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Signs of progress says Sammy

LONDON – Darren Sammy said West Indies continued to show signs of a competitive edge, despite losing the first Test against England by five wickets on Monday at Lord’s here.

The West Indies captain said he was “quite pleased” that his side had pushed the World No.1 side, but he felt there were areas where West Indies could tighten up, making them even more competitive in the future.

WI threaten before England win

LONDON – Two wickets – one apiece to Kemar Roach and Shannon Gabriel – before lunch gave England a scare, but failed to ignite West Indies and they went under by five wickets in the first Test on Monday.

Roach fires WI after Shiv leads defiance

LONDON – Kemar Roach followed up defiant West Indies batting, again led by Shivnarine Chanderpaul, with two late wickets on Sunday to leave the first Test against England heading for a dramatic finish.

Gabriel hails Shiv, welcomes debut

LONDON – West Indies fast bowler Shannon Gabriel gave England little or no comfort either on or off the field after leading the West Indies attack in the first Test.

Gabriel marked his Test debut with the promising figures of three wickets for 60 runs from 21.3 overs, as England were bowled out for 398 to grab a 155-run, first innings lead on the third day at Lord’s on Saturday.

Chanderpaul, Samuels steady WI

LONDON, England – An unbroken fifth-wicket stand between Shivnarine Chanderpaul and Marlon Samuels, steadied West Indies after a disastrous 10-minute period before tea left them rocking in the first Test against England on Saturday here.

Chanderpaul was not out on 34 and Samuels was not out on 26, as they staged a fight-back, carrying the Windies to 120 for four at the close on the third day at Lord’s.

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