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December01

Henry Olonga Interview

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CW: You started your international career with the honour of being the first coloured player to represent Zimbabwe, taking 1/27 on debut. Do you remember the feeling of being part of Zimbabwe’s first ever Test victory? HO: It was very special to make my debut as the first black player. It was also bittersweet as […]

October01

Geoff Allott Interview

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CW: You were forced to retire rather prematurely from cricket, due to a injury. What do you do with your time these days? GA: I currently work for ANZ Bank in New Zealand, and manage a Mortgage portfolio through the South Island and Wellington regions. My wife ‘Ginny’ and I are expecting our first child […]

August01

Sir Richard Hadlee Interview

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CW: In the post-Sobers era, you have been widely considered as one of the four great all-rounders. The others being Kapil Dev, Ian Botham and Imran Khan. Each of you have taken well over 300 wickets and scored over 3000 runs. Who do you consider the greatest all-rounder of all-time? RH: Sobers is regarded as […]

December01

Reon King Interview

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“I’m hungry for wickets, and no-one is going to stand in my way.” Those are the words of Guyanese fast bowler Reon King, who was named in the West Indies 30-man squad to prepare for next year’s World Cup. The 27 year-old King, a potent force in the earlier part of his career, lost his […]

November01

David Boon Interview

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Having been a member of several successful Australian sides, David Boon has rightfully established himself as one of the greats of the modern game. A tenacious character, a wide array of shots and tight techniaque made David Boon into a player most bowlers found difficult to remove. Since he retired, David Boon has distinguished himself […]

April01

Greg Blewett Interview

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On the 10th of April 2002, the Cricket Web staff member Corey Taylor interviewed Greg Blewett and asked him a range of questions from his thoughts and feelings about his Sheffield Shield debut to his prospects of playing for Australia again. At all points through the interview he was lucid, very friendly, and gave detailed […]