As Australia and West Indies prepare to face each other in the second Test of the two-match series to be played at Kingston, Jamaica, we look back at an unforgettable match played between the same two sides in March 1999.
Australia visited India in 1998 amid much hope of clinching a series win that had eluded them for quite a few years. Their confidence stemmed from the fact that they a world-class batting outfit, and a competitive bowling unit led by Shane Warne.
Cycling’s fallen hero Lance Armstrong has finally admitted to doping en route to winning seven Tour de France titles. Following this admission of guilt, Armstrong has received backlashes from different sections of the sporting fraternity.
Bangladesh tailender Abul Hasan took world cricket by storm, slamming a century on Test debut against West Indies. Although the Caribbean’s recovered from the Hasan blaze to win the Test at Khulna, the stunning knock by Hasan would remain among the best played by a lower-order bat in Test cricket.
What’s it with Lasith Malinga and India? Every time the Lankan slinger comes across India, he isn’t half as effective as he is against the rest. Yes, he did pick up three wickets in Saturday’s match, but it was once again in a losing effort.
Tino Best made a sensational return to international cricket on Sunday, slamming 95 off 112 balls, while batting at number 11, and innings featuring 14 fours and a six. It was a knock that exasperated the English bowlers and killed the belief that they could finish off the West Indian innings easily.