This is one of the less predictable pitches around, and both batsmen and bowlers can do well. The ball does tend to dominate though.
Curtly Ambrose, dominant as a player but despondent as an observer, consistently rues the decline of West Indian cricket.
Lara is the leading run-scorer for the Windies, and close on his heels is Shiv Chanderpaul, who needs 45 runs to equal Lara's record.
The curious thing about Trott's return to the England side after over a year out was that no-one begrudged him a second chance.
With England drawing the Test series against the West Indies, losing the third match in three days, the media had plenty to write about.