Jofra Archer picked up two quick wickets to put England on top in Southampton.© AFP
Jofra Archer’s two wickets gave West Indies early problems as it chases a modest target of 200 on the final day to win the first Test against England on Sunday. Archer removed Kraigg Brathwaite (4) and Shamarh Brooks (0), and Mark Wood added the wicket of Shai Hope for 9, leaving the tourists on 35-3 at lunch and still needing 165 to win at the Rose Bowl. West Indies had the added problem of opener John Campbell retiring hurt after being hit on the toe with a yorker from Archer. The West Indies team said Campbell would come out to bat again if needed. (LIVE SCORECARD)
Live Updates of England Vs West Indies 1st Test, straight from the Ageas Bowl Stadium, Southampton:
July12202019:05 (IST)50 partnership between Chase and Blackwood!Jermaine Blackwood welcomes Jofra Archer into the attack with a boundary and with that four, 50-run partnership comes up between him and Roston Chase.July12202019:04 (IST)Jofra Archer is in the attack!Jofra Archer will share the attack with his captain Ben Stokes as England opt for a bowling change.July12202019:00 (IST)Jermaine Blackwood is down!Jermain Blackwood is in some trouble and the support staff is out in the middle to assess his condition. The West Indies already has a injured player in the dressing room, John Campbell who hobbled out of the field.July12202018:48 (IST)Bowling change!Ben Stokes brings himself into the attack. July12202018:41 (IST)FOUR!Roston Chase takes the aerial route and gets a boundary. The West Indies move to 64, need another 136 runs for the win.July12202018:34 (IST)Bowling change!James Anderson replaces Mark Wood into the attack.July12202018:30 (IST)50 up for the West Indies!Jermaine Blackwood takes a single and the West Indies total reaches 50. They need another 150 runs for the win.July12202018:28 (IST)FOUR!Jermaine Blackwood gets one out of the middle of the bat and threads the gap on the off side to pick up a boundary off Mark Wood.July12202018:26 (IST)Blackwood gets another reprieve!Another outside edge for Jermaine Blackwood but this time, Ben Stokes misjudges it and the West Indies batsmen take three runs.July12202018:24 (IST)Blackwood survives!Dom Bess finds the outside edge of Jermaine Blackwood’s bat but the ball fell just short of Ben Stokes at first slip.July12202017:37 (IST)Lunch!The West Indies go into the lunch break three wickets down and the visitors still need another 165 runs to win. England were good with the ball as they gave nothing away and Jofra Archer and Mark Wood managed to put the pressure back on the West Indies with quick wickets. We will be back with the live action after the lunch break.July12202017:22 (IST)Maiden over!Dom Bess, the off-spinner, starts with a maiden against Roston Chase.July12202017:20 (IST)Bowling change!Dom Bess comes into the attack as Ben Stokes includes a spinner to put pressure on the West Indies batsmen.July12202017:16 (IST)WICKET!Mark Wood cleans up Shai Hope with a ball that came back in sharply and West Indies lose their third wicket.July12202017:06 (IST)Roston Chase gets off the mark!Roston Chase gets off the mark with a couple towards the point region.July12202017:02 (IST)FOUR!Second boundary off the over from Shai Hope. He just opened the face of the bat and finds the gap on the off-side.July12202017:01 (IST)FOUR!Shai Hope gets it through the off-side field and gets off the mark with a boundary off James Anderson.July12202016:56 (IST)Four Wides!Five bonus runs for the West Indies as Jofra Archer bowled it too short and it flew over the batsman and wicketkeeper’s head for a boundary.July12202016:55 (IST)WICKET!Jofra Archer gets another one and Sharmah Brooks departs for a duck. He was caught right in front of the stumps and the umpire had no problem in calling the decision in favour of the bowler. July12202016:52 (IST)Maiden over!Another maiden over for James Anderson as he keep things tight from one end.July12202016:45 (IST)WICKET!Jofra Archer cleans up Kraigg Brathwaite for four. West Indies lose their first wicket for seven.July12202016:38 (IST)John Campbell retire hurts!John Campbell has retired hurt and Shai Hope has joined Kraigg Brathwaite out in the middle. Cambell called the physio at the drinks interval and after a long assessment, he hobbled off the field. July12202016:32 (IST)Brathwaite flicks it for three runs!Jofra Archer drifted onto the pads and Kraigg Brathwaite flicks it away towards square leg and picked up three runs.July12202016:27 (IST)John Campbell survives!It was a length delivery from Jofra Archer and it took the shoulder of John Campbell’s bat and nearly to Ollie Pope at short-extra cover.July12202016:22 (IST)Maiden over!James Anderson starts with a maiden over as Kraigg Brathwaite opts for a cautious approach.July12202016:17 (IST)The West Indies openers are out in the middle!Kraigg Brathwaite and John Campbell walk out to bat, James Anderson to start the proceedings with the ball for England.July12202016:15 (IST)West Indies need 200 runs to win!West Indies will come out to bat, chasing 200 runs to go 1-0 up in the three-match Test series.July12202016:14 (IST)England are all out!England are all out for 313 and Jofra Archer is the last man to be dismissed. July12202016:06 (IST)FOUR!Jofra Archer takes the aerial route and gets a boundary off Shannon Gabriel. England’s lead is now 199 runs.July12202016:00 (IST)FOUR!James Anderson flicked that towards the fine-leg boundary to get off the mark. England lead by 193 runs with a wicket in hand.July12202015:56 (IST)WICKET!Shanon Gabriel strikes as Mark Wood departs for 2. He was looking to cut the ball but only managed to get a top-edge straight into the hands of Shane Dowrich. England 303/9.July12202015:50 (IST)FOUR!Jofra Archer comes down the track and whacks it through the cover region for a boundary. England’s total goes past 300.July12202015:49 (IST)Bowling change!Jason Holder has brought himself into the attack and he replaces Alzarri Joseph.July12202015:45 (IST)Four Byes!Shanon Gabriel misses his line and the keeper couldn’t collect the ball down the leg side. Four bonus runs for England. The hosts now lead by 183.July12202015:42 (IST)FOUR!Jofra Archer gets an outside, but fortunately for him, the ball went into the gap and away towards a boundary.July12202015:40 (IST)Gabriel beats the outside edge!Shanon Gabriel, after a couple of loosener, beats the outside edge of Mark Wood’s bat with an out-swinger. July12202015:34 (IST)Two runs off the over!Alzarri Joseph bowled the first two deliveries on the pads but soon found his line and kept things quiet. England lead by 172 runs.July12202015:15 (IST)Weather update!The weather in Southampton will be a bit overcast during the day but according to the weather reports, rain won’t play spoil sport on the final day of the first Test.July12202014:41 (IST)Hello and welcome!Welcome to the fifth and final day of the first Test between England and West Indies. The match that marked the return of international cricket amid the coronavirus pandemic has been an exciting one, with great contest between bat and ball through the four days that we have seen so far.
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