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Shai Hope's twin-ton gives Windies historic win over England

Samarth Srivastava

Samarth SrivastavaBy Samarth Srivastava

Published on 29 Aug 2017 10:34 PM GMT

Shai Hopes twin-ton gives Windies historic win over England
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Leeds: In the lines of Shai Hope's tremendous display of batting, West Indies on Wednesday registered an emphatic five-wicket win over England in the second Test. This is after 17 years that Windies emerged victorious in England.

Hope saved his name in the record book as the first batsman to score hundreds in both innings of a first-class match at Headingley

West Indies was given a 322-run target in its second inning which was chased down by the side with five wickets in hand.

Hope's first and second inning score read 147 and 118 not out respectively.

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It was a praise worthy comeback by Caribbean as WI lost the first Test by an innings and 209 runs inside three days.

The series concludes with the third Test at Lord's starting on September 7.

Brief scores:

England 1st Inns: 258 (B Stokes 100, J Root 59; S Gabriel 4-51, K Roach 4-71)

West Indies 1st Inns: 427 (S Hope 147, K Brathwaite 134; J Anderson 5-76)

England 2nd Inns: 490-8 dec (M Ali 84, J Root 72, C Woakes 61 no, D Malan 61, B Stokes 58, M Stoneman 52; R Chase 3-86)

West Indies 2nd Inns: 322-5 (S Hope 118 no, K Brathwaite 95)

Samarth Srivastava

Samarth Srivastava

Employed as sub-editor at newstrack.com. A learner, who loves covering sports, entertainment and defence kind of stuff.

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