Brathwaite falls, Windies slip closer to defeat

James Anderson has wrecked the West Indies’ top order with a three-wicket burst.

A three-wicket burst by pacer James Anderson in the morning session of today’s final day has put England in firm control of the second Test.

Starting the day in a strong position of 202 for two, the West Indies have crumbled to 260 for six – an overall lead of just 95 runs.

This morning, Anderson accounted for the wickets of century maker Kraigg Brathwaite who scored 118, Marlon Samuels for 37 and Shivnarine Chanderpaul for seven.

Christopher Jordan accounted for the other wicket to fall, dismissing Jermaine Blackwood for ten.

The unbeaten batsmen are captain Denesh Ramdin on nine and Jason Holder on two.

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