England vs West Indies 2nd Test Day 4: Broad’s new-ball rampage leaves England with slim hope of victory on final day

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Stuart Broad dismissed Shamarh Brooks, Jermaine Blackwood and Shane Dowrich in quick succession

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England pace bowler Stuart Broad starred with the new ball on the fourth day in Manchester to give his side a slim chance of victory heading into the final day.

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England vs West Indies 1st Test Day 3: Brathwaite, Dowrich keep West Indies on top in Southampton

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Kraigg Brathwaite struck six boundaries during his knock of 65

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West Indies opener Kraigg Brathwaite scored 65 and wicketkeeper-batsman Shane Dowrich made 61 to keep their side in control against England on the third day of the first Test in Southampton.

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West Indies vs England 2nd Test Day 2: West Indies make slow and steady progress, but build 85-run lead

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Kraigg Brathwaite was the West Indies’ top scorer on the second day with 49 runs

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The West Indies only scored 242 runs on the second day in Antigua, but coupled with the 30 runs they made on the opening day, it was enough to give them an 85-run lead over England.

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West Indies vs Bangladesh 2nd Test Day 1: Brathwaite, Hetmyer punish lacklustre Bangladesh

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Kraigg Brathwaite celebrates after scoring his eighth Test century

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West Indies opener Kraigg Brathwaite scored a superb 110 and Shimron Hetmyer struck an unbeaten 84 as their side tormented Bangladesh on the opening day of the second Test in Jamaica.

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West Indies vs Bangladesh 1st Test Day 2: Gabriel, Brathwaite leave Bangladesh reeling

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Shannon Gabriel ended the day with figures of 4-36 off seven overs

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Bangladesh were left on the verge of a massive innings defeat on the second day in Antigua as West Indies pace bowler Shannon Gabriel ripped through their batting line-up with a four-wicket haul after Kraigg Brathwaite struck a superb 121.

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West Indies vs Bangladesh 1st Test Day 1: West Indies build 158-run lead after Roach’s five-for sees Bangladesh skittled out for 43

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Kemar Roach finished with figures of 5-8 off five overs

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Bangladesh endured a nightmare of epic proportions on the opening day in Antigua as they were bowled out for 43 after West Indies seamer Kemar Roach sliced through their batting line-up.

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New Zealand vs West Indies 2nd Test Day 2: Boult, Southee frustrate West Indies

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Trent Boult hammered an unbeaten 37 before dismissing Shimron Hetmyer and Sunil Ambris

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Despite a rain delay that lasted almost two hours, New Zealand seamers Trent Boult and Tim Southee thumped 37 not out and 31 respectively before taking two wickets piece to leave the West Indies reeling on the second day in Hamilton.

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