Jason Roy, Joe Root hundreds down UWI Vice Chancellor’s XI
Jason Roy (110) and Joe Root (114) set up England's win. (Image: @englandcricket)

Hundreds to Jason Roy and Joe Root set up a 171-run win over the University of West Indies Vice Chancellor’s XI in Cave Hill on Sunday, giving England a warm-up victory ahead of the first ODI against West Indies this week.

Roy’s 82-ball 110 and 114 off 81 balls from Root set up an England total of 371/7 in 50 overs, after which the UWI Vice Chancellor’s XI was bowled out for 200 in 43.5 overs. Roy hit 15 fours and a six in his innings while putting on 129 with Jonny Bairstow (46) for the opening wicket, and then 57 with Root, who hit four sixes and 11 fours before he was out. (READ MORE: Jason Roy, James Vince in Ashes mix: Trevor Bayliss)

A middle-order collapse followed Roy’s dismissal, with Eoin Morgan run out for 8 and Alex Hales out for 0. Ben Stokes made 23 from 27 balls and Moeen Ali got 24 from 18, and Chris Woakes (22*) and Liam Plunkett (4*) were left not out.

Mark Wood removed opener Kjorn Ottley in the fourth over to give England an early wicket. The skipper Kyle Corbin (35) and Amir Jangoo (35) resisted until both were out stumped by Bairstow off Moeen and Adil Rashid respectively. The highest score of the chase came from Nicholas Kirton who made 37.

Woakes, Wood and Rashid took two wickets each while Plunkett, Moeen and Stokes claimed one each.

Brief scores: England 371/7 in 50 overs (Root 114, Roy 110) beat UWI Vice Chancellor’s XI 200 in 43.5 overs by 171 runs