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Windies bowlers strike back

EZRA STUART, [email protected]

Windies bowlers strike back

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WEST INDIES have bowled themselves into an excellent winning position but they still have to complete the other half of the job.

A six-wicket haul by James Anderson and an enterprising counter-attacking knock of 85 by Jermaine Blackwood highlighted an eventful second day of the third Wisden cricket Test as wickets fell like ninepins at Kensington Oval yesterday.

Anderson took six for 42 to rout the West Indies for a modest 189 in response to England’s first innings score of 257, after the visitors had lost their last three wickets while adding just 17 runs to their first day total of 240 for seven.

But the West Indies’ bowlers, led by Jerome Taylor, who had wrapped up England’s first innings with all three wickets, fought back gallantly in the final session.

Please read the full story in today’s Sunday Sun, or in the eNATION edition.