TEST: 18 wickets tumble; West Indies extend lead to 339

SUMMARY: West Indies 289 all out from 101.3 overs (Shimron Hetmyer 81, Shai Hope 57, Roston Chase 54, John Campbell 44, Kraigg Brathwaite 40, James Anderson 5-46, Ben Stokes 4-59) and 127-6 (John Campbell 33, Shimron Hetmyer 31, Shane Dowrich 27*, Kraigg Brathwaite 24, Moeen Ali 3-41, Ben Stokes 2-31) v England 77 all out from 30.2 overs (Keaton Jennings 17, Kemar Roach 5-17, Jason Holder 2-15, Alzarri Joseph 2-20, Shannon Gabriel 1-15)


Eighteen wickets tumbled on day two of the first Test between West Indies and England at Kensington Oval, Barbados.

After a brilliant bowling performance from Kemar Roach earned them a lead of 212, West Indies decided against enforcing the follow-on ending the day on 127-6, an overall lead of 339.

Openers Kraigg Brathwaite made 24 and debutant John Campbell hit 33 in an opening stand of 52, before Shai Hope, Darren Bravo and Roston Chase mustered only four runs among them.

Shimron Hetmyer, who was dismissed for 31 just before the close, added 59 for the sixth wicket with Shane Dowrich, who is not out on 27. Moeen Ali has 3-41 and Ben Stokes 2-31.

Roach earlier took 5-17 and Jason Holder and Alzarri Joseph bagged two each as England folded meekly for 77 in 30.2 overs. Roach was outstanding, claiming his five wickets in the space of 27 balls to snuff the life out of England’s batting.

Only four batsmen reached double-figures with Keaton Jennings’ 17 being the highest. Earlier, West Indies, resuming on 264-8, added 25 runs for the last two wickets, with Hetmyer the last man out for 81.

James Anderson claimed 5-46, his 27th five-wicket haul, and Stokes took 4-59.

SCOREBOARD: http://www.espncricinfo.com/series/18913/scorecard/1158062/west-indies-vs-england-1st-test-england-tour-of-wi-2018-19

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