Author Archives: Crispin Andrews

Jade Dernbach: Twenty20 skills can help my Test ambitions

Jade Dernbach thinks yesterday’s fast bowlers had it easy in limited-overs cricket. Marshall, Holding, Lillee and the rest had batsmen hopping about, while their modern day counterparts face batsmen more equipped to deal with pace, on slower pitches. “Today every … Continue reading

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Dennis Amiss on Holding, helmets and hundreds

In August 1976, Dennis Amiss faced the West Indies fast bowlers at their blistering best and scored 203. The recent release of the film Fire in Babylon revisits this era. Roberts, Holding and Daniel were at full throttle, as the … Continue reading

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