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WEST INDIES VS ENGLAND 1ST TEST- DAY 2- ENGLAND BOWLED OUT FOR 77

BBC- England were bowled out for only 77 as an inspired West Indies seized control of the first Test in Barbados.

Kemar Roach claimed 5-17, Jason Holder 2-15 and Alzarri Joseph 2-20 to dismiss the tourists in just 30.2 overs.

Keaton Jennings top-scored with 17 in the lowest total in Test history at a raucous Kensington Oval.

West Indies, who led by 212 on first innings after being dismissed for 289 before lunch, chose not to enforce the follow-on.

England’s collapse came 10 months after they were skittled for 58 by New Zealand in Auckland.

They have twice been bowled out for less in the Caribbean – they managed a meagre 46 in Trinidad in 1994 and 51 in Jamaica in 2009.

Yet the manner in which they folded against a side who sit above only Bangladesh and Zimbabwe in the International Cricket Council rankings was worrying in the extreme.

It was another graphic example of a trait which has undermined England’s cricket over the past two years.

Arguably more importantly, they appear no closer to solving their batting problems with only two more five-day Tests to play before the Ashes against Australia in August.

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