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England 204/10 & 313/10 (111.2 ov)
West Indies 318/10 & 200/6 (64.2 ov)
West Indies won by 4 wickets
Player of the match: Shannon Gabriel
Thank you for joining us in Sportskeeda's coverage of the 1st Test between England and West Indies. We now move to Manchester where The Old Trafford gears up to play host to the remaining two matches of the series. On behalf of me, Momin, my fellow commentator, Habil, and the rest of our commentary staff, ciao!
West Indies have squeezed through an intriguing spell of play to register a memorable victory here in Southampton. They win by 4 wickets and go 1-0 up in the series with two matches to play. Much credit to the 28-year old Jamaican, Jermaine Blackwood for showing incredible character out there and playing out a valiant, match-winning innings of 95 off 154 balls that sealed the deal for the Windies.

We have had some riveting, belting Test Cricket today, haven't we? Cricket, of the highest order, is well and truly back. The Men from the Caribbean commenced the day by plucking out the remaining two English wickets, setting themselves a target of exactly 200. West Indies have never lost a Test match when chasing a target of 200 runs or anything below it. And they put in the hard yards and sweated it out to keep that record away from any blemishes.

Following the innings break, England came out with an all-guns-blazing approach and immediately had the tourists under immense pressure. John Campbell was retired hurt after a searing Jofra Archer bunger injured his toe. Kraigg Brathwaite and Shai Hope had their stumps rattled and Shamarh Brooks was rapped plumb in front as West Indies found themselves reeling at 27/3. Things were looking immensely murky before Roston Chase and Jermaine Blackwood stringed together a gutsy partnership in the post-lunch session and scrapped off the target to exactly its half.

Archer was then handed the ball by Ben Stokes and the former immediately had an impact, bouncing out Chase with a stunner of a delivery. Blackwood, however, kept waltzing along in his merry way, taking on the bowlers every now and then and ensuring that he keeps the scoreboard ticking to transfer the pressure back onto the hosts. There was a slight scare when Shane Dowrich was dismissed by Stokes' reverse-swing prowess but Blackwood combined with the skipper himself to ensure they saw their country through to a momentous victory.

It's been a cracking Test match, in general, stretching right to the very last session and keeping us all glued to our screens. Lots of selection-related questions and dilemmas for England as they ponder over their pace options for the remainder of the series. West Indies, on the contrary, got their extra-batsman preference absolutely spot on as Blackwood proved his significance in the middle-order.
64.2 Ben Stokes to John Campbell, VICTORY FOR THE WEST INDIES! Straight delivery, and Campbell turns that towards square leg, and the batsmen set off for a very quick single that sees them seal the win.
64.1 Ben Stokes to John Campbell, short and outside off. Campbell rocks back and cuts that through the gap between gully and point. Makes full use of the width on offer and gets four! 
Nice, tight over from Mark Wood, conceding just one run but it's the wickets that are more important at the moment. WI need 5 more runs.
63.6 Mark Wood to Jason Holder, straight delivery from Wood. Holder turns that towards the man at short midwicket. Dot ball to end the over.
63.5 Mark Wood to Jason Holder, short and outside off. Holder is happy to let that one go.
63.4 Mark Wood to John Campbell, full and straight. Campbell plays that at the bowler and he takes off after Wood is unable to hold onto that. Good running! 
63.3 Mark Wood to John Campbell, outside off and Campbell pushes that straight to the man at point. No run!
63.2 Mark Wood to John Campbell, shorter one this time, Chin music from Wood and it hits Campbell on the helmet. The doctor is going to take a quick look at the batsman here.
63.1 Mark Wood to John Campbell, outside off stump. Campbell is happy to watch that one go straight to Buttler.
West Indies are within touching distance of the target, requiring 6 more runs. One shall think that they should now cruise through without any more tremors and shivers but you just never know with Test Cricket.
62.6 Ben Stokes to Jason Holder, outside off from the skipper this time. Holder pushes it towards short cover. No run there!
62.5 Ben Stokes to John Campbell, fuller this time. Campbell drives that towards mid-off for a single. Campbell does well to hobble across for that one run.
62.4 Ben Stokes to John Campbell, outside off stump and Campbell lets that one go through to the keeper.
62.3 Ben Stokes to Jason Holder, bowled at a leg stump line. Holder glances that off his hips towards fine leg for a single.
62.2 Ben Stokes to Jason Holder, straight delivery from Stokes. Holder glances that past square leg for a couple of runs. Good running from the batsmen here. A welcome couple of runs for West Indies as Campbell manages to hobble back to the non-striker's end.
62.1 Ben Stokes to Jason Holder, fuller delivery to start the over. Holder drives that straight to the man at mid-off.
Just one run from the over as this game keeps lingering on. West Indies still need 10 runs to go 1-0 up.
61.6 Mark Wood to John Campbell, straight delivery from Wood. Campbell plays that to the man short midwicket. Dot ball to end the over.
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