Posts Tagged with "Cricket"

Gayle crowned king of IPL sixes

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

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Gayle crowned king of IPL sixes

Jamaican T20 run machine Chris Gayle hit his 200th six in the Indian Premier League (IPL) during a breezy knock of 21 for Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in a match against Sunrisers Hyderabad on April 13. Gayle is 66 sixes clear of his nearest rival in the IPL, Suresh Raina, who has accumulated 134 sixes […]

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Samuels savours ton against South Africa

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

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Samuels savours ton against South Africa

West Indian batsman Marlon Samuels expressed his elation over scoring a brilliant, match-saving 101 against the number one test team, South Africa, on the fourth day of the second Test at St George’s Park in Port Elizabeth, South Africa on December 29. Sharing in a record 176-run stand with fellow centurion Kraigg Braithwaite (106), Samuels […]

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Fire in Babylon burns with glories past

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

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Fire in Babylon burns with glories past

With pace like fire and fearless, forceful batting, the West Indies team dominated the world of cricket from 1980 to 1995. Back then, the notion of playing for pride carried added significance, particularly in the socio-political context of the day. The UK documentary “Fire in Babylon” succeeds in capturing the issues,  intricacies and spirit of the period, as it […]

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