England Bring Home the Wisden Trophy 2020
Online PR News – 30-July-2020 – Delhi – The first test series after the lockdown comes to an end as England beat West Indies by 269 runs in the last and decider in The Wisden Trophy 2020 by 2-1 at Old Trafford, Manchester.
From 24th July 2020, the 3rd test match was started at the same venue as the 2nd test in Manchester. West Indies won the toss and decide to bowl first and they got the early breakthrough as England opener Dom Sibley dismissed early without scoring a run.
During a couple of more dismissals, other England opener Rory
Joseph Burns got 57 on 147 balls. After that Olli Pope and Jos Butler batted well and added 136 runs partnership to give a fightback for England. Olli Pope missed his century and dismissed at 91 runs and Jos Butler dismissed at 67 runs.
The real firework was revealed at the end of the Innings. Stuart Broad came to bat when England was 280/8. He smashed 62 runs on 45 balls and with the help of that England finished their first innings at 369.
The batting disaster for West Indies was continued as the full team was bowled out only in 197 runs. Only the caption tried to give a little fight back with his 46. Stuart Broad and James Anderson bowled superbly and they took 6 wickets and 2 wickets respectively.
England started their 2nd innings with a huge lead of 172 runs. But this time Sibley didn’t make the same mistake as 1st Innings. Burns-Sibley put 114 runs opening partnership before Sibley dismissed at 56. Then England caption Joe Root and Rory Joseph Burns put a 112 runs partnership. England declared their 2nd innings at 226 when Burns again missed his century and got dismissed at 90. Root made an unbeaten 68 runs.