England vs West Indies 3rd Test Day 5 : England wins rain-marred Manchester decider by 269 runs

England vs West Indies 2020 3rd Test Day 5 live starts at 3.30pm IST – Live Cricket Score, ENG vs WI Live Updates, Live on Sony LIV, Ball-by-Ball Commentary updates from Day 5 of the third Test between England and West Indies.

Lineups for England vs West Indies 3rd Test 

England Playing XI: 1 Rory Burns, 2 Dom Sibley, 3 Joe Root (c), 4 Ben Stokes, 5 Ollie Pope, 6 Jos Buttler (wk), 7 Chris Woakes, 8 Dom Bess, 9 Jofra Archer, 10 Stuart Broad, 11 James Anderson

West Indies Playing XI: 1 Kraigg Brathwaite, 2 John Campbell, 3 Shai Hope, 4 Shamarh Brooks, 5 Roston Chase, 6 Jermaine Blackwood, 7 Shane Dowrich (wk), 8 Jason Holder, 9 Rahkeem Cornwall, 10 Kemar Roach, 11 Shannon Gabriel

Here is the England vs West Indies 3rd Test Day 5 Live Commentary and Updates

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England wins by 269 runs
Stuart Broad wraps it up for England

Stuart Broad to Jermaine Blackwood. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot pulling, Gloved to wicketkeeper, by Buttler. FOW-129/10

Woakes completes 5-wicket haul

Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot working, hit pad to. Plumb on front!! Cornwall looks to clip the length ball from Woakes but misses as the delivery raps onto his pad. Loud shout for LBW by the bowler and the umpire signals out. Cornwall departs for two runs. England need one more wicket to win the series.

Woakes claims his 4th wicket

Seaming in length ball, outside off stump on the back foot defending, hit pad to. Gives away his wicket! Dowrich looks to defend length ball from Woakes. He misjudges the length as the delivery raps onto his pad. Big appeal for LBW and the umpire signals out. Shane Dowrich goes for eight runs.

100 up for Windies

Jofra Archer to Jermaine Blackwood. Short, outside off stump on the back foot pulling, mistimed to fine leg for 1 run, fielded by Woakes.

West Indies lose skipper Holder; 7 wickets down

Length ball, off-stumpish, and Holder looks to work it leg side and Woakes has a huge lbw appeal upheld. Holder’s reviewed immediately, but couldn’t rescue himself though. FOW-99/7

Back once more!

Woakes with the ball in hand as he finishes off his three remaining deliveries of the 27th over.

Shane Dowrich injury update

West Indies spokesperson has confirmed that Shane Dowrich is okay to bat today.

Play interrupted

Off the players come once more. Doesn’t look like especially heavy rain at the moment, so hopefully this is a short break.

Six down for Windies

An unfortunate wicket for the visitors as Roston Chase is runout. Chris Woakes to Jermaine Blackwood. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot dropped, to point, direct hit by Bess. FOW-87/6

We are back with the second session

England are just 5 wicket away from reclaiming the Wisden Trophy. Can they do it or will the Windies batsmen survive?

Day 5, Lunch Break

Light drizzle again as the umpires signal for an early Lunch Break

WI lose half their side; Woakes picks up his 2nd wicket

Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot driving, inside edge to wicketkeeper, by Buttler as Shamarh Brooks depart for 22. FOW-79/5

Wicket No.4 goes down for Windies

Chris Woakes to Shai Hope. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot pulling, mistimed in the air uncontrolled to silly mid on, by Broad. FOW-71/4

Watch the historic moment for Stuart Broad here

Stuart Broad gets his 500th wicket in Test cricket and he celebrates the wicket with his team.

We are back with a bang
Broad achieves milestone

Stuart Broad to Kraigg Brathwaite. Seaming in length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, hit pad to. Broad complete 500 Test wickets! FOW-45/3

Disappointing news

Rain stop play. The players and officials are walking back to the dressing room. Hopefully the rain stops and will get into the game as soon as possible.

10 overs are up

A boundary for Brathwaite off Broad! Nice front foot punch from the batsman. Broad has bowled 2 overs so far in the day but without success. West Indies-21/2 after 10 overs

And we are underway! 

James Anderson with the ball, while Brathwaite takes the strike as Day 5 begins.

Latest weather update!

Stuart Broad just one shy of 500 Test wickets

Weather update

The covers are on for now, but the sky does look brighter than yesterday.


Hello everyone and welcome back to the judgement day of Wisden Trophy 2020. England is just 8 wickets away from a win. Can the Windies batsmen hold on? Keep following this space for all the live and exclusive updates.

England vs West Indies 3rd Test Day 5 Live 

After a disappointing Day 4 which got washed out due to heavy rains, both players and fans would be hoping to get some action rolling. Manchester witnessed rainfall throughout yesterday, making Day 4’s play impossible as the rain forecast in Manchester for the day proved right.

With rain playing spoilsport, England’s chances of reclaiming the Wisden Trophy and winning the three-Test #raisethebat series got diluted.

Meanwhile, Stuart Broad has put up a one-man show to dismantle West Indies and put the Three Lions on the driver’s seat. Broad, who had picked two wickets on Day 2, added six more on Day 3 and is just one shy of 500 wickets in Tests. The right-arm pacer finished Day 3 with a total tally of 8 wickets so far. A milestone awaits! However, with Day 4 getting washed out Broad will certainly have to wait a little longer to achieve the historic feat.

Chasing 399 for a win, Campbell opened along with Kemar Roach, who was supposed to play the role of a nightwatchman. But Stuart Broad once again poured water over their plans, as he single-handedly dismissed the duo. Windies finished the day at 10/2, needing 389 runs more for a win. It will be interesting to see if the West Indies batsmen can weather out the English quicks and eke out a draw.

Also read:England vs West Indies 3rd Test Day 4 Highlights: Rain dilutes England’s chances of a win

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