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ENG Vs WI 1st Test, Day 2 Highlights: West Indies Trail By 171 Runs As England Take Six Early Wickets

England dominated West Indies on Day 2 of the first Test match at Lord's Cricket Ground in London. Powered by debutant Jamie Smith's 70-run knock, England were able to take a 250-run lead in the first inning. West Indies started poorly in the 2nd innings and lost six early wickets. Playing his last Test match, James Anderson also took a couple of wickets on the second Day. Catch the highlights of the ENG Vs WI, 1st Test Day 2, here

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England's Joe Root bats as West Indies' Shamar Joseph fails to make a catch on day two of the first Test match between England and West Indies at Lord's Cricket Ground, London, Thursday July 11, 2024. Photo: Steven Paston/PA via AP
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England dominated West Indies on Day 2 of the first Test match at Lord's Cricket Ground in London. Powered by debutant Jamie Smith's 70-run knock, England were able to take a 250-run lead in the first inning. West Indies started poorly in the 2nd innings and lost six early wickets. Playing his last Test match, James Anderson also took a couple of wickets on the second Day. Catch the highlights of the ENG Vs WI, 1st Test Day 2, here. (Streaming | More Cricket News)

ENG vs WI, 1st Test Day 2 - Stumps

West Indies were completely rattled by the English bowlers when they came out to bat in the third session. In a 34.5 overs long third session, WI lost six wickets and they are still trailing by 171 runs. England need only four more wickets to win the match. Retiring James Anderson took a couple of wickets in the second innings. Ben Stokes and Gus Atkinson also grabbed a brace of wickets.

WI's 2nd Innings Start!

James Anderson opened the bowling attack as Kraigg Brathwaite and Mikyle Louis came to open the batting for West Indies. First over is a maiden over.

WI 2nd ING - 0/0 (1)

Innings Break!

Brief Score: WI - 121/10 (41.4)

ENG - 371/10 (90)

Zak Crawley - 76 (89), Jamie Smith - 70 (119) | Jayden Seales: (20-5-77-4)

Debutant Jamie Smith played a 70-run knock in the first innings to take England to a respectable total and provide a 250-run lead after the completion of first innings. Playing his farewell Test match, James Anderson went back without playing any ball. Jason Holder and Gudakesh Motie took a brace of wickets each whereas seamer Jayden Seales claimed four wickets.

ENG vs WI, 1st Test: Playing XI

West Indies: Kraigg Brathwaite (c), Mikyle Louis, Kirk McKenzie, Alick Athanaze, Kavem Hodge, Joshua Da Silva (wk), Jason Holder, Gudakesh Motie, Alzarri Joseph, Shamar Joseph, Jayden Seales

England: Zak Crawley, Ben Duckett, Ollie Pope, Joe Root, Harry Brook, Ben Stokes(c), Jamie Smith(wk), Chris Woakes, Gus Atkinson, Shoaib Bashir, James Anderson

This is the final Test for English pacer James Anderson as the veteran pacer will call time on his cricketing career at Lord's, the exact venue where he made his Test debut back in 2003 against Zimbabwe.

The veteran pacer has played 188 Tests taking 701 wickets with an average of 26.52.

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