England Vs West Indies :1st Test at Ageas Bowl

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Cricket has finally resumed as England vs West Indies series has started at Ageas Bowl .

The very first day was washed out as England won the toss and elected to bat first. They scored 35/1 on the first day. Ben stokes is the new skipper in absence of Joe Root.

England vs West Indies

After 117 days of pandemic which has hit all of us cricket is back on field definitely without crowd but cricket fans are excited to watch live matches.

England 11
Rory Burns, Dominic Sibley, Joe Denly, Zak Crawley, Ben Stokes (c), Ollie Pope, Jos Buttler (wk), Dominic Bess, Jofra Archer, Mark Wood, James Anderson

West Indies 11
John Campbell, Kraigg Brathwaite, Shamarh Brooks, Shai Hope, Roston Chase, Jermaine Blackwood, Shane Dowrich (wk), Jason Holder (c), Alzarri Joseph, Kemar Roach, Shannon Gabriel.

England batted first at scored 204 runs. West Indies bowlers have done a decent job to counter the English batting. Rory Burns and Dominic Sibley opened the innings and Kemar Roach bowled the first over. Shannon Gabriel took the first wicket of the match.

West Indies bowled very well and took all ten wickets at day 2 . They came to bat as Kraigg Braithwaite  and John Campbell opened the innings and James Anderson took the 1st wicket for England .

Holder celebrates after a wicket

England struggled to bat well but skipper Stokes scored 43 runs which is highest from England scorecard. Shannon Gabriel and skipper Jason Holder are the heroes of West Indies bowling lineup as they took 4 and 6 wickets each. West Indies while batting looked well but still lost a wicket. Lets see how does the 3rd day of test match goes on.

Cricket lovers around the globe would ask the rain gods to stay away from the venue as they want to see England vs West Indies series. They have already so much in the recent few months but England vs West Indies is a treat for them.

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