BBC Radio had a programme on March 19, 2017 to mark the 10 year anniversary of the passing of former Pakistan cricket coach. Bob Woolmer was found dead in his hotel room in Kingston Jamaica, during Cricket World Cup 2007. Listen to part of the programme here and then my recollection of that period, while I was
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I struck up the courage to request an interview with him and was chuffed when he agreed. I made sure to prepare my questions in advance, as I imagine he would have done, though his elephant-like memory meant that he perhaps did not need to. The interview was carried in two parts in April 2004, such was the extent of his opinions on West Indies cricket.
Jah know star…..I am getting ready to go to cricket with a heavy heart. The emotional roller coaster that the West Indies players take spectators on is not a thrilling ride. I picked up a media colleague who was visiting from another island. We discussed the possibility of how long the match would last. It was on
Devon Smith on the verge of history
The person who will be most proud though is Miss Ann, his mother. Back in 2003, I went to the Smith house in Hermitage St Patrick to interview Devon. He was not there so I chatted with his parents first. Sadly, his father passed away a few years ago. As you will hear in the audio clip, Devon loves his parents, and I definitely got that feeling.
Thanks to Caribupdate’s Big Bang for the update of Grenada’s preparations for the second Test match between England and the West Indies set to take place from Tuesday 21st April to Saturday 25th April.
West Indies is now playing an ODI series in India. On the eve of the series, it came to light that the players were dissatisfied with the new Memorandum of Understanding signed on its behalf with the West Indies Cricket Board by the West Indies Players Association. Captain Dwayne Bravo was purported to have written