WI vs Eng Live score, 2nd Test, Day 5, Eng beat WI by 113 runs to level series
England beat West Indies by 113 runs in Manchester to level the three-Test series 1-1.
England began the day by setting West Indies 312 to win as Ben Stokes brought up an appealing half-century. In response, Stuart Broad and Chris Woakes ruined West Indies top order to ameliorate them to 37/4.
Shamarh Brooks and Jermaine Blackwood scored half-centuries to lead West Indies’ fightback but once both were dismissed, it was all over.
Dom Bess picked up the final wicket, of Kemar Roach and shoved the series into the decider which commences on Friday.
Star of the extravaganza – Ben Stokes. Days after hitting his slowest Test hundred, Stokes hit the fastest fifty by an England opener on Day 5 of the ongoing 2nd Test between England and West Indies at Old Trafford, Manchester.
Ben Stokes took only 36 balls to reach his fifty as he helped England post some quick runs and set West Indies a 312-run target in their must-win clash of the historic series.
Ben Stokes continued unbeaten on 78 off just 57 balls after resuming on his overnight score of 16 smashed 3 sixes and 4 boundaries in an entertaining and important knock-on Monday morning.
England beat West Indies by 113 runs.
WI vs Eng Live score, 2nd Test, Day 5, Tea Break
Shamarh Brooks and Jermaine Blackwood have added a 100 runs partnership for the fifth wicket. However, on the last ball before tea, Ben Stokes ‘the man who makes things happen’ does it again for England.
Roston Chase (out)
Runs: 6 SR: 31.58
Runs: 55 SR: 62.5
Runs: 52 SR: 54.17
Over 14.6 Broad to Chase, out LBW! Third wicket for Stuard Broad
Over 42.4 Stokes to Blackwood, out caught by Buttler!
West Indies, who need to survive 85 overs in the day to retain the Wisden Trophy, has been rocked early by Stuart Broad who’s picked up three of their four top-order wickets.
He’s removed John Campbell, Shai Hope and Roston Chase, while Chris Woakes has accounted for the wicket of Kraigg Brathwaite.
Earlier, on Day 5 of the second Test in Manchester, Ben Stokes creamed yet another half-century as England declared their second innings on 129/3, setting West Indies a target of 312 to win.
West Indies rolling at 137/5 at Tea Break
WI vs Eng Live score, 2nd Test, Day 5, Lunch
England have declared their second innings on 129/3, setting West Indies 312 to win the match. Ben Stokes unbeaten on 78 off 57.
Kraigg Brathwaite (out)
Runs: 12 SR: 52.17
John Campbell (out)
Runs: 4 SR: 100
Shai Hope (out)
Runs: 7 SR: 26.92
Runs: 2 SR: 50
Runs: 0 SR: 0
Over 0.5 Broad to Campbell, out caught by Buttler. Loud shout for caught behind.
Over 7.6 Woakes to Brathwaite, out LBW! Brathwaite has been given out LBW.
Over 8.5 Broad to Hope, out Bowled!
West Indies need to survive 85 overs to retain the Wisden Trophy and England need 10 wickets to have a chance at reclaiming it.
England have West Indies on the mat with the new ball. They need another 289 to win.
West Indies tottering at 23/3 at Lunch.
WI vs Eng Live score, 2nd Test, Day 4, Stumps
A brilliant spell of bowling from veteran English pacer Stuart Broad gave the hosts a glimmer of hope as West Indies were bowled out for 287 in post-tea session at The Old Trafford in Manchester today.
At tea, West Indies was 227-4 and it appeared that the second test between England and West Indies is leading for a draw but an intense spell from Broad in which he scalped three wickets gave England 182 runs leads from first innings.
For West Indies, Roston Chase batted with solidity as he smashed two boundaries to avoid the follow-on.
West Indies lost six wickets for 60 runs in post-tea session as they were 227/4 at Tea.
Ben Stokes (16) and skipper Joe Root (8) took England to 37/2 in their second innings, extending their lead to 219.
Kemar Roach came out all guns blazing in England’s second innings and castled the stumps of both Jos Buttler and Zak Crawley inside the first 5 overs.
England 37/2 in second innings at stumps, lead West Indies by 219 runs.
WI vs Eng Live score, 2nd Test, Day 4, Tea Break
Another good session for the Windies, and they are just 43 runs away from avoiding follow-on.
Shai Hope (out)
Runs: 25 SR: 35.21
Kraigg Brathwaite (out)
Runs: 75 SR: 45.45
Runs: 60 SR: 52.17
Runs: 8 SR: 38.1
Over 45.4 Caught behind by Jos Buttler. Hope outsmarted by Curran’s cutter as he played his shot early and got an outside edge to keeper Buttler.
Over 68.1 England’s star all-rounder Ben Stokes ended Windies opener Brathwaite’s long vigil in the middle. Brathwaite departed after scoring 75 off 165 balls , also added a valuable 76 runs stand for the fourth wicket with Shamarh Brooks.
Shamarh Brooks and Roston Chase took West Indies to 227/4 at Tea.
West Indies 227/4 trail England by 242 runs.
WI vs Eng Live score, 2nd Test, Day 4, Lunch
A good session for the Windies as they lost only one wicket in it and that too of the nightwatchman Alzarri Joseph (32).
Alzarri Joseph (out)
Runs: 32 SR: 35.29
Runs: 41 SR: 37.6
Runs: 25 SR: 39.7
Over 24.4 Bit of extra bounce on this and that is what caused some trouble, Joseph went back to defend but the ball hit the shoulder of the blade and popped out to short leg. Good catch from Pope.
Windies are still 351 runs behind England’s first innings total of 469/9 declared.
Kraigg Brathwaite (41) and Shai Hope (25) have built a good stand of 48 runs so far for the third wicket.
WI Vs Eng Live score, 2nd Test, Day 3, Stumps
Not a single ball bowled on Day 3.
Stumps have been called off.
WI Vs Eng Live score, 2nd Test, Day 3, Tea
Tea Break Day 3
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WI Vs Eng Live score, 2nd Test, Day 3, Lunch
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WI Vs Eng Live score, 2nd Test, Day 2, Stumps
After going wicketless for 87 overs, Roach picked up two wickets in two balls as he sends back Ben Stokes in over 142.2 and Chris Woakes in over 142.3. Stokes falls to a bad shot, goes for a reverse and lobs it to the wicketkeeper. The next ball, full and straight from Roach and Woakes offers a faint outside edge. England dented at 395/7 and West Indies are right back in it. Roach completes a double-wicket maiden.
Five wickets haul for Roston Chase
Chase completes his five wicket haul as Curran spoons a reverse sweep for 17 in over 155.3. Over 154.4 Jason Holder had removed Jos Buttler for 40 as he skied a ball to Alzarri Joseph in the deep.
England declare on 469/9
Over 161.6, Joe Root’s single to deep mid wicket, makes the signal and England have declared. West Indies in for a nervy hour where they would face approximately 16 overs in the day.
West indies openers K Brathwaite and J Campbell come out to bat.
Five overs gone and West Indies have began rather cautiously to move to 11 without loss.
Curran strikes in his first over.
Over 9.4, Out! A wicket for Sam Curran in his 1st over. England take a review and it’s three reds. Campbell out LBW for 12.
West Indies 16/1. West indies 32/1 on Day 2, trail England (469/9 decl) by 437 runs.
WI vs Eng Live score, 2nd Test, Day 2, Tea Break
Roston Chase claims two wickets, but England remains dominant through the afternoon, with Ben Stokes on 172* at tea.
Dominic Sibley and Ollie Pope depart at stoke of Tea Break, England 378/5
Over 125.6 Dominic Sibley (Out)
Runs: 120 SR: 32.26
Over 129.5 Ollie Pope (Out)
Runs: 7 SR: 87.5
Runs: 172 SR: 49.3
Runs: 12 SR: 42.9
After 260 runs and two centuries, the partnership is broken as Roston Chase dismisses Sibley on 120.
Pope misses the ball by a mile and it gets trapped in between his legs.
Pope’s stay at the crease lasts just 8 balls and he is gone for 7. Fourth wicket for Roston Chase. ENG – 352/5
England reach 378/5 at Tea break on Day 2.
WI vs Eng Live score, 2nd Test, Day 2, Lunch
A proper Test match session that, it’s a match between perseverance vs grit and in the end it is England who come out on top again.
Dominic Sibley* Ben Stokes
Runs: 101 SR: 32.0 Runs: 99 SR: 39.3
Second Test century for Dominic Sibley and Stokes is just four short of his century.
Dom Sibley (101* off 312 balls) is the slowest century for England since Michael Atherton’s 317 ball century against Pakistan in Karachi in 2000/1.
On a slightly slower surface, the English duo of Dominic Sibley and Ben Stokes have batted tremendously.
England marching on at 260/3 at Lunch.
WI Vs Eng Live score, 2nd Test, Day 1, Stumps
After Winning the toss, Visitors team Captain Jason Holder asked England to Bat first. This decision seemed to be working for Holder’s men when England lost two of its Top order batsmen in back to back balls, one before Lunch and one after Lunch. However, a 50+ run partnership from Joe Root (23) and Opener Dominic Sibley (86) seemed to have a good rythm in the middle.
A good outside off delivery from youngster Alzarri Josheph got the better of the English captain as he edged one straight into the hands of Jason Holder at second slip.
Later, Ben Stokes (59) and Sibley took England to a stable stance with their unbeaten century partnership for the fourth wicket. Both scored a patient fifty each and look good for more.
Post Tea Session Highlights
Runs: 86 SR: 34.0
Runs: 59 SR: 37.1
Post tea, the English duo of Sibley and Stokes have been very guarded.
However, Sibley deserves all the credit, his innings characterized with familiar rigour to battle his way through to 86.
This is now the longest fourth-wicket stand for England in terms of balls faced since December 2012 in Nagpur.
England reaches 207/3 at stumps on Day 1 against West Indies in Manchester.
Post Lunch Session Highlights
Over 13.3 Zak Crawley Over 31.2 Joe Root
Runs: 0 SR: 0 (Out) Runs: 23 SR: 46.94 ( OUT)
Dominic Sibley* Ben Stokes*
Runs: 46 SR: 31.72 Runs: 18 SR: 25.55
That would be Tea on Day 1 here. England reach 112/3 at Tea with Dom Sibley and Ben Stokes in the middle.
Over 13.2 Roston Chase trapped Rory Burns in his first over and England also waste a review.
Rory Burns (Out)
Runs: 15 Four: 1 SR: 42.86
Runs: 8 SR: 17.78
England 29/1 at Lunch
West Indies had won the toss and elected to bowl and playing the same team while England have made four changes.
WI Vs Eng Live score, 2nd Test, Day 1