Day 1: Weather frustrates England on cricket's return July 8, 2020

from Test Match Special· ·

Jonathan Agnew reflects on a frustrating opening day of the first Test between England and the West Indies. Rain and bad light meant only 17.4 overs could be bowled, with England making 35-1 in the little play that was possible. We hear reaction from West Indies bowler Shannon Gabriel and England assistant coach Graham Thorpe. And the ECB's director of events Steve Elworthy explains how the bio-bubble was created to allow cricket to return. And after players and umpires took a knee in support of the Black Lives Matter movement, TMS summariser Carlos Brathwaite explains how powerful a gesture it …



Jonathan Agnew reflects on a frustrating opening day of the first Test between England and the West Indies. Rain and bad light meant only 17.4 overs could be bowled, with England making 35-1 in the little play that was possible. We hear reaction from West Indies bowler Shannon Gabriel and England assistant coach Graham Thorpe. And the ECB's director of events Steve Elworthy explains how the bio-bubble was created to allow cricket to return. And after players and umpires took a knee in support of the Black Lives Matter movement, TMS summariser Carlos Brathwaite explains how powerful a gesture it was.