CricketAmy Jones scored 70 runs and Bell’s brilliant bowling, England beat West Indies by 142 runs
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In the second match between England and West Indies, England once again dominated. England won by 142 runs on the basis of excellent batting and sharp bowling. Amy Jones’ unbeaten 70 and Lauren Bell’s four wickets helped England women’s team register their second stunning 142-run win on the West Indies tour to clinch the three-match series.

Now the third match will be a last chance for the West Indies. Jones hit eight boundaries while dismissing England for 260 at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in Antigua, while Sophia Dunkley also contributed 57 off 56 balls. At one point, after England had five wickets, Amy Jones came and took the team to a good score.

Captain Heather Knight and opener Emma Lamb scored 25 runs each while England’s second opener Tammy Beaumont contributed 21 runs. After reducing West Indies to 165 runs in 40.3 overs in the first ODI, England reduced them to 118 runs in just 31.3 overs this time.

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Bell took four wickets, Kate Cross took two, Sophie Ecclestone took two and Charlie Dean took two wickets. The former England and Gloucestershire fast bowler replaced Lisa Catley with Lisa Catley and registered their second major win by 142 runs.

Chasing 260 runs, the West Indies were never seen in the match. At the score of the first 8 runs, the team had lost four wickets and from there the possibility of chasing the score was almost over.

In bowling for England, Axelston took 2 important wickets for 25 runs in 10 overs and bowled 3 maiden overs. Apart from Rashada for the West Indies, no other batsman could stay at the crease for the team.

England will go into the series with the intention of making a clean sweep by winning the third ODI in Antigua on Friday.