All posts tagged "West Indies"
Dwayne Bravo: Epitome of a perfect allrounder
Is Bravo a cricketer who can sing and dance or is he a musician who can play cricket? Well, it’s hard to tell. Dwayne Bravo is a genuine all-rounder with an aggressive batting style, handy medium pace...
- Posted October 7, 2017
Lance Gibbs: The man who made the batsmen dance to his tunes
How many successful off-spinners can you name who don’t hail from any of the Asian countries? Most of the people won’t be able to think beyond Graeme Swann but much before Muttiah Muralitharan emerged to the international...
- Posted September 29, 2017
Curtly Ambrose: West Indian Pace Bowling Legend
West Indies had produced some great fast bowlers, and Sir Curtly Ambrose was one of them. He was a touch above 2 meters tall and with a high arm action, he brought fear into the opposition. He...
- Posted September 21, 2017
Chris Gayle: The West Indian Beast
“Being me is fun. I don’t believe in being boring. And Six Machine is me, in every way.” Those words by Chris Gayle define him in every possible way. Confident, aggressive, dashing, brave, courageous etc. are the...
- Posted September 21, 2017
Brathwaite, Hope put Windies on top
Windies finished the day 2 on a high on 329-5 and thereby taking a lead of 71 runs. Kraigg Brathwaite (134) and Shai Hope (147*) smashed stunning hundreds. Hope and Jermaine Blackwood (22*) remained unbeaten when the...
- Posted August 27, 2017
Shivnarine Chanderpaul – A man who made runs with unique style
A crab-like a stance, a batsman who uses bails to take his guard, these things comes to our mind when we hear the name, Shivnarine Chanderpaul. Chanderpaul doesn’t follow copybook style of batting, a bit awkward stance,...
- Posted August 16, 2017
The Legend of Sir Frank Worrell
Before the 1960 tour of Australia, West Indies was set to name Gerry Alexander as its captain and right then the country erupted in favour of its most loved child. ‘Alexander must Go’, read the headline of...
- Posted August 1, 2017
Gordon Greenidge and Desmond Haynes: Bowler’s Biggest Nightmare!
July 1984, Lord’s, England. It was the second Test match of a five-match series between West Indies and England. Having lost the first game, England was looking to level the series. After brilliant performances from Allan Lamb...
- Posted July 25, 2017
Joel Garner – The Big Bird
Playing balls with pace and bounce is a tough task and think about it when they are released from a height of 8 feet, who would want to be a batsman then! Joel Garner, legendary West Indian...
- Posted July 7, 2017
MSD Guides India To A 93-Run Win Against Windies
Having asked to bat, India posted 251-4 in 50 overs with the help of Dhoni (78 no off 79) and Ajinkya Rahane (72 off 112). In reply, Windies were bowled out for 158 in 38.1 overs courtesy...
- Posted June 30, 2017