Second Test, Antigua (day one, abandoned):

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The second Test between West Indies and England was abandoned after 10 balls because of an unfit outfield at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in Antigua.

The West Indies bowlers were struggling to keep their footing on an outfield covered in sand following recent rain.

After talks between the players, umpires and the match referee, day one was called off with England 7-0.

A third Test will now take place at the Antigua Recreation Ground on Sunday and the series extended to five matches.

With an estimated 8,000 England supporters in Antigua, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) submitted a proposal to the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) and International Cricket Council (ICC) to relocate the match to the ARC rather than move it to another island.

It was at the ARC that Brian Lara made his record-breaking knocks of 375 and 400 not out, both against England.

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England have even managed a declaration in their first innings. You never know, the switch in ground could have done some good. :D
 
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