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England vs. West Indies Live Score, Third Test, Day 4: Rain Delays Begin in Manchester | Cricket News

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* Upgrade! It’s still raining on Manchester and it’s going to be a delayed start. It is expected to rain for much of Monday, but the game should be possible on Tuesday.
* Bad news! Today it is raining in Manchester and conditions are not looking good right now to have a scheduled start at 3:30 PM (IST).

England vs. West Indies Live Score, Third Test, Day 4: Rain Delays Begin in Manchester |  Cricket News

Rain covers protect the field on the fourth day of the third test at Old Trafford in Manchester. (AFP photo)
* * Hello and welcome to the coverage of the game on the fourth day of the third Test that is played in Manchester between hosts England and the West Indies, who have their backs to the wall before the start of the game on the fourth morning.
* * With the series level at 1-1 and England firmly in the driver’s seat now, the visitors will need a monumental effort to change course from 10/2 in their second inning, chasing 399 to win with two full days remaining.
* * Stuart Broad is just a foot away from becoming the seventh bowler to take 500 test tickets.

* West Indies coach Phil Simmons has urged his hitters to save the series.

Here is a quick summary of day 3: England staggered the West Indies to 10 by two wickets after setting an impressive goal of 399 runs to win the third and final Test at Old Trafford.
Broad, who had taken four wickets in the first innings of tourists in the morning, continued to eliminate opener John Campbell without scoring and then night watchman Kemar Roach (4) after the West Indies were in the final six days of the day. .
England had declared 226 for two in their second inning as Rory Burns scored 90, Joe Root a quick shot 68 and Dom Sibley 56.
They sped up race speed in the Sunday afternoon session, looking to build a big lead, but still left enough time to return to the West Indies and win the Test.



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