England in command of Oval test

Updated: 25 February 2007 09:08 IST

An aggressive 72 not out from Andrew Flintoff tipped the balance in England's favour on the first day of the fourth Test against the West Indies today.

England in command of Oval test
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London:

A typically aggressive 72 not out from Andrew Flintoff tipped the balance in England's favour on the first day of the fourth Test against the West Indies at the Oval today. At close, England were 313-5 from 90 overs with Geraint Jones partnering Flintoff on 22 not out. England survived a wobble at 64-3 but debutant Ian Bell scored 70 and captain Michael Vaughan scored 66, sharing a 146-run partnership for the fourth wicket to turn England's innings round.

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