The increasingly busy international cricket calendar meant that it was another six years before England toured the Caribbean again.
But by then, the wheel had turned for both teams, with their traditional roles reversed: the once-dominant Windies were now an inconsistent side largely reliant on Brian Lara's brilliance with the bat.
Meanwhile, England under captain Michael Vaughan and coach Duncan Fletcher had formed a tight, cohesive unit with a battery of dangerous fast bowlers of their own.
BBC Sport's full review of England's 2004 West Indies tour
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