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England eke out lead of 170 over West Indies after 4th day – cricket



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Zak Crawley (76) and Dom Sibley (50) had been the 2 batsmen to get half-centuries, whereas stand-in England captain Ben Stokes chipped in with 46 earlier than the late Windies fightback

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West Indies players celebrates the dismissal of England's Dom Bess, second right, during the fourth day of the first cricket Test match between England and West Indies, at the Ageas Bowl in Southampton, England, Saturday, July 11, 2020. (Adrian Dennis/Pool via AP)
West Indies gamers celebrates the dismissal of England’s Dom Bess, second proper, through the fourth day of the primary cricket Take a look at match between England and West Indies, on the Ageas Bowl in Southampton, England, Saturday, July 11, 2020. (Adrian Dennis/Pool by way of AP)(AP)

England eked out a lead of 170 runs heading into the ultimate day of the primary check towards the West Indies, with all outcomes nonetheless potential within the first match because the resumption of worldwide cricket. The West Indies’ tempo assault took 5 wickets within the last session of day 4 to cut back England to 284-Eight at stumps at an empty Rose Bowl on Saturday, making the vacationers marginal favorites with the pitch sluggish however but to misbehave.

Zak Crawley (76) and Dom Sibley (50) had been the 2 batsmen to get half-centuries, whereas stand-in England captain Ben Stokes chipped in with 46 earlier than the late Windies fightback. “It needs to be tight if we bowl nicely tomorrow,” Crawley stated, “particularly if we get a lead of 200.”

That will probably be on the shoulders of unbeaten batsmen Jofra Archer (5) and Mark Wooden (1), with James Anderson to return in at No. 11.

Shannon Gabriel bowled Ollie Pope and Dom Bess within the final hour to complete with figures of 3-62 off his 18 overs. Joseph was additionally spectacular, taking 2-40 off 16 overs. (AP) AT AT