2 Mar 2009

West Indies huge total leaves England batting for survival

11:16 am on 2 March 2009

The West Indies are on the front foot at the end of the fourth day of the fourth cricket test against England after declaring on 749 for nine.

The Windies now lead England by 149 on the back of a 261 run partnership between double centurion Ramnaresh Sarwan and Denesh Ramdin at the Kensington Oval.

The home sides massive score is the ninth highest innings total in a test match and leaves the tourists batting for survival on the final day.