Alrick Swaby reports.

Captain Jason Holder produced career test best bowling figures of 6 for 42 to put the West Indies in charge on day two of the first cricket test against England at the Rose Bowl in Southampton.

The lanky Bajan picked up six consecutive wickets including 3 for one run in a 14 ball spell as England fell from 106 for 5 at lunch to 204 all out.

Shannon Gabriel who bagged the first three England wickets, also picked up the last to end with 4 for 62.

The West Indies will resume on 57 for 1 on day three of the first test against England at the Rose Bowl in Southampton.

The Barbadian pair of Kraigge Brathwaite 20 and Shai Hope 3 are the not out batsmen.

Jamaica’s John Campbell was the man out leg before to Jimmy Anderson for 28.

Earlier, the hosts were bowled out for 204.

England skipper, Ben Stokes who was dropped two times, top scored with 43 and shared in a 67 run partnership with vice-captain Josh Butler who got 35 while Rory Burns weighed in with 30 and Dom Bess 31 not out.

Stokes was one of Holder’s statistics and he says it was a special feeling dismissing his counterpart Stokes 

Holder has four other five wicket test haul and he’s says this one is rated above the others.

He says a five wicket haul was one of his personal goals coming into the tour.