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PostSubject: England go one up at Lord's...(Cricket)   Tue May 22, 2012 2:08 am

England overcame an early scare to complete a five-wicket victory over West Indies in the first Test at Lord's.



Requiring a further 181 runs to win on the final day after losing
two wickets on Sunday evening, England saw both Jonathan Trott and Kevin
Pietersen return to the pavilion before lunch.
But Alastair Cook
(79) and Ian Bell (63 not out) settled the nerves with a confident
partnership of 132 to see their side comfortably over the line.
Cook fell with just two runs still required before England moved one up in the three-match series.
Resuming
on 10-2, England lost Trott in the sixth over of the day when he fended
a rising ball from Kemar Roach to Dammy Sammy at second slip for 13.
West
Indies got just what they wanted - an early look at Kevin Pietersen
with the ball still new - but Pietersen responded with a busy approach
and in under four overs he and Cook had gone past 50 from 29-3.
Cook completed a 78-ball 50, in the last over of the morning, with a back-cut off Marlon Samuels for his eighth four.
Bell,
who lunched on 34, quickened the tempo with the victory target in
sight, taking the partnership past 100 in 148 balls before reaching 50
for the second time in the match.
Cook had made 79 from 127 balls
when he cut Sammy low to Kirk Edwards in the gully, leaving Bell to hit
the winning boundary - the fifth of his innings - off Marlon Samuels.

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