Metro – Curtly Ambrose labelled West Indies’ performance in the first Test against England as ‘pathetic’ and ‘embarrassing’.

Summary

  • Curtly Ambrose labelled West Indies’ performance in the first Test against England as ‘pathetic’ and ‘embarrassing’.
  • In the first day-night Test match ever played on these shores, Joe Root’s side bowled the tourists out twice within three days to win by an innings and 209 runs.
  • Opener Alastair Cook led by example for the hosts, scoring a double century and combining with Root (136) as England posted 514-8 declared in the first innings.
  • In a column for the Daily Mail, legendary fast bowler Ambrose said: ‘West Indies never challenged England.
  • ‘I never saw any aggression from the West Indies players throughout the three days.


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