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Test bowling winner

Swing me back to the 80s

Feb 19, 2010: Taylor revived memories of the great West Indian pacemen of old, blowing England away single-handed

Andrew McGlashan

Flower accepts the poisoned chalice

Apr 15, 2009: A dogged refusal to buckle has long been a characteristic of the man who has been appointed the the new England coach

Andrew Miller

West Indies v England, 5th ODI, St Lucia

Help needed for the 'Big Three'

Apr 5, 2009: There was one obvious reason for the disappointing climax to an otherwise heartening Digicel Series for the West Indies on Friday. It was that Chris Gayle, Ramnaresh Sarwan and Shivnarine Chanderpaul contributed 36 runs between them

Tony Cozier

West Indies v England, 5th ODI, St Lucia

Strauss delighted with England's effort

Apr 4, 2009: England bounced back admirably after trailing 1-2 in the contest and captain Andrew Strauss said he was "delighted" with how his team "handled the pressure"

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West Indies v England, 5th ODI, St Lucia

Flintoff hat-trick seals the series

Apr 3, 2009: Andrew Flintoff returned the stunning figures of 5 for 19 in five overs, and capped his efforts with the first hat-trick of his international career, as England ended a dismal winter on an improbable high with their first-ever ODI series win in the Caribb

The Bulletin by Andrew Miller

Passing grade for Windies

Apr 3, 2009: Whatever happens, the West Indies have earned a comfortable pass mark for their efforts on the field so far at home in 2009

Fazeer Mohammed

We need to talk about Kevin

Apr 3, 2009: There's something the matter with KP, and it's not really to do with runs

Andrew Miller

West Indies v England, 4th ODI, Bridgetown

After the strike, back to the striking

Apr 2, 2009: Would they play they play or wouldn't they? Until the eve of the fifth and final ODI in St Lucia, no-one could say for sure

The Preview by Andrew Miller

West Indies v England, 5th ODI, St Lucia

West Indies lift strike threat

Apr 2, 2009: West Indies players have opted against industrial action and will play in the fifth one-day international against England

Alex Brown

West Indies v England, 5th ODI, St Lucia

Richards concerned about Windies' focus

Apr 2, 2009: Sir Vivian Richards fears that the unresolved dispute between the West Indies Cricket Board and the Players' Association could work in England's favour as they seek an improbable victory in the ODI series that culminates in St Lucia on Friday

ESPNcricinfo staff

West Indies contract dispute

Power struggle comes to a head

Apr 2, 2009: Reading between the unambiguous lines of their latest statements and media releases, it is obvious that the each side has run out of patience

Tony Cozier

West Indies contract dispute

Warring sides set to meet again

Apr 2, 2009: The ongoing dispute between the West Indies Cricket Board and the Players' Association could be settled on Thursday as the two sides again sit down

ESPNcricinfo staff

Twenty20: an earthly odyssey

Apr 1, 2009: The shortest format has well and truly come into its own and can no longer be sneered at

Rob Steen

Pietersen in the spotlight

Pietersen won't go on long tour without wife

Mar 31, 2009: Kevin Pietersen has said that he will not go on another long England tour without his wife, singer Jessica Taylor

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West Indies v England, 5th ODI, St Lucia

WIPA unhappy with board proposal

Mar 31, 2009: The West Indies Players Association has dismissed a proposed settlement from the West Indies Cricket Board as a 'position paper', meaning that a further round of negotiations will be necessary before the threat of strike action in the fifth and final ODI

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West Indies v England, 5th ODI, St Lucia

Flintoff and Pietersen cleared to play

Mar 31, 2009: Kevin Pietersen and Andrew Flintoff will join the England squad is St Lucia for the series-deciding final ODI against West Indies after being passed fit following scans on their injuries in Barbados

ESPNcricinfo staff

Player-board dispute

West Indies strike concerns ease

Mar 30, 2009: Concerns of a West Indies player strike have eased, with local officials confident the fifth one-day international in St Lucia will proceed on Thursday. Bryan Calixte, president of the St Lucia National Cricket Association, believes there is a "90 %" chan

Alex Brown

To strike or not to strike?

Mar 30, 2009: How are West Indians and fans of West Indies cricket supposed to feel right now? Elated that their team is enjoying considerable success against England, or worried that all of this renewed optimism will inevitably come to nothing

Fazeer Mohammed

West Indies v England, 4th ODI, Bridgetown

Strauss plays down Pietersen comments

Mar 29, 2009: England remain optimistic that both Andrew Flintoff and Kevin Pietersen will recover from their respective injuries in time for Friday's ODI series decider against West Indies

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West Indies v England, 4th ODI, Bridgetown

Spectacular Strauss seals victory

Mar 29, 2009: England's captain, Andrew Strauss, seized on an unexpected opportunity to haul his side level in their ODI series against West Indies, as he defied his unglamorous reputation to crack 79 from just 61 balls in a rain-readjusted run-chase in Barbados

The Bulletin by Andrew Miller
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Tour Results
West Indies v England at Gros Islet - Apr 3, 2009
England won by 26 runs
West Indies v England at Bridgetown - Mar 29, 2009
England won by 9 wickets (with 9 balls remaining) (D/L method)
West Indies v England at Bridgetown - Mar 27, 2009
West Indies won by 8 wickets (with 176 balls remaining) (D/L method)
West Indies v England at Providence - Mar 22, 2009
West Indies won by 21 runs
West Indies v England at Providence - Mar 20, 2009
England won by 1 run (D/L method)
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