Cricket: England VS West Indies 3rd Test day 2 West Indies struggling to save follow on at Manchester

The day two of the 3rd Test match between England and West Indies saw 10 wickets following in a day collectively for both of the teams, In speculation of heavy rains from the forecast which didn’t come. The West Indies Started the day with fiery bowling performance and took 4 of England’s wickets inside the first hour of the play.

The first wicket went of dangerous looking overnight player Ollie Pope who came at the crease with 91 runs he scored previous day and was hoping four a spectacular hundred couldn’t add any run to his total and he got out of the 8th delivery he faced for the 2nd day carrying on his innings after 91 runs and got out bowled on the bowling of Gabriel. The bowl took the inside edge and hit the wickets and the was the end of Ollie Pope and the 5th wicket for England at the score of 262 on the score board.

The 6th wicket also wasn’t able to add many runs as Chris woakes also went early on the score of 1 he got ot bowled on bowling of Keamer Roach and scored only 1 run and faced 8 deliveries.

The other big wicket fall of Jos Buttler who was overnight and the last recognized batsman at the crease Gabriel took his wicket as the West Indies CAPTAIN Jason Holder caught him in his safe pair of hands.

Jofra Archer too got out by adding only 3 runs on his name the catch went again in the hands of Captain Holder however bowler this time was Keamer Roach. England was struggling after these 4 quick wickets at the total of 280 runs for 8 wickets but the experienced Stuart Broad who came at number 10 added brilliant 62 runs to his name surprisingly on only 45 bowls and he hit 9 boundaries shown his All round capabilities that innings also saw the good partnership of 76 runs for 10th wicket between broad and his partner at the other end Dom Bess

James Anderson came at number 11 and scored 11 runs on 17 bowls and captain holder took his wicket.

England team got out on 369 for 10 the score which is above Par thanks to innings of Stuart Broad

England didn’t let West Indies batsman settled down and the first wicket of West Indies came when the total of the Team was only 1 run and Kraigg Braithwaite got out after adding one run by facing 10 deliveries and Stuart Broad claimed his wicket he was caught by Joe Root.

Campbell and Shai Hope added 43 runs together as 2nd wicket felt on a total of 44 runs when Campbell got out.

West Indies batsman never looked settled and the team added 110 runs and gave away 6 wickets the team was struggling and Jason Holder added 24 runs to his total and batting along with Dowrich who is on 10 at the end of the day’s played as bad light stopped play before the full quota of days over bowled West Indies is at 167 for the loss of 6 wickets and trailing by 232 runs

If rain doesn’t Interrupt England is looking to sweep the series 2-1 by winning this match as they are in full control as of now.

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