Sam Billings, Chris Jordan star as England trounce West Indies to clinch T20I series

Hosts West Indies were dismissed for just 45 runs as England completed an emphatic T20I series win in the second game played in St Kitts on Friday.

Sam Billings and Joe Root smashed half-centuries to see England post 182 runs from their 20 overs. In reply, West Indies struggled to get going in their innings and lost wickets at regular intervals to get bundled out for 45 runs in 11.5 overs.

Chasing 183 runs to win, Pace bowler David Willey bowled an exceptional spell with the new-ball to get rid of Chris Gayle and Shai Hope in a space of few deliveries. Gayle failed to create magic as he departed for just 5 runs.

Pace bowler Chris Jordan came into the attack and ran through middle-order to see West Indies reeling at 22 for 6 after 5.5 overs. Darren Bravo, Jason Holder and Nicholas Pooran perished for low scores.

Leg-spinner Adil Rashid cleaned up the tail to see England complete a crushing win over West Indies in the second game of the T2OI series played in St Kitts. Chris Jordan was standout bowler for England and finished with four wickets in his two-over spell.

For England, this was the largest victory in terms of margin in the T20 format. The visitors will be relieved after winning silverware on this tour.

Sam Billings was the star of the show with the bat to see England register a comprehensive 137-run win over West Indies in the 2nd T20I game played on Friday.

Earlier in the day, Jason Holder won the toss for West Indies and decided to field first. West Indies bowled well to see England reduced to 32 for 4 after 4.1 overs. Eoin Morgan, Alex Hales and Jonny Bairstow perished for low scores.

Joe Root and Sam Billings led the fightback for England as the duo added 82 runs in space of ten overs. Root played well and scored 55 off 40 balls with the help of seven boundaries. Sam Billings was dropped early in his innings by debutant Obed McCoy.

The wicket-keeper batsman certainly made most of this opportunity. He smashed career-best score of 87 off 47 balls with the help of ten fours and three sixes. Billings was well supported by David Willey, who also chipped in with 13 off 9 balls. England managed to score 182 for 6 in 20 overs courtesy of splendid innings from Sam Billings.

For West Indies, all-rounder Fabian Allen was standout bowler on display with two wickets to his name. Left-arm seamer Sheldon Cottrell also delivered a decent performance with the ball. Debutant Obey McCoy was expensive with the ball and conceded 44 runs from his three overs.

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