England vs West Indies 1st ODI 1988 Article

Read the article of England vs West Indies 1st ODI 1988 - West Indies tour of England (Texaco Trophy) 3-match one-day international series of the 1st ODI match played between West Indies and England at Edgbaston, Birmingham in 19th May 1988.

Pace bowler Gladstone Small's career-best four-wicket haul and A superb unbeaten 82 by captain Mike Gatting steers to England convincing six-wicket victory West Indies and take a 1-0 lead in the first ODI.

West Indies scored 217 for all-out in the alloted 55 overs with top scorer by Carl Hooper cracked a 51 off consuming 96-balls including five boundaries.

Gus Logie scored 51 off 96-balls contained three-fours, Jeff Dujon scored 27 off 39-balls without a boundary, Phil Simmons 22 and Gordon Greenidge 18.

England best bowler by Gladstone Small 4-31, John Emburey captured two-wickets, Derek Pringle, Phil DeFreitas and Graham Dilley each took one-wickets.

England chased 219-4 in 53 overs with top scorer by Mike Gatting hit a unbeaten 82 off 125-balls including 7-fours.

Graham Gooch scored 43 off consuming 93-balls including three boundaries, Chris Broad cracked a 35 off 55-balls contained three-fours and Derek Pringle 23 not out.

West Indies best bowler by Carl Hooper, Malcolm Marshall and Curtly Ambrose each took one-wickets.

Gladstone Small named Player of the match for his pace bowling attack to claimed a career-best 4-wickets for 31-runs in 11-overs.



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