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England v West Indies 2nd Test: Windies avoid follow-on but England in control on Day 4

Jos Buttler out for nought
Jos Buttler out for nought
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England kept the pressure on the West Indies on Day 4, of the 2nd #Raisethebat Test, at the Emirates Old Trafford, after a whole day’s play was lost on Saturday due to rain.

Match Summary

England 469-9 dec (Dom Sibley 120, Ben Stokes 176; Roston Chase 5-172) and 37-2

West Indies 287 (Kraigg Brathwaite 75, Shamarh Brooks 68, Roston Chase 51; Chris Woakes 3-42)

Day 4: Close of Play - England are 37-2 with a lead of 219 runs

Scorecard

 

Having bowled the Windies out for 287 and taking a 182 run lead, England opened up with Stokes and Buttler needing to score runs quickly to set a target.

England had a maximum of 7 overs to bat this evening and at one stage were 17-2 with Buttler and Crawley back in the pavilion.

At the Close England were 37-2 with a lead of 219 runs.

All set for great final day with England needing to win this match to have any chance of winning the Wisden Trophy.

 

Teams

England - Rory Burns, Dominic Sibley, Zak Crawley, Joe Root(c), Ben Stokes, Ollie Pope, Jos Buttler(wk), Chris Woakes, Sam Curran, Dom Bess, Stuart Broad

West Indies - Kraigg Brathwaite, John Campbell, Shai Hope, Shamarh Brooks, Roston Chase, Jermaine Blackwood, Shane Dowrich(wk), Jason Holder(c), Alzarri Joseph, Kemar Roach, Shannon Gabriel

 

Match Details

Start Time: 11:00

Toss: West Indies won the toss and decided to field

Venue: Emirates Old Trafford, Manchester

Officials: Michael Gough, Richard Illingworth, Richard Kettleborough, Alexander Wharf, Brian Broad


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