Updated: Monday, 10 March 2014 05:24 | By Agence France-Presse

West Indies beat England by 27 runs

West Indies defeated England by 27 runs in the first Twenty20 international of their three-game series at Kensington Oval in Barbados on Sunday.


West Indies beat England by 27 runs

West Indies cricketer Marlon Samuels plays a shot during the first T20 match between England and West Indies at the Kensington Oval in Bridgetown on March 9, 2014 - by Jewel Samad

West Indies totalled 170 for three batting first with Marlon Samuels top-scoring with an undefeated 69.

England were restricted to 143-9 off their 20 overs with Tim Bresnan making 47.

The second and third matches take place at the same venue on Tuesday and Thursday.

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