England A shattered as West Indies edge to win

England A 386 &amp; 231 West Indies A 253 &amp; 366-9<br/><i>(West Indies A win by 1 wicket)</i>
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West Indies A secured a one-wicket victory over England A, successfully chasing the 365 they needed on the final day of the first Test in Antigua.

Marlon Samuels and Sylvester Joseph hit hundreds and shared in a partnership of 194. England's Sajid Mahmood took 4 for 51 and Kabir Ali 2 for 101.

West Indies resumed on 35 for 1 and had added only six runs when Mahmood dismissed Dale Richards.

AfterLendl Simmons had gone for 45, Samuels and new partnerJoseph pushed the score to 259 for 3 at tea. Their partnership was broken when Rikki Clarke took Samuels' wicket for 118 and Joseph followed soon after for 106.

However, Carlton Baugh put on 34 runs with Narsingh Deonarine, before Kabir took his second wicket. Mahmood picked up two wickets with the score on 348, but Baugh (42 not out) and Jermaine Lawson (6 no) saw their side home.

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