Player of the Match
Player of the Match

Day 5

537dJarrod Kimber

West Indies' redemption story

A lot of talking, a trip to the football, forgetting what had gone before. How one of the great comebacks was scripted

537dMelinda Farrell at Headingley

'Elated' Hope revels in West Indies' fight

Ridiculed roundly after the innings defeat in Edgbaston, the team sat down to recognise what was needed of each player and the youngest of XI delivered a truly special performance

537dESPNcricinfo staff

Holder reprimanded for 'inappropriate comments'

The West Indies captain has been pulled up for venting his frustration during the 70th over of England's second innings, the same over when a catch went down off his bowling

Day 4

538dAlan Gardner at Headingley

Malan digs deep into his resolve

By the time his battling 186-ball innings ended, Dawid Malan barely had enough energy left this time to admonish a failure

Day 3

539dAlan Gardner at Headingley

England's haphazard fightback

The third day ended with England having wiped off a sizeable deficit with plenty of batting to come, but their way back into the match wasn't smooth

Day 2

Day 1


537dAlan Gardner at Headingley

'Declaring was the positive approach' - Root

Joe Root joined a list of captains who've been thwarted after declaring at Headingley, but insisted he would stay positive despite defeat in the second Investec Test

Leeds' lord


Shai Hope is the first ever player to score 100s in both innings of a first-class matches at Headingley.

Brathwaite & Hope


No. of West Indies pairs to share century partnerships in both innings of a Test, including Brathwaite & Hope in this match. Last were Lara & Sarwan v SL, Colombo SSC, 2001-02.

Special double


Last time a visiting opener scored a century and a fifty in the same Test at Headingley, Mark Taylor (136 & 60). Kraigg Brathwaite has done the same in this match.

Tough Task


Highest successful run-chase by West Indies in Tests in last 5 years, that came against England in Bridgetown in 2015. They need 322 in this game.

Big total, no hundreds


No. of higher totals for England without a hundred than the 490 in this match. It is also the highest 2nd inns total without a hundred for any team.

Expensive drops


Total runs cost to the fielding side by dropped catches in this Test. Bairstow's drop was the 10th drop of the Test - 7 by WI and 3 by Eng.

Stokes' double


No. of times Stokes has scored a century and a fifty in the same Test, including this; other was v NZ, Lord's, 2015. Since his debut, Root (twice) and Cook are the only other England players to do so.

Fifty & fifty


This is the first time in his ongoing streak of 12 Tests with 50+ scores that Root has scored 50+ in both innings of a Test.

Can England overturn?


Last time England won a Test after facing a deficit of 150 or more runs, v NZ in Old Trafford. They will need to overcome deficit of 169 in this match.

Unbeatable lead?


No. of Tests lost by West Indies after gaining a first inns lead of over 150 runs, in 116 instances before this match. They attained a lead of 169 runs this Test.

Anderson's attack


No. of 5-wkt hauls for Anderson in last 2 Tests at Headingley, including this. In his first 7 Tests at Headingley, he had taken only 19 wkts at 41.36 with no 5-fors.

hope's high


Last time a West Indies batsman made a bigger score in West Indies than Shai Hope's 147 in this game. Lara scored 179 & 152 in the 1995 tour, at The Oval and Nottingham respectively.

Windies leading


Last time West Indies gained first innings lead in England, at Old Trafford. They have taken the lead in this match.

After a long time


Last time West Indies a double-century partnership in Tests, between Chanderpaul and Ramdin in Hamilton. Brathwaite and Hope have shared one in this game.

Glory at young age


No. of 100s for Brathwaite. Among openers, only G Smith (11) and A Cook (7) have scored more 100s before the age of 25.