Sportskeeda – Cricket: Ton-up Ali too much for West Indies

Bristol, Sep 24 (AFP) Moeen Ali’s blazing century set upEngland’s 124-run victory over West Indies in the third one-day international at Bristol today as the hosts went 2-0 upwith two to play in a five-match series.

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  • Cricket: Ton-up Ali too much for West Indies Bristol, Sep 24 (AFP) Moeen Ali’s blazing century set upEngland’s 124-run victory over West Indies in the third one-day international at Bristol today as the hosts went 2-0 upwith two to play in a five-match series.
  • But when the veteran opener, who missed the rainsweptno-result in the second ODI at Trent Bridge on Thursday with ahamstring injury suffered warming up on his 38th birthday, wasrun out the tourists’ hopes of winning disappeared with him.
  • Man-of-the-match Ali’s hundred was also the secondquickest by an England batsman at this level after JosButtler’s 46-ball ODI century against Pakistan in Dubai in2015.
  • With Ali leading the charge, England scored 123 runs intheir last 10 overs after being sent into bat.
  • “West Indies opener Evin Lewis hit two sixes in DavidWilley’s first over before the left-arm quick had him caughtat mid-on by Ali.


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