England lower and middle order delivered when mattered the most as they posted 490 for eight when the declaration came to set West Indies a target of 322 runs heading into the final day of the second Test at Headingley.
After West Indies went on to post 427 runs in their first innings, England did well to wipe out of the first innings deficit with three wickets down at stumps on day three of the second Test at Headingley.
Kraigg Brathwaite and Shai Hope scored knocks of 134 and unbeaten 147 respectively as West Indies replied to England's first innings total of 258 with a score of 329 for five at stumps on day two of the second Test at Headingley.
Four-wicket hauls each from Kemar Roach and Shannon Gabriel helped West Indies bowled out England for 258 runs in their first innings despite a fluent century from Ben Stokes on the opening day of the second Test at Headingley.
After a demoralising defeat in the opening game at Edgbaston, West Indies will lock horns with England for the second time in the Test series in Headingley on Thursday. Here are few of the key statistics leading into the encounter.
A total of 19 wickets fell on the third day as England dismissed West Indies for 168 & 137 after enforcing follow-on to win the first Test at Edgbaston by an innings and 209 runs and take a 1-0 lead in the series.
Alastair Cook registered a massive 243 run knock as England went on to post 514 for eight in their first innings before declaration came following which West Indies lost Kraigg Brathwaite early and were reduced to 44 for one as rain brought a premature end to the second day's play in the first Test at Edgbaston.