Cricket: England beat West Indies, clinch ODI series



England beat West Indies by 26 runs to win the fifth and final one-day international here on Friday and clinch the series 3-2.
Andrew Flintoff grabbed a hat-trick as West Indies, chasing 173 to win, were bowled out for 146 with an over to spare in a game reduced to 29 overs a side after rain had delayed the start at the Beausejour stadium.



Cricket: England beat West Indies, clinch ODI series
It was England's first limited overs series win in the Caribbean.
Brief scores:
England 172-5 off 29 overs (Kevin Pietersen 48, Ravi Bopara 44, Paul Collingwood 35 not out, Matt Prior 25 not out; Sulieman Benn 2-23, Kieron Pollard 2-31)
West Indies 146 all out off 28 overs (Dwayne Bravo 33, Kieron Pollard 30, Ramnaresh Sarwan 23; Andrew Flintoff 5-19, James Anderson 2-34)
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Saturday, April 4th 2009
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