Live Score of ENG vs WI 1st Test, Day 2 from Southampton, West Indies Tour of England 2020: Gabriel double blow dents England

International cricket returned after the enforced break due to the Covid-19 pandemic with the 1st Test of the historic 3-match series. However, there was frustration throughout the day for cricket fans and players due to the multiple breaks caused by the wet weather in Southampton.

Only 106 balls were bowled as England reached 35 for 1 when Stumps was announced well past the scheduled closing time due to rain and bad light. Players took an early Tea after bad light interrupted play in the 2nd session but the situation did not improve at the Ageas Bowl.

Shannon Gabriel needed only 10 balls to pick up the 1st wicket in Test cricket after its return with a perfect in-dipper that saw the end of England opener, Dom Sibley, for naught. Gabriel along with Kemar Roach sustained the pressure but opener Rory Burns and Joe Denly managed to survive on a stop-and-start day.

Denly remained unbeaten on 14 while Burns got to 20 at the close of play. (Read More)

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