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  1. Brathwaite 101 not out, Samuels on 22
  2. Broad removed Bravo for 69
  3. Root made unbeaten 182 for England
  4. Second Test in Grenada

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By Stephan Shemilt and James Gheerbrant

All times stated are UK

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Geoffrey Boycott

Ex-England batsman on BBC Test Match Special

"Moeen Ali is a good cricketer with potential and has had moments where he has done well for England. But he's not Jim Laker, or Graeme Swann. He is making his way in the game and I would have left him at Worcester to play county cricket and get games under his belt."

Geoffrey Boycott

Ex-England batsman on BBC Test Match Special

"Take Ben Stokes' figures and Chris Jordan's figures, they're very good. But they're not penetrating. You're better off with bowlers who are expensive. We need someone who gets wickets. And it's all very well having bowlers who can bat, but we don't need all that batting on this pitch. We need different bowlers. Bowling for maidens and good figures doesn't win you Test matches."

Review of the day

Well, a tough, chastening day for England. Optimism was high in the morning when Joe Root skipped to 182 not out as the tourists built a lead of 165, before James Anderson removed Devon Smith before lunch.

From then on in, it was all West Indies. Kraigg Brathwaite batted with super concentration and resolve to reach his fourth Test hundred, and he was well supported by Darren Bravo and Marlon Samuels as West Indies wiped out England's lead and built a slender advantage of their own.

England have it all to do tomorrow to earn their first away Test win since 2012. As for West Indies, they will simply look to bat on...and on...and on.

Geoffrey Boycott

Ex-England batsman on BBC Test Match Special

"I don't think England have imagination. They do the sensible, conservative things. With a Test side you need imagination. We should be polishing off the West Indies on any surface. We're in a winning draw position but someone is going to have to come up with something tomorrow."

Graeme Swann

Ex-England spinner on BBC Test Match Special

"England have got to remember the West Indies are only 37 ahead, with 98 overs left. I reckon you've got 50 overs to bowl the West Indies out, until tea. It's not doom and gloom. Those who play club cricket will often take those wickets in 50 overs, but I guess not on a pitch like this. I'm expecting a Calypso collapso at some stage."

West Indies batsman Kraigg Brathwaite on Sky Sports: "I kept working hard and I'm very proud. I grew up watching England so I'm very happy to make a hundred. England were aggressive at the start and I thought they bowled really well. I learned my powers of concentration from my father - I used to bat really fast! We start afresh tomorrow and take it from there."

Final scorecard

West Indies second innings: 202-2 (75 overs) - lead by 37 runs

Batsmen: Brathwaite 101 (230 balls, 11 fours), Samuels 22 (66 balls, two fours)

Fall of wickets: 3-1 (Smith 2), 145-2 (Bravo 69)

Bowling figures: Anderson 14-4-27-1, Broad 10-2-23-1, Moeen 17-4-48-0, Jordan 13-4-41-0, Stokes 8-0-34-0, Root 13-6-22-0

England first innings: 464 (Root 182 not out)

West Indies first innings: 299

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WI 202-2

It'll be Chris Jordan to cap off a thoroughly disappointing day for England with the ball. Samuels blocks it out for a maiden, and that is a job very well done indeed by the West Indies - they've lost only two wickets in 75 overs, and hauled themselves back from a position of real jeopardy.

Andrew Samson

BBC Test Match Special statistician

Kraigg Brathwaite celebrates
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"Kraigg Brathwaite, at 22 years and 144 days, is the third West Indian to reach four Test centuries, after George Headley and Gary Sobers."

Graeme Swann

Ex-England spinner on BBC Test Match Special

"Brathwaite thoroughly deserves his hundred. He's played well. He's no Greenidge or Haynes on the eye but he occupies the crease and hats off to him. He's thwarted everything England have thrown at him."

100 for Brathwaite

WI 201-2

He's got it! In the fading light, Kraigg Brathwaite brings up his fourth Test hundred with two past cover point. That's a terrific effort from the young man, who may not be the most dashing strokemaker but has been able to repel everything England have tried to get him out today.

Kraigg Brathwaite

WI 200-2 (lead by 35)

Chris Jordan switches ends. Samuels knocks a single to midwicket to bring up the 50 partnership, before Brathwaite moves on to 99 with a nudge to long leg. Samuels then creams Jordan through extra cover for four. England just want this to be over now.

WI 194-2 (Anderson 13-4-25-1)

Joe Root looks absolutely cream-crackered - he runs around to prevent a Brathwaite single at point and stays down on his haunches for a full standing eight count. The returning Jimmy Anderson keeps Brathwaite pinned on 98.

Graeme Swann

Ex-England spinner on BBC Test Match Special

"England have tried things and varied their field but are getting nothing from the pitch and are a bit predictable. Batting is too easy.

"I don't think you need four seamers. I'd love to find a space for Adil Rashid to play. I think he's a better bowler than Bishoo and he could produce the odd magic ball."

WI 194-2 (Brathwaite 98, Samuels 17)

Three distinguished sunhats arranged in a catching cordon on the leg-side: Anderson, Broad, and Cook lie in wait for a rash flick from Brathwaite. Jordan spoils the cunning plan, like a bungling jewel thief activating the laser tripwire, by spraying one down the off-side, which Brathwaite merely helps on its way down to the third-man boundary.

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Michael Dickie: Which is true?

A) The Windies are good

B) England are bad

C) the pitches are so lifeless A and B are irrelevant

WI 188-2

Brathwaite is now closing in on his fourth Test hundred - are century nerves England's best chance of getting him before the close? He moves on to 93 with two to cover point and a single to square leg. Five overs left - can he get there?

Alastair Cook
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WI 185-2 (Jordan 10-3-30-0)

Brathwaite moves into the 90s with a single to square leg.

Not out

England players wait for decision
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Oh no, there's a big inside edge. That's torn it. England lose a review, and Brathwaite hangs on.

Umpire review

Kraigg Brathwaite
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Now then, now then. Chris Jordan has trapped his old schoolmate Brathwaite bang in front of the timbers. It looks a very good shout, but Steve Davis has said not out. England send it upstairs...

Michael Vaughan

Ex-England captain on BBC Test Match Special

"Playing on these types of surfaces is just dull. Yes, you have to show some concentration and resolve but you would expect that from cricketers playing Test cricket."

WI 183-2 (lead by 18)

Moeen's had a rotten Test match so far - he ran himself out without scoring and he's really struggled with the ball. Is this merely a blip, or the end of his honeymoon period in Test cricket? We will see. Brathwaite works him to deep midwicket for two.

Michael Vaughan

Ex-England captain on BBC Test Match Special

"I've been impressed by Brathwaite. He's old-fashioned in the way he plays, has got a good technique and he likes that cut shot. All the West Indies players have kept to their favourite areas of scoring."

WI 181-2 (Brathwaite 87, Samuels 16)

Brathwaite and Jordan, in case you hadn't already heard this nugget, went to the same school in Barbados. Rihanna was also a pupil, if I'm not much mistaken. Brathwaite drives through cover for three.

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Graeme: If Ashley Giles was the King of Spain, Moeen Ali must be the King of the Long Hop he bowls two every over.

WI 178-2

It's not happening for Moeen here - he's getting the ball to grip but he's just not consistently finding the right areas in order to build pressure and threaten the bat. England's fielding has been good though, and Stokes does well to cut off a single at cover.

Moeen Ali
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Dave Wilson: Is this pitch really flat? Or is it just two average bowling attacks struggling? I bet Australia, South Africa and New Zealand bowlers would threaten more.

WI 177-2 (lead by 12)

Writing WI at the top of these entries keeps making me think of the Women's Institute. If Kraigg Brathwaite had a baking speciality, it would surely be rock cake - slightly homespun perhaps, but solid and not prone to crumble. Samuels would be something a little more stylish, with a bit of spice - an iced cinnamon sponge, perhaps. Jordan hustles through another over for the loss of a single.

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Jonny Wren: I was going to watch England play cricket but have just painted a wall and decided to look at that instead

WI 176-2 (Moeen 14-4-42-0)

Ah, that's more like it, Brathwaite dabs Moeen through gully for two. England's spinner is continuing to look impotent here.

The crowd enjoy the match


Nick: Arthur Milton made his Test debut in 1958 making him a double international (football and cricket). He opened that day with MJ Smith, a double international in cricket and rugby union. Milton then made a hundred on debut.

WI 172-2 (Brathwaite 79, Samuels 15)

Television has just shown Kraigg Brathwaite's wagon wheel against seam in the last five Test matches. The V between cover and backward point was streaked with purple lines, the rest of the pitch was virtually bare. A man who knows his strengths and sticks to them. He rings the changes with a single to mid-on.

Scorecard update

West Indies second innings: 170-2 (62 overs) - lead by five runs

Batsmen: Brathwaite 78 (184 balls), Samuels 14 (34)

Fall of wickets: 3-1 (Smith 2), 145-2 (Bravo 69)

Bowling figures: Anderson 12-3-25-1, Broad 10-2-23-1, Moeen 13-4-38-0, Jordan 7-3-23-0, Stokes 7-0-32-0, Root 13-6-22-0

England first innings: 464 (Root 182 not out)

West Indies first innings: 299

Match scorecard

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Jonathan Agnew

BBC Test Match Special

"The crowd are very vocal now, gearing up for the end of play. There's always a tremendous party, the DJ cranks it up."

WI 170-2 (partnership 25)

Moeen, who's looked as rusty as an old spade in this match, continues. He's served up a few short balls in this spell and there's another one, pulled for two by Brathwaite.



Sarah Clarke: Clare Taylor MBE is a former double international AND postie. Football and cricket for England (and Yorkshire), worked for Royal Mail.

WI 166-2

Brathwaite has really gone into his bunker since tea - he's crawled from 68 to 75 in the 70 minutes or so since the break. But who can reproach him - he's done superbly to marshal West Indies into the lead with eight wickets still in hand.

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Mark Savile: Time to take Root off, economical but not threatening. Give the poor lad a rest after his monumental efforts!

WI 165-2 (scores level)

Root errs with a horrible delivery that slides miles down the leg and presses a scampering Jonathan Trott into service to prevent it reaching the rope. West Indies have caught up with England's total - any runs from here on in take them into the black.


Nick, waiting for curry in Altrincham: I think the England team should break out into "So Long, Farewell" from Sound of Music when Samuels goes