International cricket returned from the first Test between England and the West Indies after being shut down for 117 days due to Corona virus, but it was also hit by rain. England scored 35 losing one wicket in just 17.4 overs on the first day, interrupted by rain and poor light.
In this Test being played without an audience, England won the toss and decided to bat first. The toss was delayed due to rain and the game of the first session was washed out and lunch was taken a little early.
The game was stopped due to bad light before Yakal and tea time was taken early but after tea time it rained and then the game was not possible. Only 82 minutes and 106 balls were played in the day.
This Test match marks the return of international cricket after a 117-day long hiatus that had been closed since mid-March due to Corona's havoc. But the rain and poor light spoiled the fun of the game's comeback.
It started raining before the toss, so that the two captains could not land for the toss. After lunch the toss took place and England decided to bat first. England scored 35 for one wicket in 17.4 overs until the game was halted due to poor light in the second season. Tea time was taken earlier due to play halting.
Dominic Sibley was dismissed in the second over without opening the account. Sibley was bowled by Shannon Gabriel. Rory Burns and Joe Denley then batted slow, taking the score to 35 but the game was interrupted by poor lighting. At the time of tea, Burns was 20 from 55 balls with the help of three fours and Denly was at the crease scoring 14 runs with the help of three fours in 48 balls. After tea time, the rain started again which did not allow the return of the game.
The West Indies used four fast bowlers Gabriel, Kemar Roach, Alzarri Joseph and captain Jason Holder during this period, with only Gabriel getting success. The four fast bowlers of the Vidis performed accurately and kept the English batsmen under constant pressure. Burns and Denley also struggled to save their wickets