‘Hope’ gives West Indies first win in 17 years

Shai Hope, 23, produced a masterful 118 to help the West Indies chased down a famous test win; their first in 17 years on English soil. He becomes the first man to score a century in both innings of a first class match at Headingly.
The West Indies took the victory, which looked highly unlikey on day five of the test, to level the series at 1-1; the decider will be played at Lord’s from 7th-11th September. Starting the day at 5-0 they needed to score 317 to complete the win with opener Kraigg Brathwaite scoring an impressive 95, aided by Jermaine Blackwood’s 41 and then Shai Hope scoring the winning runs to finish on 118.… read more

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