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Fifth Cornhill Match

England v West Indies 2000

2001: Toss: West Indies

Richard Hobson

Businessman Brierley made life member of Cricket Wellington

Sep 6, 2000: Dynamic Wellington-born businessman Sir Ron Brierley was tonight awarded life membership of Cricket Wellington

Lynn McConnell

5th Test, England v West Indies, Statistical Highlights

Sep 6, 2000: It was the 1509th Test in cricket history

Rajneesh Gupta

England savour their rare win

Sep 4, 2000: England celebrated an end to 31 years of series win against West Indies tonight

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Over to the WI batsmen

Sep 4, 2000: London - Curtly Ambrose and Courtney Walsh spent their last day together on a Test match ground performing a role that has become routine in their long and renowned partnership

England triumphant after 31 years

Sep 4, 2000: An hour after England's cricketers had formed a guard of honour for Curtly Ambrose in his farewell Test Match, the Wisden Trophy had changed hands for the first time in 27 years

Andy Jalil

England equal best Test standing

Sep 4, 2000: England have moved up to sixth place in the Wisden World Championship after today's 3-1 victory over the West Indies

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England close in on recapturing Wisden Trophy

Sep 4, 2000: England's recapture of the Wisden Trophy after 31 years in opponents hands edged closer this afternoon following another superb performance from England's pace bowlers

Kate Laven

Full house at The Oval as England make early breakthroughs

Sep 4, 2000: England made a sensational start to the fifth and final day of the last Cornhill Test removing both West Indies openers in the first six overs of play

Kate Laven

England favourites despite Atherton's caution

Sep 4, 2000: As England embark on their most crucial day's game in almost three decades to win the series against West Indies, they fear another hard slog before the outcome of the series is decided

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Oval gives ovation to Atherton

Sep 3, 2000: Just days after hinting that next summer's Ashes series could be his last International appearance, Atherton scored a century - his first at London to receive a strong ovation from the Oval crowd today

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A War of Attrition; The Devil Takes the Hindmost

Sep 3, 2000: One thing was certainly obvious after the end of the 4th day's play

Colin Croft

West Indies face uphill task for final day

Sep 3, 2000: A day which would otherwise have passed as largely inconsequential, will in fact, long be remembered for two momentous events

Andy Jalil

Atherton on verge of first London Test century

Sep 3, 2000: Michael Atherton was poised to complete the first London century of his Test career at The Foster's Oval as England's lead over West Indies continued to gather pace

Kate Laven

Atherton and Stewart take risk free option

Sep 3, 2000: England put on an exhibition of patience and prudence at The Foster's Oval this morning to extend their lead over the West Indies to 250 in the final Cornhill Test Match

Kate Laven

Lara and Adams lead West Indies fightback

Sep 2, 2000: Brian Lara and Jimmy Adams were fighting back for the West Indies today in a bid to rescue the last Cornhill Test match after England's bowlers caused early devastation at the Oval

Kate Laven

There is more high performance gas in tank, says White

Sep 2, 2000: Craig White bowled a delivery at Oval today which may not be his fastest but shall remain as the most famous in his career

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Again!! West Indies in Shambles

Sep 2, 2000: I think it was Nat "King" Cole, the Blues & Soul singer, who had a major hit song called "Again" some time in the past

Colin Croft

West Indies struggle against excellent bowling led by White

Sep 2, 2000: If there has been a theme to this summer's Test series it has been the success of England's vitalized band of pace bowlers

Andy Jalil

England build lead after superb morning

Sep 2, 2000: In a superb morning's cricket for English supporters, the home side again shattered the West Indian batting, reducing the tourists to 86 for eight by the lunch interval

John Ward
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Tour Results
England v West Indies at The Oval - Aug 31-Sep 4, 2000
England won by 158 runs
Somerset v West Indians at Taunton - Aug 23-26, 2000
Somerset won by 269 runs
England v West Indies at Leeds - Aug 17-18, 2000
England won by an innings and 39 runs
Scotland v West Indians at Uddingston - Aug 13, 2000
West Indians won by 21 runs
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