David Willey took his turn in the spotlight as England steamrollered the West Indies for the second time in three days, wrapping up a thumping eight-wicket win in the third Twenty20 international, and a clean sweep in the series.
David Willey took his turn in the spotlight as England rolled over the West Indies for 71 in St Kitts, condemning the hosts to a second Twenty20 collapse in three days.
Sam Billings learned the value of going “old school” after digging in to tee up England’s record Twenty20 victory in St Kitts.
Chris Jordan has had to wait longer than most for his moments in the England spotlight but the paceman needed just 12 deliveries to underline his match-winning qualities in St Kitts.
England skittled the West Indies for just 45 to claim their heaviest Twenty20 victory in a contest settled by a devastating four-wicket blast by Chris Jordan.
Mark Ramprakash has lost his job as England’s batting coach, with Graham Thorpe expected to take over for this summer’s Ashes.
Chris Jordan reminded England his “little brother” Jofra Archer is not their only Barbados-born option for the World Cup with a timely showcase of his own talents against the West Indies.
Jonny Bairstow and Adil Rashid stepped up to guide a depleted England side to victory over the West Indies, taking the first Twenty20 by four wickets in St Lucia.
England were set a winning target of 161 in the first Twenty20 against the West Indies, with Tom Curran’s four wickets and Adil Rashid’s miserly spell keeping the chase down in St Lucia.
Dawid Malan is hoping to offer a reminder of his England credentials after being handed an international lifeline in the West Indies.
Dawid Malan is eager to make an impression after returning to the England fold for the first since he was ruthlessly dropped last summer.
England begin the final leg of their winter travels, a three-match T20 series against the West Indies, in St Lucia on Tuesday.
England slumped to one of the most humiliating defeats in their one-day history in St Lucia, where Eoin Morgan’s World Cup favourites were routed for 113 by the West Indies then brutalised by Chris Gayle.
England turned in a batting horror show in the final one-day international, blown away for 113 by the West Indies’ rampant seam attack in St Lucia.
Adil Rashid lived up to his nickname of ‘the Hoover’ when he cleaned up for England in Grenada and is hoping for another bumper haul if the West Indies continue swinging for the stands.
England’s record-breaking win over the West Indies on Wednesday means the current one-day international series has featured three of the top four all-time innings in terms of sixes hit.
Chris Gayle has become the 14th batsman to reach 10,000 runs in one-day international cricket after hitting a brilliant 162 against England on Wednesday.
Joe Root accepts he will never be the kind of batsman who clears the stands like Chris Gayle but has found other ways of pushing the boundaries in one-day cricket.
Trevor Bayliss stressed the importance of treading carefully with Ben Stokes’ fitness after standing him down from from duty long before rain washed out the third one-day international in Grenada.
England’s third one-day international against the West Indies has been abandoned without a ball being bowled after a washout in Grenada.