So, England continue to extend their lead in the series. It stands 2-0 in the hosts' favour with two more games to be played. The visitors would hope to put up a better show in the upcoming games. That's it from us in this game. Do join us for the next one which is at The Oval on Wednesday, 27th September, 2017 at 1230 local time (1130 GMT). Till then adios! Take care!
Man of the Match, MOEEN ALI says that it was nice to get himself in and play the shots later on. Reckons that he planned to let loose after getting a bit of balls under his belt. Mentions that he enjoys the responsibility lower down the order as it also gives him the authority to play shots later on. Adds that he is currently enjoying his game out here and hopes to win this series 4-0.
EOIN MORGAN, the England skipper, is happy with today's performance especially after losing the toss. Adds that Ali's innings today was the difference between the sides and he delivers when the team requires him to. Reckons that even though West Indies came out positively and scored boundaries at the start, anything above 360 is a tough chase. Is pleased with his bowlers executing their plans. States that Plunkett extracted a lot from this surface which ended up being good for them. Ends saying that they would be ruthless over the next two games also.
JASON HOLDER, the West Indian skipper says that Rovman Powell brought them into the game but they faltered again at the death where they went for plenty. Reckons that the balance was decent but they could not execute their plans. Mentions that hopefully they could do better in the next game. States that they could have bowled better in the death and feels that 300-320 was par on this track. Adds that they were sloppy in the field which they need to correct. Credits Chris Gayle for his performance. Ends by saying that players need to take ownership for their parts and that might help their cause.
Earlier in the evening, Moeen Ali enthralled the audience at Bristol with some brilliant batting. He along with Ben Stokes and Joe Root entertained the crowd. The match saw as many as 28 sixes being hit, the most in an ODI in the United Kingdom. Morgan will be really happy with this win as it would have enabled him to tick most of the boxes. Stay tuned, as we get you the presentation in a while.
West Indies' batting innings was all about Chris Gayle. Till the time he was at the crease, they were hopeful of running England close to the finish line. But Rashid's moment of brilliance on the field brought curtains to the whirlwind knock. Apart from the opener, only the two Jasons - Mohammed and Holder got some runs but it just wasn't enough.
England's second-biggest win over West Indies in limited over games - that's the magnitude of this win! Liam Plunkett can easily be termed as the star in this innings. A fifer in an ODI is rarity these days and he'll do well to savour this feat. England put up a clinical performance today. He was ably assisted by Adil Rashid, who picked up three wickets after coming in to bowl quite late in the innings.
Liam Plunkett to Jason Holder
OUT! Maiden fifer for Plunkett in ODIs! Fuller delivery outside off, Holder gets underneath it and tries to go for the big one. Cannot get the distance on it as the ball goes straight into the hands of Moeen Ali at long off. With that, it's all over for West Indies. ENGLAND WIN BY 124 RUNS AND TAKE AN UNASSAILABLE 2-0 LEAD IN THE SERIES!
Adil Rashid to Miguel Cummins
FOUR! Off the mark! Again sprayed down the leg side, Cummins unleashes another sweep. Gets it through the fine leg region for a boundary.
Fuller into the pads, swept towards square leg.
Finally Cummins gets his bat behind this one to defend.
Another googly, Cummins fails to read it again.
Another googly outside off, Cummins fails to defend it.
MIGUEL CUMMINS is the last man in.
Adil Rashid to Jerome Taylor
OUT! Rashid adds to his tally! Floats a wrong 'un outside off, Taylor camps back and tries to clip it through the leg side. Misses it completely, the ball then brushes his back pad and goes on to rattle the stumps. Another one goes down and England have already started celebrating.
JEROME TAYLOR is the penultimate man.
Liam Plunkett to Devendra Bishoo
OUT! Another one bites the dust! Fuller delivery outside off at a slower pace. Bishoo swings the bat with all his might. Gets a top edge on it and the ball balloons towards the point region. England skipper Morgan gobbles it safely and Plunkett adds another wicket to his name. England are two wickets away from victory.
Fuller into the pads, clipped towards deep mid-wicket for a single.
Short and wide outside off, dabbed towards third man for a single.
Holder lofts it over the mid on region for a single.