England vs West Indies 3rd ODI 1976 Article

Read the article of England vs West Indies 3rd ODI 1976 - West Indies tour of England (Prudential Trophy) 3-match one-day international series of the 3rd ODI match played between West Indies and England at Lord's, London in 30th & 31st August 1976.

Fantastic hitting from Clive Lloyd's 59-ball 79, Forties from Gordon Greenidge and Lawrence Rowe before Vanburn Holder's historic five-wicket haul helped to West Indies domineering 50-run victory over England, despite a Derek Randall's impressive 29-ball 39 and clinch the their historic first-ever 3-0 whitewash in a another reserved day match of the third ODI.

Match Stats :
  • West Indies' 50-run win was their largest victory by terms of runs in One-day internationals, previous biggest win by 50-runs against England in this series' second ODI.
  • West Indies' 223 was their fourth highest score in One-day international and It is their highest total against England in ODIs, previous highest was 221 at Lord's in this series' second ODI.
  • England's 173 was their fourth lowest in the completed innings in One-day internationals.
  • Vanburn Holder became the first West Indies bowler to claimed a five-wicket in One-day international cricket history and overall the fourth player in ODIs.
  • This is the second reserved day used match in One-day internationals.

West Indies scored 223-9 in 32 overs - match reduced 55 to 32-overs per side - due to torrential rain - with top scorer by Clive Lloyd hammered a 79 off 59-balls including 7-fours & 3-sixes with strike rate of 133.89.

Lawrence Rowe struck 45 off 42-balls including 5-fours, Gordon Greenidge scored 42 off 41-balls included 4-fours & a six and Deryck Murray 27.

England best bowler by Mike Hendrick, John Lever both took 2-wickets, Derek Underwood, Ian Botham and Tony Greig each took one-wickets.

England scored 173 for all-out in 31.4 overs with top scorer by Dennis Amiss 47 off 54-balls - who fell three-run short of his half-century - including 7-fours.

Derek Randall blasted a 39 off 29-balls including 8-fours with strike rate of 134.48, Barry Wood scored 34 off 49-balls included 5-fours and Ian Botham 20.

West Indies best bowler by Vanburn Holder claimed a career-best 5-wicket haul for 50-runs in 10-overs, Roy Fredericks takes 2-wickets for 10-runs in 10-overs, Bernard Julien took 2-wickets and one for Viv Richards.

Clive Lloyd named Player of the match for his hard-hitting 79 off 59-balls.

The difference between the sides was emphasized by the final distribution of prize money. The West Indies players shared £5,150 while England's 14 strong teammates had to be content with £200 between them, Viv Richards player of the series for West Indies and the sum earned by Derek Randall awarded as the home team's man of the series.



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