Michael Holding

'No one has forgotten about Black Lives Matter': Jofra Archer answers Michael Holding

The West Indies' great Michael Holding had criticised the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) when players stopped taking a knee before matches

Sep 15, 2020, 13:34 PM IST

Michael Holding says need to educate entire human race to stop racism; England, West Indies players take-a-knee before 1st Test

He also talked about the brainwashing and said, "We have been brainwashed, and not just black people, white people are being brainwashed in different ways," he said.

Jul 08, 2020, 21:02 PM IST

West Indies will miss Darren Bravo, Shimron Hetmyer in England, says Michael Holding

The three-Test series is scheduled to be played in July behind closed doors at `bio-secure` venues of Ageas Bowl and Old Trafford, subject to British government approval. 

Jun 07, 2020, 17:24 PM IST

Michael Holding slams 'ridiculous' World Test Championship's points system

In July 2019, the ICC officially launched the inaugural edition of the WTC, which got underway on August 1, 2019. 

May 04, 2020, 13:33 PM IST

Waqar says saliva must for swinging the ball, Holding finds no logic in legalising ball-tampering

Michael Holding feels legalising ball tampering in the post COVID-19 world is a bit "self contradictory" while Proteas great Allan Donald is completely on the opposite end of the spectrum on a subject that has divided opinions.

Apr 28, 2020, 14:52 PM IST

I would not play Jasprit Bumrah in England, says Michael Holding

West Indies legend Michael Holding has serious doubts over Jasprit Bumrah's ability as a new-ball bowler and said his specific skills does not make him an automatic choice in the playing eleven during India's tour of England later this year.

Jan 29, 2018, 16:48 PM IST

Virat Kohli will learn like Sir Viv Richards did, says Michael Holding

“It was similar with Viv. When he took over the captaincy, it was similar. And then he grew in the job. He learnt to be a little bit calmer and then his team got calmer as well," said the West Indies great.

Jan 29, 2018, 16:08 PM IST

India vs South Africa: Dangerous Wanderers pitch 'misbehaving and how', Michael Holding gives it 2/100

The grassy nature of the pitch used for the final Test between India and South Africa changed to a 'misbehaving' one on the third day's play as cricket experts called it dangerous to play on, urging the International Cricket Council (ICC) to take strong notice. 

Jan 26, 2018, 16:07 PM IST

Not going to call Kohli great till he succeeds in England: Michael Holding

West Indies great Michael Holding is not going to comfortably call Virat Kohli great till the time the Indian batsman doesn't score big runs in England.

Jan 22, 2018, 16:00 PM IST

Fresh hope for West Indies after England Tests

West Indies arrived in England without the likes of Chris Gayle and Marlon Samuels who, as a result of a thaw in a bitter dispute between Caribbean cricket chiefs and senior players, will be featuring in the upcoming one-day leg of the tour.

Sep 11, 2017, 05:51 AM IST

Michael Holding reckons Virat Kohli has long way to go to beat Sachin Tendulkar's 100 hundreds

Run-machine Virat Kohli is the talk of the town. The India captain on Sunday overtook Aussie great Ricky Ponting to become the second highest century maker in ODIs.

Sep 06, 2017, 18:53 PM IST

Michael Holding dismisses Brian Lara's criticism of unsporting West Indies behaviour of old

Lara also cited other instances like the Windies taking undue favours from umpires during their tour of Pakistan in 1988 and said, he was "not very proud of". The left-handed batsman went onto say that, he felt "embarrassed".

Sep 06, 2017, 18:09 PM IST

Michael Holding cites US President Donald Trump's example to slam Kieron Pollard's Twitter outburst against Sanjay Manjrekar

In the commentary box, Manjrekar had criticised Pollard, saying that he was only good enough to bat for the last six or seven overs of an innings.

Apr 11, 2017, 16:38 PM IST

ABSURD! Not AB de Villiers but Sarfraz Ahmed deserved to be in World Test XI, says this cricket icon

While Holding his entitled to his opinion, the thought of picking Sarfraz over De Villiers defies cricketing logic.

Sep 27, 2016, 14:40 PM IST

ECB contemplating to scrap toss at second-division County matches next year: Report

The England and Wales cricket Board (ECB) is contemplating to scrap the toss in County Championship Division Two matches next season.

Nov 25, 2015, 13:32 PM IST

New toss theory: ICC yet to give it a thought

Toss has been a crucial part of any cricket match. In fact, many believed that toss plays that defining role in the outcome of a match. But a new debate has been doing the rounds in cricket fraternity since former Australian skipper Ricky Ponting came out with an idea of taking the toss out of Test cricket.

Sep 13, 2015, 18:24 PM IST

Steve Waugh backs Ricky Ponting, Michael Holding call to dump Test toss

Steve Waugh has backed calls from fellow former Australia captain Ricky Ponting and West Indies great Michael Holding for cricket chiefs to rid Test cricket of the toss.

Sep 03, 2015, 09:26 AM IST

Shivnarine Chanderpaul still hoping to play for Windies in Tests

Veteran West Indies batsman Shivnarine Chanderpaul says he has no intention of announcing his retirement from Test cricket until perhaps the end of the year.

Jun 28, 2015, 16:36 PM IST

I still want to play Test cricket: Shivnarine Chanderpaul

Just 87 runs short of surpassing Brian Lara as West Indies' leading run scorer in Test cricket, veteran batsman Shivnarine Chanderpaul has expressed his desire to continue in the five-day format, adding that he is unlikely to retire until at least the end of 2015.

Jun 26, 2015, 17:43 PM IST

Shivnarine Chanderpaul officially left out of Windies Test squad

 Shivnarine Chanderpaul's hopes of a happy farewell were squashed after the veteran left-handed batsman was left out of the 14-man West Indies squad for the first Test against Australia starting here on Wednesday.

May 31, 2015, 16:05 PM IST