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Summary

  1. Four wickets each for Woakes & Plunkett
  2. Mohammed top-scores for Windies with 71
  3. Morgan - dropped on 4 - hits 112-ball ton 107
  4. Stokes hit three sixes in 55; Billings made 52
  5. Windies won toss; First of three ODIs; Antigua

Live Reporting

By Amy Lofthouse, Kal Sajad and Alan Jewell

All times stated are UK

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  1. Goodbye!

    A clinical and fairly comfortable victory for England, then, although they did look a tad nervy when the West Indian batsmen started to tee off towards the end.

    They take a 1-0 series lead in the series -  and you can read the report from today's game here.

    We'll be back on Sunday for the second ODI, which gets under way at 13:30 GMT, weather permitting. Thanks for keeping us company, and we'll see you in a couple of days' time.

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  2. 'I've enjoyed my cricket since the Big Bash'

    England captain Eoin Morgan: "I've enjoyed my cricket since the Big Bash. I got some runs there, enjoy that competition and transferred it to India and now here.

    "What pleased me the most in today's game was that we produced everything we spoke about before the game. We have set a benchmark and have to continue on this upward curve."

    Morgan added that Ben Stokes was fit to bowl but he chose to bowl the spinners instead.

  3. 'Intelligent bowling from England'

    Ebony Rainford-Brent

    Ex-England batter on BBC Test Match Special

    Liam Plunkett was setting up batsmen. Come round the wicket, tie them up then bowl the short ball. Intelligent bowling from England. 

    Plunkett & Carter
  4. 'Very encouraging signs'

    More from West Indies captain Holder: "If we tighten up in a few areas, limit our extras, hold our chances, I'm not too worried.

    "With the batting, It was important for two of the batters to consolidate. I thought they (Mohammed & Carter) did it nicely. It was turning a bit as well. 

    "Very encouraging signs, we can see a lot of promise here. It's a matter of us putting together a strong game and going forward full of confidence."

  5. 'Stoke is a really rounded cricketer'

    Ebony Rainford-Brent

    Ex-England batter on BBC Test Match Special

    Stokes is a really rounded cricketer now. Not only has he got the talent he can work around different cricketing conditions. He's showing he is really growing into that cricketer that he is. 

  6. 'Soft dismissals cost us'

    West Indies captain Justin Holder, speaking to Sky Sports:  "I think we got off to a good start then we lost three wickets. I feel there were quite a few soft dismissals. All our chances - we could be a lot better.

    "I thought Sam Billings played a very good innings. He took our spinners over the line. We dropped a few chances."

  7. 'Buttler couldn't find that flow'

    Ebony Rainford-Brent

    Ex-England batter on BBC Test Match Special

    Buttler is someone we have grown to expect to come out in all conditions and deliver. He just couldn't find that flow today. Let's not forget this was a difficult wicket. Great to see he is still around, his glovework is terrific. 

    Bairstow has been knocking on the door for a long time but Buttler has got a bit of a run. The thing with him is that there is fear from the opposition, whether he is in form or not they will always fear him.

    Jos Buttler
  8. 'Morgan really shone'

    Ebony Rainford-Brent

    Ex-England batter on BBC Test Match Special

    Morgan's ability to first be patient when he started and then he accelerated. For me it showed his ability as a leader. It's a days like today where he really shone and showed why he is leading this young crop of players. 

  9. The Steven Finn run-out

    Fancy camera work to match the footwork...

    Steven Finn
  10. 'Credit to Sam Billings'

    Ebony Rainford-Brent

    Ex-England batter on BBC Test Match Special

    Credit to Sam Billings, he's someone who has been around for a while and everyone is expecting him to get that opportunity but when he does, he comes in he grafts. A really good 50 from him today. 

  11. Best ODI figures for Plunkett

    Some solid figures from Liam Plunkett today.

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  12. 'Kudos to England'

    Sir Curtly Ambrose

    Former West Indies fast bowler on TMS

    West Indies did make a fight of it but the top order did not click and put pressure on the middle order. Losing by 45 runs, even if top order scored some runs they could have won this game. 

    Kudos to England they played well. They kept their compsure, never lost their focus and are the deserved winners. 

  13. Post update

    A tidy performance from England, and the West Indies will rue letting England get away this morning. Eoin Morgan was excellent, as was Ben Stokes, and Liam Plunkett and Chris Woakes end up with four wickets each.

  14. WICKET - ENGLAND WIN BY 45 RUNS

    Gabriel c Buttler b Plunkett (WI 251)

    All over. Shannon Gabriel spoons Liam Plunkett up into the air, Jos Buttler takes the catch, and after a brief pause as they try to work out if he hit it - he did - Gabriel departs. England secure a comfy 45-run victory and take a 1-0 series lead.

  15. WI 250-9

    Woakes 9-1-47-4

    A slower delivery from Chris Woakes completely tricks Shannon Gabriel, who ends up thrusting his bat at fresh air. An excellent over from Woakes comes to an end. He recovered well from being tonked for six.

  16. Post update

    Shannon Gabriel is the last man in. An average of 2.00 across nine ODI matches.

  17. WICKET

    Nurse lbw b Woakes 21 (WI 250-9)

    Front foot looks okay, there's no inside edge, and it's umpire's call on where the ball is hitting. Out. Off Ashley Nurse goes, looking thoroughly miffed with proceedings.

  18. Post update

    Sir Curtly Ambrose

    Former West Indies fast bowler, on TMS

    He's quite right to review it, he has one left so why not? It looked out straight away.

  19. West Indies review

    WI 250-8

    Ah. Ashley Nurse has been given out lbw to Chris Woakes, hit flush on the pad by a big, full delivery. He reviews it because, well, why not?

  20. WI 250-8

    Shot! That's lovely from Ashley Nurse, straight back down the ground and flying over the boundary rope for six. Ooh, that went nicely, and Ben Stokes at long-on could only watch it fly over his head.