Late wickets guide West Indies in Control on Day Two

West Indies take three Zimbabwe wickets late on day two to move into a dominating position in the first test in Barbados on Wednesday.

Zimbabwe made 41 for 3 at the close in their second innings, trailing home side by 55 runs, as they fighting with the fiery pace of the hosts three fast bowlers and the off-spinner Shane Shillingford.

The Zimbabwe skipper Brendan Taylor will resume on day three having yet to get off the mark and he will be key to Zimbabwe's chances of posting a fighting total. Nightwatchman Ray Price unbeaten on 7 was the other batsman remain at the crease. Zimbabwe faced a first innings deficit of almost a hundred and took their score to 25 before Tino Mawoyo made 9 

Hamilton Masakadza (1) gloved a Shillingford catch to Sammy at leg slip, before Vusi Sibanda (15) gift a easy catch and bowled chance to the same bowler to leave the visitors with their top three back in the pavilion.

Earlier, West Indies skipper Darren Sammy guide his team to a respectable first innings score as they were all out for 307 after recover from 151 for 6. Darren Sammy smashed 73 runs. He put on 106 runs stand for the seventh wicket with Denesh Ramdin. Resumed Day 2 on 18 for two, Chris Gayle scored 40, Darren Bravo made 11 and Marlon Samuels (51) dismissed before lunch.

Marlon Samuels's brilliant form continued as he passed 50 for the 10th time in his last 15 test innings. Shivnarine Chanderpaul (26) out just after lunch with the score on 151. But Darren Sammy and Ramdin (62) rebuild the situation with a century partnership.

Tino Best (24) contribute some runs down the bottom of the order, but when he was caught at point off Jarvis to close the innings, the Zimbabwe bowler had career best Bowling figures of five for 54.

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