Stokes century defies improved Windies – highlights & report

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Second Investec Test, Headingley, day one
England 258 (70.5 overs): Stokes 100, Root 59, Gabriel 4-51, Roach 4-71
West Indies 19-1 (12 overs): Brathwaite 13*
West Indies trail by 239 runs

Ben Stokes defied a much-improved West Indies with a superb century before James Anderson struck late on day one of the second Test at Headingley.

Arriving at 71-4, Stokes counter-attacked in thrilling fashion, reaching his sixth Test hundred off 122 balls.

He was dropped twice, including the ball before making his century by Shannon Gabriel, who removed Stokes for 100 as the hosts were all out for 258.