James Anderson’s Farewell Match: England vs West Indies 1st Test Day 1 Highlights

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England vs West Indies 1st Test Day 1 Highlights: Gus Atkinson stole the spotlight from England great James Anderson’s farewell by taking a sensational seven wickets on his Test debut as the West Indies collapsed to 121 all out on Wednesday’s opening day at Lord’s. England then consolidated their advantage to be 189-3 at stumps, a lead of 68 runs, with Zak Crawley (76) and Ollie Pope (57) both making fluent fifties. The build-up to the first of this three-match series had centred on the retiring Anderson’s last international appearance, following a record-breaking Test career that has now yielded 701 wickets — the most by any fast bowler at this level. But it was 26-year-old quick Atkinson who took centre stage instead with a remarkable haul of 7-45 in 12 overs — including a triple wicket-maiden. (Scorecard)

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