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Three injured as T20 cricket stand caves in at Emirates Riverside

Three injured as T20 cricket stand caves in at Emirates Riverside

The 29-year-old also held a catch to dimiss Joe Root as the home team could only make 155 in reply to the visitors' 9-176 at a chilly and rainswept Riverside.

West Indies met further defiance from Buttler and Bairstow when they put on 50 for the fifth wicket with sensible batting, but with the scoring rate steadily increasing chances needed to be taken and the bottom half of the England batting failed to spark, as the Windies bowlers cleverly offered up a variety of cutters and change of pace deliveries.

"This was probably the more challenging of our recent wins", Brathwaite told Sky Sports.

"I can see both sides of it, of course guys want to see him play", he said. 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 wasn't.

"Brathwaite's tour may be over but he is not making an immediate return to the Caribbean".

Jerome Taylor then gave West Indies the flawless start and silenced the capacity crowd, when he had Roy caught at backward point with the first ball of the chase.

Alex Hales was nearly out for a golden duck as well but Rovman Powell dropped a tough diving chance following a firm clip off the pads.

As the captain and bowler of some incisive overs, Carlos Brathwaite again pulled the strings, capturing three wickets including the risky Alex Hales and...

The Yorkshireman took three for 27 on Saturday and now looks to be increasingly settled at worldwide level following a stop-start England career.

In the end Rovman Powell's 28 was enough to lift the West Indies to 176/9 with a short rain delay stretching out the Windies innings.

Led by openers Chris Gayle (40) and Evin Lewis (51), West Indies got off to a ferocious start with Gayle bludgeoning four sixes before he was run out.

The tourists looked set to reach 200 after a blistering opening stand but Morgan's side fought back through Adil Rashid (3-25) and Liam Plunkett (3-27).

Gayle's boundaries included two sixes in as many balls off left-arm paceman David Willey, a pull followed by a straight drive.