England romp ahead

England v West Indies, Headingley
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England strengthened their grip, finishing their innings 100 runs ahead before taking three early West Indies wickets to undermine their second innings. Gough took the wickets of Griffith, Hinds and Lara in a two-over spell to leave the tourists on 11 for 3.

England strengthened their grip, finishing their innings 100 runs ahead before taking three early West Indies wickets to undermine their second innings. Gough took the wickets of Griffith, Hinds and Lara in a two-over spell to leave the tourists on 11 for 3.

West Indies 172 (R R Sarwan 59 no; C White 5-57).

England, 1st Innings (Overnight 105 for five) Michael Atherton c Lara b Ambrose 6 Marcus Trescothick c Lara b Ambrose 1 Nasser Hussain lbw b Walsh 22 Graham Thorpe lbw b Walsh 46 Alec Stewart c Campbell b Walsh 5 Michael Vaughan c Jacobs b Ambrose 76 Andrew Caddick c Jacobs b Ambrose 6 Graeme Hick st Jacobs b Adams 59 Craig White c Jacobs b McLean 0 Dominic Cork not out 11 Darren Gough c Griffith b Walsh 2 Extras (4b, 13lb, 3w, 18nb) 38 TOTAL: 272 all out Fall of wickets: 1-7, 2-10, 3-80, 4-93, 5-96, 6-124, 7-222, 8-224, 9-269, 10-272. Bowling: Curtly Ambrose 18-3-42-4 (5nb), Courtney Walsh 24.5-9-51-4 (6nb), Reon King 11-2-48-0 (4nb, 3w), Nixon McLean 22-5-93-1 (3nb), Jimmy Adams 6-1-21-1. Batting time: 360 minutes. Overs: 81.5 Umpires: Doug Cowie (New Zealand) and George Sharpe (England). Television umpire: David Constant. Match referee: Ranjan Madugalle (Sri Lanka).

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