WI vs ENG England needed 21 runs from six balls, Harry Brook ruined Andre Russell bat

Harry Brook Smashes Andre Russell West Indies vs England: Actually, England needed 21 runs from the last six balls to win in this T20 and Brook had just come to bat. He played only two balls and scored 7 runs. The ball was in the hands of Andre Russell and Brook attacked him with the first ball and scored 24 runs in just 5 balls, leading the team to victory.

Dec 17, 2023 - 14:13
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WI vs ENG England needed 21 runs from six balls, Harry Brook ruined Andre Russell bat

The third match of the 5-match T20 series being played between West Indies and England was played at the National Cricket Stadium in Grenada. In this match, England defeated West Indies by 7 wickets with the help of first opener Philip Salt's century and then Harry Brook's brilliant batting in the last over. This was England's first win in this series after losing two consecutive matches.

Everyone was stunned to see Harry Brook's batting in this match. England needed 21 runs from the last six balls to win in this T20 and Brook had just come to bat. He played only two balls and scored 7 runs. The ball was in Andre Russell's hands and hitting him in the death overs was not an easy task. But Brook pounced on him from the first ball and scored 24 runs in just 5 balls, leading the team to victory. During this, he hit 1 four and 3 sixes. In this way, Russell gave away 50 runs in 3.5 overs in this match.

Russell tried a yorker on the first ball but missed. Brook made a great start to the over by hitting a boundary on the ball that fell near the lower part of the leg. After this, Brook hit a six on the cover on the second ball. Russell again tried a yorker on the third ball but missed. The ball was a full toss and Brook hit another six. England needed five runs from the last three balls to win. On the fourth ball, Brook tried to send the short pitch ball to the boundary, but this time he could run and score only two runs. After this, on the fifth ball, Russell bowled a ball of fuller length outside, on which Brook hit a six over third man and gave his team victory.

Talking about the match, West Indies, batting first, scored 222 runs losing six wickets in 20 overs. For West Indies, former captain Nicholas Pooran scored 82 runs in 45 balls with the help of six fours and six sixes. Apart from this, captain Rovman Powell scored 39 runs in 21 balls and Shai Hope scored 26 runs in 19 balls. Sherfane Rutherford scored 29 runs in 17 balls and Jason Holder scored 18 runs in five balls. Adil Rashid and San Karan took two wickets each for England.

England achieved this target by losing three wickets with one ball remaining. Brook scored unbeaten 31 runs in seven balls with the help of one-four and four sixes. At the same time, Salt played an unbeaten inning of 109 runs in 56 balls with the help of four fours and nine sixes. Captain Jos Buttler scored 51 runs in 34 balls with the help of five fours and two sixes. At the same time, Liam Livingstone was out after scoring 30 runs in 18 balls.

Muskan Kumawat Journalist & Writer