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West Indies Beat England By 4 Wickets In Superb Run Chase In Southampton Test

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West Indies beat England by four wickets to take a 1-0 lead in the three-match series, on Day 5 of the first Test at the Ageas Bowl in Southampton on Sunday.

Earlier, England resumed their second innings on 284/8 and was bundled out for 313. Fast bowler Shannon Gabriel finished with figures of 5-75, his sixth five-wicket haul in Tests.

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Chasing 200 for victory, the Windies were 27/3 at one stage before Roston Chase (37 off 88b; 1x4) and Blackwood added a 73-run stand for the fifth wicket and laid the foundation of the victory. Blackwood made 95 as West Indies reached 200-6 in the final session.

For his 9 wickets in the test, West Indian fast bowler Shannon Gabriel was adjudged as Player of the match.

Brief Scores

ENGLAND 204 (Ben Stokes 43, Jos Buttler 35, Dom Bess 31, Rory Burns 30; Jason Holder 6-42, Shannon Gabriel 4-62) and 313 (Zak Crawley 76, Dom Sibley 50, Ben Stokes 46, Rory Burns 42, Joe Denly 29, Jofra Archer 23; Shannon Gabriel 5-75, Alzarri Joseph 2-45, Roston Chase 2-71)

WEST INDIES 318 (Kraigg Brathwaite 65, Shane Dowrich 61, Roston Chase 47, Shamarh Brooks 39, John Campbell 28; Ben Stokes 4-49, Jimmy Anderson 3-62) and 200 for six (Jermaine Blackwood 95, Roston Chase 37, Shane Dowrich 20; Jofra Archer 3-45, Ben Stokes 2-34)

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