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Unchanged England Opts to Bowl First in Must-Win Second ODI

Jos Buttler won the throw and decided to bowl first in the second ODI in Antigua. England looked for the triumph that would keep the series alive going into Saturday’s decider in Barbados.

Buttler named an unaltered XI directly following England’s four-wicket misfortune on Sunday, meaning Sam Curran gets a prompt open door to offer to set things straight after a horrid first excursion of the series, in which he was dispatched for 98 runs in 9.5 overs, the most costly examination in England’s ODI history.

Shai Trust, West Indies’ commander whose own century had set up their triumph in the series opener, said he would have bowled first as well, on a new pitch that isn’t supposed to vary essentially from the strip that presented more than 650 sudden spikes in demand for Sunday. This challenge, be that as it may, is a day-night undertaking, meaning the circumstances might be more helpful for pursuing under lights.

West Indies have additionally named an unaltered XI, with Brandon Ruler and Alick Athanaze set to open their batting by and by, after their powerful century stand in the initial match.

West Indies: 1 Brandon Lord, 2 Alick Athanaze, 3 Keacy Carty, 4 Shai Trust (capt/wk), 5 Shimron Hetmyer, 6 Sherfane Rutherford, 7 Romario Shepherd, 8 Yannic Cariah, 9 Alzarri Joseph, 10 Gudakesh Motie, 11 Oshane Thomas.

England: 1 Will Jacks, 2 Phil Salt, 3 Zak Crawley, 4 Ben Duckett, 5 Harry Creek, 6 Jos Buttler (capt/wk), 7 Liam Livingstone, 8 Sam Curran, 9 Brydon Carse, 10 Rehan Ahmed, 11 Gus Atkinson.

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