The second Test between the West Indies and England, which took place in Barbados, ended in a stalemate. West Indies were facing a target of 282 runs. WI’s score was 89/4 at one point while chasing the target, and England were considered the favourites to win. Captain Craig Brathwaite, on the other hand, did an excellent job of saving the match for the Windies. Craig, who batted for 710 minutes in the first innings, continued to cause ENG problems in the second.
Brathwaite drew the match with an unbeaten 56 off 184 balls. The Windies captain batted for 160 runs in the first innings, providing a good introduction to Test cricket batting. He batted for about 710 minutes and faced 489 balls.
kraigg brathwaite surpasses Lara’s previous high score.
kraigg brathwaite played 673 balls in both innings of this match, breaking the record set by former legend Brian Lara. Brathwaite has broken the record for most deliveries bowled in a Test match for his country. During his historic 400-run innings against England in 2004, Lara faced 582 balls.
In addition, a record was made in the name of Jack Leach.
In the entire match, England’s off-spinner Jack Leach bowled a total of 94.5 overs. He is now the bowler who has bowled the most overs for England in a match in the last 60 years. In 1962, Tony Locks bowled 115 overs against Pakistan.
In the first innings, Jack Leach bowled 69.5 overs and took 3 wickets. He bowled 25 overs and took three wickets in the second innings.
Table of WTC Points
West Indies and England are in bad shape in the World Test Championship (WTC) points table after the Barbados Test was drawn. The West Indies are ranked 9th with 25% of the vote, while England is ranked 10th with 11.67 percent of the vote. The Indian team, which swept Sri Lanka in the two-match Test series, remained in fourth place with 58.33 percent of the points.
Australia takes first place with 77.77 percent of the vote, followed by Pakistan with 66.66 percent of the vote. With 60 percent of the vote, South Africa is in third place.