England coach Trevor Bayliss does not expect new faces in Ashes squad

England coach Trevor Bayliss does not expect new faces in Ashes squad

England coach Trevor Bayliss does not expect new faces in Ashes squad

But under pressure top-order batsmen Mark Stoneman (40 not out) and Tom Westley (44 not out) saw England to their meagre target without further loss.

"I'm very pleased", Yorkshire batsman Root told BBC Radio's Test Match Special after what was England's last match at this level match before they begin their Ashes defence against Australia in Brisbane in November.

And so it proved as the 35-year-old, whose career tally stood at 501 after day two here, ended a phenomenal summer with another five wickets as West Indies, on 93 for three overnight, were dismissed for 177 in their second innings.

"I don't know how he managed to get seven wickets with it".

7-43 - his best figures, against New Zealand at Trent Bridge in June 2008.

It is remarkable that, at the age of 35 and 14 years after his Test debut, Anderson is bowling with as much potency as ever. "My family have been here, my friends have been here, and to share the moment with guys I have played over 100 Tests with as well is extra special", the Lancashire paceman added.

Stokes was named as the man-of-the-match ahead of Anderson after taking six for 22 in West Indies' first innings and then top-scoring with 60 in England's reply.

Shai Hope (62) has suffered no such travails with the blade, backing up his twin tons in Windies' five-wicket win in the second Test at Headingley with a 127-ball fifty in his side's second innings at Lord's.

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Jason Holder has played down the prospect of "big name" West Indies players re-joining the Test team, stating "we have the best of the lot right now". That was accorded to Henry Blofeld, the plummy-voiced Old Etonian who is retiring after 45 years on radio's Test Match Special, during a rapturous lap of honour wearing a bright lime jacket, pink shirt and fuschia pants.

Cook was lbw to leg-spinner Bishoo's first ball of the match but Stoneman and Westley batted comfortably enough.

Batting continued to be a survivalist pursuit - at least until England completed a low-pressure chase - despite more leisurely conditions on a Saturday when the sunshine was only intermittently broken by scudding clouds.

Roston Chase was caught behind by Johnny Bairstow for three pushing forward to the fourth delivery of the morning and Jermaine Blackwood fell in similar fashion for five. He struck his first boundary, reward for patiently navigating the previous 20 overs, with an elegant stroke through the covers off Ben Stokes - who then left the field with a suspected knee complaint - and brought up his half-century with a supremely timed on-drive off Toby Roland-Jones.

Toby Roland Jones added to the two wickets he took on day two by removing Shane Dowrich for 14 and the West Indies reached the lunch break with a lead of 82, with the risky Shai Hope unbeaten on 60.

"It's a tough place to play cricket, it's good to get some runs under my belt", said Hope.

But Holder, West Indies' captain, suggested that, apart from Bravo and perhaps Gayle, he "didn't think there's anybody interested in playing Test cricket that we can call upon". "But I'm extremely proud, and can't fault the guys for their effort". "He is a massive part of our dressing room and I am sure he will be for a long time to come".

"In recent series, we've won games away from home and we've really competed". When we sit down and critique each series, we just try to look for improvement.

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