MICHAEL HOLDING

  • Michael Holding disagrees with Dravid on promoting Chanderpaul November 14, 2013

    Kingston: Former West Indies fast bowler Michael Holding said he does not agree with former Indian captain Rahul Dravid's suggestion that middle order batsman Shivnarine Chanderpaul be promoted in the order. Dravid made the suggestion following the humiliating defeat of West Indies by an innings and 51 runs in the first...
  • Michael Holding slams Ricky Ponting over book controversy November 8, 2013

    Wellington: West Indies great Michael Holding criticised former Australian captain Ricky Ponting on Friday over revelations in his autobiography that prompted a public spat with current skipper Michael Clarke. Holding, now a prominent cricket commentator, said it was "unfortunate" that Ponting had broken the traditional dressing room code of silence in...
  • Michael Holding calls for Stuart Broad ban over nonwalk July 13, 2013

    Nottingham: West Indies great Michael Holding has called for Stuart Broad to be banned from the second Ashes Test at Lord's after the England batsman refused to walk in the series opener. Broad, had made 37, with England then 297 for seven in their second innings on Friday's third day at...
  • India's bowling attack is ordinary: Michael Holding May 4, 2013

    Mumbai: A forthright Michael Holding on Saturday termed the Indian bowling attack as "ordinary", with most of them like Ishant Sharma starting off as quicks and then losing out on pace. "It's ordinary. That's all I can say. I've seen a few fast bowlers, who come in and bowl quick...
  • Review: 'Fire In Babylon' is riveting September 23, 2012

    Cast: Clive Lloyd, Vivian Richards, Michael Holding Director: Stevan Riley Rating: 4 out of 5 You believe that for Indians, cricket is a religion. But reality, where players make millions just for a few games and are 'owned' and 'sold' by the rich and famous, is different. In such times, it is impossible...
  • Gibson urges West Indies critics to keep patience May 29, 2012

    Nottingham: West Indies coach Ottis Gibson urged Caribbean cricket fans to keep faith with his youthful side after their latest defeat, admitting criticism from "your own people" was tough to take. The West Indies lost the second Test against England, and with it the threematch series, after going down by...
  • WICB, Gibson unable to manage players: Holding May 25, 2012

    Bridgetown: Legendary former West Indies fast bowler Michael Holding has yet again slammed the West Indies Cricket Board's (WICB) management of the sport in the region and said its treatment of senior players leaves a lot to be desired. In an interview with a British tabloid, Holding accused WICB chief executive...
  • Aus lack firepower to reclaim Ashes: Holding April 21, 2012

    Port of Spain: Legendary West Indies fast bowler Michael Holding feels that Australia lacks the firepower to reclaim the Ashes from Andrew Strauss's Englishmen. "I don't think this Australian team is a very good squad. I think they are okay, a reasonable set of cricketers, but I don't see them...