In the sports section of the Sunday Gleaner dated November 19, 2017, sports columnist Tony Becca titled his article “Sammy was a Lucky Man” which I tend to agree. For me “lucky” is too strong of a word to use so if I were the writer of the said column I would phrase it as … Continue reading Sammy was a Lucky Man, Like What???
Michael Anthony Holding born 16 February 1954, youngest of four children to Ralph and Enid Holding who lived in Kingston. Michael grew up in a family that had a passion for sports hence his love affair for cricket. His love for cricket led his father enrolling him as a member of Melbourne Cricket Club in Kingston. … Continue reading The Day when the Cricketing World Met Michael Anthony Holding
My fellow blogger and cricket fan wrote a blog post “The impact of Kerry Packer on International Cricket”. One of the things she said was that Clive Lloyd and company were hypocrites for criticizing those who went to South Africa because they both were motivated by money. In preparing a response to Claudine, I … Continue reading Guest Blogger A. Pierre Sobers “Kerry Packer Tours vs South African Rebel Tours”
Clive Lloyd and company. can be considered a bunch of hypocrites when many of our West Indian players went to South Africa on what was known as the “Rebel Tours” these cricketers were ostracized by their peers and fellow countrymen because they took a stands to earn well needed money to take care of themselves … Continue reading The Impact of Kerry Packer on International Cricket
The West Indies Cricket team was formed with a combination of various women from different island playing cricket as one team, just like the men of the Caribbean also do. In the inaugural world cup of 1973 stage by the ICC only Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago competed but each competed separately. A combined West … Continue reading Fun Facts on West Indies Women’s Cricket Team
In any sports, it’s a given that players come and players go, and West Indies Cricket is no exception to such a statement. Throughout the highs and lows of West Indies Cricket, not to mention changes in presidents since the inception of the game along with name change from West Indies Cricket to the Windies, … Continue reading Where are they now, have they now been considered the forgotten cricketers of West Indies Cricket?
Currently, the West Indies cricket team is on tour in England with three (3) test matches, one (1) T20 and four (4) ODI’s scheduled to be played from August 21 through to September 29, 2017. Many of our West Indian supporters have some knowledge that the team is presently in England, but if one should … Continue reading Shai Diego Hope, the man that made the difference for West Indies against England…