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Shikhar Dhawan lucky to be surrounded by understanding people: Michael Holding
Shikhar Dhawan lucky to be surrounded by understanding people: Michael Holding

Not taking anything away from Shikhar Dhawan's creditable show in the cricket World Cup so far, West Indies pace legend Michael Holding feels the left-handed opener is lucky to be surrounded by understanding men, who can play the good mentor's role.

Virat Kohli converts his starts into three figures, says Michael Holding
Virat Kohli converts his starts into three figures, says Michael Holding

 Praising Indian batting mainstay Virat Kohli, West Indies great Michael Holding said the top-order player's knack of converting starts into three-figure scores shows that he has the makings of a class cricketer. Having represented India in 151 ODIs, Kohli has registered 22 hundreds and 33 fifties at an average of 51.95 - his conversion rate of innings per hundred being 6.5. Holding said that Kohli has justified his talent as a batsman. 

ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: Michael Holding slams 'pathetic' West Indies
ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: Michael Holding slams 'pathetic' West Indies

West Indies great Michael Holding has slammed the side's four-wicket loss to Ireland in their World Cup opener as a "little bit pathetic".

West Indies' Keiron Pollard vows to return with vengeance
West Indies' Keiron Pollard vows to return with vengeance

All-rounder Kieron Pollard has vowed to return with a vengeance following his omission from the West Indies team for the cricket World Cup.

Phil Hughes' blow a cruel example of game`s risks
Phil Hughes' blow a cruel example of game`s risks

Phillip Hughes` sickening injury was a stark reminder of the inherent dangers faced by batsmen confronting bowlers propelling a five-and-a-half ounce `missile` at speeds of up to 90 miles per hour.

ICC are 20 years too late to act on chucking: Michael Holding
ICC are 20 years too late to act on chucking: Michael Holding

Former West Indies great Michael Holding is happy that ICC is finally coming down hard on bowlers with suspect action but he feels that the game's governing body is "20 years too late" in executing a clampdown on suspected chuckers.

Captain MS Dhoni not 'innovative and proactive' enough: Michael Holding
Captain MS Dhoni not 'innovative and proactive' enough: Michael Holding

Legendary West Indies fast bowler Michael Holding feels Mahendra Singh Dhoni is not "innovative and proactive enough as captain, especially in Tests" although India would remain a strong contender to retain their World Cup title in Australia next year.

Michael Holding says WICB solely responsible for current crisis
Michael Holding says WICB solely responsible for current crisis

Legendary fast bowler Michael Holding has chosen to empathise with the West Indies players for deciding to return home abruptly over a pay dispute while slamming the Caribbean cricket board for the sport's constant downfall in the region.

Surprised by huge turnout for ISL matches: Michael Holding
Surprised by huge turnout for ISL matches: Michael Holding

West Indies cricket pace legend Michael Holding Tuesday lauded India's latest effort to revive football in the country through the launch of the Indian Super League (ISL) saying that he was pleasantly surprised to see such huge turnouts in the first few matches of the inaugural competition in a "cricket-loving" country.

Tendulkar lucky he didn`t face West Indies pace greats, says Imran Khan

Former Pakistan captain Imran Khan today said recently-retired Indian batting icon Sachin Tendulkar was lucky to have never faced the ferocious West Indies pace attack of `70 and `80s.

Holding slams Ponting over book controversy

West Indies great Michael Holding criticised former Australian captain Ricky Ponting on Friday over revelations in his autobiography that prompted a public spat with current skipper Michael Clarke.

Holding calls for ban on Broad for `refusal to walk`

Former West Indies bowler Michael Holding has called on the International Cricket Council (ICC) to ban England`s Stuart Broad for his refusal to walk after being caught out on the day three of the first Ashes Test.

Michael Holding receives lifetime award from London University

West Indies cricket legend, Michael Holding was presented with a ‘Lifetime Achievement’ award by the University of East London (UEL) at its annual Sports Awards over the weekend.

India`s bowling attack is ordinary: Michael Holding

A forthright Michael Holding on Saturday termed the Indian bowling attack as "ordinary", with most of them like Ishant Sharma starting off as quicks and then losing out on pace.

Holding lambasts WICB, Gibson over handling of senior players

Legendary former West Indies fast bowler Michael Holding has yet again slammed the West Indies Cricket Board`s (WICB) management of the sport in the region and said its treatment of senior players leaves a lot to be desired.

Australia lack firepower to reclaim Ashes: Holding

Legendary West Indies fast bowler Michael Holding feels that Australia lacks the fire-power to reclaim the Ashes from Andrew Strauss`s Englishmen.

Test cricket could become insignificant: Holding

West Indies pace legend Michael Holding fears that Test cricket will become "insignificant" in the next few years as its quality is sinking.

Holding fears Test cricket will become insignificant

Former West Indian fast bowler Michael Holding has said that T20 format is causing irreparable damage to Test cricket.

India wielding its power on world cricket: Holding

Former West Indies fast bowler Michael Holding has slammed India for wielding its power on international cricket and dictating to the rest of the world.

Doosra cannot be bowled legally: Holding

Pakistani spinners, with their doosras, have played a significant role in the team`s two easy wins against the West Indies, but former WI fast bowler Michael Holding has questioned the legality of the delivery.