ENG vs WI 1st Test Day 2: Rory Burns was unbeaten on 20 on a rain-affected Day one in Southampton.© ICC
England were 35 for one after bad light and rain forced the officials to call off the opening day of the first Test after just 17.4 overs were bowled. Shanon Gabriel struck early as he sent back Dom Sibley for nought in the second over. On a stop-start day, Rory Burns and Joe Denly stood their ground and saw the day for the hosts. Before the start of the game, both teams and officials supported the global campaign against racial injustice and took a knee. The weather predictions for the early part of Day 2 indicates that we should get some live action without any interruption. (LIVE SCORECARD)
Live score updates between England Vs West Indies 1st Test, Day 2 straight from the Ageas Bowl Stadium, Southampton.
Shannon Gabriel strikes again, dismisses Joe Denly for 18 runs on Day 2. He had claimed the wicket of Dom Sibley on the rain-marred opening day. England are 48/2 in 23.2 overs.
Joe Denly smashes Shannon Gabriel for four.
Captain Jason Holder concludes a maiden over.
Rory Burns welcomes Shannon Gabriel with a boundary, his fourth in the match. England are 40/1 in 19.1 overs.
Landmark for Rory Burns
Rory Burns completes 1000 Test runs with a quick single off the last ball of the 19th over by Jason Holder.
Alzarri Joseph bowls the first ball of the day, which is easily clipped by the batsman to the mid wicket.
Start at 3:30
Unlike Day 1, we are set for a scheduled 3:30 start today in Southampton.
The weather in Southampton is expected to remain overcast but rain is unlikely to affect the live action.
Rain played spoilsport on Day 1!
Rain affected the proceeding for the major part of the opening day of the first international cricket match since the coronavirus pandemic.
Hello and welcome!
Hello and welcome to our live coverage of the second day of the first Test between England and the West Indies.
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