England have scored 238 for the loss of 3 wickets on the fourth day of the Southampton Test, currently playing on Jack Crowley (71) and Ben Stokes (38). The hosts have a 124-run lead with 7 wickets left.
England’s third wicket which fell as Denali. He was dismissed by Roston Chase for 29 runs. Earlier, Dom Sibli was dismissed by 50 runs. Sheen Gabriel took his wicket. Sibli became the first batsman to score a half-century for England in this match. For West Indies, Roston Chase took 2 wickets and Shannon Gabriel took one wicket.
Earlier, West Indies had scored 318 runs in response to England’s first innings of 204 runs. For West Indies, Craig Braithwaite had the highest score of 65 and wicketkeeper Shane Daurich scored 61 runs. England captain Ben Stokes took a total of 4 wickets in the first innings. He dismissed Shane Dowrich (61), Craig Brathwaite (65), Jason Holder (5) and Aljari Joseph (18). In addition to Stokes, James Anderson took three and Dom Bas took two wickets.
150 wickets complete in Stokes Test
During this time Stokes also completed his 150 wickets in Test cricket. Stokes became the second fastest all-rounder in the world with 4 thousand runs and 150 wickets. He achieved this position in 64 Tests. Next to them is former West Indies captain Gary Sobers. Sobers achieved this feat in 63 matches.
First bowler to take more than five wickets in holder series
Earlier, on the second day, the entire England team was all out for 204, playing ahead of yesterday’s 35 for 1 wicket. The highest for England was captain Ben Stokes with 43 and Jos Buttler scoring 35 runs. For the West Indies, captain Jason Holder had taken the most 6 wickets, while Shannon Gabriel dismissed 4 batsmen.
Holder, who has taken 5 wickets in an innings 7 times as a captain , is fourth in terms of taking 5 wickets in an innings as a Test captain. He has taken five wickets 7 times in 56 innings so far. Imran Khan (12), Richie Beno (9) and Bishan Singh Bedi (8) have taken five wickets ahead of them.
Root has become the father of the England Test cricket team captaining Stokes replacing Root in the first match . They are not playing in the first match. He is succeeded by Ben Stokes. Root’s wife Carrie Cottrell gave birth to a daughter on July 7. The couple first has a son, Alfred William (3).
West Indies: John Campbell, Craig Brathwaite, Shamer Brooks, Shai Hope, Roston Chase, Jermaine Blackwood, Shane Daurich (wicketkeeper), Jason Holder (captain), Alzarri Joseph, Kemar Roach and Shannon Gabriel.
England: Rory Burns, Dom Sibley, Joe Denley, Jack Crowley, Ben Stokes (captain), Ollie Pope, Jose Butler (wicketkeeper), Dominic Bess, Joffra Archer, Mark Wood and James Anderson.