NOTTINGHAM: West Indies captain Darren Sammy won the toss and elected to bat against England in the lone Twenty20 international at Trent Bridge here on Sunday.
England Twenty20 captain Stuart Broad, celebrating his 26th birthday at his Nottinghamshire home ground, led a side where county colleague Alex Hales was given the task of filling the opener's spot vacated by the international limited overs retirement of Kevin Pietersen.
Star batsman Pietersen had wanted to help England defend their World Twenty20 title in Sri Lanka in September but, at the same time, also wanted to opt out of 50-over one-dayers -- a request that was denied by team management, hence his exit from all limited overs internationals.
This match represented West Indies' last chances to win an international match on their tour after they'd lost a three-match Test series 2-0, with one rain-affected draw, and been beaten 2-0 in three one-day internationals with Friday's fixture washed out without a ball being bowled.
England: Alex Hales, Craig Kieswetter (wk), Ravi Bopara, Eoin Morgan, Jonathan Bairstow, Jos Buttler, Samit Patel, Stuart Broad (captain), Graeme Swann, Jade Dernbach, Steven Finn
West Indies: Chris Gayle, Lendl Simmons, Dwayne Smith, Marlon Samuels, Kieron Pollard, Dwayne Bravo, Denesh Ramdin (wk), Darren Sammy (captain), Sunil Narine, Ravi Rampaul, Fidel Edwards
Umpires: Richard Illingworth (ENG) and Richard Kettleborough (ENG), TV umpire: Rob Bailey (ENG)
Match referee: Jeff Crowe (NZL)