West Indies v England: third Test, day three – live!


by the Guardian

the Guardian— Live updates from the third day’s play in St LuciaThe Spin: sign up and get our free weekly cricket emailAnd feel free to email Simon or tweet @Simon_Burnton 2.05pm GMT 11th over: England 24-1 (Jennings 8, Denly 4) Denly nicks his first ball past the cordon for four, after Burns surrenders his wicket needlessly to an unthreatening opener from Keemo Paul. “A second day with England on top?” muses Guy Hornsby. “Sri Lanka feels like a decade ago. But also, there’s plenty left in this Test given...

the Guardian—West Indies v England: third Test, day two – live!. Updates from the third Test with play starting at 2pm GMTEngland finally drop anchor in St Lucia as Jennings looks cut adriftYou can email Tanya your thoughts or tweet @tjaldred 2.10pm GMT 85th over: England 232-4 (Buttler 67, Stokes 63) Kemar Roach, Mr Breakthrough, gets a fresh start from the other end. There is a strange effect on the pitch, not sure why - artistic mowing? but it seems to be emitting rays of light like the sun. He saves his best delivery till last, a sharply-rising bouncer...

the Guardian—West Indies v England: third Test, day one – live!. Third Test updates, with West Indies having won the seriesThe Spin: sign up and get our free weekly cricket emailAnd feel free to email [email protected] 1.14pm GMT England have dropped Ben Foakes, a decision that is easy to understand but much harder to like. If I were Foakes, I’d be emitting a serious amount of righteous heat just now. I still think Ed Smith and his selection team are comfortably in credit after their first year, but they have had a bit of a shocker on this tour. When...

the Guardian—West Indies v England: second Test, day three – live!. Over-by-over updates on the action at the Sir Vivian Richards StadiumBroad earns just reward but England sleepwalk towards oblivionAny thoughts? You can email Nick | tweet @NickMiller79 2.05pm GMT 112th over: West Indies 277-6 (Bravo 35, Holder 22) Broad starts largely on the mark, but Holder gets some squirted runs, two down to third man and another one off a thick inside-edge to mid-wicket. Bravo tucks a couple of his own down to fine leg. 2.03pm GMT And we’re away. The Barmy Army, as usual...