Player of the Match
Player of the Match
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Gambhir: Don't experiment with Test cricket

Gautam Gambhir and Ajit Agarkar discuss the pros and cons of pink-ball Test cricket

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'Frustrating' to watch Root bat - Cook

Alastair Cook joked that it was hard to stand at the other end after Joe Root cruised to his latest Test century

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'We had to send a slight reminder to take the new ball'

West Indies bowling coach Roddy Estwick reflected on an inconsistent display in the field and the decision to delay the second new ball

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Bizarro cricket from West Indies?

Jarrod Kimber and Melinda Farrell discuss West Indies' poor tactical choices on the opening day of the first Test at Edgbaston

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Root and Cook set solid platform

Melinda Farrell discusses how Joe Root and Alastair Cook negotiated the middle session at Edgbaston without drama

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New pink ball, same old England

Jarrod Kimber looks back on some familiar events at Edgbaston as England's top order stumbles, but Alastair Cook and Joe Root come to the rescue

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Pink ball has piqued interest

ESPNcricinfo's Melinda Farrell and George Dobell preview the first day-night Test in the UK, with questions over both sides' batting

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'Pink-ball cricket is not new to us' - Holder

West Indies captain speaks ahead of the first Test against England at Edgbaston

Quick end


Last time WI were all-out in fewer overs in their first inns of a Test than the 47 overs in this inns, v Eng at Lord's.

After a while


Last time none of WI''s top-5 batsmen scored more than 25 runs in a Test innings, which was v Aus in Kingston. Highest score among WI's top-5 in this inns is 25.

Mammoth scores


Average of Cook's 200+ scores innings, is the third-highest among 24 players with 4 or more 200s. Only Sehwag and Lara have higher runs/innings in 200+ scores.

Cook's fourth


No. of double-centuries for Cook in Tests. For England, only Hammond (7) has hit more 200s. Hutton also hit 4 200s.

Cook's edgbaston


Previous most Test runs by any batsman at Edgbaston, by David Gower. Cook has gone past that mark to set a new record.

Record Stand at Edgbaston


Runs added by Alastair Cook and Joe Root - Highest for the third wicket at Edgbaston and the highest for any wicket in day-night Tests.

Long time coming


Innings since Alastair Cook scored his previous Test century. Cook's century came against India at Rajkot when he scored 130.

Root's run


Number of consecutive Tests in which Joe Root has got at least one fifty-plus score - joint second-longest such streak for a batsman.

Boundaries galore


Boundaries hit in the first session - the joint second-most in the first session on the first day of any Test in the last-ten years.

Roach ends drought


Balls Kemar Roach went wicket-less in Tests before dismissing Stoneman. His previous scalp was Kusal Mendis at the P Sara Oval in 2015.

Stoneman earns a Test debut


Runs scored by Mark Stoneman in FC matches in 2017 - the second-highest by any batsman in England in the season. Stoneman averaged 57.38 and made 3 centuries.