Moeen (102) agreed, after smashing England’s second-fastest one-day international hundred from just 53 balls, that he has rarely felt as much in control as he did in this third Royal London Series match.
Cricket club ready to bat
Moeen Ali takes three wickets as England limit India’s progress
Root, Ali guide England to 209-3 at tea on day 1 vs India
His century upped the ante for the hosts, the second 50 coming from a world-record 12 balls as he hit eight sixes in a total of 369 for nine – England’s highest in ODIs against the Windies.
Liam Plunkett’s maiden five-wicket haul in this format then ended the tourists’ run chase on 245 all out from 39.1 overs – despite Chris Gayle’s innings of 94, which also included six sixes....