Lunch report: WEST INDIES VS ENGLAND – 1ST TEST
BRIDGETOWN – West Indies, with a first innings lead of 212 runs, reached 237 for six off 63 overs in their second innings at lunch on the third day of the first Wisden Trophy cricket Test at Kensington Oval here Friday.
Captain Jason Holder and wicket-keeper Shane Dowrich batted for the entire two-hour morning session in an unbroken seventh wicket partnership of 117 runs.
As a result, the Windies, who resumed from 127 for six overnight, stretched their overall lead to 449 runs.
Holder was not out on 80 off 93 balls in 128 minutes. He struck nine fours and three sixes while Dowrich was on 61 off 118 balls.
Dowrich, who restarted on 27, has so far hit five fours and a six in his three-hour knock.
Off-spinner Moeen Ali has been England’s most successful bowler with three for 60 off 15 overs while all-rounder Ben Stokes has two for 52 in 18 overs.
West Indies 289 in 101.3 overs (Shimron Hetmyer 81, Shai Hope 57, Roston Chase 54, John Campbell 44, Kraigg Brathwaite 40; James Anderson 5-46, Ben Stokes 4-46) and 237-6 in 63 overs (Jason Holder 80 not out, Shane Dowrich 61 not out, John Campbell 33, Shimron Hetmyer 31, Kraigg Brathwaite 24; Moeen Ali 3-60, Ben Stokes 2-52). England 77 in 30.2 overs (Keaton Jennings 17; Kemar Roach 5-17, Jason Holder 2-15, Alzarri Joseph 2-20).