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213dThe Bulletin by Andrew Miller

Cook century ensures the stalemate

Alastair Cook converted his first Test century for 14 months into a career-best 139 not out, and Kevin Pietersen massaged his average with an unbeaten 72, as England overcame some early uncertainty to push the fourth Test at Bridgetown to the deathliest o

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Statistics

Best performances - Batsmen

RR Sarwan
291(452) 30x4 - 2x6
Control %91%
  • Productive Shot
  • off side drive on front foot
  • 94 runs
  • 15x4 - 0x6
33 14 25 48 72 31 30 38
D Ramdin
166(268) 20x4 - 0x6
Control %90%
  • Productive Shot
  • cut shot on back foot
  • 47 runs
  • 9x4 - 0x6
11 24 19 40 37 7 12 16

Best performances - Bowlers

GP Swann
O50.4
M8
R165
W5
Eco3.25
RHB
OFFLEG
  • FTFULL TOSS
  • YYORKER
  • FFULL LENGTH
  • GGOOD LENGTH
  • SGSHORT OF GOOD LENGTH
  • SSHORT LENGTH
LHB
LEGOFF
JM Anderson
O37
M9
R125
W3
Eco3.37
RHB
OFFLEG
  • FTFULL TOSS
  • YYORKER
  • FFULL LENGTH
  • GGOOD LENGTH
  • SGSHORT OF GOOD LENGTH
  • SSHORT LENGTH
LHB
LEGOFF

END OF OVER:
81 | 5 Runs | ENG: 279/2

  • KP Pietersen72 (116b)
  • AN Cook139 (256b)
  • RR Sarwan3-0-16-0
  • SJ Benn21-1-64-1

Monty's running onto the field, Strauss puts his thumbs up questionably to Gayle on the field who returns in kind. And everyone shakes hands, as the Test has drifted into a draw. It was a useful time for Cook to rediscover some form, gliding 139 while Pietersen also showed greater fluency in his 72. It's been a mostly dull Test but, importantly, West Indies now cannot lose the series (and England, obviously, cannot win it...despite entering the series as apparent favourites). We hope you've enjoyed our commentary in this game, and do keep your eyes on the bulletin as well as the series homepage for all the post-match pieces. From me, Will Luke, along with Andrew Miller, we'll see you Friday for the fifth and final Test.

80.6
0
Sarwan to Pietersen, no run, a bouncer! Pietersen defends. Bit of fun

This could be the last ball of the Test

150 partnership

80.5
4
Sarwan to Pietersen, FOUR runs, cover-driven for four
80.4
0
Sarwan to Pietersen, no run, spins away sharply

Strauss is out on the balcony so it looks like it's all over shortly.

80.3
0
Sarwan to Pietersen, no run, nice legspinner, cautiously defended
80.2
1
Sarwan to Cook, 1 run, flicked to leg

Pietersen is gesturing to the dressing room to end this farce

80.1
0
Sarwan to Cook, no run, cracked out to the off side

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England 3rd innings Partnerships

WktRunsPlayers
1st88AJ StraussAN Cook
2nd41OA ShahAN Cook
3rd150KP PietersenAN Cook