England tour of West Indies 1993/94

1994

The world record that nearly wasn't

Twenty years ago this week, Brian Lara became Test cricket's highest scorer, but he almost didn't make it

1994

'The prat without a hat'

When Chris Lewis went down with what journalist Simon Barnes described as "the most idiotic cricket injury of all time"

Fifth Test

WEST INDIES v ENGLAND 1993-94

Toss: West Indies

Statistics

England in West Indies ODI Series, 1993/94

The Wisden Trophy, 1993/94 (England in West Indies Tests)

England tour of West Indies, Feb-Apr 1994

Test matches

One-Day Internationals

Brian Lara gets on his knees to kiss the pitch
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Brian Lara cuts on his way to a world-record score
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Curtly Ambrose's team-mates rush to congratulate him
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Chris Lewis in the West Indies where one UK newspaper labelled him the "prat without a hat"
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Chris Lewis in Antigua
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Tour Results
West Indies v England at St John's - Apr 16-21, 1994
Match drawn
West Indies v England at Bridgetown - Apr 8-13, 1994
England won by 208 runs
West Indies v England at Port of Spain - Mar 25-30, 1994
West Indies won by 147 runs
West Indies v England at Georgetown - Mar 17-22, 1994
West Indies won by an innings and 44 runs
West Indies v England at Port of Spain - Mar 6, 1994
England won by 5 wickets (with 20 balls remaining) (revised target)
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