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

15.1

Jones to Sarwan, no run, picthed up, poked away into the gully

15.2

Jones to Sarwan, no run, leans back, lets it pass easily

15.3

Jones to Sarwan, no run, knocked into the gully, very slow cricket this, batsmen very cautious on a bouncy pitch

15.4

Jones to Sarwan, 1 leg bye, ouch, played unorthodoxly, with the elbow, down to the fine leg

15.5

Jones to Lara, no run, defended

15.6

Jones to Lara, no run, wide and through to the keeper, another maiden

West Indies 25/2   SP Jones 1-1-0-0

17.1

Jones to Sarwan, 1 run, short and worked off the hip, just behind square leg

17.2

Jones to Lara, 1 run, more play off the legs, beats the short leg, no second there

17.3

Jones to Sarwan, 1 wide, very wide down the leg side, Read with a magnificent save, and Hair doesn't care much for the bowling

17.3

Jones to Sarwan, FOUR, good length, but a lovely shot, spanks it through the covers, that wakes up the crowd and scorers alike

17.4

Jones to Sarwan, no run

17.5

Jones to Sarwan, no run

17.6

Jones to Sarwan, no run, short and a good bouncer, sarwan goes below sea level to get out of the way of that one

West Indies 33/2   SP Jones 2-1-7-0

19.1

Jones to Lara, FOUR, short of a length, and a commanding shot, pulled very strongly, nearly cleared the rope

19.2

Jones to Lara, no run, pushes it wider of the off, seeing if Lara wants another bite of carrot

19.3

Jones to Lara, no run, defended on the off side

19.4

Jones to Lara, 1 run, pitched up and swings in, grabs the inside edge and across the batsman it goes, behind square leg

19.5

Jones to Sarwan, no run, beats the bat and into the top flap of the pad, big shout for lbw, but too high, going over leg stump

19.6

Jones to Sarwan, no run

West Indies 39/2   SP Jones 3-1-12-0

21.1

Jones to Sarwan, no run, three boundaries in the last four overs now, WI just shifting up a gear, even if it is only second gear

21.2

Jones to Sarwan, no run, loose ball, short and wide, Sarwan goes for it, big swing and miss of a cut shot

21.3

Jones to Sarwan, 1 run, pokes it close and away they go for a quick single, well run

21.4

Jones to Lara, FOUR, another cracking shot, leans slightly on the back foot, and bangs it through the covers once again

21.5

Jones to Lara, no run, bowler responds well, pitched up and forces a hurried defensive shot, falls over in the process

21.6

Jones to Lara, no run, and a worthless bouncer to finish off the over

West Indies 48/2   SP Jones 4-1-17-0

23.1

Jones to Lara, no run, defends it back to the bowler

23.2

Jones to Lara, 1 run, clipped off the legs once more, easy single to the fine leg

23.3

Jones to Sarwan, 1 run, pushes into the covers for another run, allowed indeed by a rare Hussain misfield

23.4

Jones to Lara, no run, jumps back to a shortish one and defends

23.5

Jones to Lara, FOUR, looks for a crashing off drive, edges, and it flies high through the gap in the slips

23.6

Jones to Lara, no run, defended into the point area

West Indies 62/2   SP Jones 5-1-23-0

25.1

Jones to Sarwan, no run, short and through to the keeper it... goes.. yet.. again

25.2

Jones to Sarwan, FOUR, bowler puts his back into that one, but it only helps it fly to the fine leg boundary even quicker

25.3

Jones to Sarwan, no run, outside the off and defended to the point area

25.4

Jones to Sarwan, no run, good bounce, and finely played, back foot defence

25.5

Jones to Sarwan, no run, pitched up, and mistimed drive down to the mid off

25.6

Jones to Sarwan, no run, woah! where did that come from? short ball, but it barely gets a foot off the pitch. incredible stuff, unlike anything we've seen all morning

West Indies 67/2   SP Jones 6-1-27-0

43.1

Jones to Sarwan, no run, Jones back to break up the dynamic blonde duo

43.2

Jones to Sarwan, no run

43.3

Jones to Sarwan, 1 run, clipped off the pads, down to the fine leg

43.4

Jones to Chanderpaul, no run, too short, too wide, too useless a ball

43.5

Jones to Chanderpaul, no run, defends outside the off stump and to the mid wicket

43.6

Jones to Chanderpaul, no run

West Indies 124/3   SP Jones 7-1-28-0

45.1

Jones to Chanderpaul, no run

45.2

Jones to Chanderpaul, no run, and defensive again

45.3

Jones to Chanderpaul, 1 run, worked off the hip, for surprise! a single behind square

45.4

Jones to Sarwan, no run, shuffles back and defends on the back foot, to the mid off

45.5

Jones to Sarwan, no run, wayward down the leg side, missed glance from Sarwan

45.6

Jones to Sarwan, no run, short of a length, Sarwan pulling, misses, big appeal, Hair says no, looks to be off the hip

West Indies 127/3   SP Jones 8-1-29-0

47.1

Jones to Sarwan, no run

47.2

Jones to Sarwan, no run, forward of the square leg

47.3

Jones to Sarwan, no run, the game definitely meandering now. ineffective bowling matched by very cautious batting

47.4

Jones to Sarwan, FOUR, that's more like it! a very rash pull shot thunders to the boundary

47.5

Jones to Sarwan, no run, left alone wide of the off stump

47.6

Jones to Sarwan, no run, upright defence into the covers

West Indies 133/3   SP Jones 9-1-33-0

49.1

Jones to Chanderpaul, no run, back foot defence, ball pops into the air, but lands just short of the covers

49.2

Jones to Chanderpaul, 1 run, finds an easy leg glance is available off leg stump

49.3

Jones to Sarwan, 4 leg byes, minimal shot there, clips the pad and goes very fine, Hair decides to call it a boundary

49.4

Jones to Sarwan, 2 runs, pushes across the line with nice timing, Thorpe makes a handy save at point

49.5

Jones to Sarwan, no run, swinging and missing, looked like someone chopping down a tree with an axe there

49.6

Jones to Sarwan, no run, pushed on the off side, nein runs

West Indies 149/3   SP Jones 10-1-36-0

51.1

Jones to Chanderpaul, no run

51.2

Jones to Chanderpaul, no run

51.3

Jones to Chanderpaul, no run, one of the better bouncers we've seen today, but that's not saying much

51.4

Jones to Chanderpaul, 1 run, worked off the hip behind square leg, think I need a macro for that piece of commentary

51.5

Jones to Sarwan, no run, safe defence short of the covers

51.6

Jones to Sarwan, 1 run, worked off the hip behind square. literally this time as Sarwan clutches at his hip as he runs

West Indies 152/3   SP Jones 11-1-38-0

53.1

Jones to Chanderpaul, no run, leaning into some upright defence, worked away to the point fielder

53.2

Jones to Chanderpaul, 1 run, tries a yorker, dug out to the third man

53.3

Jones to Sarwan, 1 run, squeezes it down to the wide 3rd man, easy single

53.4

Jones to Chanderpaul, 1 run, off the pads, another easy single behind square leg

53.5

Jones to Sarwan, no run, knocked down into the cover point area

53.6

Jones to Sarwan, no run, ducks a pointless bouncer, and it's time for a nice cup of tea

West Indies 155/3   SP Jones 12-1-41-0

68.1

Jones to Best, no run, defends on the legside

68.2

Jones to Best, 1 run, worked away somewhat awkwardly

68.3

Jones to Collins, 1 run, two hundred up, again worked away on the legside.

68.4

Jones to Best, no run, bouncer, ducks, takes his eye off it, and wears it, full on the helmet. Best grinning, rubbing his head, and trading the helmet in for a fresh one

68.5

Jones to Best, no run, undaunted, Best tries to hook the next bouncer, misses

68.6

Jones to Best, no run, flicks at yet another bouncer, misses. Got to admire Best's spirit and guts here: doesn't seem overly fazed by being hit.

West Indies 200/7   SP Jones 13-1-43-0

70.1

Jones to Best, 1 run, short, off some part of his bat and thighpad into the onside

70.2

Jones to Collins, no run, turned in front of square leg, not the line to bring the vultures into play

70.3

Jones to Collins, no run, nor was that - one day wide down legside, Read takes in his usual efficient, unfussy way

70.4

Jones to Collins, no run, short, Collins has a huge whiffle at it, everyone bar Darryl Hair is convinced there was a nick on that. Including me.

70.5

Jones to Collins, 2 runs, inevitable quick yorker follows, Collins works it away to long leg

70.6

Jones to Collins, OUT, 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

PT Collins c Trescothick b Jones 7 (15m 14b 1x4 0x6) SR: 50.00

West Indies 208/8   SP Jones 14-1-46-1

72.1

Jones to Best, no run, in line, classic back foot defensive

72.2

Jones to Best, FOUR, that's a pretty decent shot, deliberately cut over the slips

72.3

Jones to Best, no run, Jones on the page of the manual that says 'bounce him': Best ducks safely under it

72.4

Jones to Best, FOUR, Best on the page of the manual that says 'throw the kitchen sink at it': short, wide, cut over the slips again

72.5

Jones to Best, no run, better line, better length, Best turns it into the onside, looks for a single, Collymore not interested

72.6

Jones to Best, 1 run, same shot, Collymore on the same page as Best this time, scamper a quick single

West Indies 218/8   SP Jones 15-1-55-1

74.1

Jones to Best, 1 run, nice back foot force into the offside

74.2

Jones to Collymore, no run, through to Read

74.3

Jones to Collymore, no run, and again, driving down the wrong line

74.4

Jones to Collymore, no run, not tempted to drive at that, lets it go through to Read

74.5

Jones to Collymore, no run, tries to glance that down legside, Read moves to take

74.6

Jones to Collymore, no run, yorker, well kept out

West Indies 224/8   SP Jones 16-1-56-1
Overs 1-50  | Overs 51-100
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Match drawn
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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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