England completed their whitewash in the T20I series against the host side Windies after another dominating victory in the third and final T20I of the series at Basseterre. With this victory, England won the three-match T20I series by 3-0.
After winning the toss, Windies managed to score only 71 runs (13 overs) before losing their all wickets. In reply, England reached the target in 10.3 overs after losing two wickets. England won the match by eight wickets.
Brief Scores: Windies – 71 in 13 overs (Jason Holder 11, John Campbell 11; David Willey 4/7)
England – 72/2 in 10.3 overs (Jonny Bairstow 37, Alex Hales 20; Devendra Bishoo 1/11)
Result – England won by eight wickets
Here are some of the statistical highlights of the match:
i) Windies were bundled out for just 71 runs in 13 overs.
- It was the third lowest completed T20I total for Windies against any side. The top two in this list are 45 (11.5 overs) against England at Basseterre on 8th March 2019 and 60 (13.4 overs) against Pakistan at Karachi on 1st April 2018.
ii) The highest score in Windies’ innings was 11 (John Campbell, Jason Holder and Nicolas Pooran).
- It was the second lowest highest-innings-score in a completed T20I innings. The lowest one is 10 for Windies against England at Basseterre on 8th March 2019.
i) England won the match by eight wickets with 57 balls remaining.
- It is their largest T20I victory (by balls remaining) against any team. Their previous record was winning by ten wickets with 44 balls remaining against New Zealand at Wellington on 15th February 2013.
i) Windies opener Shai Hope (0 runs off one ball) was dismissed on the first ball of the match.
- Shai Hope is the first Windies batsman to lose the wicket on the first ball of a T20I match.
- It was the 19th time when a team lost their wicket on the first ball of a T20I match (wides and no Balls ignored /run-outs off the first ball excluded).
i) English left-arm pacer David Willey had the bowling figures of 3-0-7-4.
- It was the second-best T20I bowling figures by an English bowler. The record holder is Chris Jordan with the bowling figures of 2-0-6-4 against Windies at Basseterre on 10th March 2019.
- It was the third-best T20I bowling figures by a left-arm pacer. The top two records are 4-0-22-5 by Mustafizur Rahman (Bangladesh) against New Zealand at Kolkata on 26th March 2016 and 4-0-27-5 by James Faulkner (Australia) against Pakistan at Mohali on 25th March 2016.