England vs West Indies Southampton Test: Cricket fraternity hails 'incredible' Windies win on resumption | On the West Indies victory in the Southampton Test, Richards said – the team's performance is excellent, Michael Vaughan said – this win is incredible

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  • Former England captain Michael Vaughan said – West Indies victory is special because the team returned to the field after Corona
  • Sachin Tendulkar's tweet – Both teams played a brilliant all-round game, Blackwood played a brilliant innings

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Jul 13, 2020, 04:11 PM IST

West Indies beat England by 4 wickets in the first Test match 117 days after Corona. With this victory, the visiting team took a 1-0 lead in the three-match Test series. The current and former players are also praising the West Indies team. Former England captain Michael Vaughan said the win was unbelievable. Especially when the team returned to the cricket ground after the lockdown.

The West Indies, ranked eighth in the Test rankings, have toured England without big players like Darren Bravo, Shimron Hetmyer and all-rounder Chemo Paul. In such a situation, in the absence of big players, the way the Caribbean team showed the game, everyone is praising it.

England fans will not be disappointed with West Indies win: Vaughan

Vaughan said that I don't think England fans would be disappointed either. Because he got to see great cricket for five days.

Richards too happy with his team's win

Former West Indies captain Vivian Richards is also happy with his team's victory. He tweeted and congratulated the team. Richards wrote, The first match after the break was ours. The team performed brilliantly. The team deserved this win.

Sachin Tendulkar and Virat Kohli also congratulated the Caribbean team for this victory. Virat wrote, West Indies played great cricket.

Second Test will be held in Manchester on 16 July

The West Indies met the 200-run target for victory on the fifth day of the Southampton Test on Sunday by losing 6 wickets. Jermaine Blackwood scored 95 runs for the team, while fast bowler Shannon Gabriel took 9 wickets in the match. Now the second match of the series will be played in Manchester from 16 July.

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