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Windies vs England, 3rd Test: Despite the 232-run victory, England falls to No.5 in ICC Test ranking

Windies vs England, 3rd Test: Despite the 232-run victory, England falls to No.5 in ICC Test ranking

In the England tour of West Indies, 3rd Test series, England beats Windies by 232 runs restoring some pride claiming 1-2 scoreline at the Daren Sammy National Cricket Stadium, Gros Islet, St. Lucia.

England captain Joe Root, Mark Wood’s (5) return to form reinforcing as a strike bowling option and the pace bowler James Anderson lift the home side to top order with three quick wickets. Anderson also claimed three sixers in the Test.

In the 2nd innings, while England was batting, the fast bowler Shannon Gabriel and England captain Root had some controversies that were caught on stump microphone during the on-field exchange and the umpire laid a charge against Gabriel under Article 2.13 of the ICC’s Code of Conduct.


Although West Indies had already won the series with victories in the first two Test, England’s win in the final will be a pick – up as they look at a series of home Ashes against Australia starting from August.

Player of the Series: Kemar Roach (18 wickets in 13.88 overs)
Player of the Match: Mark Wood

SCORECARD:

England
1st Innings- 277 runs
(Ben Stokes 79, Kemar Roach 4-48)
2nd Innings 361/5d
(Joe Root 122, Shannon Gabriel 2-95)

Windies
1st Innings- 154 runs
(John Campbell 41, Mark Wood 5-41)
2nd Innings- 232 runs
(Roston Chase 102*, James Anderson 3-27)

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