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England vs West Indies: Kraigg Brathwaite denies tourists' victory push on final day

The West Indies drew against England as the second Test in Barbados ended in a draw despite the West Indies Skipper hitting the most balls by a West Indies batter in test history.

No West Indies batter has ever faced more deliveries than the total faced by their captain Kraigg Brathwaite in this Test (Photo: BBC Sport)

England has been pushing for victory after ending their first test against the West Indies in a draw, but they were again denied victory as the second test came to a draw as well.

After tea, England took their fifth wicket to set up a tense final hour.

But West Indies skipper Kraigg Brathwaite, who scored an 11-hour 160 in the first innings, survived 184 balls for 56 not out to deny England again.

"I am feeling quite good. I thought England obviously played well, batted well.” Brathwaite said.

"We put in a very big effort but we want a result in the last Test. We have to see what they produce [pitch in Grenada] but let's hope it has something for the pacers."

The opener batted for 673 balls across both innings, the most by a West Indies batter in Test history.

England reduced West Indies to 39-3. However, the players eventually shook hands with 13 minutes left and the score 135-5.

It means both Tests in this series so far have ended in almost identical draws and the sides head to the final Test in Grenada, which begins on Thursday, with the series still level at 0-0.

Ultimately, another draw means England's poor run continues with their recent record now standing at one win in 16 Tests.

West Indies have only lost one series at home against England in 54 years. (BBC Sport)

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