Croft CEH

Out with Old, in with New!

Because he deserves much leeway for services rendered, even though he failed against England recently, Shiv should simply have already been told by ... Clive Lloyd, ...

Sad But Realistic

The death of Australian left-handed international opener Phillip Joel Hughes has hit us very hard indeed. Seldom does this happen in our sport, even if practically similar situations could occur any time a relatively faster bowler is plying his trade.

Crofty: 60 And Counting

I am 60 this week, so let us indulge. Have a brandy on me! Cheers! I often wondered if born on “Ides of March” - March 15 – when Julius Caesar was butchered by his so-called friends, was an omen. Despite severe external stimuli, with great efforts to destroy me, personally and professionally, I am still here, fully vertical and very well, planning 60 more.

King Among Top Guyana Pacers

Reon Dane King, the tremendously improved and talented Guyanese, West Indian fast bowler, does not come from a long line of fast bowlers.

The Unforgiven

June 30, 2006. The first day of the final Test between India and West Indies at Sabina Park. Shortly after the tea interval Danny Germs makes his appearance in the George Headley Stand. He gesticulates wildly, craving attention. It does not take too long for the cops to banish him to a quiet corner.

Ding-dong in Dunedin

At the end of 1979 West Indies were the best cricket side in the world. On a tour of Australia they had beaten the hosts there for the first time. But when they headed to New Zealand the three-Test series was dogged by ill will, accusations of cheating and terrible sportsmanship.

Goodall Differs with Gavaskar

Poor Fred Goodall - they had to pick him up off the floor in the Wellington Public Library the other day. He had been reading all about Sunil Gavaskar's comments about sledging on their internet machine there.

Brief Encounter - The Sequel

Fifteen years ago, West Indies cricket 'rebel' Colin Croft was thrown off a whites-only train in South Africa. One passenger, a middle-aged white man, came to his aid. Last week, the pair were reunited.

Colin Croft Vilified Burnham

Dear Editor,

My attention has been drawn to an article written by Colin E H Croft which appeared under the rather long and inelegant title of “As Caribbean T-20 starts, Guyana’s cricket asks “if not, why not?” in the Sports Section of Kaieteur News January 8, 2012.


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