England beat West Indies within the first day-night Test to happen within the United Kingdom on today in 2017.
Joe Root’s facet took 19 wickets on an unbelievable third day at Edgbaston to thrash the vacationers by an innings and 209 runs.
West Indies, 44 for one in a single day in reply to England’s 514 for eight declared, had been bowled out for 168 and 137.
“We were relentless on a wicket that did do a little bit,” stated England captain Root.
“When you have the skill of (Stuart) Broad, (James) Anderson and the other guys, it can be difficult for the opposition.
“We now have a bonus day off for the lads to put their feet up.”
Broad took three for 34 within the second innings to maneuver above Sir Ian Botham into second on the listing of England’s all-time main Test wicket-takers.
West Indies had not gained a Test within the UK for 17 years and capitulated beneath a cloudy sky that made bowling circumstances beneficial.
The 19 wickets that they misplaced was their most ever on a single day of Test cricket.
West Indies levelled the three-match sequence with a five-wicket win at Headingley.
But England gained the Lord’s decider by 9 wickets as West Indies’ batting frailties had been uncovered once more, bowled out for 123 and 177 as Ben Stokes took six wickets within the first innings and James Anderson seven within the second.