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Best, Ramdin steal show for WI on Day 4

Associated Press
Jun 11, 2012 at 12:27am IST

Birmingham: England reached 221 for 5 at stumps on day four of the third Test at Edgbaston, trailing West Indies by 205 runs and chasing a total of 277 to avoid the follow on.

England slumped to 49 for 3 on Sunday until Kevin Pietersen hit 78 — including one six and 11 fours — and Ian Bell made 76 not out.

Tino Best took 2 for 37 after impressing with the bat earlier when West Indies posted a first innings of 426.

Best, Ramdin steal show for WI on Day 4

In reply to the Caribbean team's 426, England closed the day on 221 for 5 at Edgbaston.

Best hit 95 — a Test record for a number 11 batsman — and Denesh Ramdin made 107 not out.

Heavy rain is forecast for Monday and a draw seems probable with no play on the first two days.


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