Cricket: England VS West Indies 3rd Test, England Set Target of 399 runs For West Indies

West Indies could only at 30 more runs in the overnight total of 167/6 after the start of the third day of the test match

All the four wickets of first Innings of the West Indies were taken by English Bowler Stuart Broad, He took 6 wickets in the First innings by giving just 31 runs after scoring quick fire 62 runs on 45 bowls in batting, The match is being dominated by Stuart Broad.

Stuart Broad also took 2 more wickets of West Indies 2nd innings before the end of the day’s play due to bad light, after host England came to bat and added 226 runs for 2 wickets and declared the England innings by setting up a target of 399 runs

Stuart Broad now is only one wicket away from 500 test wickets and he could be in the Elite Group in the first session of the 4th day the kind of forms he is in.

England got a good start in the second innings after the openers set up a first wicket partnership of 114 runs, Rory burns got out Leg Before wicket on the bowling of West Indies captain Jason Holder after playing a good inning of 56 runs on 136 Bowls and he hit 7 glorious boundaries.

Captain Joe Root came at the crease at number 3 and he had quick declaration plans in his mind which reflected in his innings of 68 runs on only 56 bowls with 8 boundaries and one beautiful six came out from his bat.

The Other English opener Rory Burns scored 90 runs on 163 bowls and hit 10 boundaries had a good partnership with his captain root both added 112 runs for 2nd wicket when Rory Burns got out on 90 and missed a century, Roston Chase claimed the Wicket of Rory Burns as Substitute player Joshua Da Silva caught him.

Captain Joe Root had Rains forecast and the chance of winning the series in his mind after England got 173 Runs lead in first Innings and the opener gave them solid start and Both Root and Burns also had a stand of 112 runs with English total of 226 in 2nd innings and 173 runs meant the Total lead by England was already of 399 runs thus Joe Root straight away Declared the innings right at the fall of Rory Burns’s wicket and gave the target of 399 runs to West Indies

The decision of Declaration was proven right as England claimed 2 early wickets both taken by Broad at only 10 runs on the score board by West Indies

If rain doesn’t interrupt the match than England looks all set to be a series winner by winning this match and Joe Root could have hands on the trophy today.

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