At Southampton, the fourth day of the primary Test match between England and West Indies seen a flurry of wickets fall after the Jason Holder dismissed his English counterpart Ben Stokes on Saturday.

According to the small print, West Indies skipper Jason Holder will get Ben Stokes as soon as extra to spark England collapse

England have been 284-Eight of their second innings on the shut of the fourth day, a lead of 170 runs in a match that marks worldwide cricket’s return from lockdown.

England fought once more all through a fourth-wicket partnership of 98 between Zak Crawley and Stokes.

But their 249-Four was shortly reworked into 279-Eight as 5 wickets fell for merely 30 runs inside the final word hour.

Suddenly, England’s two batsmen on the crease – Pope and Jos Buttler — have been every on nought.

Buttler fell for 9 when bowled through an unlimited gap between bat and pad by Joseph.

World Cup-winning wicketkeeper Buttler has now made just one hundred in his 42 Tests.

And there was nonetheless time sooner than the shut for Windies spearhead quick Shannon Gabriel (3-62) to bowl every Dom Bess and Ollie Pope.

England have been nonetheless one run behind West Indies’ first innings 318 when Crawley acquired right here to the crease.

But the 22-year-old, in his fifth Test, completed a well-made fifty when he reverse-swept off-spinner Roston Chase for 4.

West Indies keep the Wisden Trophy nevertheless they have not acquired a Test assortment in England for 32 years.

However, victory on Sunday would put them 1-Zero up with two to play.

“If we bat for five hours tomorrow to chase 180-190 it´s a normal batting day, not a chase where you have to go at it.”

The coach extra added, “It should be tight if we bowl well tomorrow. We have definitely got the bowlers to take 10 wickets on there.”


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