England vs West Indies highlights T20 WC 2021
England vs West Indies T20 WC 2021 Highlights

T20 World Cup 2021 England vs West Indies Highlights: 2019 World Cup winners England lock their horns to play their first match of the ICC T20 World Cup 2021 against 2 times T20 WC winning team West Indies.

The winning team would get the benefit of moving forward in the ICC T20 World Cup 2021 Points table.

TournamentICC T20 World Cup 2021
IPL Match No14
MatchENG vs WI
TeamsEngland vs West Indies
DateOctober 23, 2021
Time7:30 PM IST; 02:00 PM GMT; 06:00 PM Local
TossEngland won the toss and OPT to Bowl
VenueDubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai
Playing 11List Give Below

 

T20 WC 2021 England vs West Indies Scoreboard

TeamScore
West Indies55-10 (14.2 Ov)
England56-4 (8.2 Ov)

 

West Indies Scoreboard

PlayerStatusRunsBalls4s6sSR
L Simmonsc Livingstone b Moeen370042.86
Lewisc Moeen b Chris Woakes6501120
Gaylec Malan b Tymal Mills131330100
Hetmyerc Morgan b Moeen9920100
DJ Bravoc Bairstow b Chris Jordan5510100
Pooran (wk)c Jos Buttler b Tymal Mills190011.11
Pollard (c)c Bairstow b Adil Rashid6140042.86
Russellb Adil Rashid02000
Akeal Hoseinnot out6130046.15
Obed McCoyc Roy b Adil Rashid01000
Rampaulb Adil Rashid380037.5

 

England Scorecard

PlayerStatusRunsBalls4s6sSR
Jason Royc Gayle b Rampaul111001110
Jos Buttler (wk)not out242230109.09
Jonny Bairstowc and b Akeal Hosein9620150
Moeen Alirun out (Lewis/Obed McCoy)340075
Liam Livingstonec and b Akeal Hosein120050
Eoin Morgan (c)not out7710100

 

Captain View

Eoin Morgan | England Captain

We will bowl first. Short side one side. And we can guard ourselves a bit with that dew factor. Missing out are Billings, Willey, Curran, Wood… Wood and Curran needed a bit more time to recover after the injuries in the warm-up games.

Tymal Mills is playing. He was excellent for us before. We get balance with Liam and Moeen, so gives us three seamers and three spinners. Obviously missing those all-rounders who aren’t here hurt us. We are excited about the start of our campaign tonight.

Kieron Pollard | West Indies

Not really a blow. Toss is 50-50. We would have bowled. Russell is fit. First World Cup for Pooran, McCoy. Akeal Hosein gets an opportunity as well. With the combination of our team we do not depend on Russell bowling 4 overs every game.

We have an all-round team. Just a matter of us coming together and playing. Chris Gayle, legend for us. He has been around for 20 odd years. He has done a lot for West Indies in all three formats. He has done justice to himself. Looking forward to what we can do as a team more than as individuals.

England vs Pakistan Playing 11

EnglandWest Indies
Jos Buttler(w)Evin Lewis
Jason RoyLendl Simmons
Dawid MalanChris Gayle
Eoin Morgan(c)
Shimron Hetmyer
Jonny Bairstow
Nicholas Pooran(w)
Liam LivingstoneKieron Pollard(c)
Moeen AliAndre Russell
Chris WoakesDwayne Bravo
Chris JordanAkeal Hosein
Adil RashidObed McCoy
Tymal MillsRavi Rampaul

Squad

England

Jos Buttler (wk), Eoin Morgan (c), Jason Roy, Jonny Bairstow, Moeen Ali, Liam Livingstone, Chris Woakes, Chris Jordan, Adil Rashid, Mark Wood, Tymal Mills, David Willey, Dawid Malan, Sam Billings, Tom Curran

West Indies

Nicholas Pooran (wk), Kieron Pollard (c), Evin Lewis, Lendl Simmons, Chris Gayle, Shimron Hetmyer, Andre Russell, Dwayne Bravo, Hayden Walsh, Obed McCoy, Ravi Rampaul, Oshane Thomas, Akeal Hosein, Roston Chase, Andre Fletcher

T20 World Cup 2021 England vs West Indies Highlights

West Indies Batting

Simmons and Lewis gets into the crease to lead West Indies while Moeen Ali opens the bowling attack.

Though Lewis hits a six off the first over he was dismissed in the very next over by Woakes for 6 runs. The 2 times world cup winning team struggles a lot to make a steady partnership. The aggressive team fails to make the expected opening match in the ICC t20 World Cup 2021.

With a highest of 13 runs from Chris Gayle, West Indies scored 55 runs for 10 wickets loss at the end of the 14.2 overs. Adil Rashid of England makes the perfect bowling spell as he picks 4 wickets in the 2.2 overs he bowled with an economy rate of 0.90.

Lowest totals in T20 WC
  • 39 Net v SL Chittagong 2014
  • 44 Net v SL Sharjah 2021
  • 55 WI v Eng Dubai 2021
  • 60 NZ v SL Chittagong 2014
  • 68 Ire v WI Providence 2010
Lowest T20I totals for WI
  • 45 vs Eng Basseterre 2019
  • 55 vs Eng Dubai 2021
  • 60 vs Pak Karachi 2018
  • 71 vs Eng Basseterre 2019

Notably, the three scores against England have come in West Indies’s last three T20Is against them

England Batting

With just 56 runs as target England openers, Jason Roy and Jos Buttler opens the batting attack while Akeal Hosein opens the bowling attack.

Though the duo starts in a well-settled manner, Rampaul dismissed Roy for 11 runs and draws the first blood for England. While Jonny Bairstow walks to the pavilion after scoring 9 runs, Moeen Ali too dismissed of the followed over and tries to build pressure over England players.

But with just 20 runs needed for the victory, Jos Buttler and Eoin Morgan makes the winning run partnership and beats West Indies by 6 wickets.

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Player of the Match

Moeen Ali | England

  • Bat: 3 off 4 balls
  • Ball: 4 overs – 1 Maiden – 17 runs – 2 wickets

It was always nice to catch one like that, I saw CJ running and thought about leaving it to him as he’s so fast and great in the field, but then it was on my side and I stuck my hands out. It gives you confidence, my first over was nice until that six, but yes it does give you confidence.

It helps with so many left handers in their team, but I have been bowling alright in the nets, quite confident and as I have been playing cricket, I was not that nervous.

The role in that team (CSK) is really good for me, I felt comfortable and involved with both bat and ball, it is great to be playing those big games like the semifinals and finals and then coming to the World Cup.