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RESULT
1st Test, West Indies tour of England at Southampton, Jul 8-12 2020
204 & 313
(64.2 ov, target 200)
318 & 200/6
West Indies won by 4 wickets
PLAYER OF THE MATCH

West Indies

Summary
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Statistics
ENGLAND 1ST INNINGS
BATSMEN R B M 4s 6s SR
RJ Burns  lbw b Gabriel 30 85 126 4 0 35.29
DP Sibley   b Gabriel 0 4 9 0 0 0.00
JL Denly   b Gabriel 18 58 102 4 0 31.03
Z Crawley  lbw b JO Holder 10 26 51 2 0 38.46
BA Stokes (c) c †Dowrich b JO Holder 43 97 127 7 0 44.32
OJ Pope  c †Dowrich b JO Holder 12 13 18 2 0 92.30
JC Buttler † c †Dowrich b JO Holder 35 47 81 6 0 74.46
DM Bess  not out 31 44 66 4 0 70.45
JC Archer  lbw b JO Holder 0 6 9 0 0 0.00
MA Wood  c Hope b JO Holder 5 7 15 0 0 71.42
JM Anderson   b Gabriel 10 20 30 1 0 50.00
Extras (lb 6, nb 2, w 2) 10
TOTAL (67.3 Ov, RR: 3.02) 204
Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Dom Sibley, 1.4 ov), 2-48 (Joe Denly, 23.2 ov), 3-51 (Rory Burns, 25.4 ov), 4-71 (Zak Crawley, 33.1 ov), 5-87 (Ollie Pope, 37.4 ov), 6-154 (Ben Stokes, 53.3 ov), 7-157 (Jos Buttler, 55.4 ov), 8-157 (Jofra Archer, 57.4 ov), 9-174 (Mark Wood, 61.1 ov), 10-204 (James Anderson, 67.3 ov)
BOWLING O M R W ECON WD NB
KAJ Roach 19 6 41 0 2.15 0 0
ST Gabriel 15.3 3 62 4 4.00 1 1
AS Joseph 13 4 53 0 4.07 1 0
JO Holder 20 6 42 6 2.10 0 1
WEST INDIES 1ST INNINGS
BATSMEN R B M 4s 6s SR
KC Brathwaite  lbw b Stokes 65 125 184 6 0 52.00
JD Campbell  lbw b Anderson 28 36 58 3 0 77.77
SD Hope  c Stokes b Bess 16 64 94 1 0 25.00
SSJ Brooks  c †Buttler b Anderson 39 71 85 6 0 54.92
RL Chase  lbw b Anderson 47 142 194 6 0 33.09
J Blackwood  c Anderson b Bess 12 22 22 2 0 54.54
SO Dowrich † c †Buttler b Stokes 61 115 181 8 0 53.04
JO Holder (c) c Archer b Stokes 5 14 28 0 0 35.71
AS Joseph   b Stokes 18 12 23 3 0 150.00
KAJ Roach  not out 1 7 15 0 0 14.28
ST Gabriel   b Wood 4 5 6 1 0 80.00
Extras (lb 21, nb 1) 22
TOTAL (102 Ov, RR: 3.11) 318
Fall of wickets: 1-43 (John Campbell, 12.6 ov), 2-102 (Shai Hope, 34.3 ov), 3-140 (Kraigg Brathwaite, 41.6 ov), 4-173 (Shamarh Brooks, 55.2 ov), 5-186 (Jermaine Blackwood, 60.6 ov), 6-267 (Roston Chase, 88.6 ov), 7-281 (Jason Holder, 94.1 ov), 8-306 (Alzarri Joseph, 98.4 ov), 9-313 (Shane Dowrich, 100.2 ov), 10-318 (Shannon Gabriel, 101.6 ov)
BOWLING O M R W ECON WD NB
JM Anderson 25 11 62 3 2.48 0 0
JC Archer 22 3 61 0 2.77 0 1
MA Wood 22 2 74 1 3.36 0 0
BA Stokes 14 5 49 4 3.50 0 0
DM Bess 19 5 51 2 2.68 0 0
ENGLAND 2ND INNINGS
BATSMEN R B M 4s 6s SR
RJ Burns  c Campbell b Chase 42 104 151 5 0 40.38
DP Sibley  c †Dowrich b Gabriel 50 164 227 4 0 30.48
JL Denly  c JO Holder b Chase 29 70 130 3 0 41.42
Z Crawley  c & b Joseph 76 127 170 8 0 59.84
BA Stokes (c) c Hope b JO Holder 46 79 109 6 0 58.22
OJ Pope   b Gabriel 12 30 63 1 0 40.00
JC Buttler †  b Joseph 9 13 18 2 0 69.23
DM Bess   b Gabriel 3 24 32 0 0 12.50
JC Archer  c †Dowrich b Gabriel 23 35 54 4 0 65.71
MA Wood  c †Dowrich b Gabriel 2 18 36 0 0 11.11
JM Anderson  not out 4 7 11 1 0 57.14
Extras (b 4, lb 10, nb 3) 17
TOTAL (111.2 Ov, RR: 2.81) 313
Fall of wickets: 1-72 (Rory Burns, 36.1 ov), 2-113 (Dom Sibley, 51.3 ov), 3-151 (Joe Denly, 64.3 ov), 4-249 (Ben Stokes, 89.4 ov), 5-253 (Zak Crawley, 90.4 ov), 6-265 (Jos Buttler, 94.2 ov), 7-278 (Dom Bess, 101.2 ov), 8-279 (Ollie Pope, 101.6 ov), 9-303 (Mark Wood, 109.3 ov), 10-313 (Jofra Archer, 111.2 ov)
BOWLING O M R W ECON WD NB
KAJ Roach 22 8 50 0 2.27 0 0
ST Gabriel 21.2 4 75 5 3.51 0 3
JO Holder 22 8 49 1 2.22 0 0
RL Chase 25 6 71 2 2.84 0 0
AS Joseph 18 2 45 2 2.50 0 0
KC Brathwaite 3 0 9 0 3.00 0 0
WEST INDIES 2ND INNINGS (TARGET: 200 RUNS)
BATSMEN R B M 4s 6s SR
KC Brathwaite   b Archer 4 18 27 0 0 22.22
JD Campbell  not out 8 26 35 1 0 30.76
SD Hope   b Wood 9 23 39 2 0 39.13
SSJ Brooks  lbw b Archer 0 5 8 0 0 0.00
RL Chase  c †Buttler b Archer 37 88 125 1 0 42.04
J Blackwood  c Anderson b Stokes 95 154 228 12 0 61.68
SO Dowrich † c †Buttler b Stokes 20 37 84 1 0 54.05
JO Holder (c) not out 14 36 59 1 0 38.88
Extras (lb 7, nb 1, w 5) 13
TOTAL (64.2 Ov, RR: 3.1) 200/6
Fall of wickets: 1-7 (Kraigg Brathwaite, 5.4 ov), 2-7 (Shamarh Brooks, 7.3 ov), 3-27 (Shai Hope, 11.4 ov), 4-100 (Roston Chase, 35.4 ov), 5-168 (Shane Dowrich, 52.5 ov), 6-189 (Jermaine Blackwood, 60.4 ov)
BOWLING O M R W ECON WD NB
JM Anderson 15 3 42 0 2.80 0 0
JC Archer 17 3 45 3 2.64 1 0
MA Wood 12 0 36 1 3.00 0 0
DM Bess 10 2 31 0 3.10 0 0
BA Stokes 10.2 1 39 2 3.77 0 1
MATCH DETAILS
The Rose Bowl, Southampton
Toss England , elected to bat first
Series West Indies tour of EnglandICC World Test Championship 2019
Player Of The Match
Shannon Gabriel
Series result West Indies led the 3-match series 1-0
Match number Test no. 2388
Season 2020
Hours of play (local time) 11:00 start, Lunch 13.00-13.40, Tea 15.55-16.15, Close 18.30
Match days 8,9,10,11,12 July 2020 (5-day match)
Umpires
Richard Kettleborough
Richard Illingworth
TV Umpire
Michael Gough
Reserve Umpire
Alex Wharf
Match Referee
Chris Broad
Points West Indies 40, England 0
CLOSE OF PLAY
Wed, 08 Jul – day 1 – England 1st innings 35/1 (RJ Burns 20*, JL Denly 14*, 17.4 ov)
Thu, 09 Jul – day 2 – West Indies 1st innings 57/1 (KC Brathwaite 20*, SD Hope 3*, 19.3 ov)
Fri, 10 Jul – day 3 – England 2nd innings 15/0 (RJ Burns 10*, DP Sibley 5*, 10 ov)
Sat, 11 Jul – day 4 – England 2nd innings 284/8 (JC Archer 5*, MA Wood 1*, 104 ov)
Sun, 12 Jul – day 5 – West Indies 2nd innings 200/6 (64.2 ov) – end of match
MATCH NOTES

 

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