3rd ODI, England tour of West Indies 2019. Watch ENG v WI HD video cricket highlights today – Third one day international from National Cricket Stadium, St George’s, Grenada (West Indies) Monday, 25th February 2019. Some rain is forecasted for the venue or mild, humidity could play its role. So both teams got one victory out of five matches, In the first ODI England won by 6 wickets (with 8 balls remaining) and the target was 361. In the second ODI West Indies won by 26 runs and the target was 290. From the warm-up match, West Indies had clearly dominated except the first ODI.
Here are some stats from the first two ODI’s. CH Gayle (WI) is the leading runs scorer of the ODI series with 185 runs. JE Root (ENG) scored 138 and EJG Morgan (ENG) 135. SS Cottrell (WI) took five wickets in one match, JO Holder (WI) took five wickets in two ODI’s and BA Stokes (ENG) took four wickets so far. Chris Woakes, who was fit but rested for the second game in Barbados as he continues to manage a knee problem, will likely return for England in Grenada, with Tom Curran making way.
West Indies are expected to name an unchanged side to the one that beat England. Andre Russell will join the squad tomorrow and is likely to be available for the fourth and fifth ODIs. After initially telling CWI his injured knee could not withstand the rigours of 50-over cricket, his recovery has progressed better than expected to the point where he can be considered for selection after this match.
West Indies: WLLWL (Last five completed matches, most recent first)
WI have lost the toss and will bat first.
Eoin Morgan keen to chase again. “Looked at the forecast and there are showers forecast,” he says. “This gives us the best chance of assessing the conditions.” West Indies are unchanged from the second ODI. Jason Holder admits he would have bowled, too, but backs his players to make the best of batting first once again. “It’s been a pretty good wicket, might get better as the day goes on, but we have the opportunity to put runs on the board.”
West Indies team
1 Chris Gayle, 2 John Campbell, 3 Shai Hope (wk), 4 Darren Bravo, 5 Shimron Hetmyer, 6 Jason Holder (capt), 7 Carlos Brathwaite, 8 Ashley Nurse, 9 Devendra Bishoo, 10 Sheldon Cottrell, 11 Oshane Thomas.
England: (probable) 1 Jason Roy, 2 Jonny Bairstow, 3 Joe Root, 4 Eoin Morgan (capt), 5 Alex Hales, 6 Jos Buttler (wk), 7 Moeen Ali, 8 Chris Woakes 9 Liam Plunkett, 10 Adil Rashid, 11 Mark Wood.