England have won the toss & elected to bowl first up against Windies in the 19th match of ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 from Ageas Bowl, Southampton.
In the first inning Windies openers Evin Lewis has not been in good form of batting as he flopped again.
Chris Gayle was looking fined as he knocked 36 runs off 41 balls. Shai Hope is not getting much runs.
Shimron Hetmyer did well as he scord 39 runs off 48 balls with the help of 4, fours. Nicholas Pooran was amazing in batting as scored up his half century 63 runs off 78 balls including with 3, fours and only a six.
Andre Russell and Carlos Brathwaite helped Windies to put 212 runs on the scoreboard as they were bowled out with in 44.4 overs.
Jofra Archer along with Mark Wood both took 3 wickets at the crucial time as they restricted Windies.
In the runs chase England openers Jonny Bairstow was with 5 runs short from his half century as he scored 45 runs off 46 balls.
Chris Woakes was good with his bat as he was promoted in the batting order that helped him to score 40 runs although he is 10 runs short as well.
Joe Root the batting king was with centurion not out off just faced 94 balls with the help of 11, fours that helped England to chased down the total with the lost of 2 with in 33.1 overs as they beat up to Windies by 8 wickets.
Joe Root was awarded the player of the match for his All Round performance in this match including century.