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West Indies vs England, 3rd Test Day 1: Jack Leach and Saqib Mahmood save England blushes

An historic 90 run last wicket stand, by Jack Leach 41* and Saqib Mahmood 49, saved England blushes today, on the first day of the 3rd Test against the West Indies.

Match Summary

West Indies vs England, 3rd Test, England tour of West Indies

West Indies

England 204/10 (89.4 ov)

Day Break : Day 1 West Indies won the toss and elected to bowl


Match Analysis

The West Indies put England into bat on a seaming wicket and took full advantage, reducing the tourists to 114-9. However, Saqib Mahmood and Jack Leach gave England a lift by putting on a defiant last wicket partnership of 90.

The West Indies will be disappointed not to have capitalized on their earlier successes with the ball and will have to bat well tomorrow to get back into this match.

Match Stats

England 1st Innings: 1-23 (Zak Crawley - 12.2 ov), 2-29 (Joe Root - 14.5 ov), 3-46 (Dan Lawrence - 25.1 ov), 4-53 (Ben Stokes - 30.6 ov), 5-53 (Alex Lees - 31.5 ov), 6-53 (Jonny Bairstow - 32.3 ov), 7-67 (Ben Foakes - 37.2 ov), 8-90 (Craig Overton - 42.1 ov), 9-114 (Chris Woakes - 53.2 ov), 10-204 (Saqib Mahmood - 89.4 ov)

Playing XIs

Weat Indies: Kraigg Brathwaite (C), John Campbell, Shamarh Brooks, Nkrumah Bonner, Jermaine Blackwood, Kyle Mayers, Jason Holder, Joshua Da Silva (WK), Alzarri Joseph, Kemar Roach, Jayden Seales

England: Alex Lees, Zak Crawley, Joe Root (C), Dan Lawrence, Ben Stokes, Jonny Bairstow, Ben Foakes (WK), Chris Woakes, Craig Overton, Jack Leach, Saqib Mahmood

Match Details

Date - 2022-03-24 14:00 PM

Venue - National Cricket Stadium, St George's, Grenada, St George's

Toss - West Indies won the toss & elected to field

Umpires - Gregory Brathwaite and Joel Wilson

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