England defeat West Indies by 3 wickets in tense 2nd ODI

Chasing 160, England made a mess of their batting before Ravi Bopara and Stuart Broad rescues the visitors and took them past the finish line.

updated: March 03, 2014 09:22 IST
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North Sound, Antigua: Ravi Bopara hit an unbeaten 38 and shared a match-winning stand with captain Stuart Broad to lead England to a tense three-wicket victory over the West Indies in their second one-day international on Sunday.

The pair added an unbroken 58 off 80 balls — the highest partnership of the match — to lift England from the uncertainty of 105-7 to a winning total of 163-7 off 44.5 overs.

Earlier at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium, Lendl Simmons hit an enterprising top score of 70 but England's spinners bowled out the West Indies for 159 off 44.2 overs.

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