ENGvWI: Day 3 of second Test washed out


Manchester: Bad weather at Old Trafford washed out Day 3 of the second Test between England and West Indies with tourist trail by 437 runs.

West Indies are 32-1 in 14 overs after batting for an hour on Day 2 after England declared for 469/9. Ben Stokes outclassed opponents by his knock of 176 runs off 356 balls including 17 boundaries and two sixes.

Dom Sibley made a painstaking 120 and put on 260 with Stokes after England had been in trouble at 81-3 on Thursday following the loss of returning captain Joe Root.

left-arm paceman Curran, who might not have played if Archer had been retained, made the breakthrough when an inswinger had Campbell lbw on review to leave West Indies 16-1.

It must be noted here that West Indies, after winning the first Test in Southampton, is leading three matches series by 1-0.

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