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

Sporting conditions create gripping contest

At the end of an attritional series, this was a day's play that felt like opening a window on a stuffy room. There is plenty at stake and not a ball can be missed. Isn't that the way Test cricket should be?

West Indies flying: Jason Holder celebrates a wicket

Matthew Varghese

West Indies v England, 3rd Test, Bridgetown

Lara's finest hour, and Hanif's many hours

Following Alastair Cook's century at the Kensington Oval, the 100th at the ground, we take a look back at some of the significant hundreds here over the years

Brian Lara pulls on his way to an unbeaten 153

West Indies v England, 3rd Test, Bridgetown, 1st day

Trott suffers moment of defeat

This was Jonathan Trott's lowest moment. The moment when the truth could no longer be concealed. The moment when hope vanished for his international future

Shannon Gabriel removed Jonathan Trott in his first over

West Indies v England, 3rd Test, Bridgetown

Stable England find the right mindset

This England side has at its core an engaging innocence, a sense that they are largely unscarred by previous cliques or defeats, that they are enjoying the travel and training, a sense of a side at the beginning, not the end.

Liam Plunkett and Jonathan Trott look on during practice