After Day 3 of the Wisden Trophy, West Indies’ batsmen put the visitors in a strong position at the end of day 3 vs England in Southampton, as they took a commanding 114-run first-innings lead.
England openers Dom Sibley and Rory Burns saw off the last 10 overs of the day after West Indies were all out for 318 on Day 3 of the first Test against England, taking a crucial 114-run first-innings lead. At stumps, the hosts were 15/0, still trailing by 99 runs, with Sibley on 5 and Burns on 10.
Earlier, valuable contributions from opener Kraigg Brathwaite (65), Roston Chase (47) in the middle order and wicketkeeper Shane Dowrich (61) helped the visitors take the lead
We take a look at the top 3 players from the Day 3 action.
The opener scored a very important hand of 65 runs to ensure that his side gets a good start. Brathwaite certainly played a very exceptional innings
Shane Dowrich finally broke the shackles as his record in England was very poor so looking at that he played an amazing knock of 62 alongside a good partnership with Roston Chase who managed to score 47.
As West Indies was all out for 318 Stokes played an important part in dismissing the middle and lower order of the windies batting lineup as quickly as possible due to his effort of picking up 4 wickets was really helpful although England is trailing they won’t trail for long enough.
Brief scores: England 204 & 15/0 (Rory Burns 10 n.o., Dom Sibley 5 n.o.) vs West Indies 318 (Kraigg Brathwaite 65, Shane Dowrich 61; Ben Stokes 4/49)