Eng v WI Day 4: Stuart Broad and Chris Woakes Do The Damage

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Stuart Broad & Chris Woakes Leave England On Top England will head into the final day of the second #raisethebat Test match, in pursuit of a series-levelling victory. It was bowlers Stuart Broad and Chris Woakes who ensured England remained on top. The West Indies began the day as they ended day three after no […] READ MORE


Eng v WI Day 3: Rain Halts England Cricket Charge

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Eng V WI Day 3 – Rain Strikes Again England v WI day 3. A washout. England will now face a race against the clock if they are to level the series at 1-1. Eng v WI Day 3 saw persistent rain. As a result, the play did not resume throughout Saturday. Notorious for its […] READ MORE


Eng v WI Day Two: Stunning Stokes Puts England In Control

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Stunning Stokes Shows The Way Day two was a tale of much of England’s recent cricketing history – Ben Stokes at the forefront of a charge to success. This time it was a stunning Stokes century that put England in complete control of the second Test. England resumed day two on 59* Stokes, along with […] READ MORE


Eng vs WI 2nd Test Day 1: Hosts In Command

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Eng vs WI 2nd Test – Hosts take the early initiative Eng vs WI 2nd Test Match. England lost the first Test at the Ageas Bowl. Archer was ruled out of the fixture after breaking the bubble. What could go wrong? Not much, as it proved. It was a slow going at times but England […] READ MORE


Jofra Archer Excluded From Second Test Match

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Jofra Archer Excluded Due To Misdemeanour England bowler Jofra Archer has been excluded from today’s second #raisethebat Test against the West Indies, following a breach of England’s bio-secure protocols. The ECB have confirmed in a statement this morning that Archer will now commence five days of isolation. During this period he will undergo two COVID-19 […] READ MORE


Eng v WI Day 5: West Indies Win By Four Wickets

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Eng v WI Day 5 – Blackwood 95 Paves The Way Eng v WI Day 5. A triumph for the ages? A historic first Test match deserved a historic away victory and that is exactly what the West Indies delivered. The first Test match post-pandemic belonged to the West Indies. A match which began with […] READ MORE


Eng v WI Day 4: Late Wickets Put Tourists On Top

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Eng v WI Day 4 – Tourists Take Control Oh, England. So much promise and hope. Yet Eng v WI Day 4 proved to be groundhog day. England began day four trailing by 99 and at one stage looked set to post a sizeable fourth innings chase for their visitors. However, a flurry of early […] READ MORE


England v Windies Day 3: Tourists Take Control

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England v Windies Day 3 – A Tourist Outing England v Windies day 3. Groundhog day as they say? Day three of the UK cricket summer certainly belonged to the tourists as they took control of the first #raisethebat Test match. Along came the better weather after two miserably dull days, with the weather came […] READ MORE


Eng vs WI Day 2: Captain Holder Takes Six

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Eng vs WI Day 2 – A Hol-Hearted Performance Eng vs WI day 2. A day that belonged to perhaps the most underrated cricketer in the world. It was a day to remember for West Indies captain Jason Holder at the Ageas Bowl. He led from the front taking 6 English wickets. His fine bowling […] READ MORE


England vs Windies Day 1: Players Take The Knee

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Players Take The Knee On a day which should have celebrated the start of the UK summer of cricket, inevitably rain played more than it’s fair part. Before play eventually began at 2.00 pm, players and staff alike in what was a powerful image, all were seen taking the knee. This was to act as […] READ MORE