14 wickets fall on an eventful day one at Lord's

Ben Stokes picked a six wickets in the first innings
Ben Stokes picked a six wickets in the first innings
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West Indies 123 (Stokes 6-22) v
England 46-4 (Holder 2-18)
Third Test, Lord's, day one
Scorecard

After a six-wicket haul from Ben Stokes bowled out West Indies for 123 runs, the visitors struck back to reduce England to 46 for four at stumps on day one of the third Test at Lord's.

Earlier, West Indies won the toss and decided to bat first on a wicket that had some moisture to aid for the bowlers. Toby Roland-Jones returned to England line-up in the place of Chris Woakes.

Alastair Cook continued his poor form in the slips as he handed Kraigg Brathwaite (10) an early reprieve and West Indies managed 18 for naught in the first 10 overs.

Brathwaite could not quite kick on as he became the 498th victim for James Anderson (2-31), this time edging to the keeper following which the play was interrupted for 30 minutes due to brief rain.

On resumption, Anderson once again struck to remove Kyle Hope (0) and West Indies ended the session at 35 for two.

Kieran Powell (39) and Shai Hope (29) combatted the England pace attack with a 66 run stand for the third wicket but both fell in a span of five deliveries to Stokes (6-22) and Roland-Jones (2-32) respectively.

From there on only Roston Chase (18) and Devendra Bishoo (13) managed double digit scores as Stokes completed a six wicket haul to bowl out West Indies for 123 runs in 57.3 overs.

England were handed a severe blow at the start of the innings as Kemar Roach (2-21) dismissed both Mark Stoneman (1) and Alastair Cook (10) while Jason Holder (2-18) removed both Tom Westley (8) and Joe Root (1) leaving England reeling at 24 for four.

Dawid Malan (13 not out) and Stokes (13 not out) played the final five overs without further causality before bad light brought an end to the day. England were positioned 46 for four at stumps, still trailing West Indies by 77 in the first innings.

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