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Sir Vivian Richards Stadium set for March return

Jan 18, 2010: The Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in Antigua is expected to be fit again for international cricket in March 2010

ESPNcricinfo staff

The fallout of the abandoned Antigua Test

Bureaucracy to blame for Antigua fiasco - Lewis

Feb 22, 2009: The president of the local cricket board pointing a finger at government officials who he claims kept "the people with the institutional knowledge of cricket" out of the operations at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium

ESPNcricinfo staff

West Indies v England, 2nd Test, Antigua

ICC to probe Antigua fiasco

Feb 20, 2009: The ICC will address the fiasco of last week's abandoned Test at the Sir Viv Richards Stadium when its chief executives meet in South Africa next week

ESPNcricinfo staff

Heads must roll for fiasco

Feb 15, 2009: Why weren't lessons learned from the problems at the ground in the World Cup in 2007 and from the Australian Test last year?

Tony Cozier

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

ESPNcricinfo staff

The fallout of the abandoned Antigua Test

No more cricket at sandy stadium - WICB

Feb 14, 2009: Donald Peters, the chief executive of the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB), has said that his board are not prepared to "take the risk" of ever playing at the Sir Viv Richards Stadium again, 24 hours after the second Test between West Indies and Engla

ESPNcricinfo staff

The fallout of the abandoned Antigua Test

'Ashamed' Holding slams lack of responsibility

Feb 14, 2009: Michael Holding has slammed the lack of responsibility in West Indies cricket as the region comes to terms with yesterday's sensational abandonment of the second Test against England at the Sir Viv Richards Stadium in Antigua

ESPNcricinfo staff

West Indies v England, 2nd Test, Antigua, 1st day

All eyes on Recreation Ground after second Test abandonment

Feb 13, 2009: After the sensational abandonment of the second Test between West Indies and England at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium, the two teams will meet again on the island for the third Test on Sunday at the old Antigua Recreation Ground

ESPNcricinfo staff

West Indies v England, 2nd Test, Antigua, 1st day

'The game should never have been allowed to start'

Feb 13, 2009: An column on caribbeancricket.com by someone closely involved with the building of the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium has lifted the lid on the extent of the problems at the ground, as well as suggesting that this was a farce that was waiting to happen

Martin Williamson

West Indies v England, 2nd Test, Antigua, 1st day

Antigua's lost legacy

Feb 13, 2009: Andrew Miller looks at Antigua's lost legacy on a day which saw a Test match at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium abandoned after just 10 balls

Andrew Miller

West Indies v England, 2nd Test, Antigua, 1st day

Pitch concerns were voiced before match

Feb 13, 2009: Before the second Test at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium was suspended after just 10 balls, both West Indies and England had voiced major concerns about the state of the outfield

Andrew McGlashan in Antigua

West Indies v England, 2nd Test, Antigua, 1st day

England keen to play at ARG

Feb 13, 2009: England have expressed a willingness to relocate the second Test to Antigua's old venue, the Recreation Ground in St John's, after the first day of the match at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in North Sound was abandoned

ESPNcricinfo staff

West Indies v England, 2nd Test, Antigua, 1st day

Test abandoned after sandpit farce

Feb 13, 2009: Play has sensationally been abandoned for the day after only ten deliveries of the second Test between England and West Indies at the Sir Vivian Richards stadium in Antigua

The Bulletin by Andrew Miller

West Indies v England, 2nd Test, Antigua

Gayle seeks continuation of momentum

Feb 12, 2009: One side is trying to build on an unexpected surge of momentum and the other is trying to recover from humiliating defeat. The West Indies and England camps contain vastly different emotions at the moment

Andrew McGlashan in Antigua

West Indies v England, 2nd Test, Antigua

Beach of a pitch adds to England's worries

Feb 12, 2009: Andrew McGlashan on the sandy outfield that has England worried ahead of the second Test in Antigua

Andrew McGlashan in Antigua

West Indies v England, 2nd Test, Antigua

Regrouping after the rout

Feb 12, 2009: Andrew Miller previews the second Test between West Indies and England in Antigua

Andrew Miller

Who will rule the rulers?

Feb 26, 2008: Why should cricket's administrators get away scot-free for the travesties of Antigua and Karachi?

Sambit Bal
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