Thu | Apr 27, 2017

Did you know?

Published:Friday | April 21, 2017 | 4:00 AM

- The first Test at Sabina Park, West Indies versus England, lasted for 10 days.

- The Test started on April 3, 1930 and only ended in a draw on April 12 because there was a heavy downpour and the fact that the visitors' ship was ready to leave for home.

- The Test saw the first ever triple century, 325, by England opener Andy Sandham. Jamaican spinner Tommy Scott took nine wickets in the match (five for 266 and four for 108) while the great George Headley scored 223 in the West Indies second innings.

- Scores: England 849 (Andy Sandham 325, Leslie Ames 149, George Gunn 85; Tommy Scott five for 266) and 272 for nine declared. (Patsy Hendren 55; Scott four for 108); West Indies 286 (Karl Nunes 66) and 408 for five (George Headley 223, Nunes 92).