ENG vs WI: Braithwaite – West Indies near saving follow-on from Brooks' innings

by Jeremy Spirogis
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After opener Craig Braithwaite's half-century, Shammer Brooks took cost to carry the West Indies nearer to avoid wasting the Falons right here on Sunday, the fourth day of the second Test cricket match in opposition to England.

The West Indies have scored 227 runs for 4 wickets on the time of tea on the fourth day and are 242 runs behind England. England had declared their first innings ended by scoring 469 runs for 9 wickets and thus the West Indies now want solely 43 runs to avoid wasting the follow-on.

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Braithwaite performed a superb innings of 75 runs earlier than holding again Ben Stokes, whereas Brooks gave an excellent view of his creative batting and is at present taking part in for 60 runs. <! –

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Both of them shared a 76-run partnership for the fourth wicket.

Braithwaite earlier had two half-century partnerships of 54 with the evening sentinel Alzari Joseph (32) and 53 with Shai Hope (25). He performed 165 balls in his innings and hit eight fours.

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Earlier, England opener Dom Sibley scored 120 and all-rounder Ben Stokes scored 176 runs. England gave the opening blow to the West Indies by dismissing opener John Campbell on Friday. But on account of rain on Saturday, the entire day couldn’t be performed, which additionally blew England's hopes. West Indies gained the primary Test at Southampton by 4 wickets to take a 1-Zero lead within the three-match sequence.

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