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Day 4

2804dESPNcricinfo staff

We had the belief - Sammy

"This is what West Indies cricket is about," Darren Sammy, the team's captain, said after a morale-boosting win over Pakistan in the first Test in Providence

Day 3

2805dThe Bulletin by Osman Samiuddin

See-saw day sets up nervy finale

On a surface atoning for modern cricket's batting sins, a compelling Test again went this way and that, before nestling, at the end of the third day at Providence, loosely in the hands of the West Indies

2804dESPNcricinfo staff

One wicket away from win - Rampaul

West Indies pace bowler Ravi Rampaul has said that his team are one wicket away from the "breakthrough" they need to win the first Test against Pakistan

Day 2

2806dThe Bulletin by Siddarth Ravindran

Bishoo puts Windes ahead on bowlers' day

Legspinner Devendra Bishoo added to his burgeoning reputation with a probing debut spell that befuddled Pakistan's batsmen on the second day in Providence and gave West Indies a handy, and unexpected, lead

2805dESPNcricinfo staff

Gibson praises Bishoo's composure

West Indies coach Ottis Gibson has praised the composure shown by legspinner Devendra Bishoo, who picked up four wickets on Test debut

Day 1

2807dThe Bulletin by Osman Samiuddin

West Indies clueless against spin

West Indies did fight as best they could but by the end of a long, attritional day on an uneven surface, at 209 for 9, it wasn't looking like the fight would be enough against a Pakistan side heavily reliant on spin


2802dESPNcricinfo staff

Gibson hails West Indies spirit

Ottis Gibson, the West Indies coach, hailed the team spirit and character his side showed in winning the first Test against Pakistan by 40 runs on Sunday

2803dKamran Abbasi

Batting, a case of chronic neglect

When Pakistan reflect on their defeat in the first Test, they should examine why their batsmen have developed a habit of falling to some of the world's least celebrated bowlers

2802dESPNcricinfo staff

Ex-cricketers criticise Pakistan's batting

Pakistan's batsmen have come in for flak from ex-Pakistan cricketers after posting totals of 160 and 178 in their loss to West Indies in Providence

2807dOsman Samiuddin

Two fallen sides battle

There's no reason, though, to reconcile ourselves to the prospect of a dull series because a duel between flawed sides can be as pleasing to watch as one between high-quality sides

2803dFazeer Mohammed

A win is a win

The success against Pakistan is not necessarily an indication of brighter times ahead for West Indies cricket, but it needs to be savoured

2807dESPNcricinfo staff

'We can win the Test series' - Sammy

West Indies captain Darren Sammy struck a confident note ahead of the first Test against Pakistan and said that his team would look carry the winning momentum from the last two games of the ODI series against the visitors into the first Test

2810dESPNcricinfo staff

Chanderpaul, Edwards in Test squad

Shivnarine Chanderpaul has been confirmed as part of West Indies' squad for the first Test against Pakistan, starting in Guyana on Thursday

Pakistan 4th innings Partnerships

1st2Taufeeq UmarMohammad Hafeez
2nd0Azhar AliMohammad Hafeez
3rd0Mohammad HafeezAsad Shafiq
4th81Misbah-ul-HaqAsad Shafiq
5th52Misbah-ul-HaqUmar Akmal
6th0Mohammad SalmanUmar Akmal
7th25Abdur RehmanUmar Akmal
8th3Umar GulUmar Akmal
9th3Wahab RiazUmar Akmal
10th12Saeed AjmalWahab Riaz