You can excuse a spectator for raising a banner at the Sir Vivian Richards Cricket Stadium with the opening lines of the Battle Hymn of the Republic, "Mine eyes have seen the glory," a stirring anthem that swells the chests of Americans.
Yesterday, the hearts of West Indian cricket fans swelled with pride at the dismissal of England on the third day of the Second Test of the Wisden Trophy Series.
It was a time for the fans who were present in Antigua to witness another historic performance by the West Indies team.
The win came on a day when we learned that a homeboy, Alzarri Joseph, lost his mother just hours before the match. As he joined the team in the warm-up sessions, all eyes were on this young pacer and concern whether grief would overpower him. Instead, he joined his colleagues in overpowering England.
But we must be reminded that this is not the first time that we in the Caribbean have drawn on a dramatic anthem to demonstrate our pride in achievement.
It was the late Pat Bishop, educator, music director, artist, and cultural icon, who led the Marionettes choir in a dramatic performance at the Hall of the Americas at the Organisation of American States (OAS) Headquarters in Washington, DC, USA, in 1997.
The lyrics fighting spirit "is trampling out the vintage where the grapes of wrath are stored" conjure up the sight of our four-pronged pace attack coming into their own and scattering the English before them.
With one more test to go to St Lucia, fans will be expecting another win. But, we can't help but be cautiously optimistic.
It was Jason Holder, after the first win in Barbados who cautioned fans against premature expectations of a series win by reminding that "one win doesn't make a summer," a reworking of the well-known idiom.
I am sure that he can be more confident now that we have had two wins out of three.
One thing is for sure, the West Indies camp is brimming with confidence while the English and their fans will have to drink their sorrows at the strip of bars along English Harbour in Antigua before heading to Beausejour for their next encounter with the fighting Windies.