WI vs Eng, 1st Test: England recorded by Rand West Indies’s history, made by Rossen Chase and Jason Holder: Chasing the target of 628 runs in the West Indies, England lost their last six wickets just 31 runs and the entire team was reduced to 246 runs. With this, the five-match victory in England also broke.
Off-spinner Rossen Chase’s eight wickets helped the West Indies beat England by 381 runs on Saturday on the fourth day of the first cricket Test. Chasing the target of 628 runs in the West Indies, England lost their last six wickets just 31 runs and the entire team was reduced to 246 runs. With this, the five-match victory in England also broke. On home ground, it is the biggest win in West Indies’ run and the third greatest win in the history of 91 years in the world. Chase scored the best of his career on the fourth day of the Kensington Oval, taking eight wickets for 60 runs. They also benefited from the bad shot selection of England’s batsmen. England’s team got stuck at 77 runs in reply to West Indies’s first innings total of 289. The hosts then declared the second innings with 415 runs for six wickets.
In the last session, the officiating wicketkeeper inning, Hoping, stole Sam Curran to give West Indies a victory. In the first innings, a West Indies batsman did not even touch the 20-run mark. Apart from openers Rory Burns (84) in the second innings, none of England’s batsmen could tickle. Ben Stokes (34) and Janny Bairsta (30) failed to convert a good start into a big innings.
In this match, the Holder made 202 against England and became the first batsman in the world and the first West Indies to score a double hundred at the eighth position. Earlier, Wasim Akram of Pakistan played in the last match against Zimbabwe in the year 1996 and scored 257 runs.