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WI win series 2-1

NATASHA BECKLES, [email protected]

WI win series 2-1

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England defeated West Indies by five runs in the third and final Twenty20 International at Kensington Oval this evening.
The home side could only manage 160 for seven in reply to England’s 165 for 6.
Lendl Simmons was the top scorer for West Indies with 69.
Barbadian Chris Jordan made 27 for England before taking the wickets of Johnson Charles, Marlon Samuels and Denesh Ramdin.
The result means that the West Indies, who were missing the rested Chris Gayle, won the series 2-1. (NB)
Summarised scores:
England: 165 for six off 20 overs (Michael Lumb 63, Alex Hales 38, Chris Jordan 27; Krishmar Santokie 2-27, Sheldon Cottrell 2-37)
West Indies: 160 for seven off 20 overs (Lendl Simmons 69, Denesh Ramdin 33; Chris Jordan 3-39, Ravi Bopara 2-28).