England whitewashed Windies by winning 3rd ODI at Barbados

by Toqui Tahmid | Posted on Thursday, March 16th, 2017 | 0

England cricket team has finished their West Indies tour with victory in the 3rd ODI against West Indies which was staged on 9th March, 2017. The match took place at Kensington Oval, Barbados where England scored 328 runs by batting first. In return, Windies got packet by scoring just 142 runs and so, the lost by 186 runs so far. Team England visited West Indies to play a three matches ODI series against West Indies where WICB invited England after long time. However, the English team did not need to win the 3rd ODI to confirm the series, because, they already secured the series by winning first two ODIs. But, to whitewash West Indies, they needed to win the 3rd match as well and they simply did it.

Earlier in 9th March, 2017 at morning, Windies won the toss but decided to field first. They used Barbados as their home venue and well known about field nature. But, their bowlers could not afford their best. Though, they stroke in 27 runs when a top hitter Roy was out with 17 runs. In the next wicket partnership between Hales and Root, they added almost 200 runs to the scoreboard where both of them made century. Due to their long partnership, rest players got the chance to play frequently and they did not need to play so quietly but hitted much and so, could not last long enough. Stokes scored 34 runs among the rest players. They lost all wickets but also played complete fifty overs so far and scored 328 runs which was huge enough to beat Windies. Joseph took highest four wickets where Holder took three wickets so far for the host.

Since the beginning of the chase, West Indies team fallen into pressure due to huge target and started to hit since the beginning. But along with that, they started to lose their wickets since just seven runs. Within just 13 runs, they lost first three wickets named Powell, Lewis and Brathwaite. Later, rest Windies players tried to make a competition where Carter scored highest 46 runs for the team. Rest players could not last long in front of English bowlers. They got all – out in 39.2 overs. Woakes and Plunkett took three wickets highest each.

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