The visitor team West Indies started yesterday’s play with 57 runs on the board with one wicket down in 19.3 overs. The opener of the team KC Brathwaite batted so well with scoring 65 runs. JD Campbell made 28, SD Hope 16, SSJ Brooks 39, RL Chase 47, J Blackwood 12, SO Dowrich † 61, JO Holder (c) 5, AS Joseph 18, KAJ Roach 1 and ST Gabriel smashed a boundary.
JM Anderson, JC Archer, and MA Wood these three English bowlers were trying their best to get Windies wickets in the third session of yesterday’s play, but they were almost failing in their task until their captain BA Stokes started bowling and took important wickets. JM Anderson took three wickets, DM Bess took two, MA Wood took the last wicket and the captain of the team BA Stokes dismissed four West Indies batsmen.
West Indies scored 318 runs in their first innings with using 102 Overs. England played very well in the last 10 overs of day three play. They scored just 15 runs but no wicket down.
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Toss: England won and chose to bat first.
England team: 1 Rory Burns, 2 Dom Sibley, 3 Joe Denly, 4 Zak Crawley, 5 Ben Stokes (capt), 6 Ollie Pope, 7 Jos Buttler (wk), 8 Dom Bess, 9 Jofra Archer, 10 Mark Wood, 11 James Anderson.
West Indies team: 1 John Campbell, 2 Kraigg Brathwaite, 3 Shamarh Brooks, 4 Shai Hope, 5 Roston Chase, 6 Jermaine Blackwood, 7 Shane Dowrich (wk), 8 Jason Holder (capt), 9 Alzarri Joseph, 10 Kemar Roach, 11 Shannon Gabriel.
Match Timings: 10:00 GMT | 11:00 Local
Umpires – Richard Illingworth, Richard Kettleborough
TV Umpires – Michael Gough
Match Referee – Chris Broad
Reserve Umpire – Alex Wharf
Match number – Test no. 2388