ENG vs WI : Roston Chase and Shimron Hetmyer were the others who got 50+ scores with Hetmyer being the top scorer with 81 runs. The Windies were folded for 289 in the first innings and that is when their bowlers ruined the batting line-up of England as they dismissed the visitors for a mere 77 in the first innings. Kemar Roach ruffled the feathers of the English batsmen claiming 5 for 17 from 11 overs while Alzzari Joseph and Jason Holder claimed 2 wickets each which meant windies were leading by 212 runs in the first innings.
Windies in their second innings were reduced to 120 for 6 and then came a record partnership between skipper Jason Holder and wicket-keeper Shane Dowrich stitched 295 runs stand for the 7th wicket. In the process, Jason Holder scored his maiden double century and remained unbeaten on 202 while Dowrich remained unbeaten on 116.
Windies vs England Team News
- Fast bowler Oshane Thomas has been added to Windies squad for this particular game.
- Stuart Board is in contention to feature in Antigua, which means Sam Curran might face the axe.
- Ben Foakes is also uncertain of his spot in the eleven following his poor show in the 1st Test, if he doesn’t feature, Joe Denly might get a game.
Windies vs England Playing 11
England Playing 11:
Wicket-keeper – Jonny Bairstow (Doubt: Ben Foakes)
Batsmen – Rory Burns, Keaton Jennings, Jos Buttler, Joe Root(c) (Doubt: Joe Denly)
All-rounders – Ben Stokes, Moeen Ali (Doubt: Sam Curran)
Bowlers – James Anderson, Adil Rashid (Doubt: Stuart Broad, Jack Leach)
Windies Playing 11:
Wicket-keeper – Shane Dowrich
Batsmen – Shai Hope, John Campbell, Kraigg Brathwaite, Shimron Hetmeyer, Darren Bravo
All-rounders – Roston Chase, Jason Holder(c)
Bowlers – Kemar Roach, Shannon Gabriel, Alzarri Joseph
Windies vs England Squads
England Test squad: Joe Root(c), Rory Burns, Keaton Jennings, Jack Leach, Adil Rashid, Ben Foakes, Moeen Ali, James Anderson, Ben Stokes, Chris Woakes, Joe Denly, Olly Stone, Jonny Bairstow, Stuart Broad, Jos Buttler, Sam Curran.
Windies Test squad: Jason Holder(c), Kraigg Brathwaite, Oshane Thomas, Kemar Roach, Jomel Warrican, John Campbell, Roston Chase, Darren Bravo, Shamarh Brooks, Shane Dowrich, Shannon Gabriel, Shimron Hetmyer, Shai Hope, Alzarri Joseph.