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West Indies v England, 4th Test, Barbados, 5th day

Runs and hundreds galore

Mar 2, 2009: Stats highlights from the fourth Test between West Indies and England, which ended in a dull draw in Barbados

S Rajesh

West Indies v England, 4th Test, Barbados, 5th day

Dead pitch demeans Test cricket

Mar 2, 2009: Both captains agreed that the Kensington Oval pitch didn't do Test cricket many favours as the fourth Test ended in a predictable draw

Andrew McGlashan in Barbados

West Indies v England, 4th Test, Barbados, 5th day

Featherbed downgrades Strauss's ambitions

Mar 2, 2009: England have had to radically downgrade their ambitions on this tour. The best they can now hope for from a series where in which they were expected to prevail is a draw. That would be enough to retain the Wisden Trophy, but it is hardly the emphatic stat

Andrew McGlashan in Barbados

West Indies v England, 4th Test, Barbados, 5th day

Not just an assistant coach

Mar 2, 2009: Andrew McGlashan presents the plays of the fifth day in Barbados

Andrew McGlashan in Barbados

West Indies v England, 4th Test, Barbados, 5th day

Cook century ensures the stalemate

Mar 2, 2009: 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

The Bulletin by Andrew Miller

West Indies v England, 4th Test, Barbados, 4th day

Sarwan's finest hour

Mar 2, 2009: Don't let anger at the official from Down Under distract from appreciating the batting of the man from Wakenaam Island

Fazeer Mohammed

West Indies v England, 4th Test, Barbados, 4th day

Ramdin pays thanks to the names who made him

Mar 1, 2009: This has been a game for celebrating centuries in an unusual manner but Denesh Ramdin did something even more individual, pulling out a handwritten note on reaching his maiden hundred

Andrew McGlashan in Barbados

West Indies v England, 4th Test, Barbados, 4th day

Recipe for stalemate

Mar 1, 2009: It's a recipe for stalemate. Take two struggling bowling attacks, add in a sprinkle of in-form batsmen and finish off with a deadly flat pitch. Bake for a few days, but don't expect the excitement level to rise too much. It leaves a bland taste in the mou

Andrew McGlashan in Barbados

West Indies v England, 4th Test, Barbados, 4th day

Oh for pity's sake, Sid

Mar 1, 2009: Andrew McGlashan presents the plays of the fourth day in Barbados

Andrew McGlashan in Barbados

West Indies v England, 4th Test, Barbados, 4th day

Sarwan 291 powers dominant Windies

Mar 1, 2009: Ramnaresh Sarwan made a magnificent career-best 291, and Denesh Ramdin converted his maiden Test century into a fill-your-boots 166

The Bulletin by Andrew Miller

West Indies v England, 4th Test, Barbados, 3rd day

Sarwan revels in form of his life

Feb 28, 2009: Sarwan's third century of the series felt as inevitable as the sun rising in the morning. This is the type of surge that his talent has always suggested could happen since he made his debut, aged 19, against Pakistan

Andrew McGlashan in Barbados

West Indies v England, 4th Test, Barbados, 3rd day

Teething troubles undermine referrals

Feb 28, 2009: The West Indies coach, John Dyson, is normally a fairly mild-mannered person, but watching two of his key middle-order batsmen get dispatched by the referral system nearly tipped him over the edge

Andrew McGlashan in Barbados

West Indies v England, 4th Test, Barbados, 3rd day

When is not-out out? When it's referred

Feb 28, 2009: Andrew McGlashan presents the plays of the third day in Barbados

Andrew McGlashan in Barbados

West Indies v England, 4th Test, Barbados, 3rd day

Sarwan endures amid umpiring chaos

Feb 28, 2009: Ramnaresh Sarwan once again stood between England and their hopes of squaring the series in the fourth Test in Barbados

The Bulletin by Andrew Miller

West Indies v England, 4th Test, Barbados, 2nd day

Luckless Edwards remains philosophical

Feb 27, 2009: Fidel Edwards might not be buying Jerome Taylor a drink any time soon. They are new-ball buddies, who have made England hop around at times in this series, but in this match Taylor has not done much to help his friend out. On the opening day he dropped a

Andrew McGlashan in Barbados

West Indies v England, 4th Test, Barbados, 2nd day

Bopara's abundant class

Feb 27, 2009: A week ago Ravi Bopara was in the sleepy city of Christchurch, but the world is a small place these days. Now he is England's Test No. 6 and is going to take some shifting

Andrew McGlashan in Barbados

West Indies v England, 4th Test, Barbados, 2nd day

Taylor's untimely tumbles

Feb 27, 2009: Andrew McGlashan presents the plays of the second day in Barbados

Andrew McGlashan in Barbados

West Indies v England, 4th Test, Barbados, 2nd day

England make 600 after Bopara hundred

Feb 27, 2009: If England's cricketers thought they had batted with intent on the first day at Bridgetown, their efforts were nothing compared to the free-flowing onslaught they produced on the second

The Bulletin by Andrew Miller

England in the West Indies 2008-09

Injured Flintoff to head home

Feb 27, 2009: Andrew Flintoff will return home from the tour of West Indies later on Friday to continue his rehabilitation from the hip injury that forced him to miss the fourth Test in Barbados

Andrew McGlashan in Barbados

West Indies v England, 4th Test, Barbados, 1st day

Windies rue squandered chances

Feb 26, 2009: Chris Gayle doesn't let many emotions show on the cricket field, but he must have been churning inside when Andrew Strauss's regulation outside-edge fell from his grasp

Andrew McGlashan in Barbados
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England won by 26 runs
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