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Cricket news - Holder-Dowrich record stand leaves England in agony on wicketless day

Jason Holder and Shane Dowrich put on the third highest seventh-wicket stand in Test history

18 wickets fell on Thursday, none on Friday. Just a freak of nature like the Windies-England competition unfolds at the Kensington Oval, the eight wickets fell on the opening day, so that there were three contrastingly different turn of events. What has changed in a multi-level progression is Windies " dominance in the Test.

In a span of 13 balls, before Shane Dowrich was gone, bat on Thursday, the Windies had lost 4 wickets for 1 run. From then on, the 'keeper to beat and beat and beat, until the point is England were deflated to a point where you were just waiting for the explanation.

But while Dowrich instead of one, the end with steady defense, it was Jason the owner of the attack from the other end of England's challenge flattened. By the time the Windies skipper, bat on Thursday, the hosts were already in the command, courtesy a half-century between Shimron Hetmyer and Dowrich. But he has ensured that not only did he take the game from England, but also dots, their morale.

After a day, where they lost 18 wickets, England will have hoped that their pacers have a role to play, to dismiss the Windies at the earliest, with their last three with limited credentials with the bat. But courtesy ensures some risk-free cricket, Dowrich and holder England never went past them. With batted almost five hours on Friday, the duo remained unbeaten, seams a 295-run partnership to take the third highest for the seventh wicket in Tests in Windies to 415 6 prior to the Declaration of your shots, the establishment of a 628-run target.

England threw all of the trouble you could. James Anderson and Ben Stokes bowled tight but failed to create wicket-taking opportunities. Moeen Ali dealt with safely, Adil Rashid was blunted and Sam Curran remained a threat. Joe Root and Keaton Jennings rolled over her arms, the edges and chances, but failed to deliver the breakthrough.

The pitch had eased, apparently, for batting and the Windies duo of no concern to you let it be, that the advantage of knowing the panties, they were detected the last pair in the middle. Owner slowed his innings well, brings up his fifty from 60 balls, and a century at almost run-a-ball. He struck then, and took to Rashid a special affection - who including one straight down the ground and was smashed for three massive sixes, and his century.

Owner of smash eight sixes, the record-holder for most sixes in an innings by a West Indian against England, going past Viv Richards seven, and with him also the second highest score by a player batting at No 6 or lower in the second innings after Don Bradman ' s cult-270.

Dowrich, meanwhile, played the second violin. By the time he brought up his century with a cut through the backward point region for a boundary, the Windies added 300 runs lead you had asked - from the time he was gone. So he was first register of the fifth West Indian 'keeper, three or more Test centuries.

Windies declared their innings after holder brought his double-hundred, to 415 for 6, setting England a target of 628.

Were bound to be on the field almost 204 234 overs in the first three days, the fatigue was to show, if you went, bat. After all the show did it, to react to in the field with the tired legs and let the shoulders fail, quickly, and in the process of letting go, three chances.

However, the English openers looked to play through the last one and a half hours, without taking any damage. The Windies pacers managed to generate some extra bounce with the new ball, but could not breakthrough. England went to stumps runs on 56 for no loss, 572 behind the target.

Brief Scores: Windies 289 & 415/6 (Jason Holder 202*, Shane Dowrich 116*; Moeen Ali 3-78, Ben Stokes 2-81) lead England 77 & 56 for no loss (Rory Burns, 39*) of 561 runs.

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