Flintoffa€™s 5-wicket haul wrecks West Indies

Updated: 25 February 2007 09:04 IST

England were 20 for one in reply to 224 scored by the West Indies on the opening day of the third cricket Test at Bridgetown on Thursday.

Bridgetown, Barbados:

England were 20 for one in reply to 224 scored by the West Indies on the opening day of the third cricket Test at Bridgetown on Thursday. West Indies batsman floundered as Andrew Flintoff picked up his first five-wicket haul in Tests. While for the West Indies, Ramnaresh Sarwan hit the top score of 63 and Shivnarine Chanderpaul made 50, it was Flintoff who stole the show with five wickets for 58 runs from 16.2 overs. West Indies slumped from 167 for 3 to 224 - losing their last seven wickets for 57 runs in a little under 18 overs. At stumps, England were 20 for one. Marcus Trescothick was bowled for two. Victory at the Kensington Oval will give England their first series triumph in the Caribbean in 36 years.

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