Stokes steps up as England peg back West Indies

Ben Stokes struck twice in the afternoon session as the West Indies reached 132 for three at tea on day one of the first Test.

Stokes, who had been awarded his 50th cap by former Durham team-mate Steve Harmison at the start of play, put the brakes on a promising start by the home side by removing Kraigg Brathwaite and Darren Bravo.

The Windies had won the toss and appeared well set to take advantage on a sluggish pitch, debutant opener John Campbell quickly into his...
source: Westmorland Gazette

2019-01-23 20:53
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