Tag Archives: West Indies

Technology in cricket vs. football

LAST week I was watching the first Test between England and West Indies in Antigua. Ben Stokes thought he got Jermaine Blackwood out, but through the use of one simple TV replay it was shown he’d bowled a no-ball and … Continue reading

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Cricket World Cup Facts Episode 34: Guptill and the Semi-Finals

MARTIN GUPTILL’S 237* is the highest score by a batsman in the history of the World Cup. 2015 Semi-Final line-up: New Zealand vs. South Africa. Australia vs. India.

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Cricket World Cup Facts Episode 30: What if it’s a tie?

WHAT if a World Cup knock-out match ends in a tie?

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Cricket World Cup Facts Episode 24: India and Mahmudullah

INDIA have now won nine consecutive World Cup matches, the same number the West Indies managed from 1975-79. Only Australia (25) have more consecutive wins. Note: A special well done to Bangladesh’s Mahmudullah Riyad. His century against England was his … Continue reading

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Cricket World Cup Facts Episode 17: South Africa’s consecutive 400s

SOUTH AFRICA have become the first team to score back-to-back totals of over 400 in O.D.I. cricket. They scored 408-5 against the West Indies and 411-4 against Ireland.

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Cricket World Cup Facts Episode 16: Quarter-Finals as of now

IF the 2015 Cricket World Cup Quarter-Finals started now, this would be the line-up: Sri Lanka vs. Ireland @ Sydney. Bangladesh vs. South Africa @ Melbourne. Australia vs. India @ Adelaide. New Zealand vs. West Indies @ Wellington.

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Cricket World Cup Facts Episode 15: The AB de Villiers show

SOUTH AFRICA scored 408-5 against the West Indies, thanks in no small part to AB de Villiers’ 162*.

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Cricket World Cup Facts Episode 12: Chris Gayle 215

CHRIS GAYLE’S 215 against Zimbabwe is the highest ever score by a batsman in the Cricket World Cup. The previous record was 188*, set by Gary Kirsten against the U.A.E. in 1996. Other records or milestones from West Indies vs. … Continue reading

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Cricket World Cup Facts Episode 10: Sri Lankan golden ducks

BOTH Sri Lankan openers were dismissed for golden ducks against Afghanistan, only the second time this has happened in O.D.I. history after Zimbabwe suffered the same fate against West Indies in 2006.

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Cricket World Cup Facts Episode 9: Bad start and no start

THE West Indies restricted Pakistan to 1-4 at the start of their run chase, the worst score for the loss of the first four wickets in O.D.I. history. Pakistan lost by 150 runs, their worst loss by runs to the … Continue reading

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