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    West Indies Test Cricket Timeline

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    The above is a really well presented little piece on the history of WIs in tests. Hope you enjoy. I did.
    Gavaskar - Hutton - Bradman - Tendulkar - Sobers - Gilchrist - Miller- Hadlee - Warne - Lillee - Murali

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    Ignoring the troll.

    Nice summary of the great years. I am sure they are more to come.

    Maco the Magnificent.
    Aus. XI
    Simpson^ | Hayden | Bradman | Chappell^ | Ponting | Border* | Gilchrist+ | Davidson3 | Warne4^ | Lillee1 | McGrath2


    W.I. XI
    Greenidge | Hunte | Richards^ | Headley* | Lara^ | Sobers5^ | Walcott+ | Marshall1 | Ambrose2 | Holding3 | Garner4

    S.A. XI
    Richards^ | Smith*^ | Amla | Pollock | Kallis5^ | Nourse | Waite+ | Procter3 | Steyn1 | Tayfield4 | Donald2

    Eng. XI
    Hobbs | Hutton*^ | Hammond^ | Compton | Barrington | Botham5^ | Knott | Trueman1 | Laker4 | Larwood2 | Barnes3

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    Quote Originally Posted by Esperance View Post
    I personally like the bit when West Indies cricket fails massively.


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    And smalishah's avatar is the most classy one by far Jan certainly echoes the sentiments of CW

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    Just out interest, how many would go to a Test match at the major West Indian grounds these days? And how would that compare to the glory days?


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    Very nice.

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    Quote Originally Posted by watson View Post
    Just out interest, how many would go to a Test match at the major West Indian grounds these days? And how would that compare to the glory days?
    Ticket prices have decreased, but the attendance is nothing like the old days. T20's though are well attended.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Monk View Post
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    The above is a really well presented little piece on the history of WIs in tests. Hope you enjoy. I did.
    Brilliant.

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    Test cricket needs a strong West Indies.

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    Langeveldt to confirm

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    Kek.

    He did raise a valid question in his most recent rant. Where were for instance all the well wishers in the 90s bemoaning the need for a strong England? Why are the West Indies so precious?

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    The way played the game. Attacking cricket, be it with bat, ball and in the field. Australia being similar, and South Africa now, just not quite to the same level.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ImpatientLime View Post
    Kek.

    He did raise a valid question in his most recent rant. Where were for instance all the well wishers in the 90s bemoaning the need for a strong England? Why are the West Indies so precious?
    Because a strong wi means longer test series and larger crowds at cricket stadiums. When wi were good they consistently got 5 tests vs eng and Oz and occasionally 5 vs India etc. England regardless will always command attention after all they did invent the sport and they r the home of cricket. WI filled stadiums more so a strong wi
    Cause Slifer said so.........!!!!

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    Because even when England are strong, they play dull cricket. We need to get our Calypso on!
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