Eng v WI highlights today – first test day two from Edgbaston Stadium, Edgbaston Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham, West Midlands B5 7QU (England) Friday 18th August 2017. After the dismissal of two early wickets, England controlled their batting line and smashed all West Indian bowlers. The opener of the England team AN Cook scored 243 runs off 407 deliveries. He smashed 33 4s in his beautiful innings. When his wicket dismissed then it was 135.5.
MD Stoneman and T Westley these two batsmen had not survived for so long and gone with scoring eight runs each of them. England’s team captain JE Root (c) scored 136 runs off 189 balls, he smashed 22 4s in his innings. When his wicket dismissed then it was 74.2.
DJ Malan scored 65 runs and out, BA Stokes gone with just ten runs this time, JM Bairstow † contributed 18 runs. England declared their innings after the dismissal of AN Cook at 514/8. RL Chase took four wickets, KAJ Roach took two, ML Cummins and JO Holder these two took one wicket each of them.
England won the toss and elected to bat
AN Cook, MD Stoneman, T Westley, JE Root (c), DJ Malan, BA Stokes, JM Bairstow †, MM Ali, TS Roland-Jones, SCJ Broad, JM Anderson.
West Indies team
ML Cummins, KC Brathwaite, KOA Powell, KA Hope, SD Hope, RL Chase, J Blackwood, SO Dowrich †, JO Holder (c), KAJ Roach, AS Joseph.
Match Timings: 14.00 start, Lunch 16.00-16.40, Tea 18.40-19.00, Close 21.00
West Indies tour of England 1st Test (D/N) Highlights
Umpires – Marais Erasmus, Sundaram Ravi
TV Umpires – Chris Gaffaney
Match Referee – David Boon