England beat West Indies by 8 wickets in 19th match of ICC World Cup 2019
As England won the toss and elected to bowl first. West Indies started match by batting first, Chris Gayle started with stormy innings and other side Chris woakes gave breakthrough for his team of Evin Lewis. Gayle also gone shortly but Nicholas Pooran and Shemron Hetmyer batted with good partnership but could not hold the pressure of English bowlers for too long. Pooran hits gorgeous innings of 63 runs after him other batsmen failed to score big and whole West Indian team all out for 212/10 (44.4).
In chasing, England new opener combination of Joe Root and Jonny Bairstow gave a excellent start and put pressure on West Indian bowlers. Root came opener due to Jason Roy had injured during fielding and Root hits a marvelous Ton and make England win by 8 wickets. Root hits 100* in 94 balls , Chris woakes hits 40 (50), Bairstow knocked 45 (46) and chase down a target very easily by 213/2 (33.1).
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