Denesh Ramdin was 107 not out — having been 63 when Best came in — after the first two days of this match were washed out without a ball being bowled.
Best’s score surpassed the previous No 11 Test record of 75 made by India’s Zaheer Khan against Bangladesh in 2004.
At stumps, England were 221 for five, a deficit of 204 runs. Ian Bell was 76 not out.
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