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Day 3

582dESPNcricinfo staff

Eight out twice in a day

Eight of West Indies' batsmen were dismissed twice in the day as they hurtled to a crushing innings defeat at Edgbaston. Here's a recap of those who came and went in the blink of an eye.Kyle Hopec Sto

582dBharath Seervi

West Indies' worst day

A round-up of all the key stats from the third - and final - day of the first Test at Edgbaston

582dAndrew Miller at Edgbaston

Embattled Holder calls on West Indies to front up

Jason Holder, West Indies' captain, has challenged his players to "look themselves in the mirror" and find a way to fight back into the series after crushing defeat at Edgbaston

Day 2

583dBharath Seervi

Cook goes big again

Stats analysis of Alastair Cook's 243 against West Indies at Edgbaston

Day 1

584dAndrew Miller at Edgbaston

Cook doffs cap to 'phenomenal' Root

Alastair Cook conceded that the performance of the day had come from his sidekick and successor as captain, Joe Root

Others

580dMark Nicholas

Pink is the colour for warm weather

The purpose of day-night Tests was to make the format more viewer-friendly. Having spectators in Birmingham huddle in the cold didn't quite do that

585dThe Preview by Alan Gardner

England gears up for pink-ball bow

West Indies are "huge underdogs", in the words of their captain Jason Holder, but they cannot be counted out, given their form during the warm-ups, the uncertainty of what the pink ball might do at Edgbaston, and the inexperience in England's top order

Quick end

2009

Last time WI were all-out in fewer overs in their first inns of a Test than the 47 overs in this inns, v Eng at Lord's.

After a while

2015

Last time none of WI''s top-5 batsmen scored more than 25 runs in a Test innings, which was v Aus in Kingston. Highest score among WI's top-5 in this inns is 25.

Mammoth scores

258.75

Average of Cook's 200+ scores innings, is the third-highest among 24 players with 4 or more 200s. Only Sehwag and Lara have higher runs/innings in 200+ scores.

Cook's fourth

4

No. of double-centuries for Cook in Tests. For England, only Hammond (7) has hit more 200s. Hutton also hit 4 200s.

Cook's edgbaston

767

Previous most Test runs by any batsman at Edgbaston, by David Gower. Cook has gone past that mark to set a new record.

Record Stand at Edgbaston

248

Runs added by Alastair Cook and Joe Root - Highest for the third wicket at Edgbaston and the highest for any wicket in day-night Tests.

Long time coming

16

Innings since Alastair Cook scored his previous Test century. Cook's century came against India at Rajkot when he scored 130.

Root's run

11

Number of consecutive Tests in which Joe Root has got at least one fifty-plus score - joint second-longest such streak for a batsman.

Boundaries galore

22

Boundaries hit in the first session - the joint second-most in the first session on the first day of any Test in the last-ten years.

Roach ends drought

328

Balls Kemar Roach went wicket-less in Tests before dismissing Stoneman. His previous scalp was Kusal Mendis at the P Sara Oval in 2015.

Stoneman earns a Test debut

1033

Runs scored by Mark Stoneman in FC matches in 2017 - the second-highest by any batsman in England in the season. Stoneman averaged 57.38 and made 3 centuries.