Author Archive for Vic Marks at the Darren Sammy Stadium


Joe Root leads the way as England batsmen finally come to the party

• England 277 & 325-4; West Indies 154• Joe Root 111*, Joe Denly 69This was how it was supposed to be throughout the series, with the prime of English batsmanship clinically consolidating and then tormenting the West Indies bowlers. Yet as the tour…


Ben Stokes and Jos Buttler give England hope as top order falters once again

• Third Test, day one: England 231-4 v West Indies• Fifth-wicket stand of 124 owes much to lucky reprieveIt has been an ugly struggle for English batsmen on this tour but finally a couple of them have popped their heads above the parapet. Ben Stokes, b…