With the strength of the batting strengthened by the return of captain Joe Root. England will take to the field to equalize the series in the second Test cricket match starting on Thursday. But will have to very cautious of the West Indies who are committed to an unbeatable lead. is. West Indies won the first match played at Southampton by four wickets to take a 1-0 lead in the three-match series. Root did not play in that match due to the birth of his second child. England missed them and their team was dismissed for 204 in the first innings. West Indies scored 318 to take a 114-run lead which ultimately proved decisive.
The series is being played in a bio-safe environment in view of the corona virus epidemic. The third match between these two teams will be played at Old Trafford from 24 July. The West Indies need to win only one of these matches to win the first series in 32 years in England. England lost their first Test match for the eighth time in the last ten series.It can be said that they are accustomed to return under such circumstances. After losing the first Test against South Africa recently, he made a stunning comeback to win 3–1.