The West Indies have beaten England by five wickets to draw the series in the Caribbean at 1-1.
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A frustrating Test result for Alastair Cook and co. who looked well in control until a disastrous second innings and final session yesterday they ended on 39/5.
It remains to be seen what kind of repercussions the match has for the likes of Jonathan Trott and Moeen Ali and their status with the side.
This was a poor defeat for England but this tour will have brought more positives than negatives.
Here’s how the action panned out today:
England 62/6: Balance 23 (c Bravo b Permaul)
Ballance misjudged the turn of Permaul’s spinner end edged it low to Bravo at slip.
England 95/7: Stokes 32 (c Chanderpaul b Permaul)
Stokes seemed to get over-excited after spanking a delivery for a four early in the over but when he tried it on the next one it took an edge and Chanderpaul managed to scoop a catch at knee level to his right.
England 98/8: Jordan 2 (lbw Holder)
Holder attacked Jordan with an incredible straight ball that thwacked into Jordan’s pads. The England man reviewed it but it was clipping the bails.
England 98/9: Broad 0 (b Holder)
And Holder immediately go Broad next ball with a quite exquisite Yorker that clattered the off-stump somewhere into the distance.
England All Out 123: Anderson 2 (lbw Taylor)
Taylor is in the attack and bowls almost a full yorker that hits Anderson plumb. Bowden didn’t see it for some unknown reason but replays show it was directly into middle stump and England set West Indies a target of 192.
West Indies 35/1: Hope 9 (b Jordan)
England got their breakthrough with a brilliant delivery from Jordan, right into middle stump. West Indies appealed but there was no way that was being overturned.
West Indies 35/2: Brathwaite 25 (c Jordan b Ali)
Jordan just keeps on delivering with his catching. His knack of falling in the opposite direction to the ball continues and he sticks out a left hand as Brathwaite is bamboozled by Ali’s spin.
West Indies 70/3: Samuels 20 (b Broad)
The pressure was building as England got their third, an expectant clapping in the crowd as Broad hurled an almighty delivery at Samuels who inside edged it onto his stumps.
West Indies 80/4: Chanderpaul 0 (b Anderson)
It wasn’t a great delivery by any stretch of the imagination but Broad got Chanderpaul out with the first ball after the break that the veteran deflected onto his stumps. A touch of indecision and he was gone.
West Indies 188/5: Bravo 82 (c Broad b Stokes)
Just as West Indies looked like they were cruising to victory – and Bravo perhaps deserved the winning shot more than anyone. No-one celebrated and Bravo couldn’t quite believe he’d been caught but off he went with just four needed.
West Indies Win by five wickets – Series ends 1-1