England beat West Indies by 269 runs in the third and final match of the first international Test series after the Corona epidemic to win the series 2-1.
Despite losing the first game, England won the Test series with an excellent comeback. Chasing a target of 399 in the third Test, the West Indies could not play on the fourth day due to rain. On the fifth day, England bowled well and bowled out the West Indies for 129 in 37.1 overs.
Opener John Campbell was caught out by Joe Root at zero on the third day. Broad also caught Kemar Roach for 4 from Butler. Broad completed 500 Test wickets of his Test career by lbw out opener Craig Braithwaite for 19 runs. He is the seventh bowler in the world to take 500 wickets in a broad Test. Among the fast bowlers, Broad is the fourth player to achieve this feat. He is the second bowler to take 500 wickets in England's Tests.
Shy Hope of West Indies was caught out by Chris Vokes for 31 runs from Broad. Vokes returned the pavilion by catching Shamrah Books out of Butler for 22 runs. Roston Chesh was run out for 7 runs. Jason Holder was out for 12 runs. Jermaine Blackwood was caught for 23 runs. England's Chris Vokes took 5 wickets for 50 runs in 11 overs. Stuart Broad took 4 wickets for 36 runs in 8.1 overs with 1 maiden.
Earlier, losing 2 wickets in 58 overs and scoring 226 runs, the second innings was declared over. Opener Rory Burns top-scored with 90 off 163 balls with 10 fours. Another opener Dom Sibley added 56 runs off 132 balls with seven fours. Captain Joe Root remained unbeaten on 68 off 56 balls with eight fours and one six. West Indies' Roston Chesh and Jason Holder took 1-1 wickets.
Earlier, West Indies were all out for 197 in 65 overs in the first innings. Opener Craig Braithwaite was caught by Stuart Broad for one-off captain Joe Root. Joffra Archer returned another opener, John Campbell, for 32 off Rory Burns. He struck three fours in 50 balls.
The West Indies struggled to add runs after James Anderson returned to the pavilion after catching Shy Hope for 17 and Shamrah Books for 4 from Jas Butler. Roston Chesh was out for 9 runs. Captain Jason Holder was bowled out for 46 by Broad. Holder has also completed his 2,000 runs in Tests. He became the third player from the West Indies to take 100 wickets and score 2,000 runs.
Shane Dorich (37) and Rehkam Karnwal (10) were out. England's Stuart Broad took 6 wickets for 31 runs in 14 overs with 4 maidens. James Anderson took 2 wickets. Chris Vokes and Archer took 1-1.
Earlier, after losing the toss at Old Trafford Manchester, England was all out for 369 in 111.5 overs. England's young batsman Oli Pope contributed the most with 91 runs. Pope hit 11 fours in 150 balls. Oli missed a century after Shannon Gabriel bowled out. Wicketkeeper Jas Butler was caught for 67 off 142 balls with two sixes and seven fours.
Pope and Butler shared a crucial 140-run stand for the fifth wicket. Opener Rory Burns was caught for 57 off 147 balls with four fours. Another opener, Dom Sibley, was dismissed by Kemar Roach at LBW. Captain Joe Root was run out for 17 runs. Roach bowled Ben Stokes for 20.
Stuart Broad added 62 runs in 45 balls with 9 fours and 1 six to take England to a strong total. Broad completed a half-century off 33 balls. Dom Base remained unbeaten on 18 runs. Kemar Roach, the fast bowler of West Indies, took the most 4 wickets. Roach also took 200 wickets in his Test career. Shannon Gabriel and Roston Chesh took 2-2 wickets. Captain Jason Holder took one wicket.
West Indies won the first Test by 4 wickets and lost the second Test by 113 runs. England will now play a Test series against Pakistan. The West Indies players will be busy in the Caribbean Premier League.

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