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Captain Ali Sees England Level Again

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Another impressive display from Moeen Ali with bat and ball sees England win the 4th T20 international at the Kensington Oval in Barbados to level the series 2-2 ahead of tomorrow’s final game of the series.


West Indies made two changes from Wednesday’s game with Kyle Mayers and Dominic Drakes coming in for Shai Hope and Fabian Allen while England also made two changes from that game with Sam Billings and Chris Jordan coming in for Harry Brook and George Garton.

West Indies: Kyle Mayers, Brandon King, Nicholas Pooran (wk), Rovman Powell, Darren Bravo, Kieron Pollard (capt), Jason Holder, Dominic Drakes, Romario Shepherd, Akeal Hosein, Sheldon Cottrell

England: Jason Roy, Tom Banton, James Vince, Liam Livingstone, Moeen Ali (c), Sam Billings (wk), Phil Salt, Chris Jordan, Adil Rashid, Tymal Mills, Reece Topley

West Indies would win the toss and elect to field first.

England Innings

Banton would be caught by off the bowling of Holder for 4 before Roy would be caught behind by Pooran off the bowling of Pollard for 52 off 42 balls. Vince would be caught by Mayers off the bowling of Hosein for 34 off 26 balls before Livingstone would be caught by King off the bowling of Shepherd for 16.

Ali (pictured below) would be caught by Shepherd off the bowling of Holder off the first ball of the final over for 63 off 28 balls before Salt would be caught by King later in the over for a golden duck with Billings (13 off 4 balls) not out as England post 193/6.

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West Indies Innings

The first wicket in the reply saw Mayers (pictured below) caught by Jordan off the bowling of Ali for 40 off 23 balls before fellow opener King would be caught by Salt off the same bowler for 26. Powell would be bowled by Rashid for 5 before Pooran would be caught by Roy off the bowling of Livingstone for 22 off 16 balls.

Holder would be the final wicket to fall, caught by Jordan off the bowling of Topley, for 36 off 24 balls with Pollard (18) and Bravo (3) the not out batsmen at the end of the innings.

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ENG 193/6 (20 overs), WI 159/5 (20 overs)

The final game of the series takes place tomorrow at 8 pm BST/4 pm AST at the same ground.

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