Brathwaite and Blackwood lead recovery to frustrate England


A lack of local supporters among the Bridgetown crowd has been a source of lament, but those who did pitch up on the third day were treated to a pair of fine centuries from Kraigg Brathwaite and Jermaine Blackwood that left England’s bowlers once again searching for answers on the road.

Brathwaite would struggle to make an all-time Barbados XI, such is the rich history of cricket on this island and the talent it has produced over the years. The West Indies captain is a seasoned opener nonetheless, and over the course of eight and a half hours he repelled allcomers, reaching the close unbeaten on 109 from 337 balls for what was his 10th Test century and his third against England.

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Written by Ali Martin at Kensington Oval
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