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HIGHLIGHTS England vs West Indies, 1st Test, Day 1: Rain dampens return of international cricket

HIGHLIGHTS England vs West Indies, 1st Test, Day 1: Rain dampens return of international cricket as the opening day witnessed only 17.4 overs.

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New Delhi Updated on: July 08, 2020 23:18 IST
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HIGHLIGHTS England vs West Indies, 1st Test, Day 1: The long wait was finally over. But it lasted only 17.4 overs as rain dampened the opening day f the Southampton Test. After three hours of rain, the toss happened. England won the toss and opted to bat. And Test cricket made a remarkable return as Windies pacer Shannon Gabriel outfoxed England opener, Dominic Sibley, in just the 10th ball of the game. But impertinent rain continued to dominate most parts of the afternoon amid which Rory Burns and Joe Denly looked to rebuild. Rain eventually forced the umpires to declare stumps as England ended the opening day with 35 for one. Here, you can find the full ball-by-ball updates from England vs West Indies, Live Cricket Score, 1st Test, Day 1 from Ageas Bowl, Southampton. LIVE STREAMING

HIGHLIGHTS England vs West Indies, 1st Test, Day 1

11:00 PM IST: England 35/1 (17.4) at Stumps against West Indies in Southampton. Burns 20*, Gabriel 1/19

06.08 IST: Playing XI of West Indies | West Indies (Playing XI): John Campbell, Kraigg Brathwaite, Shamarh Brooks, Shai Hope, Roston Chase, Jermaine Blackwood, Shane Dowrich(w), Jason Holder(c), Alzarri Joseph, Kemar Roach, Shannon Gabriel

06.06 IST: Stuart Broad sits out for England as James Anderson finds his place

06.05 IST: Playing XI of England | Rory Burns, Dominic Sibley, Joe Denly, Zak Crawley, Ben Stokes(c), Ollie Pope, Jos Buttler(w), Dominic Bess, Jofra Archer, Mark Wood, James Anderson

06.02 IST: England captain Ben Stokes wins the toss and opt to bat against Jason Holder's West Indies.

05.50 IST: Latest Update | The toss will take place at 06.00 PM IST, while the match will start from 06.30 PM.

04:37 IST: An early lunch will be taken at 12:30 local (5 PM IST). The umpires will inspect the conditions at 1:10 pm (5:40 PM)

04.20 IST: The umpires are out in the center for the inspection.

03.46 IST: And the rain strikes again as the covers are on again.

03.35 IST: The rain has stopped in Southampton. Covers are coming off.

03.18 IST: Latest | Toss delayed due to light rain in Southampton.

03.05 IST: Toss delayed at The Rose Bowl, Southampton.

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