• Sunday , 20 January 2019

Gayle-Samuels’ dream of playing in World Cup broken

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To keep the dream of playing directly in the World Cup, Gayle-Samuels had to win on Old Trafford on Tuesday. But Johnny Bairstow’s great century has broken the Caribbean fans dream. England won the match by a huge margin of seven wickets. Gayle-Samuels will play in the 2015 World Cup qualifying match. They will lose the opportunity to play the World Cup if they are not in the top two. After winning the toss, West Indies made 204 runs for 9 wickets. By depending to Bairstor’s century, England lost three wickets and easily reached the winning pitch.

The match over due to rain in 42 overs. The last facing of the two teams is 13 matches England win 12 of them. Although statistics differ in the differences between the two teams, there was tension in the Old Trafford match. After losing test series West Indies won the Twenty20 series. It was speculated that Gayle; Samuels would automatically return the Caribbean way back. But the West Indies failed to fire in England’s day. Jonny Bairstow lifted his first century in 97 balls. Bairstow added 120 runs in 19 overs with Joe Root for the second wicket after losing Alex Hales (19) at Opening.

The victory of England is sure to be there. After returning the route 54, Baiesto survived in the end. With Ben Stokes (23) he ensures the win then left field. Bairstow got his first century in the career after opening the match for two time. The 27-year-old cricketer, who scored 100 runs in 97 balls with 11 fours, Earlier, West Indies made 41 runs for the highest score by captain Jason Holder. Besides, Chris Gayle returned to the squad and Sai Hope scored 35 runs. Ben Stokes has taken 3 wickets for England Chris Woakes and Adil Rashid took two wickets. Bairstow has won the match award. The two teams will face the second match of the series in Nottingham on Thursday.

 

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