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Player ratings: Manchester United 1-0 Everton

You weren't wasting your time watching the football, were you?

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Jason Roy: 2

Made to look like a complete amateur by Samuel Badree, who confused him with his first ball and then cleaned him up with his second. Managed to play late down the wrong line, which is quite the combination. Still, had a decent tournament overall, and is now a fixture at the top of the order.

Alex Hales: 3

One of those odd dismissals where the batsman, given a ball that can be hit virtually anywhere, ends up plonking it right into the hands of the only fielder for yards. A moment of carelessness inspired, presumably, by the need to pick up a nerve-settling boundary, all it did was make things worse. Held a good catch in the deep.

Joe Root: 9

England's man of the match and increasingly adorable with almost every performance, it was Root's elegant and destructive 54 with the bat that kept England in the game, and then his two wickets in the opening over that put them on top with the ball. How best to combat big hitters that don't move their feet? Throw the ball to a cheeky part-time spinner with a little bit of flight and absolutely no notion of fear, and dare them to come at you.

Eoin Morgan: 5

A miserable knock almost rescued by some excellent captaincy. Whether the decision to open with Root was his idea, or something cooked up by the coaching team, it took some serious gumption to actually commit to it in the knowledge that a big opening over would be a disaster. Two wickets later, he looked like a genius.

Jos Buttler: 7

Would have been disappointed with the manner of his dismissal: moving along nicely at 36 from 29, he middled one straight to a fielder in the deep. Another few overs of his partnership with Root and England might have had something more defendable. Still, he's brilliant

Ben Stokes: 5

Right. Let's be clear on this. The first ball of that final over was trash. The other three, however, weren't all that bad; fractions of length and line away from the perfect yorkers required. It's just that the first one was all that Carlos Braithwaite needed to shift himself into a ludicrously high gear. Stokes, despite the headlines, didn't choke. He just ran into somebody doing something extraordinary while having an ordinary game himself. That's sport, sometimes.

Moeen Ali: ?

Contributed literally nothing with the bat and wasn't risked (or trusted?) with the ball. So a couple of decent moments in the field aside, Moeen was almost entirely absent from the final. Not totally his fault: he can't bring himself on, and presumably Morgan had his reasons, be they dew-related or tactical. But a disappointing and concerning end to a fairly disappointing tournament.

Chris Jordan: 6

Before the tournament started there were a few questions over Jordan's place in the team; by the end, it's clear that he is England's best death bowler. Conceded just eight from the penultimate over, and left the West Indies needing something miraculous. Ah, right.

David Willey: 8

Dangerous and cheap, which is not generally a pleasing combination but is the Twenty20 bowling dream. Looked to have won the game for England with two wickets in the fifteenth over, though all that did was bring Braithwaite to the crease. An argument that catches don't win matches, right there.

Liam Plunkett: 6

Didn't take any wickets, but kept the Windies batsmen uncomfortable with well-directed, quick, back-of-a-length bowling.

Adil Rashid: 7

Robbed of his leg break by the dew, Rashid — through a combination of googlies and non-spinners — emerged with the second-best economy rate of all England's bowlers, conceding just one boundary from four overs. A mature and intelligent bowling performance in adverse conditions against some pretty terrifying strokemakers.