England declared innings for 469 runs, West Indies poor start
England have made four changes in the playing eleven for this match. Joey Denley, Joffra Archer, James Anderson and Mark Wood are not playing in this match.
The second match of the three-Test series between West Indies and England is being played at Manchester ground. On the second day of the second Test, England declared their first innings by scoring 469 runs for 9 wickets. However, the West Indies did not have a good start. When the team’s score was just 16 runs, then its opener John Campbell became the victim of Sam Karan on the score of 12 runs.
Sam Karan lbw John Campbell. He was replaced by nightwatchman Alzarri Joseph Crease. At the end of the second day’s play, West Indies had scored 32 runs for one wicket. Craig Brathwaite was unbeaten on 6 and Aljari Joseph scored 14.
Earlier, Ben Stokes and opener Dom Sibley scored centuries for England. Sibley scored 120 and Stokes scored 176 runs. However, Ben Stokes missed a second century of his Test career. Ben Stokes completed his 10th Test century of his career. He completed his century by hitting a four off the ball of Roston Chase.
In this match Dom Sibley scored the second century of his career. He scored an unbeaten 133 against South Africa in Cape Town on 3 January this year. It was his first Test century of his career.