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England on the verge of loose against West Indies


CRICDOT DESK : The Caribbeans are enjoying the fragrance of winning the third match of the three-match Test series against England. Joshua de Silver’s century gave the West Indies a 93-run lead in the first innings. In reply, England lost 6 wickets in the second innings and ended the day with a lead of 10 runs.

Joshua and Kemar Roach batted on the third day with 232 runs for 6 wickets. Roach was out in just 5 overs in the morning. Joshua then played another 25 overs with Jayden Sills in the last wicket. Sills made a big contribution by playing an innings of 13 runs off 59 balls. Because Joshua continues to lead the team by scoring a century on the other side

Joshua took the team to a strong position by scoring the first century of his Test career. He played an unbeaten 100-run innings off 256 balls. West Indies innings ends with 10 fours / seals out from Joshua’s bat. The hosts scored 296 runs. For England, Chris Oakes took three wickets and Ben Stokes, Shakib Mahmud and Craig Overton took two wickets each.

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England batted in the second innings after trailing by 93 runs. Sills broke the opening pair of 14 runs by catching Jack Crowley. Then began Meyers’ unprecedented bowling. One by one, Joe Root, Daniel Lawrence, Ben Stokes returned to the bathroom. England lost 4 wickets for 39 runs.

Johnny Bairstow and Alex Lees broke the 41-run stand for the fifth wicket. Bairstow returned to the dressing room with 22 runs off 72 balls. Meyers then attacked again. Meyers took five wickets for Alex Lees and Craig Overton. England lost 6 wickets for 101 runs.

England finished the third day with 103 runs for 6 wickets. Overton and Oaks are at the crease. England’s lead is only 10 runs.

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