West Indies fight as England quicks share hono
Sat, Jun 9, '12
England had the audacity to rest their two leading strike bowlers, James Anderson and Stuart Broad, for a dead rubber in Birmingham and West Indies, their determination unquenched despite defeats in the first two Tests, ensured that a reshaped attack would receive no easy pickings. They may have lost the series, but their pride remains intact.
This was the first Test in England to lose its first two days to the weather since an Ashes Test against Australia at Lord's in 1964 and the disruption contributed to one of the more humdrum days of Test cricket fought out on a chilly day and under glowering skies that tested the commitment of a patchy Edgbaston crowd.
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