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WI vs ENG: Russell created a stir with his return to international cricket, made the team win the match

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The England team is currently on the West Indies tour. Where after the ODI series, T20 series is being played between the two teams. The first match of the T20 series was played at Kensington Oval. In this match, West Indies defeated England by 4 wickets. With this victory, the West Indies team has taken a 1-0 lead in the series. Andre Russell played an important role in the victory of West Indies. Russell performed brilliantly in this match and on his own strength made the team win the match. In this match, Russell was returning to international cricket after years.

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Andre Russell performed well for West Indies with both ball and bat in the match played against England. In the first innings of the match, he did wonders with the first ball, taking 3 wickets for 19 runs, while facing only 14 balls with the bat, he finished the match for the team by scoring 29 runs. Let us tell you that this was a comeback match for Russell. Where he got a chance to play in the T20 team after 2 years.

How was the match?

In the match played between England and West Indies, West Indies won the toss and decided to bowl. England, who came to bat first, were all out for 171 runs in 19.3 overs. During this period, Russell was the most economical bowler. Apart from him, Alzarri Joseph also bowled well and took three important wickets. On behalf of England, openers Phil Salt and Jos Buttler gave a great start to the team, at one time it seemed that the English team would easily score more than 200, but it could not happen.

West Indies had a respectable target in the second innings. While chasing, he also made a fast start but he had to lose his first wicket on the score of 32. After this, Kyle Mayers and Shai Hope made a partnership of 46 runs in 27 balls for the second wicket, from here the team’s run chase got strengthened. But in the end the team seemed a little stuck. West Indies lost 6 wickets at the score of 123 in 14.4 overs. From here Andre Russell and Roman Powell started batting rapidly and made a partnership of 49 runs in 21 balls. Due to the excellent batting of both, West Indies won the match with 11 balls remaining.

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