England in West Indies ODI Series - 1st ODI

West Indies v England

West Indies won by 15 runs

0.1

Root to Smith, no run, around the wicket, length on off stump, punched to short extra-cover

0.2

Root to Smith, no run, straighter line and punched to short midwicket

0.3

Root to Smith, 1 run, forward just outside off and angles it into the gap at point for a quick single

0.4

Root to Powell, no run, length on off stump, punched from the crease back to the bowler

0.5

Root to Powell, 1 run, straighter line and worked out to deep midwicket

0.6

Root to Smith, no run, leg stump line, swept, it comes off a pad and loops just to the left of slip, tidy start from Root

West Indies 2/0   JE Root 1-0-2-0

2.1

Root to Smith, no run, floated a little onto middle and off, blocked coming forward

2.2

Root to Smith, no run, similar delivery, blocked on the front foot again

2.3

Root to Smith, no run, played from the crease, gets a leading edge into the covers, there's hestitation and a run out is on at the non-strikers end but Bresnan misfield running in with a run-out at his mercy

2.4

Root to Smith, no run, back foot punch to extra-cover

2.5

Root to Smith, SIX, big stride forward and a clean strike down the ground, a big hit this, sails into the stands

2.6

Root to Smith, 1 run, forward and ran out into the covers, finds the gap for an easy single

West Indies 17/0   JE Root 2-0-9-0

4.1

Root to Powell, no run, forward on the stumps, ran to short midwicket

4.2

Root to Powell, no run, little short outside off, slapped only to cover

4.3

Root to Powell, no run, flighted and fuller, pushed out into the covers

4.4

Root to Powell, no run, wider line, ran into the covers but point is up quickly to field

4.5

Root to Powell, no run, back foot punch back to the bowler's left

4.6

Root to Powell, no run, stepped back and punched firmly to short extra-cover, a maiden

West Indies 19/0   JE Root 3-1-9-0

6.1

Root to Powell, no run, back foot, mistimed push up the wicket, finds the bowler

6.2

Root to Powell, OUT, firm push from just outside off, in the air towards short extra-cover and Jordan dives to his right and takes a blinding catch that is an outstanding grab, an inch above the ground, fabulous reaction to get down so quickly and hold on, pressure does the trick for England

KOA Powell c Jordan b Root 5 (21m 14b 0x4 0x6) SR: 35.71

6.3

Root to Edwards, no run, leg slip also goes in, blocked in the crease in front of off stump

6.4

Root to Edwards, no run, blocked in the crease again

6.5

Root to Edwards, no run, touch wider, worked to square leg

6.6

Root to Edwards, no run, back again and blocked in the crease

West Indies 19/1   JE Root 4-2-9-1

8.1

Root to Smith, 1 run, leg stump line, dropped into square leg for a quick single

8.2

Root to Edwards, no run, forward on middle and off, dropped into the covers

8.3

Root to Edwards, 2 runs, full length on the stumps, slapped hard back towards the bowler, Root reaches across to his right and fumbles, allowing them to take two to long-on

8.4

Root to Edwards, no run, fuller and flicked back to the bowler

8.5

Root to Edwards, no run, touch shorter line, blocked in the crease

8.6

Root to Edwards, 1 run, floated up, a firm punch down to long-on for an easy single

West Indies 32/1   JE Root 5-2-13-1

40.1

Root to DJ Bravo, no run, around the wicket, full onto leg stump, played off an inside edge to square leg

40.2

Root to DJ Bravo, no run, goes to sweep and gets struck on the pad

40.3

Root to DJ Bravo, 2 runs, steps to leg, Root follows him, Bravo sweeps and deep-backward square makes a fine diving save

40.4

Root to DJ Bravo, no run, full on the stumps, tickled too close to midwicket for a single

40.5

Root to DJ Bravo, 2 runs, chucked up outside leg stump, it's flicked fine and it runs away but Bresnan chases hard and keeps them to two, in fact, he's kept them to three! They were considering a fourth

40.6

Root to DJ Bravo, 1 run, tossed up on leg stump, flicked out through midwicket for an easy single

West Indies 158/5   JE Root 6-2-18-1

42.1

Root to Sammy, no run, forward blocking around off stump

42.2

Root to Sammy, no run, similar delivery, also blocked

42.3

Root to Sammy, no run

42.4

Root to Sammy, no run, back and punched to midwicket

42.5

Root to Sammy, no run, very full, dug out back to the bowler

42.6

Root to Sammy, 1 run, full on middle and leg, tucked wide of midwicket for a single

West Indies 169/5   JE Root 7-2-19-1

44.1

Root to Sammy, no run, full, driven back to the bowler where Root saves very well

44.2

Root to Sammy, 1 run, tucked wide of the bowler and this time they get a run

44.3

Root to DJ Bravo, 2 runs, floated up on the stumps, tucked through midwicket and they run hard for two and Bravo brings up a half-century, his work rewarded with a hearty applause

44.4

Root to DJ Bravo, no run, tucked from leg stump backward of square, fielder in too quickly for a run

44.5

Root to DJ Bravo, 1 run, low full toss clipped out through midwicket

44.6

Root to Sammy, 1 run, length ball tucked in front of square leg

West Indies 184/5   JE Root 8-2-24-1

46.1

Root to DJ Bravo, FOUR, slog swept from leg stump and gets it backward of square, four more

46.2

Root to DJ Bravo, 1 run, full at the stumps, clipped wide of midwicket for a sharp single

46.3

Root to Sammy, SIX, full at the stumps, Sammy heaves it down the ground and finds the stands, big strike, elaborate whoosh of the bat having shuffled slightly out of his ground

46.4

Root to Sammy, SIX, flatter delivery and Sammy goes flat and wide of long-on this time, another rocketing hit

46.5

Root to Sammy, 2 runs, full ball rolled into midwicket and they go hard for the second with Sammy diving back into the striker's end

46.6

Root to Sammy, FOUR, Root slides one outside off and gets carved through point, a bridge too far for Root, nice timing there

West Indies 223/5   JE Root 9-2-47-1
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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