Australia v West Indies, second Twenty20, Sydney

Where the party's at

The SCG had the feel of an after-semester do. No one much minded that one side didn't really show up

West Indies in Australia 2009-10

A blessing that it's all over

It was plain from the start of the ODI series that, for some reason, West Indies' spirit of the Tests had evaporated in the interim. It reflected a general problem of attitude - the one common factor in their desperate decline of the past 15 years or so

John Boxsell

Prime Minister's XI v West Indies, Canberra

Bazookas at the Manuka

Who needs political shenanigans when you've got the Chris Gayle show? Capital, old boy

West Indies in Australia 2009-10

West Indies encourage optimism

Doubters certainly remain, but West Indies' spirited transformation has encouraged optimism everywhere for the resurgence of their cricket

West Indies in Australia 2009-10

West Indies' positive energy

The difference between the West Indies' performance in Brisbane and those in Adelaide and Perth was surely not by coincidence

Australia v West Indies, 3rd Test, Perth

Unfair treatment for Benn

Chris Broad needs to explain why he chose to hand Benn a more stringent penalty under the code of conduct, than Australians Haddin and Johnson

Australia v West Indies, 3rd Test, Perth, 4th day

The Chanderpaul understudies

West Indies haven't had Shivnarine Chanderpaul as their middle-order rock at the WACA, but they've had two very good imitations in Narsingh Deonarine and Brendan Nash

Australia's conversion problem

Australia's inability to get a hundred in their series against West Indies is surprising because of their conversion record through the decade