England tour of West Indies, 3rd Test: West Indies v England at Bridgetown, Apr 1-3, 2004
England won by 8 wickets
1,2,3 April 2004 (5-day match)
  West Indies 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal CH Gayle lbw b Hoggard 6 20 18 0 0 33.33
4.6 forward defensive, seaming in, into the pad, big appeal, up goes the finger, out goes Gayle 6/1
View dismissal D Ganga lbw b Harmison 11 49 41 1 0 26.82
11.5 oh dear, no shot offered whatsoever, bat held high, into the back leg, Hair gives it out 20/2
View dismissal BC Lara* c Butcher b Flintoff 36 118 71 6 0 50.70
31.6 good length, good line, Lara pushing at it tenatively, edges, and bang into the hands of the gully 88/3
View dismissal RR Sarwan c Flintoff b Harmison 63 205 146 7 0 43.15
57.4 that'll do nicely - this time it is Sarwan (full marks if you noticed the goof) - good length, loose stroke, regulation slip catch for Flintoff 167/4
View dismissal S Chanderpaul c Thorpe b Flintoff 50 160 99 5 0 50.50
67.5 Thorpe delivers a lesson in how to take slip catches. Loose shot, easy catch. Pay attention, Mark. 198/7
View dismissal RO Hinds c Jones b Harmison 5 17 18 1 0 27.77
61.5 another bouncer, Hinds feeling man enough to hook, and Jones at long leg is there and waiting as it comes high off the bat. 179/5
View dismissal RD Jacobs c sub (PD Collingwood) b Flintoff 6 22 14 1 0 42.85
67.2 gets big on him, tries to fend away, gets a glove, almost punches it toward Collingwood at gully who makes a fine diving take coming forward. 197/6
View dismissal TL Best c Butcher b Flintoff 17 38 21 2 0 80.95
75.1 dug in short, gloves him, Mark Butcher puts his recent slipcatching lessons to good use as this one loops up to him, and sinks into his no doubt somewhat grateful hands. 224/9
View dismissal PT Collins c Trescothick b Jones 7 15 14 1 0 50.00
70.6 not that it's going to matter much: good line and length, Collins hangs the bat out to dry outside off stump, and Trescothick takes the easiest of catches at first slip 208/8
CD Collymore not out 1 21 12 0 0 8.33
View dismissal FH Edwards c †Read b Flintoff 0 2 1 0 0 0.00
75.2 two in two, absolutely regulation caught behind - just pokes at it, takes the outside edge, Read watches it all the way into the gloves. 224/10
Extras (lb 14, w 1, nb 7) 22
  Total (all out; 75.2 overs; 338 mins) 224 (2.97 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
View wicket MJ Hoggard 16 5 34 1 2.12
4.6 to Gayle, forward defensive, seaming in, into the pad, big appeal, up goes the finger, out goes Gayle 6/1
View wickets SJ Harmison 18 6 42 3 2.33
11.5 to Ganga, oh dear, no shot offered whatsoever, bat held high, into the back leg, Hair gives it out 20/2
57.4 to Sarwan, that'll do nicely - this time it is Sarwan (full marks if you noticed the goof) - good length, loose stroke, regulation slip catch for Flintoff 167/4
61.5 to Hinds, another bouncer, Hinds feeling man enough to hook, and Jones at long leg is there and waiting as it comes high off the bat. 179/5
View wickets A Flintoff 16.2 2 58 5 3.55 (3nb)
31.6 to Lara, good length, good line, Lara pushing at it tenatively, edges, and bang into the hands of the gully 88/3
67.2 to Jacobs, gets big on him, tries to fend away, gets a glove, almost punches it toward Collingwood at gully who makes a fine diving take coming forward. 197/6
67.5 to Chanderpaul, Thorpe delivers a lesson in how to take slip catches. Loose shot, easy catch. Pay attention, Mark. 198/7
75.1 to Best, dug in short, gloves him, Mark Butcher puts his recent slipcatching lessons to good use as this one loops up to him, and sinks into his no doubt somewhat grateful hands. 224/9
75.2 to Edwards, two in two, absolutely regulation caught behind - just pokes at it, takes the outside edge, Read watches it all the way into the gloves. 224/10
View wicket SP Jones 16 1 55 1 3.43 (1w)
70.6 to Collins, not that it's going to matter much: good line and length, Collins hangs the bat out to dry outside off stump, and Trescothick takes the easiest of catches at first slip 208/8
  AF Giles 9 1 21 0 2.33
  England 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal ME Trescothick b Edwards 2 18 13 0 0 15.38
4.2 quick, straight, inside edge, crunch. Timber falls, and Trescothick's off on that long lonely walk. 8/1
View dismissal MP Vaughan* c †Jacobs b Edwards 17 98 69 2 0 24.63
21.6 nibbles at this, Jacobs jumps up and gathers 33/3
View dismissal MA Butcher c Gayle b Edwards 5 47 31 0 0 16.12
15.1 nibbles at this and Chris Gayle gobbles this up 24/2
View dismissal N Hussain b Collymore 17 89 60 2 0 28.33
34.5 1st wicket of the series for Collymore, beats Hussain, leg stump topples over 65/4
GP Thorpe not out 119 312 217 13 0 54.83
View dismissal A Flintoff c Collymore b Best 15 36 28 2 0 53.57
43.6 back of a length, gets back and punches to cover, not over it, playing well ahead of the body, easy catch 90/5
View dismissal CMW Read lbw b Edwards 13 38 31 2 0 41.93
53.6 just on the off, cuts back, traps him on the pad, was it on line, was it too high, Hawke eye says no, Koertzen says yes 119/6
View dismissal AF Giles c sub (AN Mayers) b Collins 11 32 24 1 0 45.83
61.2 outside off, angled across, flashes at it, sub takes at 3rd slip 147/7
View dismissal MJ Hoggard lbw b Collins 0 9 13 0 0 0.00
63.5 set him up outside off, gets one to come back, pitches middle, would have taken leg stump 155/8
View dismissal SP Jones c Sarwan b Best 4 64 37 0 0 10.81
77.6 superb superb reflexes from Sarwan at short leg. Right out of the middle of the bat, straight at his face, Sarwan's hands go up and it sticks. 187/9
View dismissal SJ Harmison b Collins 3 60 29 0 0 10.34
89.6 which is more than can be said for that one. Pretty much the same ball, and he gets nowhere near it. 226/10
Extras (lb 5, w 3, nb 12) 20
  Total (all out; 90 overs; 410 mins) 226 (2.51 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
View wickets FH Edwards 20 4 70 4 3.50 (4nb)
4.2 to Trescothick, quick, straight, inside edge, crunch. Timber falls, and Trescothick's off on that long lonely walk. 8/1
15.1 to Butcher, nibbles at this and Chris Gayle gobbles this up 24/2
21.6 to Vaughan, nibbles at this, Jacobs jumps up and gathers 33/3
53.6 to Read, just on the off, cuts back, traps him on the pad, was it on line, was it too high, Hawke eye says no, Koertzen says yes 119/6
View wickets PT Collins 23 6 60 3 2.60 (5nb, 1w)
61.2 to Giles, outside off, angled across, flashes at it, sub takes at 3rd slip 147/7
63.5 to Hoggard, set him up outside off, gets one to come back, pitches middle, would have taken leg stump 155/8
89.6 to Harmison, which is more than can be said for that one. Pretty much the same ball, and he gets nowhere near it. 226/10
View wicket CD Collymore 16 3 26 1 1.62 (3nb, 1w)
34.5 to Hussain, 1st wicket of the series for Collymore, beats Hussain, leg stump topples over 65/4
  RO Hinds 4 1 7 0 1.75
View wickets TL Best 14 4 26 2 1.85 (1w)
43.6 to Flintoff, back of a length, gets back and punches to cover, not over it, playing well ahead of the body, easy catch 90/5
77.6 to Jones, superb superb reflexes from Sarwan at short leg. Right out of the middle of the bat, straight at his face, Sarwan's hands go up and it sticks. 187/9
  CH Gayle 13 3 32 0 2.46
  West Indies 2nd innings R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal CH Gayle b Harmison 15 15 14 3 0 107.14
3.6 the perfect reply. Harmison gives him one to drive after all the short stuff, Gayle is back expecting another short ball, drives over it, and back goes off stump 19/1
View dismissal D Ganga c Thorpe b Hoggard 11 61 43 0 0 25.58
14.2 got'im! good length delivery outside the off stump, Ganga pushes at it and gets a thick edge, simple catch for Thorpe at third slip, Ganga finally falls, Hoggard rewarded for some excellent bowling 34/2
View dismissal BC Lara* c Vaughan b Harmison 33 171 112 2 0 29.46
38.4 hit straight by the West Indies captain to the England one at mid-on 85/9
View dismissal RR Sarwan c Giles b Hoggard 5 31 20 1 0 25.00
20.4 Hoggard gets another one! short of a good length delivery outside the off stump, Sarwan moves forward and drives, ball takes the edge and goes straight to Giles at gully, West Indies in deep trouble now 45/3
View dismissal S Chanderpaul lbw b Hoggard 0 2 1 0 0 0.00
20.5 gone! golden duck! good length delivery, pitched in-line and straightened, Chanderpaul is bit late to react and gets hit on the pad plumb in front of the stumps, Hoggard on fire here!! 45/4
View dismissal RO Hinds c Flintoff b Hoggard 0 2 1 0 0 0.00
20.6 hat-trick! hat-trick! hat-trick! it's all happening here! superb delivery on the middle and off stump line, Hinds pushes at it and gets a thick edge straight to Flintoff at second slip, Hoggard starts his celebration!! 45/5
View dismissal RD Jacobs c Butcher b Flintoff 1 12 6 0 0 16.66
23.5 another nail goes in! another sharp bouncer on the middle and off, this time Jacobs pushes at it, ball hits the gloves and goes straight to Butcher at gully, simple catch, Flintoff gets one to his name, three day test?! 48/6
View dismissal TL Best c Trescothick b Flintoff 12 57 30 1 0 40.00
35.5 edged straight to first slip with the first ball after the stoppage 80/7
View dismissal PT Collins run out (Hussain) 1 12 7 0 0 14.28
37.6 Flintoff to Lara, turned into the on-side and they run a quick single, Hussain underarms the ball at the stumps at the bowlers end, is Collins in? TV replay called for.. 81/7
CD Collymore not out 6 21 13 1 0 46.15
View dismissal FH Edwards c Hussain b Harmison 2 15 9 0 0 22.22
42.1 straighter ball, trying to play it over the top of the legside field, Hussain takes a leaping catch and West Indies are bowled out for under 100, their lowest score against England at Bridgetown 94/10
Extras (lb 5, nb 3) 8
  Total (all out; 42.1 overs; 205 mins) 94 (2.22 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
View wickets MJ Hoggard 14 4 35 4 2.50 (1nb)
14.2 to Ganga, got'im! good length delivery outside the off stump, Ganga pushes at it and gets a thick edge, simple catch for Thorpe at third slip, Ganga finally falls, Hoggard rewarded for some excellent bowling 34/2
20.4 to Sarwan, Hoggard gets another one! short of a good length delivery outside the off stump, Sarwan moves forward and drives, ball takes the edge and goes straight to Giles at gully, West Indies in deep trouble now 45/3
20.5 to Chanderpaul, gone! golden duck! good length delivery, pitched in-line and straightened, Chanderpaul is bit late to react and gets hit on the pad plumb in front of the stumps, Hoggard on fire here!! 45/4
20.6 to Hinds, hat-trick! hat-trick! hat-trick! it's all happening here! superb delivery on the middle and off stump line, Hinds pushes at it and gets a thick edge straight to Flintoff at second slip, Hoggard starts his celebration!! 45/5
View wickets SJ Harmison 15.1 5 34 3 2.24
3.6 to Gayle, the perfect reply. Harmison gives him one to drive after all the short stuff, Gayle is back expecting another short ball, drives over it, and back goes off stump 19/1
38.4 to Lara, hit straight by the West Indies captain to the England one at mid-on 85/9
42.1 to Edwards, straighter ball, trying to play it over the top of the legside field, Hussain takes a leaping catch and West Indies are bowled out for under 100, their lowest score against England at Bridgetown 94/10
View wickets A Flintoff 13 4 20 2 1.53 (2nb)
23.5 to Jacobs, another nail goes in! another sharp bouncer on the middle and off, this time Jacobs pushes at it, ball hits the gloves and goes straight to Butcher at gully, simple catch, Flintoff gets one to his name, three day test?! 48/6
35.5 to Best, edged straight to first slip with the first ball after the stoppage 80/7
  England 2nd innings (target: 93 runs) R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal ME Trescothick c †Jacobs b Collymore 42 95 61 6 1 68.85
19.4 he'll be gutted at that: another nicely shaped ball, Trescothick probably guilty of trying to end it all quickly, does so but not in the way he intended. 91/2
View dismissal MP Vaughan* c †Jacobs b Collymore 32 55 33 5 1 96.96
11.2 ok, I take it back. Corey Collymore still gives the proverbial. Nice shape, seams away, takes the outside edge, Jacobs one step to his right and takes. 57/1
MA Butcher not out 13 44 26 1 0 50.00
N Hussain not out 0 3 2 0 0 0.00
Extras (lb 3, w 1, nb 2) 6
  Total (2 wickets; 20 overs; 99 mins) 93 (4.65 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
  FH Edwards 6 0 32 0 5.33
  TL Best 3 0 18 0 6.00 (1w)
View wickets CD Collymore 7 2 24 2 3.42
11.2 to Vaughan, ok, I take it back. Corey Collymore still gives the proverbial. Nice shape, seams away, takes the outside edge, Jacobs one step to his right and takes. 57/1
19.4 to Trescothick, he'll be gutted at that: another nicely shaped ball, Trescothick probably guilty of trying to end it all quickly, does so but not in the way he intended. 91/2
  PT Collins 4 0 16 0 4.00 (2nb)

Match details


Toss - England, who chose to field
Series - England led the 4-match series 3-0
Player of the match - GP Thorpe (England)
Umpires - DB Hair (Australia) and RE Koertzen (South Africa)
TV umpire - BR Doctrove
Match referee - MJ Procter (South Africa)
Close of play
  • Thu, 1 Apr - day 1 - England 1st innings 20/1 (MP Vaughan 12*, MA Butcher 3*, 12 ov)
  • Fri, 2 Apr - day 2 - West Indies 2nd innings 21/1 (D Ganga 5*, BC Lara 1*, 6.2 ov)
  • Sat, 3 Apr - day 3 - England 2nd innings 93/2 (20 ov) - end of match

Match Notes


Day 3
Day 2
Day 1
    • Lunch: 71-2 (Lara 29, Sarwan 22)
    • Sarwan 50 off 118 balls, 6x4 0x6
    • Tea: 155-3 (Sarwan 60, Chanderpaul 27).
    • Lunch: 73-4 (Thorpe 23, Flintoff 4)
    • GP Thorpe 50 in 147 mins off 102 balls, 5x4
    • Tea: 163-8 (Thorpe 71, Jones 1)
    • GP Thorpe 100 in 265 mins off 181 balls, 11x4
    • West Indies 50 in 23.6 overs
    • MJ Hoggard took a hat-trick in his 11th over, 21st of the match with the wickets of Sarwan, Chanderpaul and Hinds
    • Early lunch: West Indies 58-6 (Lara 17, Best 6)
    • Delay rain: 80-6 (Lara 33, Best 12)
    • Delay rain: 81-7 (Lara 33, Collins 1)
    • Tea: West Indies 94 all out (Collymore 6)
    • Delay rain: 18-0 (Trescothick 8, Vaughan 9)
    • 1st series win for England in the West Indies since 1967-68
    • 1st visiting team to win three Tests in a Caribbean series
 
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