TEST: Bowlers put West Indies in control against England


West Indies took firm control of the second Test in Antigua, dismissing England for 187 on day one at the Sir Vivian Richards Cricket Ground in North Sound.

After winning the toss and electing to bowl first, West Indies, 1-0 up in the series after a thumping 381-run win at Kensington Oval a week ago, reduced England to 78-4 by lunch and then 93-6 in the second session.

Moeen Ali and Ben Foakes then added 85 for the seventh wicket to revive the innings, before West Indies returned to wrap things up once the partnership was broken.

Moeen topscored with 60 and Foakes made 35; Jonny Bairstow had earlier made a fluent 52. Kemar Roach picked up 4-30 and Shannon Gabriel 3-45, while Alzarri Joseph had 2-38.

West Indies, in reply, closed on 30 without loss, 157 runs in arrears. John Campbell is on 16 and Kraigg Brathwaite 11.

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