Bowlers put England in control
England's bowlers came to the fore as West Indies faltered on the first afternoon of the second Test.
Andrew Strauss lost the toss in what looked to be glorious batting conditions at Trent Bridge but his reliable seam attack removed the top order before Graeme Swann's spin accounted for star man Shivnarine Chanderpaul.
At tea, the tourists were 154 for six - a modest return on a pitch that offered little of the lavish swing it is renowned for.
Kieran Powell got the scoreboard going with successive fours off Stuart Broad - one an authentic stroke through the covers and the other a thick edge that fell short of slip and raced to the ropes.
England's first wicket arrived in the fourth over, Adrian Barath departing for a 13-ball duck.
It was a good, testing delivery from Broad but an ever better piece of fielding by James Anderson, who showed superb reactions to snare a memorable one-handed catch.
Anderson would have added the wicket of Kirk Edwards in his next over had Tim Bresnan been able to hold on the tough chance in the same position, though had he left it for Swann it might have been a simpler take.
Anderson did not have to wait long for his breakthrough, finding enough seam movement to guide one into the gap between Edwards' bat and pad to bowl him for seven.
Powell began to score with some freedom at the other end, but Darren Bravo lasted 18 balls before he was third man out for three.
Anderson moved round the wicket and struck gold at the first attempt. He found a shade of away swing and drew a big drive from the left-hander, who could only succeed in feeding Swann in the cordon.
That brought Chanderpaul in with the score at 42 for three and Anderson welcomed him with a nasty bouncer that clipped his shoulder.
Chanderpaul, who hit 87no and 91 in a losing cause at Lord's, nicked Anderson just short of Bresnan with only four to his name but England continued to create chances and soon removed Powell for 33.
Having survived a miscued hook off Bresnan, the opener perished in identical fashion to Bravo, though this time Broad was the man coming round the wicket and locating the edge.
Lunch came at 84 for four and England struggled to add a fifth scalp in a low-key start to the afternoon session.
Chanderpaul and Marlon Samuels were both playing watchfully and England's seamers were struggling to extract much assistance from an essentially flat pitch.
Swann, without a Test wicket at his ground in two previous appearances, was also given a chance but there was no real spin to work with.
Just 32 runs came in the hour up to drinks only for Chanderpaul to milk nine from Bresnan's next over to take him to 46.
He did not score again. Swann got one to straighten, beat the bat and appealed loudly for lbw. Asad Rauf turned him down only to be overturned on review.
Samuels (41no) remained unruffled, producing the occasional delightful stroke, but wicketkeeper Denesh Ramdin managed only a single before losing his off stump to Bresnan.
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