The holder claims 4 wickets in 4 balls to seal the series for the West Indies

Pacer Jason Holder took four wickets from four balls to blast England’s final over in the chase as West Indies won the fifth and final Twenty20 International by 17 runs at Kensington Oval in Barbados on Sunday to win the series 3-2.

West Indies won the toss, elected to strike, and scored 179 for four. In response, England were out for 162 with one ball remaining after entering the final at 160 for six and needing 20 runs to win.

In that final over, Holder first claimed the wicket of Chris Jordan (7) taken on the fence, immediately followed by the key dismissal of Sam Billings (41 carries from 28 balls) before golden ducks for Adil Rashid and Saqib Mahmood .

West Indies players celebrate with the trophy after winning the International Twenty20 series against England.

Holder joined an exclusive club when Mahmood’s inside edge nicked the leg stump. Lasith Malinga, Rashid Khan and Curtis Campher are the only other bowlers in men’s cricket to take four out of four in an international T20.

The holder did not have the chance to get five wickets in five balls without there being any English strikers left. The all-rounder finished with five for 27 from 2.5 overs.

James Vince was the top scorer for England with 55 from 35 but was one of four wickets for left-arm spinner Akeal Hosein after he finished. Hosein took four for 30 on four overs.

Previously, West Indies had been frustrated by English spinners, but captain Kieron Pollard (41 from 25) and Rovman Powell (35 from 17) shared an unbeaten fifth wicket position from 74 in just over five overs to give the hosts a reasonable target to set for England.

The pair added a whopping 66 in the final 24 balls.

Rashid (2-17) edged out Jordan as England’s top T20 wicket taker with 81 career wickets. Liam Livingstone collected identical numbers as the pair and colleague Moeen Ali only got 54 from their 10 overs, with England’s rapids repeatedly targeted by the West Indies.

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