Saqib Mahmood tells England to aim for last-day heroics against West Indies

Saqib Mahmood has urged his England team-mates to make it a memorable last day of the second Test against West Indies and go for the victory.

The tourists ended an attritional day four with a 136-run lead after openers Alex Lees and Zak Crawley reached 40-0 at the close having faced 15 overs.

The Three Lions had earlier dismissed West Indies for 411 and will now look to build a commanding morning lead on the last day before taking wickets in the time remaining in Bridgetown.

West Indies captain Kraigg Brathwaite reached 160 from 489 balls in a stand lasting 11 hours before he was finally bowled by Jack Leach with the hosts on 385-7.

An arduous and laborious day for England's bowlers finally ended when Joshua Da Silva fell for 33 in the evening session.

The first Test in Antigua ended in a draw and if the outcome on Sunday at the Kensington Oval is the same then the series will be locked at 0-0 when West Indies and England meet again in Grenada for the final match, starting on Thursday.

Mahmood told reporters: "It was tough graft. The wicket wasn't offering a great deal. The boys stuck at their disciplines. Every now and again you get a ball that stays down or pops but then for 10 overs you don't see it again.

"We will definitely look at having another crack at them tomorrow and try to make something out of this game."

England 507-9 dec and 40-0 (Crawley 21*, Lees 18*) lead West Indies 411 (Brathwaite 160, Blackwood 102) by 136 runs.

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