West Indies' captain Shai Hope hits a four against England during the first ODI cricket match at Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in North Sound, Antigua and Barbuda, Sunday, Dec. 3, 2023. (AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan)

Shai Hope’s sublime century led West Indies to a stunning four-wicket win over England in the first one-day international in Antigua.

Hope smashed 109 not out from just 83 balls as the hosts chased down 326 to win with seven balls to spare.

Needing an unlikely 106 from the last 10 overs with five wickets left, captain Hope was supported by Romario Shepherd’s 48 from 28 balls.

Hope then finished the chase in style with three sixes in the 49th over.

England were firm favourites at the halfway stage on a tricky pitch that was offering uneven bounce and turn for the spinners.

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