Rovman Powell dominates as West Indies sink England in Barbados

Tourists suffer a 20-run defeat in Barbados to trail 2-1 in the five-match series.

Rovman Powell put in a match-winning performance for the West Indies as they eased to a 20-run win over England to take a 2-1 lead in their Twenty20 series.

Powell hit 10 of West Indies' 16 sixes as he scored 107 from 53 deliveries, ably helped by Nicholas Pooran's 70 from 43 balls.

That saw the Windies set a daunting total of 225 for England, and for a time Tom Banton's 73 gave them hope.

However, when he was dismissed it left England with a mountain to climb and, despite a valiant effort from Phil Salt, it proved beyond them.

Salt, one of three T20 debutants alongside George Garton and Harry Brook, brought the equation down to 36 in an over, flaying the first two deliveries for six en route to a 22-ball fifty before being bowled round his legs.

England, captained by Moeen Ali on Wednesday night because of a slight quad niggle to Eoin Morgan, now need to win both remaining matches to prevail in the series after 31 maximums on a difficult night for bowlers.

Garton claimed a wicket on his international bow but the left-armer, one of three in England's XI alongside Reece Topley and Tymal Mills, leaked 57 from his four overs. Mills was also expensive, conceding 52 from his allotment.

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