ENG Vs WI 2nd Test Day 5: On the last day of the second Test match being played at Manchester’s Old Trafford ground, host England has declared their second innings by 129 runs at the loss of 3 wickets. The West Indies team has got a challenge of 312 runs in 85 overs to win. Earlier, England had gained 182 runs in the first innings. England will have to take 10 wickets in 85 overs to win the match. The West Indies team is already leading 1-0 in the three-match series.
England’s star all-rounder Ben Stokes contributed significantly to make the match exciting on the last day. Stokes, who started the innings, played an unbeaten 78 off 57 balls with the help of three sixes. Stokes completed his half-century off just 36 balls. In addition to Stokes, Root scored 22, Pope 12 and Jack scored 11 runs. Butler returned to the pavilion without opening an account. Ruch took two wickets for the West Indies.
Explain that in the match, West Indies won the toss and chose to bowl first. England had declared 469 runs at the loss of 9 wickets in the first innings thanks to centuries from Stokes and Sibley. In response to which the West Indies team managed to save the follow on the fourth day, but the entire team was all out for 287 runs. In this way, England managed to get a decisive lead of 182 runs in the first innings.
The third day of the match was spoiled due to rain. A single over could not be played on the third day. England have no choice but to win the match to maintain their hopes of making the series their name. Therefore, England, batting in a brisk manner on the last day, soon declared the innings and called the West Indies to bat again.
ENG Vs WI 2nd Test: Know how was the situation on the fourth day and who can win on the fifth day