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West Indies vs England, 2nd Test at North Sound, Feb 13 2009, England tour of West Indies

England 1st Innings
Match Flow
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CLOSE OF PLAY
Fri, 13 Feb - day 1 - match abandoned
Sat, 14 Feb - day 2 - cancelled
Sun, 15 Feb - day 3 - cancelled
Mon, 16 Feb - day 4 - cancelled
Tue, 17 Feb - day 5 - cancelled
MATCH FLOW
Day 1
  • England 1st innings
  • The match was abandoned after ten balls because the bowlers were unable to get any solid footholds in an overly sandy outfield. Alan Hurst, the ICC match referee, ruled: "The ground conditions, and especially the bowlers' run-ups, were unfit and potentially dangerous and we decided it would not be possible to rectify those fundamental issues over the course of a day or so."
  • The Test was moved to the old Antigua Recreation Ground with play scheduled to start on Sunday, February 15, two days later.
  • The statistics from the abandoned Test count towards career records.
MATCH DETAILS
Sir Vivian Richards Stadium, North Sound, Antigua
TossWest Indies, elected to field first
Series
Season2008/09
Series resultWest Indies led the 5-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 1907
Hours of play (local time)10.00 start, Lunch 12.00-12.40, Tea 14.40-15.00, Close 17.00
Match days13,14,15,16,17 February 2009 - day (5-day match)
Umpires
TV Umpire
Reserve Umpire
Match Referee