Babar Azam was the next batsman to join Masood. The duo played brilliantly, smashing regular boundaries and kept the scoreboard running. However, rain caused a delay when the match was in the 42nd over.

England went to tea with seven wickets in hand and a lead of 54 runs. Stokes got out after playing a gutsy knock of 46 runs at the hands-off Jason Holder for the second time in the ongoing match.

A minute of silence was also observed before the start of play to pay respect to the victims of the coronavirus pandemic and West Indies legend Everton Weekes, who passed away last week at the age of 95.

A three-match Test series between England and West Indies will mark international cricket's resumption next month. The first Test between both the teams will begin on July 8.

India still lead the ICC World Test Championship, a league comprising six series played by each of the top nine Test sides.

a public address broadcast one hour before Brexit, Johnson acknowledged there may be bumps in the road ahead but promised the departure was an opportunity for stunning success.

Stokes also admitted that the support from both sets of fans, England and South Africa, has been brilliant and his team is determined to win the series.

The 37-year-old Anderson is currently the leading wicket-taker for England in the longest format of the game with 575 wickets to his name.

Stokes has had a remarkable 2019 as he played a match-winning knock of 135 runs in the third Ashes Test to guide England to a one-wicket win over Australia at Headingley.

On July 14 this year, finals of both the tournaments went down to the wire and sports fans had a field day as they were constantly glued to the edge of their seats.