Vaughan paid tribute to every member of the England touring party after Matthew Hoggard set up the victory with a hat trick which helped restrict the Windies to 94 all out.
“I knew we could win here before we arrived and that was always our goal, but to do it took a helluva lot of work,” said captain Vaughan after the eight-wicket win gave England a 3-0 lead with just one Test to go.
“The 11 players on the pitch will rightly get a lot of the credit, but it should also go to the five players who didn’t play and all the backroom staff,” he added.
“I think the difference between the sides was that we came through our tough periods better than they did. We were in a bit of trouble yesterday but Graham Thorpe pulled us out of it and in every Test there has been a moment like that.
“To see the response we have received from 12,000 travelling fans has been incredible. I don’t think what we have done has really sunk in yet.”
Vaughan reserved special praise for hat-trick hero Hoggard, who had been overshadowed in the previous games by the fast bowling exploits of Steve Harmison, Simon Jones and Andrew Flintoff.
“Until this game, Hoggy’s performances had probably gone a little bit unnoticed, but he is my absolute banker. To get a hat trick in front of these amazing England fans in Barbados must be an amazing feeling. I’m absolutely delighted for him especially since he’s a Yorkie”.
Written by Martin Hardy on behlf of ISM Ltd