England vs West Indies: Shane Dowrich, Kraigg Brathwaite fifties put West Indies on top after Day 3: West Indies maintain a commanding 99-run lead over England on the finish of the third day of the primary Check on Friday after posting 318 of their first innings on the Ageas Bowl in Southampton.

England vs West Indies: Shane Dowrich, Kraigg Brathwaite fifties put West Indies on top after Day 3

In response, England openers Dom Sibley and Rory Burns noticed off fiery spells from West Indies pacers Shannon Gabriel and Kemar Roach to information the hosts to 15-Zero of their second innings at stumps.

Southampton Test, Day 3: Highlights

Roston Chase and Shane Dowrich stitched collectively an 81-run partnership to offer the guests management of the match earlier than Chase was trapped lbw by seamer James Anderson for 47, with the on-field umpire’s not out resolution overturned on evaluation.

Shane Dowrich impresses with fifty

West Indies skipper Jason Holder was dismissed by England captain Ben Stokes for 5 earlier than Alzarri Joseph departed for a quickfire 18 along with his stumps despatched cartwheeling by Stokes for his 150th check wicket.

Dowrich’s 115-ball vigil got here to an finish when he was strangled down the leg-side by Stokes, feathering an edge to wicket-keeper Jos Buttler for 61. West Indies’ innings got here to an finish when Gabriel was bowled by seamer Mark Wooden.

Earlier within the day, opener Kraigg Brathwaite’s 65 laid the foundations for the vacationers.

Brathwaite helps West Indies take essential 1st session

Resuming on 57 for one, Brathwaite and Shai Hope made regular progress for the primary hour, however Hope was lucky {that a} plumb lbw to Archer was overturned when the evaluation discovered that the England paceman had no-balled.

Hope departed not lengthy after, nonetheless, when he tried to drive off-spinner Dom Bess, edging straight to Stokes at first slip for 16.

Brathwaite’s 125 ball, 184 minutes innings ended when he was dominated lbw to Stokes with the umpire’s resolution standing after a evaluation regardless of the West Indian being struck excessive on the pads.

Shamarh Brooks struck six boundaries in his full of life 39 from 71 balls earlier than he edged to Buttler off Anderson along with his evaluation unsuccessful.

Jermaine Blackwood made solely 12 runs earlier than his poor tried drive off Bess went straight to Anderson at mid-off to go away West Indies at 186 for 5 earlier than Dowrich and Chase consolidated.

England had been bowled out for 204 on Thursday with Holder taking a profession greatest six for 42.

The Check is the primary worldwide cricket match after a 117-day absence due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The three-match sequence is being performed with out followers in a “bio-secure surroundings” with each day well being checks, dwelling umpires and a ban on shining the ball with saliva.


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