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Love and longing at the Rec

Jul 27, 2016: As the Carnival brings life to the Antigua Recreation Ground, nostalgia for its cricketing legacy envelopes you

Karthik Krishnaswamy

Lara's peaks

Apr 20, 2014: Brian Lara's 375 had a sense of inevitability to it, while the 400 came amid a backdrop of strikes and the threat of a whitewash

Tony Cozier

Which is the best ground to watch cricket in?

Dec 17, 2012: There are pretty grounds, historic grounds, grounds that ooze atmosphere, and those that make you feel like you're in the Colosseum. Five writers choose their favourites

West Indies v England, 3rd Test, Antigua

ARG: A home away from home

Feb 18, 2009: The Antigua Recreation Ground is what an established Test cricket venue really is: a home away from home

Fazeer Mohammed

West Indies v England, 3rd Test, Antigua

Heart and soul revisited

Feb 14, 2009: England like to warm up before play with a game of football, but on Sunday they will go one stage further as they start a Test match on a football pitch

Andrew McGlashan in Antigua

The fallout of the abandoned Antigua Test

No more cricket at sandy stadium - WICB

Feb 14, 2009: Donald Peters, the chief executive of the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB), has said that his board are not prepared to "take the risk" of ever playing at the Sir Viv Richards Stadium again, 24 hours after the second Test between West Indies and Engla

ESPNcricinfo staff

West Indies v England, 3rd Test, Antigua

ICC give all-clear for Antigua Test

Feb 14, 2009: The Antigua Recreation Ground resembled a building site this morning as construction staff, painters, groundstaff and even firemen all helped to try and transform the venerable but near-derelict ground into a Test arena for tomorrow's hastily arranged thi

Andrew McGlashan in Antigua

West Indies v England, 2nd Test, Antigua, 1st day

All eyes on Recreation Ground after second Test abandonment

Feb 13, 2009: After the sensational abandonment of the second Test between West Indies and England at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium, the two teams will meet again on the island for the third Test on Sunday at the old Antigua Recreation Ground

ESPNcricinfo staff

World Cup venues unharmed

Earthquake shakes Antigua and Trinidad

Feb 27, 2007: Antigua and Trinidad, two countries that will be hosting World Cup matches next month, were jolted on Tuesday by an early-morning earthquake

AFP

West Indies v India, 1st Test, Antigua, 5th day

'Today, the bowlers showed a lot of heart' - Dravid

Jun 7, 2006: Rahul Dravid has hailed the efforts of his inexperienced fast-bowling attack, enabling India to get within a hairs-breadth of pulling off a historic win.

Siddhartha Vaidyanathan in Antigua

West Indies v India, 1st Test, Antigua, 5th day

A most befitting finale

Jun 7, 2006: On November 8, 2003, Fidel Edwards negotiated 33 balls at the Harare Sports Club, to help West Indies avoid the ignominy of going down to Zimbabwe. Today he battled for 36 balls, with Daren Ganga as a runner, and thwarted India

Siddhartha Vaidyanathan in Antigua

Cricinfo audio: 5th day analysis

Missing Harbhajan, but finding confidence

Jun 6, 2006: Amit Varma and S Rajesh discuss the last day of the Antigua Test

India v West Indies, 1st Test, Antigua, 5th day

West Indies hold on to force a draw

Jun 6, 2006: Fidel Edwards and Corey Collymore survived the last 19 balls of the Test under mounting tension as West Indies managed to save the Antigua Test after they had lost nine wickets

The Bulletin by S Rajesh

West Indies v India, 1st Test, Antigua, 4th day

'We still feel that 390 is manageable' - King

Jun 6, 2006: Wasim Jaffer felt that only a draw or an Indian win were possible tomorrow while Bennett King thought that 390 "was manageable".

Siddhartha Vaidyanathan in Antigua

Cricinfo audio: 4th day analysis

The big-innings man, and indecisive umpires

Jun 5, 2006: Amit Varma and S Rajesh discuss the fourth day of the Antigua Test

India v West Indies, 1st Test, Antigua, 4th day

Dhoni blitz leaves Windies with a target of 392

Jun 5, 2006: India declared at 521 for 6 and West Indies, chasing 392, ended the day on 13 for 0, needing another 379 runs on the final day

The Bulletin by S Rajesh

Cricinfo audio: 3rd day analysis

Jaffer's rebirth, and a wide-open match

Jun 4, 2006: Amit Varma and S Rajesh discuss the third day of the Antigua Test

India v West Indies, 1st Test, Antigua, 3rd day

Jaffer leads solid Indian response

Jun 4, 2006: After being outplayed thoroughly over the first two days, the Indians fought back magnificently on the third to recover all the lost ground

The Bulletin by S Rajesh

Cricinfo audio: 2nd day analysis

The difference was in attitude

Jun 3, 2006: Amit Varma and S Rajesh discuss the second day of the Antigua Test

India v West Indies, 1st Test, Antigua, 2nd day

Bravo and Gayle propel Windies into the lead

Jun 3, 2006: After India had stodged and struggled on the first day, West Indies' batsmen showed that run-scoring wasn't so difficult on this Antigua pitch after all, rattling up 318 for 6 by close of play on the second day

The Bulletin by S Rajesh
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