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Two views of day 1
Two views of day 1

It was a tough day

It's 'You' again
It's 'You' again

The sign of the cross, a gesture of praise and gratitude for all Christians, has taken on a diametrically opposite meaning for West Indian cricketers over the past week

Test 3: Day 2: Pakistan v West Indies: Antigua
Test 3: Day 2: Pakistan v West Indies: Antigua

The West Indies are in a relatively comfortable position, closing the 2nd day on 214-3, only 55 runs behind the Pakistani 1st innings total, and with seven 1st innings wickets still in hand

Gloucestershire v Worcestershire, Day 4
Gloucestershire v Worcestershire, Day 4

Waiting for the rain to end the misery the rival coaches of Gloucestershire and Worcestershire shared one view - every point this season is going to be vital at the final count

Youhana hundred saves Pakistan again
Youhana hundred saves Pakistan again

Pakistan have survived well to be 267 for 8 at the close of Day One of the Third and deciding Test at the Antigua Recreation Ground after being 33 for 3

Somerset v Derbyshire, Day 2
Somerset v Derbyshire, Day 2

Derbyshire openers Steve Stubbings and Mathew Dowman seized the initative for their county against a depleted Somerset attack at Taunton on the second day of the PPP healthcare County Championship first division match

Gloucestershire v Worcestershire, Day 3
Gloucestershire v Worcestershire, Day 3

Worcester were left reaching for the weather forecast - it wasn't good - as they ended the third day 111 ahead of Gloucestershire with four wickets standing

Barbados Test ends in a tame draw
Barbados Test ends in a tame draw

Bridgetown (Barbados), May 23: If not for 'safety first' tactics a decision would have been possible on the final day of the second Test at the Kensington Oval but as it turned out to be, the match ended in a tame draw here on Monday with both

Gloucestershire v Worcestershire, Day 2
Gloucestershire v Worcestershire, Day 2

Ian Harvey is hungry for first class runs following a disappointing debut season with the bat for Gloucestershire

Somerset v Derbyshire, Day 1
Somerset v Derbyshire, Day 1

Somerset wasted a good start by openers Jamie Cox and Marcus Trescothick on a rain-affected opening day to the PPP healthcare County Championship first division match with Derbyshire at Taunton

Late declaration puts spectators to sleep
Late declaration puts spectators to sleep

Aided by a timid, belated Pakistan declaration, the West Indies grimly, but in the end comfortably, held on for a draw in the second Test

Zimbabwe: Lords without a prayer
Zimbabwe: Lords without a prayer

This wasn't a Test match, this was cricketing slaughter

Match in the balance
Match in the balance

True to its established custom, Kensington Oval has contrived another Test match of intriguing possibilities

England v Zimbabwe - First Test, Day 4
England v Zimbabwe - First Test, Day 4

It took England less than two hours to sweep aside the remaining five wickets and send Zimbabwe to a most ignominious defeat

Somerset beat Nottinghamshire by 4 wickets
Somerset beat Nottinghamshire by 4 wickets

The National League First Division campaign may still be in its infancy, but already it looks set to hold contrasting fortunes for newly-promoted Somerset and Northants

Pakistan in West Indies: Boys to men
Pakistan in West Indies: Boys to men

It was the turn of three more young batsmen to enjoy the bounty provided by a placid, run-filled pitch on the third day of the second Test at Kensington Oval yesterday

Rain forces draw at Derby
Rain forces draw at Derby

Rain was the inevitable victor in this PPP county championship match, when it halted play with 21 overs remaining

Yorkshire gain revenge over Gloucestershire
Yorkshire gain revenge over Gloucestershire

Yorkshire gained revenge over Gloucestershire for their three one-day defeats last season as the Phoenix beat the Gladiators by 35 runs under Duckworth Lewis

Zimbabwe: That Aston Villa feeling
Zimbabwe: That Aston Villa feeling

Chelsea-mad Alec Stewart went beyond the call of duty for his country at Lord's yesterday, batting through his beloved Blues' FA Cup final triumph at Wembley

Day 4: Test 2: Pakistan v West Indies
Day 4: Test 2: Pakistan v West Indies

Pakistan have moved on to 298-5, an overall lead of 153; the not-out batsmen being captain Moin Khan on 02, while injured all rounder, Abdur Razzaq, is 01 not out