Windies v England 1st Test – Windies in control with England needing 572 to win
A double hundred for Jason Holder (202*) and a century for Shane Dowrich (116*), in an unbeaten 7th wicket partnership of 295, made it another great day for the Windies fans, in Barbados, against England.
Windies 289 (Shai Hope 57, Roston Chase 54, Shimron Hetmyer 81; Jimmy Anderson 5-46, Ben Stokes 4-59) and 415-6 dec (Jason Holder 202*, Shane Dowrich 116*; Moeen Ali 3-78, Ben Stokes 2-81)
England 77 (Kemar Roach 5-15, Alzarri Joseph 2-20, Jason Holder 2-15) and 56-0
At the Close of Play – England need 572 runs to win
A wicketless day in Barbados as Keaton Jennings and Rory Burns make it to the close unbeaten, but today has belonged to Jason Holder and Shane Dowrich.— ICC (@ICC) January 25, 2019
England require another 572 to win in 180 overs.#WIvENG SCORE ?? https://t.co/wcA4kPouAm pic.twitter.com/9EDGbsgB3n
Records tumbled, as the Windies piled the agony on England, at the Kensington oval, Barbados today. Jason Holder (202*) and Shane Dowrich (116*) were the heroes for the Windies - a stunning innings from the Windies captain, as he declared with a lead of 627 over England.
In reply, England were 56-0 at the close of play needing 572 runs to win.
West Indies - Kraigg Brathwaite, John Campbell, Shai Hope, Darren Bravo, Roston Chase, Shimron Hetmyer, Shane Dowrich(wk), Jason Holder(c), Kemar Roach, Alzarri Joseph, Shannon Gabriel
England - Keaton Jennings, Rory Burns, Jonny Bairstow, Joe Root(c), Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler, Ben Foakes(wk), Moeen Ali, Sam Curran, Adil Rashid, James Anderson
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