Player of the Match
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Match Day

466dThe Report by Andrew Miller at The Oval

Bopara stars as England cruise to victory

Graeme Swann performed his first duty as England captain with aplomb, and chose to bowl first after winning the toss ahead of the first Twenty20 against West Indies at The Oval

466dAndrew Miller at The Oval

Swann and Bopara star in stand-in roles

Graeme Swann's first match as England captain could not, statistically, have gone any better, as England rampaged to their first ten-wicket victory in the Twenty20 format

466dAndrew Miller at The Oval

Swann steps up to leadership role

At 5.45pm on Friday, when Graeme Swann walks out to toss up with his West Indian counterpart, Darren Sammy, the end of one of the more improbable journeys in English cricket will have been reached

466dAndrew Miller

Stanford's absence a loss to West Indies - Roberts

Andy Roberts and Curtly Ambrose, the two greatest fast bowlers to emerge from Antigua, believe that the demise of Allen Stanford's cricket empire in the Caribbean has left an irreplaceable void in their own home country