Manchester, July 27
Heavy rain over Manchester delayed the beginning of play on the fourth day of the third and ultimate Test between England and West Indies at Old Trafford on Monday, providing the vacationers the potential of a reprieve.
West Indies, who’ve carried out poorly with the bat, have been reeling at 10-2 of their ultimate innings after being set an imposing goal of 399 runs to win the Test and take the collection.
They have two days wherein to achieve the goal however solely eight wickets standing and are dealing with an skilled England assault, the place Stuart Broad is on the lookout for his 500th Test wicket after taking six wickets on Sunday.
Rain was at all times anticipated for the fourth day, the explanation why England accelerated the run price in Sunday’s night session, searching for to construct a big lead however nonetheless depart themselves sufficient time to bowl West Indies out once more and win the take a look at.
It is predicted to rain for a lot of Monday however play ought to be potential on Tuesday.
The collection is stage after West Indies gained by 4 wickets at Southampton earlier than England’s 113-run victory at Old Trafford. Reuters