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In the 1968 English season, Kent finished runners-up in the County Championship for the second consecutive season and John Shepherd scored 1100 runs and took 96 wickets.

John Shepherd – A Hard-hitting Lower Order Batsman and a Nagging Swing Bowler

John Shepherd by Colin Cowdrey October 1977 - John Shepherd is my idea of a cricketer. As long as he is putting bat to ball, or bowling, or indeed, swooping with great speed in the outfield and using that prodigious...
Eng v WI Fourth Test at Leeds in 2000 Eng beat WI by an innings & 39 runs on the 2nd day of the 4th Test match at Headingley to take a 2-1 lead.

Memorable Match – Eng v WI Fourth Test at Leeds in 2000

In an unbelievable match when England beat West Indies by an innings and 39 runs on the second day of the fourth Test match at Headingley to take a 2 -1 lead in the five-Test series. Welcome to the...
Curtly Ambrose 6 for 52 vs England at Leeds in June 1991

Forgotten Spell – Curtly Ambrose 6 for 52 vs England at Leeds in June...

This blog post is about the forgotten spell of Curtly Ambrose 6 for 52 vs England at Leeds in June 1991 - Curtly Ambrose is one of many favorite fast bowlers. A 6.7” inch tall - deadly dangerous, and...
World Cup Final 1995 Roy Fredericks hooks Lillee for 6 but slips and falls on his stumps (Doug Walters follows the ball) 60955-7A (Photo by Patrick Eagar/Patrick Eagar via Getty Images)

Roy Fredericks – Guyana Tough & Champion Batsman

Roy Fredericks was 57 when they died of throat cancer in New York on September 5, 2000. West Indies cricket always is in dire need of that legends said, Roger Harper said on his death. Fredericks was born and...
Great Malcom Marshall invincible as Kensington smiles on West Indies once more in the Third Test match at Barbados on April 26 till May 1, 1986.

Malcom Marshall Invincible Spell as Smiles on West Indies Faces

Great Malcom Marshall invincible as Kensington smiles on West Indies once more in the Third Test match at Barbados on April 26 till May 1, 1986. As has so frequently been the case of late the West Indies swept...
Guyana through the eyes of Henry Blofeld in the 1980s - I found Guyana the most fascinating of all the countries which form the cricketing West Indies.

Guyana through the eyes of Henry Blofeld in the 1980’s

Guyana through the eyes of Henry Blofeld in the 1980s - I found Guyana the most fascinating of all the countries which form the cricketing West Indies. It is the West Indies at the same time as South America....
Roy Gilchrist

Roy Gilchrist – A Violent Temper Fast Bowler

Roy Gilchrist's bad temper was even quicker and fiery more than his speed and hostility for which he was rightly feared during his short career. West Indies one of the fastest and hostile bowlers Roy Gilchrist died at his...
Allan Rae (l) and Jeffrey Stollmeyer (r) make their way to the crease to open the innings for the West Indies (Photo by S&G/PA Images via Getty Images)

Allan Rae – Classy Unsung Opening Batsman

Allan Fitzroy Rae was born o 30 September 1922 in Rollington Town Kingston Jamaica. Allan Rae the former West Indies batsman who went on to become a leading administrator. He died at a nursing home in his native Jamaica...
First Ever Night Match at Bridgetown’s National Stadium played on October 24, 1980.

First Ever Night Match at Bridgetown National Stadium

First Ever Night Match at Bridgetown National Stadium was played on October 24, 1980. A crowd of more than 10,000 packed Barbados’ small National Stadium to watch the West Indies’ first floodlit match-on October 24 — and came away...
A Tall and strapping, Sylvester Clarke was right arm fast bowler with a strange, in swinger’s action in which his arm came over rapidly and very high.

Sylvester Clarke – A Bowler to Have on Your Side

Tall and strapping, Sylvester Clarke was a right-arm fast bowler with a strange, in swinger’s action in which his arm came over rapidly and very high. Despite the fact that the batsman saw the chest instead of the left...

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Rajesh Chauhan – Former Indian Off Spinner

Many Indians still remembered the Rajesh Chauhan, when he hit final over six to magician Saqlain Mushtaq in the 2nd ODI at Karachi in...

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