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Super 8s: England Cruise Past West Indies By Eight Wickets In T20 World Cup - In Pics

Defending champions England vanquished hosts West Indies by eight wickets in their Super Eight, Group 2 encounter at ICC T20 World Cup 2024 on Thursday (June 20). Chasing a target of 181 runs in Gros Islet, St Lucia, the English batters, led by Phil Salt (87 not out off 47 balls), romped home in 17.3 overs. Their bowlers earlier did well to restrict the Windies to a total of 180 on a good pitch for batting. The defeat was West Indies' first in nine T20 internationals.

ICC T20 World Cup Super Eights: England vs West Indies | Photo: AP/Ramon Espinosa

England's Phil Salt embraces teammate Jonathan Bairstow, right, after defeating the West Indies in their men's T20 World Cup cricket match at Darren Sammy National Cricket Stadium, Gros Islet, St Lucia.

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Phil Salt reacts after scoring 50 runs against West Indies
Phil Salt reacts after scoring 50 runs against West Indies | Photo: AP/Ramon Espinosa

England's Phil Salt reacts after scoring 50 runs during the men's T20 World Cup cricket match between England and the West Indies at Darren Sammy National Cricket Stadium, Gros Islet, St Lucia.

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 Jonathan Bairstow bats against West Indies
Jonathan Bairstow bats against West Indies | Photo: AP/Ramon Espinosa

England's Jonathan Bairstow bats during the men's T20 World Cup cricket match between England and the West Indies at Darren Sammy National Cricket Stadium, Gros Islet, St Lucia.

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Phil Salt bats against West Indies
Phil Salt bats against West Indies Ramon Espinosa

England's Phil Salt bats during the men's T20 World Cup cricket match between England and the West Indies at Darren Sammy National Cricket Stadium, Gros Islet, St Lucia.

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Jos Buttler plays a shot against West Indies
Jos Buttler plays a shot against West Indies | Photo: AP/Ramon Espinosa

England's captain Jos Buttler bats during the men's T20 World Cup cricket match between England and the West Indies at Darren Sammy National Cricket Stadium, Gros Islet, St Lucia.

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Romario Shepherd bats against England
Romario Shepherd bats against England | Photo: AP/Ramon Espinosa

West Indies' Romario Shepherd bats during the men's T20 World Cup cricket match between England and the West Indies at Darren Sammy National Cricket Stadium, Gros Islet, St Lucia.

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Sherfane Rutherford plays a shot against England
Sherfane Rutherford plays a shot against England | Photo: AP/Ramon Espinosa

West Indies' Sherfane Rutherford bats during the men's T20 World Cup cricket match between England and the West Indies at Darren Sammy National Cricket Stadium, Gros Islet, St Lucia.

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England players celebrate Andre Russells wicket
England players celebrate Andre Russell's wicket | Photo: AP/Ramon Espinosa

England players celebrate the dismissal of West Indies' Andre Russell during the men's T20 World Cup cricket match between England and the West Indies at Darren Sammy National Cricket Stadium, Gros Islet, St Lucia.

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Rovman Powell hits the ball for six against England
Rovman Powell hits the ball for six against England | Photo: AP/Ramon Espinosa

West Indies' captain Rovman Powell hits the ball for six runs as England's wicketkeeper Jos Buttler, left, watches during the men's T20 World Cup cricket match between England and the West Indies at Darren Sammy National Cricket Stadium, Gros Islet, St Lucia.

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Johnson Charles bats against England
Johnson Charles bats against England | Photo: AP/Ramon Espinosa

West Indies' Johnson Charles bats during the men's T20 World Cup cricket match between England and the West Indies at Darren Sammy National Cricket Stadium, Gros Islet, St Lucia.

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