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My Cricketing Hero: David Lloyd picks Wes Hall

"He fitted in perfectly to the Accrington environment even though it was an enormous culture-shock. I think the first thing he bought was a mackintosh!" Last Updated: 23/04/20 8:29pm Wes Hall is David Lloyd's cricketing hero Who did the Sky Sports Cricket pundits idolise growing up? Every Monday, we will be asking one of our experts for their crick
  Lance Gibbs is not impressed with the current crop of spin bowlers in the Caribbean. While speaking on Mason and Guest in Barbados on Tuesday, Gibbs expressed his disappointment at the spin bowlers currently playing in the Caribbean and was particularly critical of the much-heralded Rahkeem Cornwall. Apparently, the 85-year-old former West I
Cricket has always been a batsmen's game where every bit of the rule in the game has been designed to favor the batsman and not the bowler. From the very beginning the game had been biased towards the batting side. It is actually because at the core of the cricket it works on the 'reactive science' and the thrill of the game comes from the reply th
In this Jan 19, 2019 file photo, then West Indies head coach Richard Pybus, right, talks with bowling coach Vasbert Drakes during net practice at Kensington Oval in Bridgetown, Barbados. - CWI Media I remember Richard Pybus very well. He was the arrogant Englishman with South African roots that was hired in 2013 by the Wycliffe “Dave” Cameron admin
West Indian fast bowlers Andy Roberts, Michael Holding, Colin Croft and Joel Garner in February 1981. Chairman of selectors, Roger Harper, said in an interview recently that Caribbean territories needed to take more responsibility in the arena of developing world-class cricketers and he is right. Now, as chairman of selectors, he may have good reas
Former West Indies great Lawrence Rowe has long been revered as one of the most stylish West Indian batsmen of all time.The Jamaican-born batsman, who in full flight is described as one of the best to watch on a cricketing field, reflected on his career and the changing face of regional cricket in an extended interview with Andre Errol Baptiste on
Former West Indies captain, Sir Richie Richardson, is of the opinion the Caribbean side can return to the top of world cricket. Speaking recently on the Barbados radio programme, Mason and Guest, the International Cricket Council match referee agreed with Michael Holding of  seeing a light at the end of the tunnel with respect to the future of
It’s a mental issue, says super fan Norman Welch   Story and photos by Brandon Corlette Guyanatimesgy.com When a visiting team enters Providence for a Regional 4-Day match against the Guyana Jaguars, they often wonder if that orange stand is filled to capacity. Norman “Juice Man” Welch The support that pitches from that part of the Stadium is
kaieteurnewsonline.com After the 5-1 loss to Australia, Lloyd was ready to fight fire with fire and introduced a four-prong pace attack which soon became the feared weapon that the Windies used to dominate world cricket on all types of pitches. Roberts, Holding, Croft & Garner were West Indies’ weapons of destruction. Andy Roberts, Bernard Juli
Talent in T20 doesn't convert into performances in the highest level of cricket - Test Cricket. However apart from that cliche, there are multiple reasons for the abysmal performance of the West Indian cricket team. Lack of a good leader: One should keep in mind that the West Indian team is a collection of nations across the Caribbean and hence to
The biggest reason for the decline of West Indies cricket has been the diminishing importance of county cricket as a honing ground for international cricket. A large proportion of West Indies legends had long stints in England playing county cricket. At the time, English county cricket was still a leading force, and standards were close to internat
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