Player of the Match
Player of the Match

Close of Play

  • Sat, 16 Apr - day 1 - West Indies 1st innings 274/3 (BC Lara 164*, KLT Arthurton 25*, )
  • Sun, 17 Apr - day 2 - West Indies 1st innings 502/4 (BC Lara 320*, S Chanderpaul 41*, )
  • Mon, 18 Apr - day 3 - England 1st innings 185/2 (MA Atherton 63*, RA Smith 68*, )
  • Tue, 19 Apr - rest day
  • Wed, 20 Apr - day 4 - England 1st innings 442/6 (RC Russell 18*, CC Lewis 12*, )
  • Thu, 21 Apr - day 5 - West Indies 2nd innings 43/0 (24 ov) - end of match

Match Notes

  • The world record that nearly wasn't

    Twenty years ago this week, Brian Lara became Test cricket's highest scorer, but he almost didn't make it

  • Lara's theme

    In this prescient article from </i>Wisden Cricket Monthly<I> in January 1994, Stephen Thorpe profiled the young West Indian batting star, Brian Lara