The 4th ODI between Windies and England proved to be a run-fest. Both the teams enjoyed a great time on the batting-friendly surface. But the visitors had just enough in the bank to take the 2-1 lead with one match to go. The Darren Sammy National Cricket Stadium, Gros Islet, St Lucia will be the venue for the last encounter. Keep reading to find out Windies vs England 5th ODI Match Prediction.
In the last game, the English batsmen were on a roll batting first. First, it was the opening stand of Jonny Bairstow and Alex Hales that added 100 runs. Then, Eoin Morgan and Jos Buttler shared a stand of 204 runs for the 4th wicket. While Morgan made 103 from 88 balls, Buttler bludgeoned 150 from just 77 balls. The visitors ended up with a massive 418/6.
Chris Gayle, who has been in a great touch since his return, was aggressive from the outset. He almost single-handedly kept his side in the game. The opener scored 162 from 97 balls before falling prey to Ben Stokes in the 35th over. Carlos Brathwaite and Ashley Nurse brought it down to 32 from the last 3 overs. But Adil Rashid took 4 wickets in the 48th over to halt Windies 29 runs short of the target.
Here is our Windies vs England 5th ODI Match Prediction
Case1: If Windies bats first
First Innings score prediction: 320-330
Result prediction: England will win the match by 4 wickets
Case2: If England bats first
First Innings score prediction: 360-370
Result prediction: England will win the match by 30-40 runs
Head to head in ODIs
Total ODIs: 106, Windies won: 43, England won: 51, No Result/Abandoned: 12
Chris Gayle, John Campbell, Shai Hope (wk), Darren Bravo, Shimron Hetmeyer, Jason Holder (c), Carlos Brathwaite, Devendra Bishoo, Oshane Thomas, Ashley Nurse, Sheldon Cottrell
Jonny Bairstow, Alex Hales, Joe Root, Eoin Morgan (c), Jos Buttler (wk), Ben Stokes, Moeen Ali, Chris Woakes, Liam Plunkett, Adil Rashid, Mark Wood
Windies vs England 5th ODI Match Prediction: England has had tough competition from the hosts throughout the tour. But somehow, they have proved to have just a bit more than Windies in the ODIs so far. Before moving to the T20Is, England is most likely to seal the series 3-1.
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