West Indies innings limited to 318 runs, England 99 runs behind

West Indies innings limited to 318 runs, England 99 runs behind

July 11, 2020 Off By Vishnu Mahanand

The game ended on the third day of the first Test between England and the West Indies. The West Indies are currently in the driving seat in the Test match being played at The Ages Bowl ground in Southampton. His first innings was all out for 318 runs in 102 overs. In the second innings, England had scored 15 runs without losing wickets till the end of the third day’s play. Rory Burns 10 and Dominic Sibley were at the crease scoring 5 runs. Accordingly, he is still 99 runs behind West Indies on the basis of first innings. England’s first innings was all out for 204 in 67.3 overs. Prior to this, Carlos Brathwaite was the highest scorer in the West Indies. He scored 65 runs. In addition to Brathwaite, Shane Darwick scored 61 runs. Ben Stokes was the most successful from England. He took 4 wickets for 49 runs. Apart from them, James Anderson took 3, Mark Wood took one and Dom Bess took 2 wickets. Roston Chase missed out on a half-century for the West Indies. He scored 47 runs and was lbw to James Anderson. Carlos Brathwaite returned to the pavilion as West Indies’ third wicket. He was lbw by Ben Stokes. However, Brathwaite scored 65 runs in 125 balls with the help of 6 fours. Roston Chase came to the crease in place of Brathwaite. Earlier Shamrah Brooks Crease, who landed at the crease in place of Shai Hope, showed sharp hands.