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West Indies v England, 5th Test, Trinidad, 5th day

Take nothing for granted

Mar 11, 2009: Take nothing for granted. That was the mantra being chanted by increasingly anxious West Indians during the lunch interval at the Queen's Park Oval on Tuesday

Fazeer Mohammed

West Indies v England, 5th Test, Trinidad, 5th day

Strauss finds pride amid failure

Mar 10, 2009: It would have been one of their most extraordinary Test victories and for much of the final afternoon in Trinidad England looked as though they could pull it off

Andrew McGlashan in Trinidad

West Indies v England, 5th Test, Trinidad, 5th day

West Indies' resolve ends the drought

Mar 10, 2009: What compelling drama, what brilliant theatre. This was a Test of West Indian nerve like no other and it so nearly became too much for them. The prospect of regaining the Wisden Trophy and winning their first series since 2004 enveloped them in a fog of u

Andrew McGlashan in Trinidad

West Indies v England, 5th Test, Trinidad, 5th day

The old go-slow

Mar 10, 2009: Andrew McGlashan presents the plays from the fifth day in Trinidad

Andrew McGlashan in Trinidad

West Indies v England, 5th Test, Trinidad, 5th day

West Indies survive in thrilling finale

Mar 10, 2009: West Indies regained the Wisden Trophy for the first time since 2000 in a thrilling finale to the series in Trinidad. Left with 66 overs in which to bat in their second innings after England's lunchtime declaration, West Indies shipped wickets at regular

The Bulletin by Andrew Miller

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

Panesar and Amjad fined for excessive appealing

Mar 10, 2009: England spinner Monty Panesar has been fined 25% of his match fee for breaching the ICC Code of Conduct during the fifth Test against West Indies in Port of Spain

ESPNcricinfo staff

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

England prepare to throw caution to the wind

Mar 9, 2009: For a short passage of play leading up the close of the fourth day at the Queen's Park Oval the series came to life in a way that hasn't happened since Jerome Taylor's spell at Sabina Park a month ago

Andrew McGlashan in Trinidad

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

West Indies find their Chanderpaul Mark 2

Mar 9, 2009: West Indies have nearly made it and the series is almost in the bag. Before this Test Chris Gayle said his team had one hand on the Wisden Trophy, but now they have one hand and four fingers. Barring a single-session collapse the home side are secure and

Andrew McGlashan in Trinidad

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

Broad tempered

Mar 9, 2009: Andrew McGlashan presents the plays from the fourth day in Trinidad

Andrew McGlashan in Trinidad

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

England wobble after Windies' 544

Mar 9, 2009: Shivnarine Chanderpaul produced an unflinchingly obdurate innings of 147 not out, and Brendan Nash chipped in with his maiden Test century, as West Indies stood firm against a frustrated England bowling attack to manoeuvre themselves ever closer to their

The Bulletin by Andrew Miller

West Indies v England, 5th Test, Trinidad, 3rd day

Gayle prepares to play through pain

Mar 8, 2009: As Chris Gayle limped off the Queen's Park Oval after pulling his hamstring reaching his 10th Test century, there was a sense that West Indies' grip on the series was leaving with him

Andrew McGlashan in Trinidad

West Indies v England, 5th Test, Trinidad, 3rd day

England sense their end-game

Mar 8, 2009: England huffed and puffed and still couldn't blow the West Indies house down. They haven't quite run out of time, but things now have to happen at increasing speed over the next six sessions if the visitors are going to level the series. And speed hasn't

Andrew McGlashan in Trinidad

West Indies v England, 5th Test, Trinidad, 3rd day

Amjad spares Collingwood's blushes

Mar 8, 2009: Andrew McGlashan presents the plays from the third day in Trinidad

Andrew McGlashan in Trinidad

West Indies v England, 5th Test, Trinidad, 3rd day

Chanderpaul and Nash restore Windies faith

Mar 8, 2009: Brendan Nash and Shivnarine Chanderpaul overcame the potentially devastating loss of their captain, Chris Gayle, to a hamstring tear, as they batted clean through the final 51.5 overs of the third day

The Bulletin by Andrew Miller

West Indies v England, 5th Test, Trinidad, 2nd day

Prior finds comeback is child's play

Mar 7, 2009: Matt Prior won't score many easier Test centuries than his career-best 131 not out, during which he added 218 for the fifth wicket with Paul Collingwood

Andrew McGlashan in Trinidad

West Indies v England, 5th Test, Trinidad, 2nd day

Tiffin tonked

Mar 7, 2009: Andrew McGlashan presents the plays from the second day in Trinidad

Andrew McGlashan in Trinidad

West Indies v England, 5th Test, Trinidad, 2nd day

Collingwood and Prior guide England's fortunes

Mar 7, 2009: Paul Collingwood converted his ninth Test century into an imposing 161 and Matt Prior celebrated the birth of his first child with a hundred of his own, as England took advantage of West Indies' outrageously negative tactics

The Bulletin by Andrew Miller

West Indies v England, 5th Test, Trinidad, 1st day

Chanderpaul injury causes Windies concern

Mar 6, 2009: West Indies, who only need to draw the final Test in Trinidad to take the series against England, face an anxious wait to see how Shivnarine Chanderpaul pulls up after straining a groin muscle in the field on the opening day

Andrew McGlashan in Trinidad

West Indies v England, 5th Test, Trinidad, 1st day

Strauss savours the purplest of patches

Mar 6, 2009: It's a wonder there are any questions left to ask Andrew Strauss. His three first-day hundreds have meant he has never been far away from a camera or a notebook during the Tests in the Caribbean

Andrew McGlashan in Trinidad

West Indies v England, 5th Test, Trinidad, 1st day

A slow march

Mar 6, 2009: The dancing girls in the Trini Posse Stand tried their best, but even they struggled to inject much life into the opening day at the Queen's Park Oval

Andrew McGlashan in Trinidad
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