England beat West Indies in T20 World Cup 2024 Super 8

On Thursday, England beat West Indies by a margin of eight wickets in the ongoing T20 World Cup 2024 Super 8 round. England successfully achieved their aim of 181 runs and comfortably won the match in just 17.3 overs at the Daren Sammy National Cricket Stadium, located in Gros Islet, St Lucia.

Phil Salt and Jonny Bairstow formed an undefeated partnership of 97 runs in 44 balls for the third wicket, leading England to a crucial victory in their first match of the Super 8.

Salt scored an unbeaten 87 runs off 47 balls, hitting seven fours and five sixes. During his dynamic performance, he aggressively scored 30 runs off Romario Shepherd’s bowling in the 16th over.

England beat West Indies in T20 World Cup 2024 Super 8

Bairstow made a significant contribution by scoring 48 runs in 26 balls, including five fours and two sixes.

Andre Russell and Roston Chase each took one wicket for the West Indies, who had their initial loss in the T20 World Cup 2024.

Prior to this, the West Indies team scored 180 runs for the loss of 4 wickets in a span of 20 overs, following England’s decision to field first after winning the toss.

The West Indies team had a strong beginning, scoring 36 runs without losing any wickets in the first four overs, with Johnson Charles and Brandon King as the main batsmen.

Nevertheless, King was forced to leave the game due to a potential groyne injury after attempting a shot against Sam Curran in the fifth over of the match. He had accumulated a total of 23 runs by hitting the ball 13 times before leaving the field.

Charles accumulated a total of 38 runs in 34 balls, and in addition, he contributed 54 runs in 41 balls when batting alongside Nicholas Pooran, who had taken King’s spot on the field.

After 10 overs, the West Indies cricket team had scored 82 runs without losing any wickets. In order to improve their chances of winning, they required a powerful performance in the latter part of their innings. Captain Rovman Powell delivered exactly that, scoring 36 runs in just 17 balls, including five sixes.

England beat West Indies in T20 World Cup 2024 Super 8

England Efficiency

However, England effectively restricted the Windies batters in the final five overs, allowing only 43 runs and taking two wickets.

Sherfane Rutherford finished his innings with an unbeaten score of 28 runs off 15 balls, including a four and two sixes.

Adil Rashid was the most outstanding bowler for England, achieving figures of 1-21 in four overs. Jofra Archer, Moeen Ali, and Liam Livingstone each secured a single wicket.

Both teams made their debut in the Super 8 stage of the T20 World Cup with this outing.

Gulfishaa Avaan
Gulfishaa Avaan
Gulfishaa is writer who delivers engaging and informative news on sports to readers of Ten Sports TV Website.



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