England vs West Indies Highlights, World Cup 2019: Joe Root Century Powers England To 8-Wicket Win Over West Indies

Updated:14 June 2019 22:10 IST

England vs West Indies Highlights, 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup: England thrashed the West Indies by eight wickets as Joe Root's century and lethal spells from pace bowlers Jofra Archer and Mark Wood inspired the hosts on Friday.

England vs West Indies Highlights, World Cup 2019: Joe Root Century Powers England To 8-Wicket Win Over West Indies
England vs West Indies Highlights, Cricket World Cup: Joe Root scored 16th ODI century.. © AFP

England thrashed the West Indies by eight wickets as Joe Root's century and lethal spells from pace bowlers Jofra Archer and Mark Wood inspired the hosts on Friday. Root smashed 100 not out from 94 balls as England easily reached 213-2 after Archer's 3-30 and Mark Wood's 3-18 helped dismiss the West Indies for 212 in Southampton. Tournament favourites England have won three of their four group matches as they chase a place in the semi-finals, but injuries to Jason Roy and captain Eoin Morgan cast a shadow over their latest victory. (SCORECARD)

World Cup 2019 Match, Highlights Between England vs West Indies, Straight From The Rose Bowl, Southampton

  • 21:48 (IST)Jun 14, 2019
    England totally outclassed West Indies in this game. They were clinical, barring those dropped catches, in all aspects of the game and deserved the win. We will be back tomorrow with live coverage of Match 20 between  Sri Lanka and Australia. Don't forget to join us then.
  • 21:45 (IST)Jun 14, 2019
    Ben Stokes smoked the fgreehot through midwicket for a win. England win by eight wickets. 
  • 21:41 (IST)Jun 14, 2019
    Ben Stokes gets his first boundary off the innings but the ball beat him to the fence. Ohh no... it's a No ball as well. England get a freehit.
  • 21:37 (IST)Jun 14, 2019
    Joe Root gets to his 16th ODI century, second of World Cup 2019, and first as an opener in white-ball cricket.
  • 21:34 (IST)Jun 14, 2019
    Shannon Gabriel bowls down leg stump, the umpire stretches his arms to signal wide. With this extra run England touch 200 mark.
  • 21:32 (IST)Jun 14, 2019
    Shannon Gabriel gets his second wicket of the day as Chris Woaked is caught at midwicket by Fabian Allen, the substitute fielder. Woakes departs after playing a good knock of 40 runs.
  • 21:28 (IST)Jun 14, 2019
    Joe Root's last shot brings up the century partnership between him and Chris Woakes.
  • 21:12 (IST)Jun 14, 2019
    Joe Root inches towards his century with this boundary. Gayle pitched it short, allowing Root the time to punch it towards the extra cover region for a four.
  • 21:10 (IST)Jun 14, 2019
    Chris Woakes pulls the short ball from Carlos Brathwaite for a four. West Indies bowlers have failed to come up with an alternative after England batsmen tackled their short bowling really well. Another short 
  • 20:57 (IST)Jun 14, 2019
    Chris Gayle has convinced Jason Holder to take the review as his appeal was turned down by Kumar Dharmasena. The replays suggests the impact was outside off stump and West Indies lose their review.
  • 20:47 (IST)Jun 14, 2019
    Carlos Brathwaite bowls too short and down leg, the ball was asking for treatment and Joe Root gives one. He bisected the deep fine leg and deep square leg fielder to perfection.
  • 20:43 (IST)Jun 14, 2019
    When Eoin Morgan gave ball to Joe Root, he delivered for him but can Gayle deliver for his skipper the way Root did. No... at least not in the first over.
  • 20:38 (IST)Jun 14, 2019
    Another short pitch delivery gets the same treatment and produces the same result. Root rocked back in his crease and pulled it through midwicket for a four.
  • 20:37 (IST)Jun 14, 2019
    Oshane Thomas bowls wide of off stump and Chris Woakes cuts it past point for a four.
  • 20:32 (IST)Jun 14, 2019
    Joe Root repeats his previous shot and gets the same result in the same region.
  • 20:31 (IST)Jun 14, 2019
    Joe Root's immaculate timing once again comes to the fore, he plays that all along the ground in mid-off region for a four.
  • 20:29 (IST)Jun 14, 2019
    With a single, Joe Root gets to his third half-century of the tournament and 32nd of his ODI career, and first as an opener.
  • 20:23 (IST)Jun 14, 2019
    Shannon Gabriel goes short once again and Chris Woakes clobbers it over mid-wicket for a four. He has been too predictable with his line and length. 
  • 20:20 (IST)Jun 14, 2019
    Gorgeous timing from Joe Root makes it look so easy to the eyes. The ball was pitched up in the slot, Root leaned forward and timed it towards sweeper cover for a four.
  • 20:15 (IST)Jun 14, 2019
    Chris Woakes, in at No.3, gets off the mark with a brilliant shot straight down the ground. The shot also brings up the 100 for England.
  • 20:13 (IST)Jun 14, 2019
    Jonny Bairstow once again plays a premeditated shot, this time an upper-cut which went straight into the hands of third-man fielder. Shannon Gabriel get West Indies the breakthrough.
  • 20:09 (IST)Jun 14, 2019
    Shannon Gabriel bowls another short ball to Jonny Bairstow and he was eagerly waiting for it, cleared his front leg and smashed it past mid-wicket fence for a four.
  • 19:57 (IST)Jun 14, 2019
    Jonny Bairstow was in two minds about this delivery, unsure whether to duck or pull, but in the end manages to put his bat to ball at the very last moment and it races away to fine leg fence for a four. Lucky runs for him.
  • 19:54 (IST)Jun 14, 2019
    Jaosn Holder errs in his line, drifts down leg and Jonny Bairstow flicks it off his pads to fine leg fence for a four.
  • 19:49 (IST)Jun 14, 2019
    Andre Russell bowls a short and wide delivery and Jonny Bairstow plays it over first slip for a four.
  • 19:44 (IST)Jun 14, 2019
    West Indies skipper Jason Holder comes in to bowl for the first time in the day. He gives just one run in the over.
  • 19:36 (IST)Jun 14, 2019
    Joe Root pulls the short ball from Shannon Gabriel, this time off his backfoot. The shot didn't come from the middle of his bat but was in the gap and trickled into backward square leg rope.
  • 19:30 (IST)Jun 14, 2019
    Joe Root welcomes Andre Russell with a boundary. The ball was pitched up and Root once again leaned forward and played a perfect square drive.
  • 19:23 (IST)Jun 14, 2019
    After Jonny Bairstow, Joe Root joins the party and sends the ball to the boundary. The ball was pitched in the slot, Root leans forward and plays a textbook extra cover drive and earns four runs.
  • 19:18 (IST)Jun 14, 2019
    Jonny Bairstow plays a top-notch straight drive and the fielders were just mere spectators, all they could do was see the ball racing to the fence.
  • 19:14 (IST)Jun 14, 2019
    Joe Root gets on the front foot and plays an exquisite cover drive in the gap for a four.
  • 19:11 (IST)Jun 14, 2019
    Poor bowling from Oshane Thomas, he bangs it short and Root had all the time in the world to play a pull-shot and he does exactly that.
  • 19:08 (IST)Jun 14, 2019
    Sheldon Cottrell overpitches the ball slightly, Jonny Bairstow plays an elegant cover drive to fetch another boundary of the innings.
  • 19:02 (IST)Jun 14, 2019
    Short and wide from Oshane Thomas, Bairstow smashes that towards extra cover for a four.
  • 18:58 (IST)Jun 14, 2019
    Jonny Bairstow drives the full ball off the front foot on the off side behind point and completes three easy runs. The fielder managed to pull it just inside the rope and saved one run. 
  • 18:55 (IST)Jun 14, 2019
    In absence of Jason Roy, Joe Root walks in along side Jonny Bairstow to begin the chase. Jason Holder has given the ball to Sheldon Cottrell.
  • 18:24 (IST)Jun 14, 2019
    Mark Wood picks up the last wicket and West Indies innings ends at 212 all-out in 44.4 overs. 
  • 18:22 (IST)Jun 14, 2019
    Jofra Archer bowls a well-directed bouncer to Carlos Brathwaite and the ball clips his bat, along with the arm, before getting into keeper's gloves. Umpire gives him out but Brathwaite is not very happy with the decision.
  • 18:14 (IST)Jun 14, 2019
    Mark Wood bowls a length ball to Carlos Brathwaite, right in his arc, he gets in a good position and smashes it over wide long-on fence for a six.
  • 18:09 (IST)Jun 14, 2019
    The replay shows the ball passed the bat from distance and England lose their review. 
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