A lot was expected of West Indies in the one-day series against England even though they floundered in the Tests. After all, they drew the one-dayers 2-2 against Australia. Sadly, they have only managed to disappoint.
On a day when all eyes were fixed on the returning Chris Gayle, England captain Alastair Cook scored his 12th One Day International (ODI) century which ensured an easy victory over the West Indies at The Oval.
England cruised to an 8-wicket win at The Oval to win the NatWest Series 2-0 with one more match to come. Skipper Alastair Cook scored his 12th ODI century to ease England to victory with five overs to spare in a run chase of 239.