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Cricket News: England beat WI by 269 runs in 3rd test in Manchester

England won the first cricket series in four months when they defeated West Indies in the deciding third Test at Old Trafford on Tuesday but despite the milestone the teams will not share a celebratory toast. Root's side snatched the series 2-1 despite losing the first Test by 113 runs in Southampton. Stuart Broad's 500th Test wicket steered England to a 269 run victory as they clinched the Wisden Trophy despite losing the first Test by 113 runs in Southampton. The captain paid tribute to Broad calling him an 'amazing talent' and also thanked the West Indies for their willingness to tour England in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic.England's Stuart Broad put his dented ego to one side to take his 500th Test wicket on Tuesday, as England won the third Test at Emirates Old Trafford to complete a series victory over West Indies. At the age of 34 Broad took two wickets on the final day, the first of which made him only the seventh man in Test history to claim 500 Test wickets. The series-clinching last wicket gave Broad 4-36 in the innings and 10 for the match, his first 10-for since 2013.

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  • Released : 29-Jul-2020

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