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Rain Washes Out 3rd Day

Manchester: Play was not doable on the third day of the second Take a look at between England and West Indies as a consequence of persistent rains at Outdated Trafford, Manchester on Thursday.

There was no change within the in a single day scoreboard as West Indies nonetheless path by 437 runs within the first innings. The guests had misplaced the wicket of John Campbell earlier than stumps on Day 2 they usually stay at 32/1 with Kraigg Brathwaite and nightwatchman Alzarri Joseph within the center.

This after all-rounder Ben Stokes and batsman Dominic Sibley slammed respective centuries and placed on a mammoth 260-run stand earlier than the hosts declared for 469/9.

All-rounder Sam Curran mentioned that England bowlers should push themselves for the hosts to safe a win now that the third day of their second Take a look at in opposition to the West Indies at Outdated Trafford has been washed out. Curran feels that England haven’t any selection however to bowl out West Indies cheaply and get them to observe on. West Indies at present path England by 437 runs with 9 wickets in hand.

“We have to bowl them out cheaply within the first innings and try to get them following on. There isn’t any explanation why we can’t do this.

“Clearly, it’s going to be an enormous workload for the bowlers however we’re good and recent and hopefully we will do one thing for the staff,” he added.

Temporary Scores: West Indies 32/1 (Joseph 14*, Campbell 12; Curran 1/8) vs England 469/9 (Stokes 176, Sibley 120; Chase 5/172)

(IANS)

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