England beat West Indies by 2-1

England won the test series against West Indies. They beating the guest 2-1 after the third test in Manchester.

Final Test of the series, got off to a rocky start on Day 1. West Indies skipper Jason Holder won the toss, opted to field in the third and final Test of the series. Rory Burns reached his 50 without anybody realizing in the second session, but he kept losing partners at the other end. Burns departed towards the end of the second session, plunging England into deeper crisis.

Ollie Pope and Jos Buttler played an aggressive partnership after the Tea break, turning the course of the innings. From 122/4, they put on a counter-attacking stand to take England to a score of 258/4  from 85.4 overs before umpires called the day to a close because of insufficient light. Kemar Roach was the pick of the bowlers for West Indies chipping in with 2 wickets for 56 runs.

Broad smashed a counterattacking 62 in a return to form with the bat then played a lead role as part of England’s destructive pace quartet to leave the West Indies on the ropes after day two of the deciding third test.

England posted 369 in their first innings before reducing the West Indies to 137/6 before bad lights forced early stumps on Day of Manchester Test. James Anderson and Stuart Broad ran through West Indies’ top-order to leave the visitors reeling. West Indies trail England by 232 runs with 4 wickets remaining.

England dominated the proceedings on Day 3 of the third Test as Stuart Broad continued to dominate single-handedly. After wrapping up the Windies for 198 in their first essay, England rode on quick runs from Rory Burns, Dom Sibley and Joe Root to declare with a 399-run-target for the visitors. West Indies are 10 for 2 at stumps on Day Three.

Rain has washed Day 4 of the final Test between England and West Indies in Manchester. West Indies will resumed on 10/2

England need eight wickets on the final day to win the series-decider, West Indies need 389 runs for a victory.

After rain washed out play on Monday, West Indies resumed under cloudy skies at 10/2 and Broad did not take long to continue his heroics as he trapped Kraigg Brathwaite leg before wicket for 19.

Stuart Broad grabbed his 500th Test wicket and took a catch on Tuesday to help England move closer to victory in the third and final Test against West Indies at Old Trafford as the visitors were teetering on 84/5 at lunch.

Stuart Broad | Credit : ICC

After the lunch West Indies started batting were all out for 129. England beat West Indies by 269 runs to win the test series.

Stuart Broad & Roston Chase have been awarded Player of the Series for their country.

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