Craig Brathwaite (109) and Alzarri Joseph (4) are unbeaten at the crease till the stumps. In the first innings, England declared their first innings on a score of 507/9.
Playing ahead of yesterday’s score of 71/1, West Indies got off to a poor start and the second day’s unbeaten batsman Shamrah Brooks was dismissed at 83 after scoring 39 runs.
The next batsman Nkrumah Bonner also could not do anything amazing and after scoring just nine runs, he returned to the pavilion as the fourth wicket at 101.
By the third day’s lunch, West Indies had scored 114 runs for the loss of three wickets.
Captain Brathwaite batted well and completed his 10th century of Test career in 278 balls. He made the opposition bowlers crave his wicket.
This is his third century against England. Brathwaite has scored more than his 950 runs against the English team.
During his century, Brathwaite also completed 4,500 runs in his Test career and became the 13th West Indies batsman to do so.
Brathwaite has become the first Caribbean opener to score a century against England since 2013. Before him, Chris Gayle had scored a century against England while opening in 2013.
Jermaine Blackwood impressed in the middle order and scored the third century of his Test career.
He added 183 runs for the fourth wicket with captain Brathwaite and strengthened the West Indies innings.
Blackwood, who was batting well, was dismissed for 102 runs in 215 balls. He hit 11 fours during his century innings. He was dismissed for 284 off Dane Lawrence.