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507/9 & 185/6 (39.5)
411/10 & 135/5 (65)
Match Drawn
Player of the match: Kraigg Brathwaite
 
Someone has to call the groundsmen or the pitch curator in Grenada in advance and tell them to show some mercy for the bowlers in the final Test. It's been a slow and dead pitch in Antigua and Barbados, and hopefully, we get a good one in Grenada to witness a result in the end. 

Also, this brings an end to our coverage here as it's already midnight. Hopefully, Soorya Sesha and I (Pragadeesh) sleep before sunrise and get set for another Test match in Lahore.  
Kraigg Brathwaite (West Indies Captain): Feeling quite good. Obviously, England played well. They had a lot of support, but thanks to West Indies fans for turning up. Yeah of course. I thought we wanted a result. We hope there's something for the pacers in Grenada, That's amazing to hear (On most balls faced by any West Indies batsmen). I put in a lot of effort and doing it in front of my family at my home ground was pleasing. Blackwood didn't get enough runs in the first test but he showed a good attitude and fighting spirit in this Test when England bowlers were bowling well. We wanted to improve in different periods of the game and handle the tricky situations better

Kraigg Brathwaite is also the Player Of The Match
Joe Root (England Captain): I think we picked up where we finished last week. We showed a lot of progression as a batting group and to put up a substantial first innings score after a long time, long may it continue. Dan's been wonderful - one of the most pleasing things has been how selfless he's been the whole series. He's been putting the team ahead of himself and did it this morning as well. He's done it twice now where he's got into that position. The way he batted in the first innings was brilliant. It won't be long (before his first hundred) if he keeps playing like that. (On the two debutant seamers) I think they were brilliant. This wicket is most resentful for seam bowlers and especially having to bowl second twice, they've shown great skill levels - different kind of skill levels that are needed for England. It's always a tricky one isn't it - we're always trying to weigh how small this ground is. We don't want to give them too many overs and get them in. It felt like a new ball wicket and you had to take a wicket with the new ball. We made few brilliant breakthroughs but unfortunately we couldn't kick on. Credit to the West Indies - two brilliant Test matches and we're waiting for the final one. (Will England want to bring an extra spinner in Matt Parkinson for the next Test?) We'll have to see what kind of wicket we get again, and we'll pick whatever we feel is the best squad for those conditions. It's really pleasing to see Jack bowl the way he did. It's really pleasing to see him finding his feet at the Test level.
Day 5, Stumps - Overs : 35 | Runs : 69 | Wickets : 2 | Run Rate : 1.97

West Indies batters hung in and hanged tough until Stumps. It's fair to say that Kraigg Brathwaite, who was simply superb in both innings, single-handedly stopped England from going 1-0 up in the series.. There was some assistance for the spinners in the final session as Jack Leach picked up Blackwood and Holder to give England a glimmer of hope. But Brathwaite and Joshua Da Silva survived for another hour, much to the frustration of Joe Root & co.

Again fingers should be pointed at the curator for preparing a pitch, where the bowlers struggled to find a breakthrough at regular intervals. England played so aggressively in the first innings and posted a mammoth total, courtesy of their skipper Joe Root and Ben Stokes. West Indies in reply, didn't get off to a good start, but Brathwaite and Blackwood's partnership rescued them from a tough situation and helped them post a good first innings total. The visitors had a 96-run lead but they took so much to declare in the second innings. West Indies lost quick wickets at the start once again, but Brathwaite stood firm until the end along with Joshua Da Silva to shatter England's expectations.
Kraig Brathwaite took the responsibility and was sensational in both innings. England bowlers tried their best in the final session, but Brathwaite's defence was strong and sturdy until Stumps
65
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135 /5 score
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cricket bat icon Kraigg Brathwaite
56 (184)
cricket bat icon Joshua Da Silva *
30 (63)
cricket ball icon Joe Root
0 /15
64.6 Joe Root to Joshua Da Silva, an encore of the previous delivery - spinning in off a good length on off and Da Silva hangs back for a nudge to the right of short leg. And there comes the handshake - the match has been drawn!
64.5 Joe Root to Joshua Da Silva, on a good length on off again, Da Silva rocks back for a nudge past short leg.
64.4 Joe Root to Joshua Da Silva, full and floated outside off, Da Silva leans forward with a stretch and keeps it along the ground with a dead-batted defense.
64.3 Joe Root to Joshua Da Silva, quicker outside off on a good length, Da Silva camps deep in his crease to keep it out with a jab into the off-side.
64.2 Joe Root to Joshua Da Silva, spins in off a good length at the stumps, Da Silva hangs back for a nudge behind square on the leg-side.
64.1 Joe Root to Joshua Da Silva, on a good length outside off, a hint of turn as Da Silva hangs back to knock it back down the pitch.
Will this be a final over of the day?
There are some big turns for Jack Leach in this final session but without any good reward.
64
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135 /5 score
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cricket bat icon Kraigg Brathwaite *
56 (184)
cricket bat icon Joshua Da Silva
30 (57)
cricket ball icon Jack Leach
3 /36
63.6 Jack Leach to Kraigg Brathwaite, flighted full on the of stump, Brathwaite lunges forward to defend with a soft-handed poke.
63.5 Jack Leach to Kraigg Brathwaite, RIPPER! LOUD SHOUT AND SENT UPSTAIRS! More revs on this full one around off, Brathwaite leans forward to play the original line but this one rips past the edge rather comfortably with Brathwaite caught by surprise. He seems unfazed but England appeal for a catch even as Foakes whips the bails off in a flash. Fair delivery.

Nothing on UltraEdge and so Brathwaite will carry on. NOT OUT IT IS!
63.4 Jack Leach to Kraigg Brathwaite, full and just outside off, quick in pace again as Brathwaite lunges forward and angles his bat into a defense.
63.3 Jack Leach to Kraigg Brathwaite, full and quick around off (again, duh), Brathwaite strides forward and defends with a poke to the bowler's left (double duh)!
63.2 Jack Leach to Kraigg Brathwaite, quick on off again, full in length as Brathwaite lunges forward with his head in line of the ball to defend with a soft-handed poke.