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Fidel Edwards

Snorting and pawing at the ground

Jun 1, 2009: Fresh from his feats in the IPL in South Africa, West Indies' spearhead is raring to take a crack at the rest of the world. "We want to take the trophy back home," he says

Andrew Miller

England v West Indies, 2nd ODI, Bristol

Planning, the Windies way

May 25, 2009: Chris Gayle's stated lack of interest in the traditional form of the game has obviously been adopted as the team mantra

Fazeer Mohammed

West Indies in England 2009

Searching for consolation

May 22, 2009: West Indies now find themselves in another bilateral ODI series, seeking compensation for a thrashing in the two Tests, both lost by embarrassing margins

Tony Cozier

Eoin Morgan

Switching colours, switching hits

May 21, 2009: He's got all the shots and then some, and now he's got a bigger, better platform to showcase them on

Andrew McGlashan

England v West Indies, 2nd Test, Riverside, 5th day

An embarassing defeat

May 19, 2009: The defeat in the second Test, completed quarter-hour after lunch yesterday, was as swift, embarrassing and emphatic and brought about by the same factors as those at Headingley in 2000 and 2007

Tony Cozier

Gayle spake as he saw

May 19, 2009: Why the West Indies captain's pronouncements reflect the actions of cricket's administrators

Gideon Haigh

England v West Indies, 2nd npower Test, Chester-le-Street, 5th day

West Indian listlessness a sign of the times

May 18, 2009: As West Indies slumped to a series defeat, Caribbean ire has been as high as the jubilation a few weeks ago

Vaneisa Baksh

England v West Indies, 2nd Test, Riverside, 4th day

Last chance to overcome adversity

May 18, 2009: It's the first time since England put them back in at the Queen's Park Oval and Sabina in the 1968 series in the Caribbean that West Indies have followed on in successive Tests

Tony Cozier

England v West Indies, 2nd npower Test, Chester-le-Street, 4th day

The value of the hard yards

May 17, 2009: Sometimes runs and wickets can come a little too easily. It has been the occasional passages of play that have pushed England which have had the most value

Andrew McGlashan at Chester-le-Street

England v West Indies, 2nd Test, Riverside, 3rd day

A worrying trend

May 17, 2009: West Indies depend hugely for their wickets on Fidel Edwards

Tony Cozier

England v West Indies, 2nd Test, Riverside, 2nd day

Harker hits out at Test bidding system

May 15, 2009: As the rain fell on a miserable second day at Chester-le-Street it provided an apt backdrop to a game that has reignited the debate about Test cricket's future. Even if the sun had shone, it's unlikely the ground would have been even half full with punter

Andrew McGlashan at Chester-le-Street

England v West Indies, 2nd Test, Riverside, 1st day

A bore revisited

May 15, 2009: The pitch was as bare as any in the preceding matches in the tropical Caribbean and just as heartbreaking for the bowlers

Tony Cozier at Chester-le-Street

How West Indies lose the plot overseas

May 15, 2009: Why the capitulation at Lord's conforms to pattern that has been established over the last few years

S Rajesh

England v West Indies, 2nd Test, Riverside, 1st day

Bopara credits Gooch for Test success

May 14, 2009: Chris Gayle is not enthralled by Test cricket, but for Ravi Bopara it holds a special place - and that's coming from a player who can also be assured of making a fortune in the Twenty20 game

Andrew McGlashan at Chester-le-Street

England v West Indies, 2nd npower Test, Durham

Amber lights at the Riverside

May 13, 2009: Chris Gayle has said that he wasn't looking to remain the West Indies captain for a long period of time and would be "giving it up shortly" because of the pressure the job entailed

Andrew McGlashan at Chester-le-Street

England shake up the system

May 12, 2009: The pursuit of continuity used to be a virtue for the selectors, but the inclusion of Bell and Sidebottom shows that that's not longer quite the case

Andrew Miller

England v West Indies, 1st npower Test, Lord's, 3rd day

England uplifted by rookie success

May 8, 2009: The Man of the Match was an attacking spinner with genuine allround credentials. The stand-out batsman was a rookie who oozed class and confidence as he overcame a dicey first-day scoreline

Andrew Miller at Lord's

England's No. 3 problem, and IPL's 11th-over syndrome

May 8, 2009: One-down has been a source of worry for England for a while now

S Rajesh

England v West Indies, 1st Test, Lord's, 1st day

Sloppy catching lets Windies down...again

May 7, 2009: The opening day of the first Test was transformed from one of promise to one of disappointment, if not despair, by a flurry of missed catches after tea

Tony Cozier

England v West Indies, 1st npower Test, Lord's, 1st day

Shades of Hussain as Bopara arrives

May 6, 2009: The following scenario may sound familiar. England are at a low ebb after a desperate winter campaign, and a new coach decides it's time to take a punt with one of the most problematic positions in the side

Andrew Miller at Lord's
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Sri Lanka v West Indies at The Oval - Jun 19, 2009
Sri Lanka won by 57 runs
England v West Indies at The Oval - Jun 15, 2009
West Indies won by 5 wickets (with 4 balls remaining) (D/L method)
South Africa v West Indies at The Oval - Jun 13, 2009
South Africa won by 20 runs
India v West Indies at Lord's - Jun 12, 2009
West Indies won by 7 wickets (with 8 balls remaining)
Sri Lanka v West Indies at Nottingham - Jun 10, 2009
Sri Lanka won by 15 runs
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