England fast bowler James Anderson has reclaimed the top position in the International Cricket Council Test rankings for bowlers following his stellar performance in the third Test against West Indies at Lord's.
James Anderson claimed a seven wicket haul as England bowled out West Indies for 177 runs in their second innings and chased down 107 with nine wickets in hand to win the third Test at Lord's, thereby claiming the series 2-1.
Kieran Powell and Shai Hope scored valiant knocks to help West Indies recover in their second innings and gain a lead of 22 runs with seven wickets in hand at stumps on day two of the second Test at Lord's.
A stunning unbeaten century from Shai Hope and a 95 run knock from Kraigg Brathwaite helped West Indies chase down 322 runs in the final innings of the second Test against England at Headingley thereby levelling the series 1-1.
New Zealand is set to host its first ever day-night Test in the country after the Auckland City Council approved the use of light in the upcoming Test series against England to be played in March next year.
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.