July 22-26, 2004

England v West Indies, 1st Test, Lord's


Day 1
Bulletin - Key and Strauss in perfect harmony
Verdict - Key turns the corner

Day 2
Bulletin - England stay in command despite collapse
Verdict - West Indies rue their luck

Day 3
Bulletin - Chanderpaul century lifts West Indies
Verdict - Bravo! Let's hear it for the new boy
Roving Reporter - The nursery on the Nursery

Day 4
Bulletin - England take control
Verdict - Gayle v Harmison, the duel of the day

Day 5
Bulletin - Giles takes five as England cruise to victory
Verdict - Giles goes to the ball
The Big Picture - Best heaves and misses
The Paper Round - 'It's smiley Giley'