West Indies v Australia 2008

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The fallout of the abandoned Antigua Test

Crucial inspections never took place

Feb 14, 2009: A crucial inspection of the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium prior to West Indies' Test against Australia in June 2008, and again before the abandoned Test on Friday against England, never took place according to an anonymous WICB source

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Australia in West Indies 2008

Dyson optimistic of Gayle's chances

Jun 6, 2008: John Dyson, the West Indies coach, is optimistic of Chris Gayle's chances of playing the third and final Test against Australia at the Kensington Oval

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West Indies' fourth-innings heroes

Jun 6, 2008: How Chanderpaul and Sarwan have starred for West Indies in the last innings of Tests in recent times

S Rajesh

Ponting looks to alter bowling plans

Australia have 'come back to the pack'

Jun 5, 2008: Ricky Ponting has admitted Australia's bowling attack has "come back to the pack a little bit in Test cricket"

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West Indies v Australia, 2nd Test, Antigua

Team-mates fine late MacGill

Jun 5, 2008: The departing Stuart MacGill has been fined an undisclosed amount for arriving at the ground after play had begun on the second day in Antigua

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Left-arm wrist spinner in line for MacGill's place

Ponting talks up Casson debut

Jun 4, 2008: Ricky Ponting has given the strongest hint yet that Beau Casson, the left-arm wrist spinner, will make his Test debut in the final Test against West Indies in Barbados

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West Indies v Australia, 2nd Test, Antigua, 5th day

A curse is broken

Jun 4, 2008: Fit again, Sarwan has played all this season, unhindered by the cracked and dislocated bones that had occurred with such frequency. The runs have flowed and he has even regained the captaincy, even if temporarily

Tony Cozier

West Indies v Australia, 2nd Test, Antigua, 5th day

Ponting proud of team performance in stalemate

Jun 3, 2008: Ricky Ponting will leave Antigua with no regrets despite failing to win a match his team controlled for most of the game

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West Indies v Australia, 2nd Test, Antigua, 5th day

No win, but a special day for Sarwan

Jun 3, 2008: Ramnaresh Sarwan described his first Test century as the West Indies captain as "very special" after the effort helped his team secure a draw that could easily have been a loss

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West Indies v Australia, 2nd Test, Antigua, 5th day

Nothing new has emerged

Jun 3, 2008: Watching the second Test wend its way towards a draw, it occurred to Vaneisa Baksh that the most exciting cricket really comes from evenly matched teams

Vaneisa Baksh

West Indies v Australia, 2nd Test, Antigua, 5th day

Chanderpaul and Sarwan seal draw

Jun 3, 2008: A fighting century from Ramnaresh Sarwan and Shivnarine Chanderpaul's trademark resistance saved the match for West Indies but not the Frank Worrell Trophy, which Ricky Ponting's men secured with a tense draw in Antigua

The Bulletin by Brydon Coverdale

West Indies v Australia, 2nd Test, Antigua, 4th day

A strong case for technology

Jun 3, 2008: In six hours, the case for the use of technology had been appreciably advanced

Tony Cozier

West Indies v Australia, 2nd Test, Antigua, 4th day

'My best spell with the old ball' - Lee

Jun 2, 2008: Brett Lee could not stop him glowing about the destructive spell that earned a five-wicket haul

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West Indies v Australia, 2nd Test, Antigua, 4th day

Tiny Chanderpaul keeps standing tall

Jun 2, 2008: Shivnarine Chanderpaul prefers to do his talking with the bat

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West Indies v Australia, 2nd Test, Antigua, 4th day

'Sir Viv' an expensive embarrassment

Jun 2, 2008: Tony Cozier laments the problems plaguing the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium

Tony Cozier

West Indies v Australia, 2nd Test, Antigua, 4th day

Lee sparks Australian surge

Jun 2, 2008: Brett Lee breathed life into a meandering match with a masterful spell of fast reverse-swing that overshadowed Shivnarine Chanderpaul's second century of the series

The Bulletin by Brydon Coverdale

West Indies v Australia, 2nd Test, Antigua, 3rd day

Chanderpaul fights on rainy day

Jun 1, 2008: Stuart MacGill picked up an important wicket on the day he decided to quit Test cricket but Shivnarine Chanderpaul's solid resistance was decreasing Australia's chances of giving him a farewell victory

The Bulletin by Brydon Coverdale

West Indies v Australia, 2nd Test, Antigua, 2nd day

Error follows error for West Indies

Jun 1, 2008: Tony Cozier looks back on the second day of the second Test between West Indies and Australia in Antigua

Tony Cozier

West Indies v Australia, 2nd Test, Antigua, 2nd day

Emotional man carries magic touch

May 31, 2008: Maturity has been one of the reasons behind Michael Clarke's elevation to Australia's vice-captaincy

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West Indies v Australia, 2nd Test, Antigua, 2nd day

Marshall benefits from Gayle guidance

May 31, 2008: Chris Gayle, the injured West Indies captain, has taken on a mentoring role with the developing Xavier Marshall

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