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England vs West Indies: Teams left frustrated as Day 3 of 2nd Test gets washed out without a ball bowled

  • The Associated Press
  • July 18th, 2020
  • 21:38:37 IST

Manchester: Rain prevented any play on the third day of the second Test between England and West Indies in Manchester on Saturday.

England, trailing 1-0 in the three-match series, now has only two days left to force a victory.

West Indies will resume Sunday morning on 32-1 in reply to England's first innings 469-9 declared, with Kraigg Brathwaite six not out and nightwatchman Alzarri Joseph unbeaten on 14.

England all-rounder Sam Curran walks past the covered Old Trafford pitch on Day 3 of the second Test. AP

England all-rounder Sam Curran walks past the covered Old Trafford pitch on Day 3 of the second Test. AP

Opener John Campbell fell for 12 on Friday, trapped leg before by Sam Curran.

Ben Stokes top-scored in England's innings with 176 — his 10th Test century — while Dom Sibley hit 120, his second ton.

Jos Buttler also made 40 and Dom Bess finished unbeaten on 31. Off-spinner Roston Chase was the most effective West Indies bowler. He took 5-172 and paceman Kemar Roach picked up 2-58.

West Indies won the first Test in Southampton by four wickets.

The third and final match is also in Manchester.

Updated Date: July 18, 2020 21:38:37 IST

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