The 2ND Test between Eng and the WI is poised with all the hosts searching for success. To level the show at the last moment. The Caribbeans dropped their final six wickets for only 46 runs late on the fourth afternoon to start up the game. And England delivered Jos Buttler and Ben Stokes, revealing an intent to score fast.
After finishing the afternoon in 37/2. The home team required to score quick runs to give themselves sufficient time to bowl the West Indies. After picking up a few singles in the first few deliveries, he awakened a slower ball from Kemar Roach through the additional cover. However, what followed was expected.
After being smacked for a four away from a short and slower of a span delivery, Roach moved somewhat full this time. Stokes expected it stepped out just to strike the ball from the floor. He chased it to the stands despite the majority of the fielders standing in the border. However, the ball has been timed so nicely by the batsman the long-off fielder had no choice but just to fetch the reddish cherry in the vacant stands.
So far as the game is concerned, West Indies will be under tremendous pressure to conserve the game. They had been at a brilliant place on the fourth afternoon at 242/4; however, the 2nd new ball found Chris Woakes and Stuart Broad running during their lower-middle sequence, and this is really where England sniffed a possibility of winning the match.
None of those three-half-centurions, Kraigg Brathwaite, Roston Chase, and Shamarh Brooks. Could kick and play with a massive bang such as Ben Stokes failed in the first innings. It’ll be intriguing to see how the tourists cuisine in their next article as time becomes necessary that you conserve the game for them and keep the lead intact to keep the Wisden Trophy.
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