Close of Play

  • Thu, 30 Apr - day 1 - West Indies 1st innings 76/4 (S Chanderpaul 15*, BP Nash 11*, 28 ov)
  • Fri, 01 May - day 2 - England Lions 1st innings 143/6 (TR Ambrose 49*, AU Rashid 13*, 32 ov)
  • Sat, 02 May - day 3 - England Lions 2nd innings 72/0 (9.5 ov) - end of match

Match Notes

  • Dyson confident despite poor preparation

    The West Indies coach John Dyson remains confident that his side will prove to be a challenge for England in the first Test at Lord's on Wednesday, despite a string of poor warm-up matches and the unavailability of key players

  • England Lions hammer West Indies

    The West Indians suffered another humbling batting collapse against England Lions, as they crashed to 179 in their second innings, leaving the Lions a target of just 72 which was knocked off in double quick time

  • Taylor burst boosts West Indies spirits

    Jerome Taylor handed the West Indians a timely boost with a hostile first spell of his tour to take out the England Lions top order after the visitors' batting had continued to struggle in bowler-friendly conditions

  • Woakes takes out West Indian top order

    At a time when young English quick bowlers are making the headlines, Chris Woakes enhanced his claims for higher honours as he starred for the England Lions by taking out the West Indian top order on a rain-hit opening day at Derby