Strauss leads from the front

May 18, 2012
Cricket - International Cricket - Bet Now at Bet365

Andrew Strauss led England's reply as the home side reached 80-1 at lunch on the second day of the first Test, chasing the West Indies' total of 243.

Strauss' side are now 1/7 to win the match, with the West Indies at 25/1 and the draw 6/1.

The tourists' first innings was ended by Stuart Broad with the first ball of the day, giving the England bowler new career-best figures of 7 for 72. He saw off Shannon Gabriel for a golden duck, the debutant edging the delivery to Graeme Swann.

Shivnarine Chanderpaul was left not out with a fine innings of 87.

Strauss and Alastair Cook opened for England and were going nicely until the 12th over, when Kemar Roach made the breakthrough for the West Indies. Cook, looking out-of-sorts, dragged the ball onto his own stumps, leaving the field for 26 runs.

Jonathan Trott joined the action with the score at 47-1 and he and Strauss comfortably moved the score on to 80-1 at lunch. Trott, who is to 13/5 be England's leading first innings run-scorer, reached 17, while a patient Strauss contributed 31 and he can be backed at 2/1 to be his side's leading first-innings run-scorer.


View all Cricket betting at Bet365

Latest Promotion


Sports Betting News

 October 19, 2016
Motorsports - Formula 1
Rosberg praying for dry US Grand Prix
Cricket - International Cricket
Anderson out of India opener

 October 17, 2016

Football - UEFA Competitions
Ranieri seeks Leicester reaction
Tennis
Konta handed Singapore hope
Football - Premier League
Mourinho sets out United plans

 October 12, 2016

Football - Premier League
Willian content to stay at Chelsea
Tennis
Rampant Raonic thrashes Lorenzi
Rugby Union
McCall ready for tricky period

News Archive

Betting Help

Sports Betting Rules

US   Sportsbooks for US Players
List of the online sportsbooks recommended for U.S. customers.
Rating  Bookmakers Rating
Online bookmakers list are sorted in rating order with information about year of starting business and U.S. players restrictions.
Our Partners:www.HighRollerCasinosGuide.comwww.Top10PokerRooms.infowww.Bingo-Bonus.infowww.Top-Online-Casinos.info
Copyright © 2010-2016 www.Top-Bookmakers.net - All rights reserved.18+GamCareGambleAware