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West Indies vs England: Matthew Forde stars on debut as hosts win series

Matthew Forde got West Indies off to a brilliant start with three wickets on debut

When play began two hours later than scheduled, seamer Matthew Forde quickly took three wickets on his international debut as England collapsed to 49-5.Ben Duckett made 71 to help England recover and post 206-9 from 40 overs after another rain delay.A further downpour left West Indies with a revised target of 188 from 34 overs and they looked on course for a comfortable victory thanks to a composed half-century from Keacy Carty.

The game looked to be going down to the wire but one expensive over from the previously impressive Gus Atkinson swung the game decisively in West Indies’ favour and Romario Shepherd, who finished unbeaten on 41 from 28 balls, sealed the win with 14 balls to spare.West Indies took the ODI series 2-1 and can celebrate a first home series win over England in the format since 1998.

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