England vs West Indies

West Indies captain Carlos Brathwaite celebrates after taking the wicket of England's Liam Plunkett to win the T20 match in Durham

England had one hand on the trophy until a last over where, in a superb display of clean hitting, Brathwaite struck four successive sixes off rival all-rounder Ben Stokes in Kolkata in May previous year.

"The umpires were in agreement with us but then we thought we will give it a go and see if there are any slips, and there weren't".

Jason Roy is expected to open for England, pushing his case for a return to the 50-over side for the first time since being dropped in the Champions Trophy.

West Indies have had no limited overs practice as they prepare to face England in the first ODI at Old Trafford starting next Tuesday.

But the opener tried to attack once too often as Brathwaite sent his off stump cartwheeling back before England lost Joe Root (17) and captain Eoin Morgan (2) within the next 11 balls.

Root attempted a needless reverse sweep off Narine and was caught at short third man as England slumped to 68-4 in the eighth over.

West indies celebrate after taking the wicket of England's Jonny Bairstow during their T20 match at the Emirates Riverside stadium in Durham, England, Saturday Sept. 16, 2017.

The hosts needed 26 off the last over and Brathwaite, fittingly, ended the match when he bowled Liam Plunkett.

It was the highlight of a West Indies career which has yielded just three Test and 23 one-day worldwide appearances for Brathwaite to date.

But fast bowler Plunkett (three for 27) and leg-spinner Adil Rashid, whose figures of three for 25 were his best at this level, kept West Indies to under 200.

Chris Gayle (40) and Evin Lewis (51) got West Indies off to a flying start as they raced to 72 without loss in just six overs after England captain Eoin Morgan won the toss and fielded.

West Indies batsman Chris Gayle secured a slice of history on Saturday in becoming the first man to smash 100 sixes in worldwide Twenty20 cricket.

Gayle has not represented the Windies in the longest format of the game since 2014, as the West Indies Cricket Board quarrelled with him and other players that have focused on franchise Twenty20 cricket.

That match saw fellow left-hander Lewis manage the impressive feat of out-hitting Gayle on his way to a stunning and unbeaten 125.

England will look for swift revenge when they face Windies in the first of five one-day internationals at Old Trafford on Tuesday, with Gayle set to play his first 50-over global since March 2015.



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