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204/10 & 120/10 (64.2)
297/10 & 28/0 (4.5)
WI won by 10 wickets
Player of the match: Joshua Da Silva
 
That's it from us, Raghav and Rajarshi, as we sign off having completed our coverage of the game. It has been an absolute pleasure to have brought you the action of this 3-Test match series, and what a contest it has been! We will be back soon with more Test match cricket coverage, for the time being, the 3rd game of the 2022 IPL between Punjab Kings and Royal Challengers Bangalore is taking place. Switch tabs if you want to enjoy our coverage of the same. Goodbye for now!
The two teams came into the final Test match at Grenada having played two long 5-day encounters on wickets that weren't too conducive for the bowlers. Upon reaching the middle of the National Cricket Stadium at  St. Georges, they came across a wicket that was an absolute delight for fast bowlers, with exciting bounce and carry through. 
The conditions were way too much for the England batting line-up to handle, as they fell like a pack of cards. The England openers batted for 12 overs before Mayers broke through first, getting Crawley to play a soft drive to short cover. The all-rounder then took the prized scalp of Joe Root two overs later with the most perfectly bowled length, and the England captain could only nick it behind having played from within the crease. Lawrence got a nip-backer, Stokes was rushed into a pull and was caught by Alzarri Joseph off his own bowling, and the 2nd session of the first day saw England reduced to 90 for 8. England managed to bat until the end of the day, thanks to a brilliant last-wicket partnership of 90 in 36 overs between Jack Leach and Saqib Mahmood. Mahmood was the last man out for 49, chopping on Blackwood's off-break with his side posting 204 in the first innings.
The West Indies top-order got starts, but were unable to capitalize on them. The highest scorer among the top 7 was John Campbell, who made 35 before nicking behind off Overton. Joshua da Silva then proceeded to play a knock that can be pivotal in proppelling his career graph from here onwards. Getting his front foot across right to the pitch of the ball, he grinded out the next few sessions along with the tail comprising of Joseph, Roach and then Seales who played out a combined total of over 33 overs. Joshua da Silva eventually brought up his maiden Test hundred, celebrated with glee and emotion by both him and his countryman, club teammate and batting partner at the time, Jayden Seales. Seales was the last man out, and the West Indies gained a lead of 93.
A masterclass of seam bowling followed from Kyle Mayers. The West Indies all-rounder probed, hit the right length repeatedly, asking questions to the English top-order, and they wilted under the pressure. While Seales opened the wickets column by getting Crawley to play a terrible shot, resulting in the England opener offering a simple catch to cover, Mayers took the prized scalps of Lawrence, Stokes, and the for the second time in the match, Joe Root, and in similar fashion as well. Alex Lees then partnered up with Jonny Bairstow to slowly get past the West Indies lead. Bairstow tried to break free and play his shots, but wasn't quite successful frequently. A short-ball ploy then was put in force by the hosts, and it worked immediately. Bairstow nicked off trying to hack a delivery outside off, Foakes ran himself out rather foolishly, and then Craig Overton gave Mayers his 5th wicket by nicking to Holder at slip. The duo of Chris Woakes and Jack Leach saw off the rest of the day, but it wasn't long before the innings ended after the commencement of day 4.  Brathwaite and Campbell then walked out, struck some delightful boundaries, and the West Indies clinched the series and regained the Richards-Botham Trophy.
Brathwaite is handed the Richards Botham trophy. He now makes his way to his team as they pose for photographs. The champagne is popped, and the celebrations begin!
Kraigg Brathwaite, West Indies captain: I feel fantastic personally, feel better that we won. I want to thank the fans that came in stadium. I've been working on my balance and top hand work for the last 2 years. To be honest its been remarkable, Bonner leading the way in Antigua, Jason, da silva, a  total team effort. The effort Alzarri put in bowling the short balls, I thank all 13 players, it has been a total team effort. We had a camp before the series where we sat down and stressed on how we have to fight, fight hard. We put in a lot of hard work at the camp, 4-5 hours a day, 6 days a week. The effort was remarkable. To see how Joshua and Jayden batted for a long period, they played really well. Great examples to follow. We learned a lot this series. We showed the fight, attitude and we have to carry that forward. Next Test series is sometime in June, cannot take anything for granted. It is easy to relax after such a series win, but we cannot do that, we have to stay hungry. The supporters have been amazing, I thank them on behalf of the team, they came and supported us on all 4 days. Kudos to Joe and the team as well.

Joe Root, England captain: It was a frustrating Test match. We showed a lot of fire in the first innings. We got in a good position the last two games, showed a lot of promise, we were still in the game yesterday. Credit to the West Indies for this match, they played good cricket. Don't think we read the surface well enough. We took a few big strides forward in the first two games. Still a lot of learning to be done, that would not happen overnight. The important thing is we start making improvements moving forward. There were some good things to take away from this match. Jack Leach has performed exceptionally well this series, Dan Lawrence showed a lot of promise, the two new debutants showed encouraging signs. We have learned as a group over this series. Some skills and decision making let us down yesterday. I have made it quite clear that I feel I've got the support of guys behind me, that's not changed. Thank you to all travelling supporters so lucky to have been supported throughout the series. Congratulations to the West Indies.
Joshua Da Silva (Player of the Match): I dreamt of this all my life, The dream of winning a player of the match award. I owe this to my teammates, they stayed there with me and supported me, I hold this award because of them. It's test cricket, there is always room for improvement. I hold myself to high standards, I was poor with the gloves this series. I have just started and I hope to get better with time. Hoping this is first of many. 
Scenes of jubilation in the dressing room. The West Indies players rush out, embrace the duo, shake hands with the opposition, and take all the stumps as souvenirs. They now take a lap of the ground, thanking the fans present in the stands. Presentation coming up!
That didn't take too long, did that? The England bowlers did bowl a few good deliveries on and around off-stump, but they needed at least 7-8 times the runs to make a proper impact. Some delightful strokes from Campbell and Brathwaite, and with a maiden Test win at the National Cricket Stadium, the West Indies clinch the Richards-Botham Trophy!
5.0
4.5 Chris Woakes to Kraigg Brathwaite, length delivery on off, clipped to midwicket, Brathwaite runs the first one hard and completes the second run, West Indies win by 10 wickets and the series 1-0!
4.4 Chris Woakes to Kraigg Brathwaite, full and wide, driven to cover, no run
4.3 Chris Woakes to Kraigg Brathwaite, length delivery on the fourth stump, defended to cover
4.2 Chris Woakes to Kraigg Brathwaite, FOUR! Full and wide, Brathwaite reaches out and drives it beautifully through the covers for a boundary!
4.1 Chris Woakes to John Campbell, fuller length sliding down the leg side, Foakes manages to stop it from going to boundary but allows a bye 
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21 /0 score
4
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cricket bat icon Kraigg Brathwaite *
14 (17)
cricket bat icon John Campbell
6 (7)
cricket ball icon Saqib Mahmood
0 /13
3.6 Saqib Mahmood to Kraigg Brathwaite, on length and outside off, fended to point
3.5 Saqib Mahmood to Kraigg Brathwaite, on length and outside off, Brathwaite is beaten by the movement while trying to play it on the off side
3.4 Saqib Mahmood to Kraigg Brathwaite, on length and wide of off, swinging away, Brathwaite reaches out to cut the ball but he is beaten by the movement
3.3 Saqib Mahmood to Kraigg Brathwaite, fuller length outside off, defended to cover