3 The Daily Telegraph Friday 24 July 2020 *** Key player battles Umpires Joe Root Kraigg Brathwaite Dom Bess v v v Alzarri Joseph Jermaine Blackwood The new ball England captain has now been dismissed four times for 23 or under by Joseph, and was over-eager to impose himself in the second Test. West Indies need Brathwaite, their glue, to survive against the new ball to build the sort of totals that win Tests. Blackwood’s attacking style against spin presents a huge challenge for Bess – but also an opportunity to strike with a wicket.
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