England vs West Indies, 1st Check Day 2 report: West Indies reached 57 for 1 after Jason Holder and Shanon Gabriel shared all 10 wickets between them to bowl England out for 204.
1st Check, Day 2: Holder and Gabriel put West Indies in management (Reuters Photograph)
- West Indies reached 57 for 1 after dangerous mild pressured early stumps
- Jason Holder’s career-best figures noticed England bowled out for 204
- Shanon Gabriel picked up three wickets on Day 2 of the historic Check
West Indies captain Jason Holder posted career-best Check bowling figures with six wickets as his facet dominated the second day of the primary check in opposition to England on Thursday.
Making full use of the murky situations, all-rounder Holder took six for 42 and paceman Shannon Gabriel claimed 4 wickets as England had been dismissed for 204.
Ben Stokes, captaining England for the primary time within the absence of Joe Root, top-scored with 43 however is perhaps regretting his choice to bat first having gained the toss on Wednesday.
West Indies confirmed nice self-discipline and rode their luck at occasions in reply as they reached 57-1 to place themselves in an honest place going into the third day on the Ageas Bowl when an enhancing climate forecast ought to support batting.
James Anderson eliminated opener John Campbell for 28 however Kraigg Brathwaite and Shai Hope dug in in opposition to some categorical tempo from Mark Wooden earlier than dangerous mild ended the day’s play.
England are internet hosting the primary worldwide cricket-match after a 117-day absence due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The match, the primary of three, is being performed with out followers in a “bio-secure surroundings” with every day well being checks for everybody within the floor, social distancing, house umpires and a ban on shining the ball with saliva.
Transient Scores: England 57/1 in 19.three overs, path England (204-all out) by 147 runs. Campbell (28), Brathwaite (20*); Anderson (1/17).