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Powell powers tourists on
Kieran Powell registered the first hundred of the tour, and only the second of his first-class career, to lead the West Indies fightback against England Lions in Northampton.
Powell (108) shared back-to-back century stands with Darren Bravo (57) and then Shivnarine Chanderpaul (77) as the West Indies defied expectations that they might end this match with a whimper.
Instead, on day three of four, they lost just five wickets to close on 377 for eight - with a lead of 183, after conceding a mammoth first-innings deficit of 194 on Friday.
Opener Powell showed great determination as well as a workable range of strokes in a 217-ball hundred which contained 13 fours, and a straight six off Joe Root's off-spin.
He reached three figures with an ungainly boundary swept off Samit Patel, one of the uglier shots in his innings but one which was nonetheless followed by due and enthusiastic celebration.
It was also a prime example of how Powell and Chanderpaul milked the spin at both ends from Root and Patel while Lions captain James Taylor awaited the second new ball.
In those circumstances, it was a telling moment when Patel got his revenge - bowling Powell middle-stump as the left-hander miscalculated a flatter delivery which turned.
Jack Brooks picked up another wicket following the two he claimed on Friday, while Matt Coles and Stuart Meaker ended the day with two each in the wickets column.