6 Mar 2014

Root helps England to series win

1:08 pm on 6 March 2014

Joe Root has helped guide England to a 25-run win over the West Indies in the deciding match of their one day cricket series in Antigua.

Root, scored his first one day international century, making 107 off 122 balls to help the tourists to 303 for six.

The West Indies, in reply, were dismissed for 278 in the 48th over to concede the series 2-1 despite an heroic batting performance by Denesh Ramdin.

Ramdin came to the crease with the Windies 43 for four in the eighth and went on to make a career best 128 off 109 deliveries.

England win the series 2-1.