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Day 5

718dNagraj Gollapudi at Edgbaston

West Indies can feed off Best

Tino Best's infectious spirit can be put to good use by West Indies as they search for consistency after a series where they showed some promising signs

718dNagraj Gollapudi

Denesh Ramdin fined for gesture

Denesh Ramdin, the West Indies batsman, has been fined 20% of his match fee for making a gesture directed at Viv Richards after reaching his century at Edgbaston

718dGeorge Dobell at Edgbaston

Not perfect, but an efficient job from England

Tougher challenges await for England and there are a couple of areas to sort out, but the series victory against West Indies highlighted their solidity as a Test side

Day 4

718dThe Report by David Hopps

Best's great day brings West Indies cheer

Tino Best, whose career as a Test batsman was previously best known for Andrew Flintoff's "mind the windows" jibe at Lord's eight years ago, struck back with the innings of his life

722dGeorge Dobell at Edgbaston

Pietersen blames schedule for one-day exit

Kevin Pietersen has blamed his decision to retire from limited-overs international cricket on England's unrelenting schedule but reiterated his desire to play in the World T20 in September.

718dGeorge Dobell at Edgbaston

Cricket continues to score own goals

Despite improvements in the game's administration, cricket has not addressed the problem of not showing enough respect to spectators

718dNagraj Gollapudi at Edgbaston

Ramdin regrets attack on Richards

Denesh Ramdin, the West Indies wicketkeeper-batsman, marked his second Test century by brandishing a piece of paper criticising the former West Indies captain Viv Richards.

718dMark Nicholas

Joyful Tino produces day to remember

Tino Best came within five runs of immortality and did so with a brilliance that put him up there with anybody in the great litany of Test cricket's unlikely performances

Day 3

718dGeorge Dobell at Edgbaston

Onions savours 'special' comeback

The Durham pace bowler, playing a Test he thought may never happen for him, produced a performance to highlight England's depth

718dNagraj Gollapudi at Edgbaston

Samuels' hunger for the fight

West Indies' in-form batsman did not have James Anderson to spar with this time, but still found himself in the middle of spicy battle at Edgbaston

Day 2

718dAndrew McGlashan

Consecutive washouts out at Edgbaston

For the first time since 1964 - at Lord's against Australia - the first two days of an England home Test were washed out after the second day at Edgbaston went the same way as the first.

722dMark Nicholas

Let's talk about Kevin

Pietersen's has been among the most sparkling yet controversial stories of all

Day 1

718dThe Report by David Hopps

Rain washes out first day

England's ambitions to inflict a 3-0 whitewash upon West Indies were frustrated as rain washed out the first day of the third Test

718dGeorge Dobell at Edgbaston

Washout tough on Warwickshire

For the second time in four years Edgbaston lost a total day to rain from a Test but insurance will largely cover the costs and the club has come a long way

718dNagraj Gollapudi

Chanderpaul under injury cloud

Shivnarine Chanderpaul visited hospital as rain washed out the opening day of the third Test at Edgbaston for examination on a side strain

722dNagraj Gollapudi at Edgbaston

There's life after Pietersen - Gooch

Graham Gooch, England's batting coach, admitted that Kevin Pietersen's retirement from international limited-overs cricket has opened up a big hole


718dMadhusudhan Ramakrishnan

West Indies' unlikely heroes

Stats highlights from day four which was dominated by West Indies' tenth-wicket pair of Tino Best and Denesh Ramdin

718dNagraj Gollapudi at Edgbaston

Can Narine trick England?

England do not have a great record against spinners who are a bit different and are likely to face a new one in the final Test against West Indies

718dESPNcricinfo staff

Davies called up as Prior cover

Steven Davies, the Surrey wicketkeeper, has been drafted into the England squad for the third Test against West Indies after Matt Prior picked up an eye infection.

England 2nd innings Partnerships

13AJ StraussAN Cook
27AJ StraussIJL Trott
9AJ StraussKP Pietersen
137IR BellKP Pietersen
29IR BellJM Bairstow
6IR BellST Finn