– West Indies v England: Joe Root & Alex Hales hit centuries as tourists win

March 9, 2017

West Indies have lost their last five ODIs – three against England, one against Sri Lanka and one against Zimbabwe
Third one-day international, Barbados
England 328 all out (50 overs): Hales 110, Root 101, Stokes 34
West Indies 142 all out (39.2 overs): Carter 46, Plunkett 3-27, Woakes 3-16
England won by 186 runs

Alex Hales and Joe Root struck stunning centuries as England steamrollered West Indies by 186 runs in Barbados to complete a one-day series whitewash.

The pair put on a record 192 for the second wicket, with Hales the more aggressive of the two and Root happy to play the anchor role.

West Indies were never in contention and meekly surrendered with the bat – being bowled out for just 142.

Liam Plunkett and Chris Woakes took three wickets apiece with the ball.

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