The Wisden Trophy, 1976 /

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'When I take the fight to you, I make you change your game plan'

Aug 6, 2014: Former West Indies opening batsman Gordon Greenidge on batting at the top, playing India's spin quartet, and that Lord's chase in 1984

Interview by Subash Jayaraman

Collis King on Viv Richards

Not a man to be bowling at

Jan 26, 2010: You thanked the stars that you were playing on the same team

Mark Pennell

England v West Indies, fifth Test, The Oval, 1976

'The pain was incredible'

May 7, 2009: A look back to an England-West Indies classic from 33 years ago

Bob Woolmer

Eyewitness: England v West Indies, The Oval, August 1976

Look who's grovelling now

Jul 14, 2004: When West Indies toured in 1976, England's captain Tony Greig started the series with the greatest motivational speech of his life

Third Test Match

England v West Indies

1977: After holding the world's fastest bowlers at bay in the previous five tests England finally bowed the knee to pace on a cracked, often unpredictable pitch at Old Trafford.

Geoffrey Wheeler

Fifth Test Match

England v West Indies

1977: Toss: West Indies

Norman Preston

Fourth Test Match

England v West Indies

1977: At Leeds, July 22, 23, 24, 26, 27

Geoffrey Wheeler

Second Test Match

England v West Indies

1977: The loss of the whole of Saturday, when the takings were £43,000 with the gates closed at 10.40 a.m

Norman Preston

First Test Match

England v West Indies

1977: A marvellous innings of 232 by the 24-year-old Vivian Richards overshadowed everything else in this match

Norman Preston
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Series Results
England v West Indies at The Oval - Aug 12-17, 1976
West Indies won by 231 runs
England v West Indies at Leeds - Jul 22-27, 1976
West Indies won by 55 runs
England v West Indies at Manchester - Jul 8-13, 1976
West Indies won by 425 runs
England v West Indies at Lord's - Jun 17-22, 1976
Match drawn
England v West Indies at Nottingham - Jun 3-8, 1976
Match drawn
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