Gabriel takes five as West Indies set 200 to win first Test against England By AFP | Last Updated: 12th July, 2020, 17:21

The hosts resumed on their overnight 284-8, with all their specialist batsmen dismissed

Gabriel takes five as West Indies set 200 to win first Test against England

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England are 284-8 in their second innings at stumps, a lead of 170 runs in a match that marks international cricket's return from lockdown


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Juve started brightly but it did not take long for the visitors to take control and start to dominate possession


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At lunch, England were 79-1 in their second innings, still 35 runs adrift of West Indies' first innings 318


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Stand-in captain Ben Stokes led England's attack with 4-49 to follow his top score of 43 in the hosts' 204


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West Indies were 159-3 at lunch on the third day, just 45 runs adrift of England's first innings 204 all out


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When bad light forced an early close, West Indies were 57-1, a deficit of 147 runs


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Stokes was leading England for the first time, with regular captain Joe Root missing the match to attend the birth of his second child


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