Watch Eng v WI highlights today – first ODI from Sir Vivian Richards Stadium, North Sound, Antigua (West Indies) Friday 3rd March 2017. England has already proved how strong they are in their first two fifty over tour matches they won both of them. In their first match, UWI Vice Chancellor’s XI won the toss and chose to bowl first.
England scored 379 runs in 50 overs with eight wickets down. The opener of the team JJ Roy scored 79 runs off 43 balls, JE Root 71, EJG Morgan* 95, BA Stokes 61 and LA Dawson 30. From UWI Vice Chancellor’s XI their opener blasted his innings with scoring 121 runs off 109 balls, SO Hetmyer 40 and CO Burton 25.
In their second match against West Indies Cricket Board President’s XI who batted first after winning the toss and scored 233 runs all out in 48 overs. LE Plunkett and BA Stokes took six wickets. CR Woakes two and the remaining two bowlers took one wicket each of them. JM Bairstow smashed 86 runs in opening the batting. JE Root 46, EJG Morgan* 15 and CR Woakes 47 not out that was a very close match because England won by 2 wickets with 7 balls remaining.
Toss: West Indies won the toss and elected to field.
West Indies team
JO Holder*, D Bishoo, CR Brathwaite, KC Brathwaite, JL Carter, ST Gabriel, SD Hope†, AS Joseph, E Lewis, JN Mohammed, AR Nurse, KOA Powell, R Powell.
EJG Morgan*, MM Ali, JM Bairstow, JT Ball, SW Billings, JC Buttler†, LA Dawson, ST Finn, LE Plunkett, AU Rashid, JE Root, JJ Roy, BA Stokes, CR Woakes.
England 296/6 50 overs
West Indies 251/10 47.2 overs
England won by 45 runs
Match Timings: 09:30 local time (13:30 GMT)
England tour of West Indies, 1st ODI Highlights
ODI no. 3845 | 2016/17 season
Played at Sir Vivian Richards Stadium, North Sound, Antigua
03 March 2017 (50-over match)
Umpires – GO Brathwaite and RSA Palliyaguruge
TV umpire – CB Gaffaney
Match referee – JJ Crowe
Reserve umpire – N Duguid