West Indies vs England 2nd ODI 1986 Highlights

Watch the highlights of West Indies vs England 2nd ODI 1986 - England tour of West Indies 4-match one-day international series of the 2nd ODI match played between England and West Indies at Queen's Park Oval, Port of Spain, Trinidad in 04th March 1986.

West Indies vs England 2nd ODI 1986 Highlights
Graham Gooch celebrates after winning a match © DM Mordecai / YouTube

Magnificent Graham Gooch's unbeaten 129 sets up to England pulled off a last-ball dramatic win against West Indies by 5-wickets, despite a captain Viv Richards' whirlwind 39-ball 82 and level the series with 1-1 in a last-ball thriller of the second ODI.

Match Stats : 
  • Graham Gooch became the first England batsman to score a century against West Indies in One-day international cricket history.
  • Graham Gooch became the third England batsman to scored four centuries in ODIs after David Gower (7) and Dennis Amiss (4).
  • This is the second time England winning on the last ball of the match in One-day international and It is their first such win against West Indies in ODIs.

West Indies scored 229-3 in the alloted 37 overs with top scorer by Viv Richards hammered a 82 off 39-balls including 6-fours & 4-sixes with strike rate of 210.25.

Richie Richardson blasted a unbeaten 79 off 70-balls including 7-fours & 3-sixes with strike rate of 112.85 and Desmond Haynes hit 53 off 72-balls included 6-fours.

England best bowler by Neil Foster and Ian Botham both took 2-wickets.

England chased 230-5 in 37 overs with top scorer by Graham Gooch cracked a unbeaten 129 off 118-balls including 17-fours & a six with strike rate of 109.32.

Debutant Wilf Slack - who scored 34 off 54-balls on his debut ODI match - including 3-fours & a six and Allan Lamb 16.

West Indies best bowler by Joel Garner picked up 3-wickets and one for Courtney Walsh.

This article reference by AFP via Canberra Times

West Indies captain Viv Richards hit a whirlwind 82 off 39 deliveries as his side scored three for 229 in the second one-day cricket international against England, But it was not enough and England scored a dramatic, last-ball victory by five wickets.

The West Indies, sent in after England captain David Gower won the toss, made a solid start with opener Desmond Haynes scoring 53 before he was second out at 106.

Richards took his place and immediately launched his savage attack, encouraging his fellow Antiguan, Richie Richardson, to follow
suit, He hit lan Botham for two sixes and two more from off-spinner John Emburey, He also hit six fours as he and Richardson added 117 off only nine overs.

Richards was finally out caught at deep square-leg in the final over of the innings off Ian Botham, little consolation for the all-rounder who conceded 41 from his last three-overs.

Richardson finished 79 not out, hitting three sixes and seven fours off the 70 balls he faced.
Later, opener Graham Gooch kept England on course with aggressive strokes against all five bowlers used by the West Indies.

He hit one six and 17 fours off 117 balls for his 129 not out to steer his team to its thrilling win. 

Gooch and sixth-wicket partner David Smith scrambled a leg-bye off the last ball of the match bowled by fast bowler Patrick Patterson, Gooch was named Man of the Match.



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