T20 World Cup: England thrash defending champions West Indies by 6 wickets

England beat defending champions West Indies by six wickets in their T20 World Cup Super 12 Group 1 match.

England cantered to the paltry target of 56 in just 8.2 overs with Jos Buttler top-scoring with 24 not out. For West Indies, Akeal Hosein took two wickets for 24 runs while Ravi Rampaul got one. Earlier, invited to bat, West Indies were all out for 55 in 14.2 overs in their T20 World Cup Super 12 Group 1 match against England here on Saturday.

West Indies suffered a batting collapse and only Chris Gayle could reach double-digit figures with 13. Adil Rashid was the pick of England bowlers with figures of 4/2 from 2.2 overs while Moeen Ali and Tymal Mills took two wickets apiece.

Brief Scores: West Indies: 55 all out in 14.2 overs (Chris Gayle 13; Adil Rashid 4/2). England: 56 for 4 in 8.2 overs (Jos Buttler 24 not out, Akeal Hosein 2/24).

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