Day 5

670dAndrew McGlashan at Chester-le-Street

West Indies getting closer - Ganga

Daren Ganga looked back on his side's series defeat against England and hoped the team would learn for the future

670dAndrew McGlashan at Chester-le-Street

Vaughan knew time was right

Michael Vaughan said he made the decision to quit the one-day captaincy after the World Cup

670dAndrew McGlashan at Chester-le-Street

England's enjoyment returns

England's healing following a traumatic winter is a long-term process and three victories against a desperately poor West Indies side provide only the gentlest of starts

Day 4

670dAndrew McGlashan at Chester-le-Street

A tale of two captains

Michael Vaughan and Daren Ganga were captains with plenty on their minds during the fourth day at Chester-le-Street

670dAndrew McGlashan at Chester-le-Street

Collingwood shows his leadership credentials

Paul Collingwoodstruck the first international century by a Durham batsman on homesoil and there is every chance that his supporters will soon be ableto applaud him as the new England captain as well

Day 3

670dAndrew McGlashan at Chester-le-Street

Sidebottom's swing hints at lengthy stay

It has been an interesting month in the life of Ryan Sidebottom. He began the season as one of a host of hardworking English seamers prepared to run in day after day for their county

670dAndrew McGlashan at Chester-le-Street

Chanderpaul keeps Strauss waiting

Shivnarine Chanderpaul marathon batting performance against England continued while Andrew Strauss found an important return to form at Chester-le-Street

Day 2

670dAndrew McGlashan at Chester-le-Street

West Indies' immoveable object

West Indies were lulled into a false sense of security when the Old Trafford Test ended in blazing sunshine.

670dAndrew McGlashan at Chester-le-Street

Bravo hunts out Sir Ian for advice

Dwayne Bravo is an allrounder in every sense of the world and has been picking the brains of cricket's latest knight, Sir Ian Botham, as he tries to develop his game


670dThe Bulletin by Will Luke

Chanderpaul and Bravo rescue West Indies

It was once again left to Shivnarine Chanderpaul to rescue West Indies who struggled in the gloomy, murky conditions on the second day against England at Chester-le-Street, losing four early wickets

670dCricinfo staff

Edwards fined for swearing in Test

Fidel Edwards has been fined 15% of his match fee for swearing loudly enough that he could be heard by spectators at the Chester-le-Street Test, and by television viewers

670dFazeer Mohammed

Plain old Chanders

Shivnarine Chanderpaul may not be the most attractive batsman to watch, but what's remarkable is his consistency

670dAndrew McGlashan at Chester-le-Street

Raining on Durham's parade

Durham didn't deserve this. Their most significant Test yet (WestIndies still outdo Zimbabwe and Bangladesh as opposition) has alreadybeen cut to a four-day affair and the prospect for further rain loomson the grey horizon

670dFazeer Mohammed

Long way to go

Fazeer Mohammed believes that the talented Dwayne Bravo could easily better his current performances

England 4th innings Partnerships

16AJ StraussAN Cook
13MP VaughanAJ Strauss
76MP VaughanKP Pietersen
6PD CollingwoodMP Vaughan