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Cricket news - Burns dismissal at the stroke of Lunch keeps WI in control

Roston Chase dismissed Rory Burns at the stroke of Lunch.

In yet another cotton-dominated phase of the game, England chuggled along to 134 for 2, lunch on day 4, to ensure that not out of the contest already at the Kensignton Oval, although Rory Burns's dismissal on the stroke of the interval, a hammer blow to their faint chance of avoiding a defeat.

Resuming the day on 56 for no loss, the English openers put in a approach that had reaped dividends on the Friday evening. Keaton Jennings reserved his game to a much more cautious approach, playing largely with the straight bat and leave the balls outside, while Burns played to keep the balls in the scoreboard in motion.

The first hour of the day was seen without any problems. However, as irony it would be lost, Jennings suddenly the concentration and slashed at a delivery slanted away wide of the off, and was able to give it to slips Alzarri Joseph, the breakthrough.

The Windies pacers managed to generate a few unpleasant bounce and even induced a couple of edges, but could not keep sustained pressure on the English batsman. The division remained true for batting, as it was on the third day, so that burns and Jonny Bairstow to score points.

The duo looked well set to go to the session to break, without further trouble, but Roston Chase with a non-turning offbreak managed, the second wicket of the session - at the stroke of Midday, breaking through the gap between burns bat and pad and hits the stumps. The southpaw, who saw in a century, fell 16 short.

78 runs were in the morning session on day 4 for two wickets.

Brief Scores: Windies 289 & 415/6 (Jason Holder 202*, Shane Dowrich 116*; Moeen Ali 3-78, Ben Stokes 2-81) lead England 77 & 134/2 (Rory Burns, 84; Roston Chase 1-15) of 494 runs.

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