Anderson and Bresnan spark Windies collapse

By Ed Osmond

CHESTER-LE-STREET, England (Reuters) - England seamers James Anderson and Tim Bresnan reduced West Indies to 167 for eight at lunch on the final day of the second test on Monday.

The touring side still need 92 runs to make England bat again and although the limpet-like Shivnarine Chanderpaul survived to provide his team with a ray of hope, the hosts should complete a crushing victory and clinch the series 2-0.

Anderson claimed three wickets, Bresnan his first two in tests and substitute fielder Scott Borthwick, on for the injured Ravi Bopara, took two smart catches.

West Indies resumed on 115 for three and, after two brief rain delays, Lendl Simmons, on 10, tamely steered a ball from Anderson straight to the 19-year-old Borthwick at cover.

Bresnan dismissed Brendan Nash for one when he clipped a wide delivery to Borthwick at square leg and the seamer struck again in his next over, Denesh Ramdin edging a simple catch to Anderson at third slip for a duck.

Anderson ripped out Jerome Taylor's off stump with a rapid swinging delivery and he produced another fine delivery to bowl Sulieman Benn for a duck.

Chanderpaul was 46 not out at the interval with Fidel Edwards and Lionel Baker still to bat.

England wicketkeeper Matt Prior did not take to the field on Monday in order to rest his damaged finger and Paul Collingwood deputised behind the stumps.

(Editing by Sonia Oxley)

Article Published: 18/05/2009