to Simmons, 1 run, pushed into the off side, the throw is wild but doesn't cost anything

28.4

Tredwell to Simmons, no run, waits a fraction longer and dabs this square to backward point

28.5

Tredwell to Simmons, no run, defended back to the bowler

28.6

Tredwell to Simmons, no run, forward, defended with bat and pad together

West Indies 79/4   LMP Simmons 25* (58b 1x4)

29.6

Jordan to Simmons, 1 run, his eyes lit up at a hint of width, but the lack of pace in the surface means this comes off an inside past the stumps

West Indies 87/4   LMP Simmons 26* (59b 1x4)

30.1

Ali to Simmons, 2 runs, round the wicket, outside off, comes forward and plays with open face through cover...good running turns it into a brace

30.2

Ali to Simmons, FOUR, too short, cut through backward point for a rare commodity: a boundary

30.3

Ali to Simmons, no run, and the man moved, Joe Root, makes the save at square leg

30.4

Ali to Simmons, no run, goes down early to paddle the ball, it slides across him and goes underneath the bat

30.5

Ali to Simmons, no run, short outside leg, Simmons misses out as he gets taken on the body

30.6

Ali to Simmons, no run, defended to the off side

West Indies 93/4   LMP Simmons 32* (65b 2x4)

31.2

Jordan to Simmons, no run, full on middle and off, driven hard into the pitch and it bounces over Jordan to mid-off

31.3

Jordan to Simmons, no run, tries to scythe this delivery, which was a touch wider, through the off side but gets a bottom edge into his pads

31.4

Jordan to Simmons, 1 leg bye, full at pads, runs into the square-leg area to bring up the fifty stand. It's been hard work, but it's giving West Indies something to work with

West Indies 95/4   LMP Simmons 32* (68b 2x4)

32.1

Ali to Simmons, 1 run, goes onto the back foot and flicks behind square leg

32.4

Ali to Simmons, no run, defended on the back foot

32.5

Ali to Simmons, 1 run, a little short, gives him time to whip through midwicket and it takes West Indies to three figures

West Indies 100/4   LMP Simmons 34* (71b 2x4)

33.1

Bresnan to Simmons, FOUR, angled into the pads and it's well put away, glanced fine

33.2

Bresnan to Simmons, no run, corrects his line, outside off, comes forward and defends

33.3

Bresnan to Simmons, 1 run, now some outright aggression, he comes down the pitch then swings a back-of-a-length delivery through square leg

West Indies 105/4   LMP Simmons 39* (74b 3x4)

34.1

Ali to Simmons, 1 run, full on off, driven out to deep cover

34.4

Ali to Simmons, 1 run, fuller again, comes forward and places into point

West Indies 111/4   LMP Simmons 41* (76b 3x4)

35.5

Jordan to Simmons, no run, fuller ball outside off, driven hard at extra cover, well saved

35.6

Jordan to Simmons, 2 runs, back on his stumps, doesn't want to miss that, doesn't and works out to long leg, wide of the fielder so they get a couple

West Indies 119/4   LMP Simmons 43* (78b 3x4)

36.2

Ali to Simmons, FOUR, touch short, batsman gives himself some room and slaps for four wide of mid-off

36.3

Ali to Simmons, 1 run, similar stroke but mistimed to cover point's left

36.5

Ali to Simmons, 2 runs, outside leg stump and a delicate sweep fine of the deep fielder brings Simmons fifty, a controlled innings his side desperately needed, played well, can he go on

36.6

Ali to Simmons, 1 run, another sweep, this time the deep fielder, Tredwell, scrambles well

West Indies 129/4   LMP Simmons 51* (82b 4x4)

37.1

Jordan to Simmons, 1 wide, leg side, swung at and missed

37.1

Jordan to Simmons, 1 wide, another leg side delivery, just a few times today Jordan has strayed in line

37.1

Jordan to Simmons, FOUR, wide delivery outside off this time, cracked for four, poor delivery

37.2

Jordan to Simmons, 1 run, gets it right at last and gets pushed to cover

37.5

Jordan to Simmons, no run, full on off stump, driven to short extra cover, Bopara going to his right to field

37.6

Jordan to Simmons, 1 run, full toss on leg stump, could easily have gone for four again, but Simmons can only clip it to deep square leg

West Indies 142/4   LMP Simmons 57* (86b 5x4)

38.1

Broad to Simmons, no run, good length just outside off, Simmons tamely pushes at it without moving his feet and gets beaten

38.2

Broad to Simmons, FOUR, width offered and this is cracked hard for four over point, hundred partnership comes up, great effort from these two

38.3

Broad to Simmons, 1 run, short but straight and carefully pulled out to deep square leg

38.5

Broad to Simmons, no run, full at the off stump, blocked back up to the bowler

38.6

Broad to Simmons, no run, length on off stump, pushed to point

West Indies 148/4   LMP Simmons 62* (91b 6x4)

39.2

Bresnan to Simmons, 2 runs, firm punch from just outside off through point, they run hard for a couple

39.3

Bresnan to Simmons, 1 run, forward and clipped down the ground to long-on

39.5

Bresnan to Simmons, OUT, a step to leg and Simmons tries to clear the off side, gets a length ball, a slower ball, high off the bat and it loops to cover and Bresnan takes a big wicket. Simmons was going along nicely and probably didn't need to play that stroke, he's rather handed it away when well set, trying to force the pace, getting into a poor position to have a big swing and being done by a ball Bresnan dragged his fingers across

LMP Simmons c Ali b Bresnan 65 (116m 94b 6x4 0x6) SR: 69.14

West Indies 153/5   LMP Simmons 65 (94b 6x4)
Series Results
West Indies v England at North Sound - Mar 5, 2014
England won by 25 runs
West Indies v England at North Sound - Mar 2, 2014
England won by 3 wickets (with 31 balls remaining)
West Indies v England at North Sound - Feb 28, 2014
West Indies won by 15 runs
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Feb 28, 2014

Joe Root dives to save a shot from Lendl Simmons' bat, West Indies v England, 1st ODI, North Sound, February 28, 2014

Joe Root dives to save a shot from Lendl Simmons' bat

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Feb 28, 2014

Jos Buttler could only find mid-off, West Indies v England, 1st ODI, North Sound, February 28, 2014

Jos Buttler could only find mid-off

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