Shai Hope guides West Indies to victory over England

Shai Hope guides West Indies to victory over England

West Indies completed a stunning win against England as Shai Hope led his team to a historic win at Headingley with a century. Hope remained unbeaten on 118 as West Indies level the series 1-1. England had won the day-night Test at Edgbaston by an innings and 209 runs.

Opener Kraigg Brathwaite had earlier struck a superb 95 while Jermaine Blackwood chipped in with 41.

West Indies had scored 427 runs in their first innings in reply to England's 258 on first innings. In the second innings, England declared on 490-8 setting a target of 322 or the Carribean to chase down.

Meanwhile Root joins a select band of England captains after this result. Norman Yardley, David Gower, Kevin Pietersen and Root are now the quartet who have declared in the third innings of a Test match and subsequently lost it.

Match Summary:

West Indies 427 (Hope 147, Brathwaite 134, Anderson 5-76) and 322 for 5 (Hope 118*, Brathwaite 95)


England 258 (Stokes 100, Gabriel 4-51, Roach 4-71) and 490 (Moeen 84, Root 72)

by 5 wickets