England vs West Indies 1st Test Day 4

Day 3 belonged to West Indies who managed to get a healthy lead of 114 runs. Wicketkeeper-batsman Shane Dowrich and opening batsman Kraigg Braithwaite both scored a half-century each to provide the lead for West Indies. In reply, the England openers were careful not to throw away the wicket and managed to get the score to 15/0 with England trailing by 99 runs.

1st Session:

Rory Burns and Dom Sibley look patient in the crease and look to grind the bowlers.

16.4 over: Burns drives Roach through midoff

Burns drives and drives nice through the mid off to bring a four. Burns look in good touch.

Burns and Sibley battled nicely in the first session in a pitch that is starting yo get flat. Sibley had been challenged with some short stuffs, however he has managed to survive.

36.1 over: Rory Burns dismissed for 42 runs:

Burns will be disappointed with himself. The ball from Roston Chase was loose and outside off and Burns could only manage to get it to Campell. Rpry Burns departs for 42(104).

In walks Doe Denly.

Joe Denly and Dom Sibley managed to survive till lunch and will look to build the patnership.

At Lunch:

England: 79/1 trail by 35 runs.
Dom Sibley: 31*(123)
Joe Denly: 1*(13)

2nd Session:

England will look to build on the patnership and give West West Indies a laege score to chase.

51.3 over: Sibley gets dismissed for 50 runs

Sibley gets out immediately after getting a 50. Gabriel gets a ball to hips and gets an edge to which wicketkeeper Dowrich caught it down the leg side. Sibley survived 164 balls.

In came Zak Crawlkey at 4.

64.3 over: Denly gets out for 29 runs:

Roston Chase has done it again. Denly could only manage it to get it to the air and West Indies captain Jason Hoder makes no mistake in catching the ball.

In came Ben Stokes at 5.

81.3 over: England lead is 100:

Ben Stokes and Zak Crawley have nicely settled in and England lead goes to 100 runs.

89.4 over: Stokes is out for 46 runs

Stokes looked but it is Jason Holder again who has dismissed him. A short ball that Stokes gave a catch to Hope at gully.

In comes Ollie Pope at 6.

90.4 over: Zak Crawley departs for 76 runs

Zak Crawley looked well set to get a hundred but not quite. A simple caught and bowled decision for Joseph.

In came Jos Buttler at 7.

94.2: Jos Buttler bowled for 9 runs.

Alzarri Joseph has got another wicket and it has come in form of dangerous Jos Buttler. The ball hits the bat and Buttler drags it into stumps.

In came Dom Bess at 8.

101.2 over:Bess bowled for 3 runs

Gabriel does it again. Gabriel and bowled a better love story than Twilight. Bess scored 3(24) runs.

In walked Jofra Archer.

101.6 over: Pope bowled for 12 runs.

And it is a bowled again and it is the same man again, Gabriel. Ollie Pope departs scoring 12 runs from 30 balls. In walked Mark Wood.

England looked decent with the bat before a collapse saw them with 5 quick wickets. The game is beautifully poised for now.

At the end of day 4:
England: 284/8 and lead by 170 runs.
Jofra Archer:5*(14)
Mark Wood: 1*(1)


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