England coach Peter Moores defends captain Alastair Cook
England coach Peter Moores defends captain Alastair Cook

 England coach Peter Moores has defended his side and under-pressure skipper Alastair Cook after the visiting team were unable to seal victory on the fifth and final day of the first Test against the West Indies here.

Alastair Cook satisfied with effort as England fall short
Alastair Cook satisfied with effort as England fall short

England did everything possible to win the first test against West Indies which ended in a draw in Antigua on Friday, captain Alastair Cook said.

West Indies vs England, first Test: Jason Holder earns draw for hosts despite James Anderson record
West Indies vs England, first Test: Jason Holder earns draw for hosts despite James Anderson record

Jason Holder struck his maiden first-class century to lead West Indies to a draw in the first test in Antigua on Friday after James Anderson had become England`s leading test wicket-taker.

1st Test, Day 4: Gary Ballance's ton puts England on top against West Indies
1st Test, Day 4: Gary Ballance's ton puts England on top against West Indies

Gary Ballance led England`s charge to an increasingly impregnable position as the tourists reached 224 for four in their second innings, a lead of 328, at lunch on the fourth day of the first Test against the West Indies at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in Antigua on Thursday.

England stumble again but take 1st innings lead of 220 against West Indies
England stumble again but take 1st innings lead of 220 against West Indies

England`s top order tumbled cheaply again but the tourists still worked themselves into a commanding position at 116 for three in their second innings, an overall lead of 220, by stumps on the third day of the first Test against the West Indies at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in Antigua on Wednesday.

First Test: Dogged England restrict timid West Indies
First Test: Dogged England restrict timid West Indies

England`s dogged perseverance paid off in two gritty sessions of play with the West Indies restricted to 155 for four in reply to the tourists` first innings total of 399 at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in Antigua on Tuesday.

Michael Vaughan, Geoffrey Boycott criticise England's openers
Michael Vaughan, Geoffrey Boycott criticise England's openers

Former England batsmen Michael Vaughan and Geoff Boycott criticised openers Jonathan Trott and Alastair Cook after the West Indies got them both out early in the first cricket Test here.

1st Test: Ian Bell, Joe Root lead England out of trouble against Windies
1st Test: Ian Bell, Joe Root lead England out of trouble against Windies

England`s Ian Bell and Joe Root put on an unbeaten 133 run partnership as the tourists recovered from a shaky start to reach 167 for three at tea on the first day of the first test in Antigua.

West Indies and England seek fresh start
West Indies and England seek fresh start

 West Indies and England face-off in the first Test of a three-match series on at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in Antigua on Monday, with both sides involved in reconstruction and rehabilitation following a wretched few months.

Backing Alastair Cook to score freely against West Indies: Stuart Broad
Backing Alastair Cook to score freely against West Indies: Stuart Broad

Ahead of their first Test against the West Indies on Monday, England's pacer Stuart Broad said he is backing skipper Alastair Cook to make as many runs as possible as he is looking refreshed and confident.

West Indies vs England: Jonathan Trott expects 50th test cap
West Indies vs England: Jonathan Trott expects 50th test cap

Jonathan Trott believes his battle against depression has made him stronger and the former bedrock of England`s batting lineup is confident of winning his 50th test cap in Monday`s first test against the West Indies in Antigua.

Alastair Cook scores first century for England since 2013
Alastair Cook scores first century for England since 2013

England captain Alastair Cook scored his first century for his country since an Ashes warm-up game in November 2013 before retiring on 101 not out against a St Kitts Invitational XI on Tuesday.

England bowl out St Kitts for 59, Cook and Trott add 158
England bowl out St Kitts for 59, Cook and Trott add 158

England made a flying start to their tour of West Indies by bowling out a St Kitts Invitational XI for 59 before Alastair Cook and Jonathan Trott added 158 for the first wicket on Monday.

Kevin Pietersen shouldn`t expect England recall, says Alec Stewart
Kevin Pietersen shouldn`t expect England recall, says Alec Stewart

Exiled England star Kevin Pietersen shouldn`t expect an international recall despite his return to county cricket, according to his Surrey coach Alec Stewart.

No issues in playing under Alastair Cook and Peter  Moores: Kevin Pietersen
No issues in playing under Alastair Cook and Peter Moores: Kevin Pietersen

Star batsman Kevin Pietersen says he has no issues to play under England Test captain Alastair Cook and coach Peter Moores as he prepares for a national recall by resuming county cricket at Surrey.

Alastair Cook says England were wrong in dropping him from World Cup squad
Alastair Cook says England were wrong in dropping him from World Cup squad

Discharged England captain Alastair Cook on Wednesday said his country's early exit from the World Cup was proof that the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) was wrong to sack him as one-day captain just months from the quadrennial tournament.

Jonathan Trott gets England recall for Windies tour
Jonathan Trott gets England recall for Windies tour

Jonathan Trott was on Wednesday named in the England Test squad for the first time since having to withdraw from the 2013-14 Ashes series with a stress-related condition.

Eoin Morgan wants to continue as England skipper
Eoin Morgan wants to continue as England skipper

England skipper Eoin Morgan insists that he is still keen to continue at the helm of the team despite leading the side to arguably its worst ever World Cup campaign.

England skipper Eoin Morgan has `no regrets` over 2015 Cricket World Cup
England skipper Eoin Morgan has `no regrets` over 2015 Cricket World Cup

England captain Eoin Morgan said he had no regrets after his side failed to qualify for the quarter-finals of the World Cup and insisted he wanted to remain in charge.

England coach Peters Moores faces desperate fight to keep his job
England coach Peters Moores faces desperate fight to keep his job

England coach Peter Moores faces a battle to keep his job following the team`s inept World Cup campaign which ended on Monday with a 15-run defeat by Bangladesh.