England in West Indies ODI Series - 2nd ODI

West Indies v England

England won by 3 wickets (with 31 balls remaining)

8.3

Root to Simmons, no run, patted gently into the off side

8.4

Root to Simmons, no run, touch shorter on leg stump, defended

8.5

Root to Simmons, 2 runs, worked off the pads through square leg and deep midwicket can't prevent the second

8.6

Root to Simmons, 1 run, fuller at the stumps, pushed up to mid-off for a quick single

West Indies 33/3   LMP Simmons 3* (4b)

9.1

Ali to Simmons, no run, tries to work this into the leg side but gets taken high on the pads

9.2

Ali to Simmons, FOUR, that's a well-controlled sweep, he went down early and took the ball off straight. Rolled his wrists to keep the ball down.

9.3

Ali to Simmons, no run, flicked off the pads to square leg

9.4

Ali to Simmons, no run, again finds the man at square leg

9.5

Ali to Simmons, no run, comes forward, defended off a thick inside edge to the leg side

9.6

Ali to Simmons, no run, beats the outside edge with one that slides on with the arm, nicely bowled by Moeen

West Indies 37/3   LMP Simmons 7* (10b 1x4)

11.1

Parry to Simmons, no run, round the wicket, on leg stump, comes off a thick inside edge to short fine leg

11.2

Parry to Simmons, 1 run, full on off stump, whipped to mid-on with plenty of bottom hand

11.4

Parry to Simmons, 1 run, nicely bowled, pulls the length back a touch, on off stump and Simmons is reaching for it a little and the ball runs off a thick outside edge

West Indies 40/3   LMP Simmons 9* (13b 1x4)

13.1

Parry to Simmons, no run, comes forward, opens the face as he drives to try and find a gap in the off side

13.2

Parry to Simmons, no run, tossed up full at his feet, driven to extra cover

13.3

Parry to Simmons, no run, a little flatter this time, defended

13.4

Parry to Simmons, 1 run, straighter delivery, Simmons pushes towards mid-on who is deep enough to allow the single

13.6

Parry to Simmons, 1 run, this time the drive is along the ground to long-off

West Indies 46/3   LMP Simmons 11* (18b 1x4)

14.1

Tredwell to Simmons, no run, full on off stump, comes forward and defends to point

14.2

Tredwell to Simmons, FOUR, a moment of relief for the batsmen, Tredwell drags it down short, Simmons goes onto the back foot and cracks it through the covers. Just has the legs to beat the chaser

14.3

Tredwell to Simmons, 3 runs, over the wicket, short again, poor delivery which sits up and allows him to drive off the back foot through the covers

West Indies 53/3   LMP Simmons 18* (21b 2x4)

15.1

Parry to Simmons, FOUR, too short from Parry this time, Simmons cuts it hard through point as the momentum builds for West Indies

15.2

Parry to Simmons, no run, fuller on off stump, defended back down the pitch

15.3

Parry to Simmons, no run, pushed back to the bowler

15.4

Parry to Simmons, no run, angled in to middle and leg, blocked into midwicket

15.5

Parry to Simmons, no run, short again, on off stump, but this time he finds cover off the back foot

15.6

Parry to Simmons, no run, goes onto the back foot and turns it to midwicket

West Indies 63/3   LMP Simmons 22* (27b 3x4)

16.2

Tredwell to Simmons, no run, over the wicket, floated up just outside off, tucked to midwicket

16.3

Tredwell to Simmons, 1 run, fuller and pushed down to long-on

16.5

Tredwell to Simmons, 1 run, floated up, forward and Simmons gets a thick inside edge from some turn into vacant square leg

West Indies 68/3   LMP Simmons 24* (30b 3x4)

17.1

Parry to Simmons, no run, forward just outside off to push into the covers

17.2

Parry to Simmons, no run, touch short, played off the back foot to extra cover

17.3

Parry to Simmons, no run, back again, pushes to cover again

17.4

Parry to Simmons, no run, forward trying to steer it into a gap on the off side, no run to backward point

17.5

Parry to Simmons, no run, tighter line, forward played back to the bowler

17.6

Parry to Simmons, no run, back and pushed up to the bowler, very tidy six

West Indies 68/3   LMP Simmons 24* (36b 3x4)

18.5

Tredwell to Simmons, no run, arm ball slides past the outside edge, beats the bat

18.6

Tredwell to Simmons, no run, forward just outside off, blocking into the covers, another very tidy six

West Indies 69/3   LMP Simmons 24* (38b 3x4)

19.2

Parry to Simmons, 1 run, forward on off stump, clipping down to long-on, Simmons now just in a cap

West Indies 71/3   LMP Simmons 25* (39b 3x4)

20.1

Broad to Simmons, no run, full delivery a foot wide of off stump, driven at rather loosely, gets a thick inside edge to midwicket

20.2

Broad to Simmons, no run, tighter line, again full, this driven more compactly to mid-off

20.3

Broad to Simmons, 1 wide, bumper slides down the leg side

20.3

Broad to Simmons, no run, full and straight, driven back to Broad's right hand, smart stop

20.4

Broad to Simmons, no run, full length once more, this just blocked from off stump back to the bowler

20.5

Broad to Simmons, no run, short, Simmons goes to pull and gets a bottom edge into his thigh that runs nowhere

20.6

Broad to Simmons, 1 run, short again, a foot outside off, Simmons opens the face and guides it down to third man

West Indies 73/3   LMP Simmons 26* (45b 3x4)

21.1

Bresnan to Simmons, 2 runs, full and straight, little bit of angle to work with so Simmons whips it wide of deep midwicket for a dashing couple

21.2

Bresnan to Simmons, no run, better length, this just pushed to midwicket

21.3

Bresnan to Simmons, FOUR, shot! A step down the wicket and pans a length ball over mid-on, top strike and it very nearly lands on the rope, flat and fast that went, great timing

21.4

Bresnan to Simmons, no run, similar delivery, this a touch wider of off stump and just pushed up to cover

21.5

Bresnan to Simmons, no run, slower ball strikes the pad with Simmons looking to play to cover

21.6

Bresnan to Simmons, 1 run, another slower ball, this fuller and it's driven inside mid-on for a quick single

West Indies 80/3   LMP Simmons 33* (51b 4x4)

22.1

Broad to Simmons, 1 run, strays in line and gets clipped out to long leg

West Indies 81/3   LMP Simmons 34* (52b 4x4)

23.1

Bresnan to Simmons, no run, full at the stumps, flicked to midwicket where there's a smart save diving low to the fielder's right

23.2

Bresnan to Simmons, 1 run, short and pulled nicely, controlled stroke keeping it down and gets it out to deep square leg

23.4

Bresnan to Simmons, no run, full just outside off, a firm punch to extra cover

23.5

Bresnan to Simmons, no run, slower ball, patted up on the on side

23.6

Bresnan to Simmons, no run, similar delivery, blocked again coming forward

West Indies 83/4   LMP Simmons 35* (57b 4x4)

24.5

Broad to Simmons, 1 run, full and driven back to the bowler, Broad parried it and they decided to run on the rebound. Had Moeen Ali, coming across the wicket and flicking the ball back out of the side of his hand, hit the stumps, Simmons would have been well gone

West Indies 85/4   LMP Simmons 36* (58b 4x4)

25.1

Bresnan to Simmons, 1 run, forward on off stump, dropped to point and they take a quick run

25.3

Bresnan to Simmons, 1 run, full and driven wide of mid-off, they take a quick single, there's a direct hit and they'll check but Simmons is safely home

25.6

Bresnan to Simmons, no run, another slower ball on the stumps, flicked wide of mid-on and they take a sharp single

West Indies 89/4   LMP Simmons 38* (61b 4x4)

26.4

Broad to Simmons, no run, back full around around off stump, blocked in the crease

26.5

Broad to Simmons, no run, sharp bouncer and Simmons pulls out of the hook he was lining up

26.6

Broad to Simmons, 1 run, wide of off stump, driven hard and beats point but not the sweeper

West Indies 91/4   LMP Simmons 39* (64b 4x4)

27.1

Bopara to Simmons, no run, full at the off stump, pushed up to short extra

27.2

Bopara to Simmons, no run, full at the off stump, driven off the inner half of the bat back to the bowler

27.3

Bopara to Simmons, 2 runs, a step across the stumps but just a funny poke that gets a thick outside edge which chips almost to backward point, it runs past the fielder for a couple

27.4

Bopara to Simmons, 2 runs, full on leg stump, flicked behind square and deep midwicket, Root, has a long chase and makes a fine diving save

27.5

Bopara to Simmons, no run, full just outside off, pushed to short extra

27.6

Bopara to Simmons, no run, touch wide and cut hard to Stokes who takes off to his left at backward point for a fine save

West Indies 95/4   LMP Simmons 43* (70b 4x4)

28.4

Tredwell to Simmons, 1 run, forward just outside off to dab through the covers

28.6

Tredwell to Simmons, no run, full on off stump, pushed with an open face to extra cover

West Indies 98/4   LMP Simmons 44* (72b 4x4)

29.3

Bopara to Simmons, no run, flashing drive from the crease to backward point

29.4

Bopara to Simmons, 1 run, full delivery, a lovely straight drive will be cut off from long-on running to his left

29.6

Bopara to Simmons, no run, full at the off stump, driven to mid-off

West Indies 101/4   LMP Simmons 45* (75b 4x4)

30.2

Tredwell to Simmons, no run, touch short outside off but Simmons misses his cut shot

30.3

Tredwell to Simmons, no run, fuller this time, gets onto the front foot and drives to cover

30.4

Tredwell to Simmons, 1 run, placed square into the off side

30.6

Tredwell to Simmons, no run, escapes with a slightly short delivery outside off as it gets cut straight to point

West Indies 104/4   LMP Simmons 46* (79b 4x4)

32.2

Tredwell to Simmons, 1 run, worked down the ground

32.4

Tredwell to Simmons, 2 runs, touch short outside off, spins back into Simmons as he cuts through point to the cover sweeper

32.5

Tredwell to Simmons, no run, fuller outside off, Simmons comes forward with bat and pad together

32.6

Tredwell to Simmons, 1 run, gets across outside off, works the ball to long-on to bring up back-to-back half-centuries. Another well-controlled innings after the team had been in trouble

West Indies 118/4   LMP Simmons 50* (83b 4x4)

33.1

Stokes to Simmons, 1 run, back of a length on off stump, opens the face and places it out to deep cover

33.3

Stokes to Simmons, 1 run, opens the face and runs the ball to third man

33.5

Stokes to Simmons, 1 run, even fuller this time, driven firmly through the off side

West Indies 124/4   LMP Simmons 53* (86b 4x4)

34.4

Tredwell to Simmons, SIX, fantastic shot! Was given a touch more air by Tredwell and Simmons responded by going inside out over extra cover, just opened the face at the last moment. Lovely.

34.5

Tredwell to Simmons, 1 run, now he drops a single into the off side. Mature batting

West Indies 133/4   LMP Simmons 60* (88b 4x4 1x6)

35.1

Parry to Simmons, 1 run, round the wicket, tucked through midwicket

35.4

Parry to Simmons, 1 run, dragged down short but it's just nudged along the ground to deep midwicket

West Indies 136/5   LMP Simmons 62* (90b 4x4 1x6)

36.1

Broad to Simmons, 1 run, on leg stump, flicked down to fine leg

36.3

Broad to Simmons, no run, on off stump, short of a length, played to cover

36.4

Broad to Simmons, 1 run, short ball, Simmons goes for the pull and it comes off a top edge near the splice but doesn't have the carry to reach deep midwicket

West Indies 139/5   LMP Simmons 64* (93b 4x4 1x6)

37.1

Parry to Simmons, no run, floated full outside off, prodded to the covers

37.2

Parry to Simmons, no run, uses his feet, but the ball is shorter so he has to adjust and plays it square to point

37.3

Parry to Simmons, no run, comes down again, Parry keeping it back of a length, defended

37.4

Parry to Simmons, SIX, that's a good connection...a slightly fuller delivery, he stayed in the crease, went down for the slog sweep and launched it high over deep midwicket

37.5

Parry to Simmons, OUT, first wicket for Parry! Good response. He held his nerve. Simmons trying to go over the top again, but didn't seem quite so committed this time. It was more a chip as he came down the pitch and it lands in the hands of deep midwicket.

LMP Simmons c Stokes b Parry 70 (120m 98b 4x4 2x6) SR: 71.42

West Indies 145/6   LMP Simmons 70 (98b 4x4 2x6)
Series Results
West Indies v England at North Sound - Mar 5, 2014
England won by 25 runs
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England won by 3 wickets (with 31 balls remaining)
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Mar 2, 2014

Stuart Broad enjoyed hitting the winning runs, West Indies v England, 2nd ODI, North Sound, March 2, 2014

Stuart Broad enjoyed hitting the winning runs

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Mar 2, 2014

Stuart Broad rode his luck in a vital partnership, West Indies v England, 2nd ODI, North Sound, March 2, 2014

Stuart Broad rode his luck in a vital partnership

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