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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.

Match Summary

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


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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