CHESTER-LE-STREET: West Indies, after losing the toss, made 238 for nine in the second one-day international against England at The Oval on Tuesday.
Dwayne Bravo struck 77 as West Indies recovered from the loss of four quick wickets after opener Chris Gayle had marked his return to international duty with a blistering fifty featuring five sixes.
Bravo and Kieron Pollard (41), who were both given reprieves by England, shared a fifth-wicket stand of exactly 100.
James Anderson led England’s attack with two wickets for 38 runs in his maximum permitted 10 overs.
England lead this three-match series 1-0.
Lendl Simmons run out (Cook) 12
Chris Gayle lbw b Swann 53
Dwayne Smith c Kieswetter b Broad 0
Marlon Samuels c Bresnan b Broad 13
Dwayne Bravo c Bopara b Anderson 77
Kieron Pollard c Anderson b Bresnan 41
Darren Sammy c Morgan b Finn 21
Denesh Ramdin c Kieswetter b Anderson 2
Tino Best not out 7
Sunil Narine run out (Kieswetter) 2
Ravi Rampaul not out 1
Extras: (3lb, 5w, 1nb) 9
TOTAL: (for 9 wickets) 238
Fall of wickets: 1-63, 2-63, 3-79, 4-79, 5-179, 6-220, 7-223, 8-232, 9-237.
Bowling: James Anderson 10-2-38-2, Steven Finn 10-1-48-1, Tim Bresnan 10-1-54-1, Graeme Swann 10-1-49-1, Stuart Broad 9-0-43-2, Ravi Bopara 1-0-3-0.
England: Alastair Cook (captain), Ian Bell, Jonathan Trott, Ravi Bopara, Eoin Morgan, Craig Kieswetter, Tim Bresnan, Stuart Broad, Graeme Swann, James Anderson, Steven Finn.
Umpires: Rob Bailey, England, and Tony Hill, New Zealand.
Third umpire: Kumar Dharmasena, Sri Lanka. Match referee: Jeff Crowe, New Zealand.