Cricket

England embarrasses West Indies by innings and 209 runs

BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) England took 19 wickets in a day to send West Indies tumbling to a humbling defeat by an innings and 209 runs in the first test on Saturday, setting the scene for what could be a painful series for the tourists.

England won with time to spare on Day 3 of the day-night test at Edgbaston, taking a 1-0 lead in the three-match contest in the most commanding fashion.

The loss was the sixth heaviest ever for the West Indies in its once-proud test history. West Indies, resuming on 44-1, was all out for 168 in its first innings after lunch and, asked to follow on, all out again for 137 in the third session.

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