Joe Root Hits Hundred Against West Indies, Brings Up Century No 2 in ICC CWC 2019 During ENG vs WI Match in Southampton
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Joe Root hit his second hundred of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 during the England vs West Indies match at Southampton on Friday. The right handed batsman scored a hundred of 94 balls and remained unbeaten to guide his team across the victory line in the match against West Indies. Joe Root also picked up two wickets in the match. England vs West Indies, Highlights of ICC World Cup 2019 Match: England Wins by 8 Wickets.

Root is now the highest run scorer in the tournament. This was Joe Root's 15th century in the one-day international matches. Johnny Bairstow scored 45 and Chris Woakes hit 40 runs to aid Root in chasing down West Indies total of 212. England won by 8 wickets in the match. West Indies vs England Highlights And Cricket Score - 19th ODI match - Full Scorecard.

Though England bowlers did a great job to restrict West Indies to 212 in match 19 of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 and win the match by 8 wickets thanks to Joe Root's century, the England cricket team will be unhappy with the injury concerns in the match. England opener Jason Roy and captain Eoin Morgan sustained injuries during the England vs West Indies match at Sophia Gardens in Southampton. ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Points Table Updated: England Moves to Second Spot After Beating Against West Indies in CWC 2019 Round-Robin Match.

England captain Eoin Morgan won the toss and decided to bowl first against West Indies. The English bowlers, especially Mark Wood and Jofra Archer, ran through the West Indies batting line-up, picking three wickets each. The Caribbean team was all out for 212. England have now won three out of the four matches it has played. On the other hand, this was West Indies' second loss in the tournament after their match against South Africa was abandoned due to rain.