The third match of the three-match Test series between England and West Indies continues at Manchester’s Old Trafford ground. In front of Stuart Broad’s fatal bowling, the West Indies collapsed for 197 runs in their first innings. With this, England got a lead of 172 runs on the basis of first innings. Earlier, with the help of Stuart Broad’s all-round performance, England scored 369 runs in the first innings.
At one time, the West Indies lost 6 wickets for 110 runs in front of James Anderson and Stuart Broad, but the visiting team batsmen showed some patience and saved the West Indies from being all out on an embarrassing score.
For the West Indies, captain Jason Holder has scored the most 46 runs in the first innings. In addition, Shane Dowrich contributed 37 and John Campbell contributed 32 runs. Stuart Broad took the maximum 6 wickets for England. James Anderson took 2 wickets, while Jofra Archer and Chris Woakes got one each.
Earlier, England had scored 369 runs in their first innings. England batsman Allie Pop scored the highest score of 91 runs to bat at number five. Jose Butler scored 67 runs. After this, Stuart Broad, who showed Jauhar with the bat, hit 62 runs in 45 balls.
Broad held one end for England. He scored a fast-scoring half-century in 33 balls. He came in joint third place in the list of batsmen who scored the fastest Test half-century for England. Broad’s 62-ball innings ended in an attempt to play a sweep shot.
Broad added a useful 76 runs in his innings with Dom Bess hitting 9 fours and a six. Bess was unbeaten on 18, while Anderson was the last man out to score 11 runs.