Incredible record broken in crazy end to T20

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West Indies went down warring this greeting (AEDT) aft smashing England for 28 successful the last implicit and losing the 2nd Twenty20 planetary by conscionable 1 tally to permission the five-match bid level astatine 1-1.

After pursuing up their 0-4 Ashes decision with a nine-wicket nonaccomplishment to West Indies successful the T20 opener, England appeared connected people for an casual victory.

Batting archetypal aft being sent in, they scored 8/171, including 45 for opener Jason Roy disconnected 31 balls, earlier reducing West Indies to 7/87 aft 13 overs.

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At 8/111, West Indies inactive needed 60 runs disconnected the past 3 overs to lucifer England's full earlier letting rip to decorativeness agonizingly abbreviated connected 8/170.

Akeal Hosein of West Indies cuts a dejected fig arsenic England players console him. (Getty)

They needed 30 disconnected the last over, successful which England bowler Saqib Mahmood bowled 2 wides and got belted for 26 runs disconnected the bat successful astonishing scenes.

West Indies' No.10 batter, Akeal Hosein, deed Mahmood for 3 consecutive sixes disconnected the past 3 balls of the game, finishing connected 44 not retired disconnected 16 balls with 3 fours and 4 sixes. All-rounder Romario Shepherd was besides 44 not retired successful 28 deliveries, with 1 4 and 5 sixes.

Shepherd and Hosein shared an unbroken 72-run basal from conscionable 29 balls.

Moeen Ali was the outstanding bowler for England, returning 3-24 disconnected 4 overs.

Adil Rashid (2-24) earlier snared Kieron Pollard and Darren Bravo arsenic the hosts crumbled from 2/47 to 7/65 earlier giving England a immense scare astatine the end.

Roy top-scored for England with much than fractional his runs coming from 1 implicit from Fabian Allen (2-50), portion Ali added a sketchy 31 and Chris Jordan a cameo 27 connected the crushed wherever helium spent a batch of his childhood.

The 3rd T20 is connected Thursday (AEDT).

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