Hosts West Indies will be keen to start afresh in their home season when they face England in the upcoming three-match Test series that starts from 23rd January. Jason Holder will lead the side for the upcoming series. Uncapped John Campbell, Shamarh Brooks and Oshane Thomas have earned their maiden call-ups to the national side for this series.
On the other hand, England will be determined to produce consistency with bat and ball. The side reached a historic achievement by winning a Test series in Sri Lanka. Joe Root would be looking to do well against West Indies in this three-match series. Mark Wood and Joe Denly have been included in the squad for West Indies vs England 2019 Test series.
Here are some of most important statistics with regards to West Indies vs England 2019 Test Series.
6 victories for England out of the last 26 Test matches played against West Indies in the Caribbean Since March 1990.
2004 was the last time England won a test series against West Indies in the Caribbean. The side was led by Michael Vaughan who completed a 3-0 win in the four-match Test series.
2009 was the last time West Indies won a Test series against England. Chris Gayle captained West Indies team to a series victory over England in the five-match Test series.
78.25 is the average for England Captain Joe Root against West Indies in Test cricket. He has scored 626 runs in 6 matches with two centuries to his name.
17 wickets needed by England’s pace bowler Stuart Broad to complete 450 wickets in Test Cricket. Broad currently has taken 433 wickets in 124 matches at an average of 29.04.
28 wickets needed by England pace bowler James Anderson to complete 100 wickets against West Indies in Test cricket. Anderson has picked up 72 wickets in 17 matches at an average of 21.83.
34 runs needed by England all-rounder Ben Stokes to complete 3,000 runs in Test Cricket. He has scored 2,966 runs in 49 matches at an average of 33.70