Player of the Match
Player of the Match

England win by five wickets with three balls to spare. Owais Shah batted superbly to guide them home ... that's all from us. We will be back on Sunday with the first ODI from Lord's ... rain permitting. Join us then. Goodnight.

19.4
5w
Gayle to Shah, 5 wides, that's it, wides down the leg side, Shah swipes and misses but it's academic
19.3
1
Gayle to Mascarenhas, 1 run, Mascarenhas back., waits and heaves to long-on
19.2
1
Gayle to Shah, 1 run, patted into the leg side, Mascarenhas wants two, Shah knackered
19.1
2
Gayle to Shah, 2 runs, Shah smacks it down the ground to long-on, Mascarenhas races back and beats a poor throw

And Gayle steps into the breach. A buzz goes around the ground.

END OF OVER:
19 | 9 Runs | ENG: 164/5 (6 runs required from 6 balls, RR: 8.63, RRR: 6.00)

  • Owais Shah52 (33b)
  • Dimitri Mascarenhas17 (15b)
  • Ravi Rampaul4-0-39-2
  • Darren Sammy4-0-27-1

Six off six balls ... even I can work that one out ... a run a ball ...

18.6
1
Rampaul to Shah, 1 run, an almost Pietersenesque swish over midwicket to the man out in the deep
18.6
1w
Rampaul to Shah, 1 wide, just what the doctor didn't order ... a booming leg-side wide
18.5
1
Rampaul to Mascarenhas, 1 run, another big heave square on the leg, too close to the fielder for two

Nine off eight ...

18.4
2
Rampaul to Mascarenhas, 2 runs, a real village heave into the leg side, frantic running from batsmen and fielders, the former just win
18.3
1
Rampaul to Shah, 1 run, late thick edge, and a deliberate one, Bravo roars round and cuts it off at third man
18.2
1
Rampaul to Mascarenhas, 1 run, swished to backward square leg, only the one as the man was in PDQ
18.1
2
Rampaul to Mascarenhas, 2 runs, turned through midwicket off his hips, no pace on it and that allows the second

Rampaul with a make-or-break over for West Indies.

END OF OVER:
18 | 9 Runs | ENG: 155/5 (15 runs required from 12 balls, RR: 8.61, RRR: 7.50)

  • Dimitri Mascarenhas11 (11b)
  • Owais Shah50 (31b)
  • Darren Sammy4-0-27-1
  • Dwayne Smith4-0-38-0

So, 15 needed from 12 balls.

17.6
1
Sammy to Mascarenhas, 1 run, Mascarenhas chips to long-on

The crowd stands ... 50 from 31 balls ... should be a match-winning innings.

17.5
1
Sammy to Shah, 1 run, full toss, thumped to long-on
17.4
2
Sammy to Shah, 2 runs, rasping drive through extra cover, the fielder has to dive to stop it and that allows them to come back for two
17.3
4
Sammy to Shah, FOUR runs, heave-pulled wide of short fine leg and to the left of deep square leg ...
17.2
0
Sammy to Shah, no run, flighted, almost too slow for Shah and it thuds into his pads as he goes to leg
17.1
1
Sammy to Mascarenhas, 1 run, slower ball, turned into the leg side, looking for two but Morton on it quickly

or is it ...

END OF OVER:
17 | 16 Runs | ENG: 146/5 (24 runs required from 18 balls, RR: 8.58, RRR: 8.00)

  • Dimitri Mascarenhas9 (9b)
  • Owais Shah43 (27b)
  • Dwayne Smith4-0-38-0
  • Marlon Samuels3-0-31-1

Super Slow-Mo Hotspot Snicko shows the umpire was right and it missed everything ... 24 needed from 18. A doddle in Twenty20.

16.6
1
Smith to Mascarenhas, 1 run, driven to long-on
16.6
5w
Smith to Mascarenhas, 5 wides, massive appeal for leg before, through everyone and it shoots to where long-stop would be ... and it's given as wides to add insult to runs
16.5
1
Smith to Shah, 1 run, tip and run to midwicket
16.4
4
Smith to Shah, FOUR runs, super stuff, tickled past short fine leg, well placed ...this is classy batting
16.3
0
Smith to Shah, no run, Shah moves to leg, Smith follows. Good bowling

oops ,... Gayle spots not enough in the circle

16.2
4
Smith to Shah, FOUR runs, wide full toss, slashed wide of backward point
16.1
1
Smith to Mascarenhas, 1 run, driven back to Smith, he half stops, it hits Shah but they manage the run

Dewayne Smith on ...

END OF OVER:
16 | 16 Runs | ENG: 130/5 (40 runs required from 24 balls, RR: 8.12, RRR: 10.00)

  • Owais Shah34 (23b)
  • Dimitri Mascarenhas7 (7b)
  • Marlon Samuels3-0-31-1
  • Daren Powell4-0-24-1

40 off 25 ... game on after that over

15.6
0
Samuels to Shah, no run, off pad, Shah sets off but Mascarenhas going nowhere and he has to scramble back

England 2nd innings Partnerships

WktRunsPlayers
1st25MJ PriorAN Cook
2nd13IJL TrottMJ Prior
3rd5KP PietersenIJL Trott
4th25PD CollingwoodKP Pietersen
5th36PD CollingwoodOA Shah
6th69OA ShahAD Mascarenhas