England thrashed West Indies as Root hits his Second 100 in this World Cup
With both bat and ball England were remarkable, and their bowling performance in certain bodes well for the remainder of the tournament. Wood (3/18) and also Archer (3/30), with the assistance of Root (2/27) as well as Woakes (1/16), tore with the Windies batting lineup, with just Pooran’s 63 offerings authentic hope for West Indies.
What a persuading performance it was from the hosts today.
Root was quite fantastic. He filled the Roy-shaped opening, as well as became England’s first player to rack up three Cricket World Cup centuries with a beautiful knock of 100 *. It was a fantastic day for the English fans.
England win by 8️⃣ wickets!
A clinical performance with bat and ball helps them overcome West Indies in Southampton. 💯
— Cricket World Cup (@cricketworldcup) June 14, 2019
Jason Holder talks post-match:
Our batters needed to take even more possession, there were one or two careless shots. We required to dig in deep and need to correct it. We are lugging a couple of niggles in the dressing space and also expect to get back in shape in advance of the Bangladesh game. We require to tighten up in all three departments.
Morgan provides injury updates:
I have had a lot of back spasms as well in the past. It will be 24-48 hours before we get to know regarding Jason.”
Root went to his elegant ideal, and while the injuries to Morgan and Roy will certainly concern England, they will certainly also be buoyed by their capacity with the bat in their absence. Woakes batted excellently from number three for his 40, and Bairstow’s 45 provided an excellent start from the top.
Player of the Match, Joe Root, speaks post-match:
It was great to have won today, as well as it was excellent to take the opportunity as well as use the conditions. Rest of the guys aided with the great partnerships, as well as it’s merely good to get time in the park. I tried to hit the gaps, and also it’s not much difference between opening as well as lower down. The way Woakes additionally came in and also batted was excellent. We spent two days in the interior nets and (played) much short stuff there. You require to have the technique, and you need to back yourself to do it. We pride ourselves in having our basics covered.