West Indies Cricket

Forty years ago this year took place one of the most spectacular tours in cricket history. A seismic change in how the game was played was afoot and it was to be the England team that would face the brunt. With the backdrop of one of the hottest summers on record, a West Indies team skippered by the iconic Clive Lloyd began a period of dominance for the Caribbean.
I was one of those child cricketers who used to run it to bowl at 100mph and bowl about 50mph. My idols at the time were the likes of Waqar Younis and Allan Donald and the West Indies at the time were still in their relative heyday of pace bowling even if they were reliant on the greats, Ambrose and Walsh.
A change of conditions did not bring a change in fortunes for England's struggling cricketers as they slipped to a seven
Footage of the greatest sledging incidents is scarce so we should be grateful that Glenn McGrath and Ramnaresh Sarwan's almighty
"The hotel won't be a quiet place tonight," muses the commentator on the video above, which shows Chris Gayle and the West
Chris Gayle, the West Indies batsman, has become the first ever cricketer to hit a six off the opening ball in a Test match