Tino Best and Denesh Ramdin's last-wicket heroics stunned England at Edgbaston, but were still powerless to permanently revive the rain-ravaged third Investec Test.
After a 143-run partnership between record-breaking No.11 Best (95) and Ramdin (107no) was cancelled out by Kevin Pietersen and Ian Bell's century stand, a draw looms.
Once England's reply to West Indies' 426 was given substance by Pietersen (78) and Bell (76no) in a stumps total of 221 for five, this contest was headed down a blind alley. There were nonetheless points of interest, topped by Best's highest score in Test history for any No.11.
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