England tour of West Indies, 2003/04 / Commentary

The Wisden Trophy - 3rd Test

West Indies v England

England won by 8 wickets

Overs 1-50  | Overs 51-100

0.5

Hoggard to Ganga, no run, left alone outside the off stump

0.6

Hoggard to Ganga, no run, and an encore of the previous ball

West Indies 5/0   D Ganga 0* (2b)

1.3

Harmison to Ganga, no run, four slips, a gully, short leg, extra cover for Ganga

1.4

Harmison to Ganga, no run, defended down on the off side

1.5

Harmison to Ganga, no run, firm walking defence onto the on side this time

1.6

Harmison to Ganga, no run, there's a rarity, an over from Harmison without a wicket, well done West Indies

West Indies 6/0   D Ganga 0* (6b)

3.1

Harmison to Ganga, no run, good bounce off a good length, left alone with the bat raised

3.2

Harmison to Ganga, no run, pitched up this time, seams away

3.3

Harmison to Ganga, no run, again for the keeper, Ganga again not forced to play

3.4

Harmison to Ganga, no run, closer to the off stump this time, defensive shot, ball goes behind him, near the stumps

3.5

Harmison to Ganga, no run, pitched up, seams away, poor footwork from Ganga leaves him looking foolish

3.6

Harmison to Ganga, no run, shorter, again seaming away, past the back foot defensive edge

West Indies 6/0   D Ganga 0* (12b)

5.1

Harmison to Ganga, no run, defending onto the on side

5.2

Harmison to Ganga, no run, quick and outside the off stump

5.3

Harmison to Ganga, no run, bat raised once again, lots of wasted balls here from Harmison

5.4

Harmison to Ganga, no run, very wide down the leg side this time, Ganga shies away awkwardly

5.5

Harmison to Ganga, no run

5.6

Harmison to Ganga, no run, overpitched and very wide, end of a very wayward over. this harmison guy is useless, what's he ever done...

West Indies 6/1   D Ganga 0* (18b)

7.1

Harmison to Ganga, no run, either a thick edge, or defended into the slips, good save prevents a run

7.2

Harmison to Ganga, no run, pitched up and defended away into the gully

7.3

Harmison to Ganga, no run, poked away into the gully, Ganga half an hour without a run, possibly playing for the draw

7.4

Harmison to Ganga, no run, bat held high, ball through to the keeper

7.5

Harmison to Ganga, no run, pitched up outside the off stump, ball knocked towards the covers

7.6

Harmison to Ganga, no run, inside edge into the pads, big appeal, but big boofy Darrel Hair says not out

West Indies 8/1   D Ganga 0* (24b)

8.2

Hoggard to Ganga, no run, defends into the off side

8.3

Hoggard to Ganga, 3 runs, driven down the off side, and Ganga is finally off the mark

West Indies 12/1   D Ganga 3* (26b)

9.1

Harmison to Ganga, no run, opens the face slightly, straight to Butcher at 4th slip, on the first bounce

9.2

Harmison to Ganga, no run, good firm defence outside the off stump

9.3

Harmison to Ganga, no run, more good defence, back to the bowler

9.4

Harmison to Ganga, 1 run, offthe glove andonto the thigh pad, trickles away for a run

West Indies 13/1   D Ganga 4* (30b)

10.1

Hoggard to Ganga, no run, pitched up and driven into the covers

10.2

Hoggard to Ganga, no run, short of a lngth, passes wide of the batsman on the off side

10.3

Hoggard to Ganga, no run, onto the back foot, defended into the pitch

10.4

Hoggard to Ganga, no run, nice outswinger, Ganga draws the bat inside when he realises how far it's going

10.5

Hoggard to Ganga, FOUR, drifting down leg, and a clever little shot lifts it over the square leg, first boundary of the day, and it's been a long time coming

10.6

Hoggard to Ganga, 1 run, Ganga's boundary goes to his head and he launches into a big off drive, edged and DROPPED, Thorpe is the man diving to his left at 3rd slip

West Indies 18/1   D Ganga 9* (36b 1x4)

11.1

Harmison to Ganga, no run, wide wide wide down the leg side, great keeping by Read saves the byes, poor umpiring denies the wide

11.2

Harmison to Ganga, no run, defended

11.3

Harmison to Ganga, 2 runs, defensive push gets a lot of milage through the cover point, they run a double

11.4

Harmison to Ganga, no run, short ball, ducked with commitment

11.5

Harmison to Ganga, OUT, oh dear, no shot offered whatsoever, bat held high, into the back leg, Hair gives it out

D Ganga lbw b Harmison 11 (49m 41b 1x4 0x6) SR: 26.82

West Indies 20/2   D Ganga 11 (41b 1x4)
Overs 1-50  | Overs 51-100
Series Results
West Indies v England at St John's - Apr 10-14, 2004
Match drawn
West Indies v England at Bridgetown - Apr 1-3, 2004
England won by 8 wickets
West Indies v England at Port of Spain - Mar 19-23, 2004
England won by 7 wickets
West Indies v England at Kingston - Mar 11-14, 2004
England won by 10 wickets
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Photos

Apr 3, 2004

Andrew Flintoff's catch of Ryan Hinds gave Matthew Hoggard his hat-trick wicket, West Indies v England, 3rd Test, Barbados, 3rd day, April 3, 2004

Andrew Flintoff's catch of Ryan Hinds gave Matthew Hoggard his hat-trick wicket

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Apr 3, 2004

Mobbed - Hoggard drowns in a sea of adulation

Mobbed - Hoggard drowns in a sea of adulation

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