West Indies sent in to bat vs England in second Test

ST. GEORGE’S, Grenada – West Indies lost the toss and were put in to bat against England in the second Test on Tuesday at the National Cricket Stadium.

West Indies have made two changes, bringing leg-spinner Devendra Bishoo and fast bowler Shannon Gabriel in to bat replace left-arm spinner Sulieman Benn and injured fast bowler Jerome Taylor.

Taylor has been sidelined with a right shoulder injury.

England have replaced James Tredwell with left-handed batsman Moeen Ali, who also bowls part-time off-spin.

The three-Test series is level 0-0, following a draw in the first Test which ended last Friday at the Vivian Richards Cricket Ground in Antigua.


WEST INDIES: Kraigg Brathwaite, Devon Smith, Darren Bravo, Marlon Samuels, Shivnarine Chanderpaul, Jermaine Blackwood, Denesh Ramdin (captain/wicketkeeper), Jason Holder, Kemar Roach, Devendra Bishoo, Shannon Gabriel

ENGLAND: Alistair Cook (captain), Jonathan Trott, Gary Balance, Ian Bell, Joe Root, Ben Stokes, Moeen Ali, Jos Buttler (wicketkeeper), Stuart Broad, Chris Jordan, James Anderson

UMPIRES: Steve Davis (Australia), Bruce Oxenford (Australia)

TV UMPIRE: Billy Bowden (New Zealand)

4TH UMPIRE: Peter Nero (West Indies/Trinidad & Tobago)