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Friday, February 20, 2009

England Vs West Indies 3rd test - Highlights

The third test between West Indies and England at Antigua ended in draw after a superb century from Sarwan. West Indies could make it a draw thanks to a 36-minutes stand by the tenth pair Edwards and Powell to end the 4th inning in the fifth day for 370-9. West Indies got a target of 503 after England declared the second inning at 221 - 9.

England 1st inning: 566-9 declared.
West Indies 1st inning: 285 all out
England 2nd inning: 221 - 8 declared (West Indies required 503 to win)
West Indies 2nd inning: 370 - 9 and match drawn.
Man of the match : Ramnaresh Sarwan

West Indies are leading the series after a memorable win by an inning in first test with still two more to go. Talking about the whole test, England made a great 1st inning with 566 for 9. Strauss and Collingwood made remarkable centuries.

Then West Indies got all out for 285 in their first inning with Graeme Swann taking 5 wickets. Sarwan proved somewhat to be a pillar in their first inning with a 94. England then declared their 2nd inning at 221 -9 with a lot of hope to win. WI managed a draw at last.

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