England tour of West Indies, 3rd ODI: West Indies v England at North Sound, Mar 5, 2014
10.1

Sammy to Ali, 2 runs, drops short and at the body, Moeen scoops it away through midwicket, not totally in control but safe enough for a couple into the deep

10.2

Sammy to Ali, no run, angled across from over the wicket, comes forward to defend

10.3

Sammy to Ali, 1 run, slightly wide of the stumps, opens the face and runs a single through backward point

10.4

Sammy to Root, 1 run, military medium, 75mph from Sammy, in the channel and steered down to third man for one more

10.5

Sammy to Ali, 1 run, on the stumps, worked behind square on the leg side

10.6

Sammy to Root, no run, pitched up on off stump, closes the face and works one to midwicket

England 59/2   DJG Sammy 1-0-5-0
12.1

Sammy to Root, 1 run, short and around off stump, neatly cushioned square on the off side and they scamper a single

12.2

Sammy to Ali, 2 runs, goes round the wicket, Moeen walks across his stumps and fiddles a couple through square leg

12.3

Sammy to Ali, 1 run, in the channel outside off, opens the face for a single behind point

12.4

Sammy to Root, no run, tighter line from Sammy, not quite full enough to drive, blocked on off

12.5

Sammy to Root, no run, angled in with the arm, turned to the fielder stationed at midwicket

12.6

Sammy to Root, no run, length ball, jumps a little more than Root expected, hits the glove and drops short on the off side as he plays across the line

England 69/2   DJG Sammy 2-0-9-0
14.1

Sammy to Root, 1 run, length ball on the stumps, Root heave-hos across the line, mishitting a single through midwicket off his bottom edge

14.2

Sammy to Ali, 2 runs, dug in short and Mooen ramps the ball neatly over backward point for a couple, controlled shot though the cover sweeper comes round to prevent four

14.3

Sammy to Ali, 1 run, round the wicket and on the pads, flicked behind square for one

14.4

Sammy to Root, no run

14.5

Sammy to Root, 1 run, on the front foot, nudges a single back down the ground

14.6

Sammy to Ali, 2 leg byes, Ramdin is up to the stumps again, this flicks the pad down the leg side, maybe a tickle of bat too, they run well for a couple more

England 78/2   DJG Sammy 3-0-14-0
40.1

Sammy to Buttler, 1 run, driven very firmly, looks set to beat mid-off, but Rampaul pulls off a smart dive

40.2

Sammy to Root, 1 run, worked off the toes through the leg side

40.3

Sammy to Buttler, 2 runs, tucked down the ground to long from outside off...he scampers a second to bring up a well-earned fifty

40.4

Sammy to Buttler, 1 run, starts to move to leg, but then stays in line with the stumps and flicks through midwicket

40.5

Sammy to Root, 1 run, full delivery, flicked strongly through midwicket

40.6

Sammy to Buttler, 2 runs, angled into the pads, this is well placed behind square and the second can't be stopped...brings up the hundred stand, a very well-paced effort from this pair

England 217/4   DJG Sammy 4-0-22-0
42.1

Sammy to Root, 2 runs, length ball on the pads, Root closes the bat face and works a couple in front of square leg

42.2

Sammy to Root, 1 run, goes back in the crease, turns the wrists and nudges a single into a gap at midwicket

42.3

Sammy to Buttler, 2 runs, length ball, Buttler opens up the shoulders and swats out towards deep midwicket, doesn't quite get hold of it, couple to the sweeper

42.4

Sammy to Buttler, 1 run, pitched up on the stumps, clears the front leg and belabours down the ground, slightly underneath it but bounces safely towards long-on

42.5

Sammy to Root, 1 run, on the stumps, rolls the wrists on a gentle pull through square

42.6

Sammy to Buttler, SIX, now Buttler gets it out of the middle, down on one knee to mow the ball over long-on, the fielder gamely stretches an arm up on the jump but it's a good 10-12 feet over the rope - the Buttler serves

England 243/4   DJG Sammy 5-0-35-0
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Hours of play (local time) 09.30 start, First Session 09.30-13.00 Interval 13.00-13.45, Second Session 13.45-17.15

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Dobell: Root and Buttler are England's future

George Dobell says the century stand between Joe Root and Jos Buttler that paved the way for an England win over the West Indies is a promising sign for the next generation of England stars coming through (00:52) | March 6, 2014

George Dobell says the century stand between Joe Root and Jos Buttler that paved the way for an England win over the West Indies is a promising sign for the next generation of England stars coming through (00:52) | March 6, 2014