August 21, 2019

West Indies v England – Curran picked ahead of Broad

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  1. Campbell makes 44 on W Indies debut
  2. Moeen breaks opening stand of fifty three
  3. England lift Curran sooner than Famous
  4. Two spinners – Moeen & Rashid
  5. First Take a look at of three-match series
  6. Day one, Barbados; WI won toss

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By Matthew Henry

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  1. Post update

    Fazeer Mohammed

    West Indian commentator on The Cricket Social

    There is an incredible stage of expectation on Shai Hope. He’s no longer kicked on as many would maintain anticipated after these twin hundreds at Headingley however performed his arrangement into build with three ODI centuries closing 300 and sixty five days.

    With Darren Bravo and Shimron Hetmyer within the aspect, they are participants who can push this West Indies team extra forward within the occasion that they play to all their abilities.

  2. WI 70-1

    Brathwaite 21, Hope 5

    Here’s why participants bag livid after they gaze Shai Hope bat. Stokes bowls him a half volley and the West Indies batsman drives completely for four. It be fully textbook.

    The dwelling fans who are within the bottom can now be heard. They take care of that.

  3. Elliott Sanderson: My dissertation is due at 14:00 the next day to come to come, currently sat within the library in a in actuality cool Hull the usage of the Take a look at Match to rating my spirits up.

    Jasper, Newcastle: Demanding seeing shots of pitchside swimming pools whereas you are sat within the uni library revising for tests and its 2 degrees outside.

  4. WI 66-1

    That’s a correct shot. Kraigg Brathwaite’s strike rate is down in Shiv Chanderpaul territory within the meanwhile however now will get his first boundary off the heart of the bat with a power alongside the bottom thru extra duvet.

    And now a six! That’s reach out of nowhere. Brathwaite flicks the ball over mid-wicket with his wrists and it carries the total technique to the boundary.

  5. Ollie Hayward: RE 15:07 – I work with Adam abet in London and he doesn’t maintain many friends anyway!

  6. WI 54-1

    Sorry Mike however I produce no longer assume that would inquire from now on bleak while you happen to tried.

    Hope remains to be but to bag off the observe. Ben Stokes jumps wide and bowls a immediate one. West Indies’ fashioned amount three wafts at it pretty however misses.

  7. Least glamorous lunch spots

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    Mike Kelcey: Least glamorous lunch spots.
    How is Sacele, central Romania? Got a total bunch sledging going on right here!


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  8. Jonathan Agnew

    BBC cricket correspondent in Barbados

    England maintain at closing broken thru. It turned into a awful shot from John Campbell – it turned into pretty plump and straight and he missed making an are attempting to sweep it.

    He seems inexperienced and he does maintain a high-tail of blood at occasions however he seems a decent sufficient participant.


    Campbell lbw Moeen 44 (WI fifty three-1)

    Breakthrough! England factual wished that.

    Debutant John Campbell tries to sweep Moeen Ali again however this time misses. It be plump, straight and appears to be like fully out.

    England maintain their first wicket of the morning, the match and of 2019.

    Moeen Ali

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  • Post update

    Fazeer Mohammed

    West Indian commentator on The Cricket Social

    While you may as well very correctly be at a loss for words as to why West Indies cricket fans don’t seem to be getting their hopes up too grand about this aspect and their likely, that is because they are so acquainted with maintain hopes lifted, most efficient for them to be dashed.

    The batting has been awful for twenty-four years now. Even while you had the likes of Brian Lara, Ramnaresh Sarwan and Shivnarine Chanderpaul within the identical aspect, these teams quiet misplaced.

  • WI 55-0

    Extra runs. Extra disappointment for England.

    This one is a true edge off the bat of Kraigg Brathwaite however it absolutely goes correctly wide of the three slips Stokes has in explain.

    Ben Stokes

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  • WI 49-0

    That’s Campbell most efficient shot of the day! It be too early to fear from an England level of stare, will not be any longer it? Good asking for a chum.

    Campbell crunches Stokes thru the covers for four. This lad can play!

  • Post update

    Fazeer Mohammed

    West Indian commentator on The Cricket Social

    John Campbell is a dinky bit of a dasher. His first-class numbers don’t seem to be that flattering however he has the total photos and factual wants to learn the patience game.

    John Campbell

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  • WI 44-0

    Moeen’s first over prices nine runs. It doesn’t inquire fancy John Campbell wants to let England’s off-spinner establish. He wants to assault and continues to sweep Moeen. This time he doesn’t join correctly and the ball loops within the air sooner than landing safely.

    If someone within the England camp turned into pondering this ball would turn from ball one then they’d be corrupt.

  • Post update

    Adam Mountford

    Radio 5 reside in Barbados

    In at the deep halt. That you might even inquire the circulate at the Kensington Oval from the swimming pool! Positioned within the birthday celebration stand.


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  • WI 41-0

    And James Anderson is replaced within the assault by Moeen Ali. Moeen has shaved his head since we closing saw him.

    Campbell greets him by sweeping for four…

  • How’s stat?!

    Andy Zaltzman

    The Cricket Social statistician

    James Anderson has now bowled 292 balls since his closing wicket.

    James Anderson

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  • WI 35-0

    Brathwaite 5, Campbell 30

    You are no longer going to invent many friends tweeting us issues fancy that, Adam.

    I am no longer obvious someone is going to tweet in with an even bigger lunch design.

    How about as a replace the remaining of you send in your maintain ‘least glamorous’ lunch areas? We will are attempting our most efficient to invent Adam miss dwelling. Completely any individual ought to be following this freezing with fish and chips by the sea in Whitby or similar?

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