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Black Lives Matter protesters cleared for toppling Edward Colston statue

Passive-aggressive note about noise divides internet but some think it's polite Strictly's Rhys Stephenson's impassioned anti-racism plea after BLM protests Quinton de Kock and South Africa looking to find solution after refusing to take the knee 'Jim Davidson is still gaslighting Black people over how we feel about racism'

mirror.co.uk ,  7 days ago 11
Black Lives Matter protesters cleared for toppling Edward Colston statue

David Lloyd opens up on decision to quit Sky in bizarre "innuendo" rant

Former England player turned popular pundit David Lloyd announced that he would be leaving Sky Sports back in December after 22 years working for the broadcaster Former England cricketer and coach David Lloyd announced in December that he would be leaving his role as a commentator with Sky Sports. Lloyd had been a regular fixture on Sky's coverage of the sport for 22 years, having first joined the broadcaster after his stint as England head coach came to an end in 1999.

mirror.co.uk ,  1 month ago 58
David Lloyd opens up on decision to quit Sky in bizarre

A cat whose exact motivations for selective conspicuous indifference to cricket remain unknown

If you’ve got a picture of an animal being conspicuously indifferent to cricket, please send it to king@kingcricket.co.uk. Dr Colin Abernathy writes… The plot thickens. As we return to Washington, DC, Sir Dave demonstrates a very relaxed attitude towards Jhulan Goswami bowling characteristically beautifully in the Australia-India Women’s Test.

kingcricket.co.uk ,  2 months ago 1
A cat whose exact motivations for selective conspicuous indifference to cricket remain unknown

Michael Atherton: Shane Warne had raw cricketing intelligence in spades

"I don't think many people read the game better than he did, and of course he had great character and a way of putting it across. All the intelligence you saw as a player came across in his commentary" - Michael Atherton on Shane Warne; Michael Holding: How Warne changed spin bowling

skysports.com ,  2 months ago 0
Michael Atherton: Shane Warne had raw cricketing intelligence in spades

World Test Championship points system is ridiculous: Michael Holding

Former West Indies speedster Michael Holding came down heavily on the World Test Championship points system, terming it as ‘ridiculous’ and stating that it needs upgradation before it can be deemed to have full potential. A Cricket team can gain a maximum of 120 points from one Test match series, which means if it’s a 5 Test series then every win will give a team 24 points.

cricxtasy.com ,  2 months ago 3
World Test Championship points system is ridiculous: Michael Holding

Holding finds no logic in legalising ball-tampering, Waqar says saliva must; Donald in favour

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. The International Cricket Council (ICC), during its recent CEC meeting, considered the use of artificial substances on the ball instead of saliva.

cricxtasy.com ,  3 months ago 0
Holding finds no logic in legalising ball-tampering, Waqar says saliva must; Donald in favour

Michael Holding picks his ‘fab 4’ fast bowlers across generations

The great Michael Holding has picked South African Dale Steyn among his top-four fast bowlers across generations and his list includes fellow West Indians Malcolm Marshall and Andy Roberts besides Australian Denis Lillee. In a Sky Sports podcast, the 66-year-old said he would pay to watch Steyn, who retired from Tests last year.

cricxtasy.com ,  3 months ago 1
Michael Holding picks his ‘fab 4’ fast bowlers across generations

Rajvardhan Hangargekar: My bowling technique is similar to Michael Holding’s

India U19 fast bowler Rajvardhan Hangargekar reckoned that he has a bowling technique similar to that of the legendary Michael Holding. The 19-year-old pacer is currently plying his trade in the U19 World Cup in the West Indies where the Boys in Blue have already qualified for the Super League quarterfinals after winning all three of their games in Group B.

cricxtasy.com ,  3 months ago 2
Rajvardhan Hangargekar: My bowling technique is similar to Michael Holding’s

Wisden’s Test innings of 2021, No.4 – Rohit Sharma’s 127

Placed at No.4 in Wisden’s Test innings of the year is Rohit Sharma’s 127 at The Oval which helped India turn around a 99-run first innings deficit and lead to a famous 157-run win. Rohit Sharma 127 (256) England v India The Oval, England

wisden.com ,  3 months ago 0
Wisden’s Test innings of 2021, No.4 – Rohit Sharma’s 127

Azeem Rafiq addresses David 'Bumble' Lloyd's Sky departure after alleged racist comments

Azeem Rafiq has said he hopes David 'Bumble' Lloyd 's recent departure from his role as a cricket commentator with Sky Sports "had nothing to do with me". The 74-year-old recently announced that he would be leaving the broadcaster after 22 years, stating that "the time is now right to pass on the microphone".

mirror.co.uk ,  4 months ago 54
Azeem Rafiq addresses David 'Bumble' Lloyd's Sky departure after alleged racist comments

Michael Holding and Ebony Rainford-Brent reflect on racism in society

Former West Indies bowler Michael Holding send a strong, hard-hitting message on Black Lives Matter during the Sky Sports broadcast before the first Test between England and West Indies at Ageas Bowl. In the video, Holding and former English women’s cricketer Ebony Rainford-Brent reflected on the racism in the society.

cricxtasy.com ,  5 months ago 0
Michael Holding and Ebony Rainford-Brent reflect on racism in society

David Lloyd announces retirement from commentary

David Lloyd, the former England batter and coach, has announced his retirement from Sky Sports after 22 years working as a commentator.Lloyd, 74, said that “the commentary box feels a little emptier” following the departure of three long-term colleagues in David Gower, Ian Botham and Michael Holding, and the passing of the late Bob Willis.

cricketlife.co.uk ,  5 months ago 1
David Lloyd announces retirement from commentary

David 'Bumble' Lloyd quits Sky Sports Cricket after departures of other big names

The iconic cricket commentator talked viewers through various historic moments such as Stuart Broad’s 8-15 in 2015 and Carlos Brathwaite’s four sixes in a row off Ben Stokes in 2016 David ‘Bumble’ Lloyd has announced his retirement from the Sky Sports' cricket commentary team after 22 years with the company.

dailystar.co.uk ,  5 months ago 9
David 'Bumble' Lloyd quits Sky Sports Cricket after departures of other big names

David ‘Bumble’ Lloyd, 74, retires from Sky Sports after legendary 22-year career following pals Botham, Gower & Holding

RETIRING David Lloyd has called 'over' on his time as a Sky Sports cricket pundit after 22 years. 'Bumble' follows the likes of pals Ian Botham, David Gower and Michael Holding by hanging up the microphone. The Lancashire legend, 74, said: "After 22 wonderful years with Sky Cricket, I've decided the time is now right to pass on the microphone.

thesun.co.uk ,  5 months ago 0
David ‘Bumble’ Lloyd, 74, retires from Sky Sports after legendary 22-year career following pals Botham, Gower & Holding

New Zealand to return to Pakistan twice in 2022-23 after abandoned 2021 tour

New Zealand's men will tour Pakistan twice in 2022-23 after the Black Caps pulled out of a tour earlier this year. England's men and women also pulled out of Pakistan tours three days later. New Zealand will now play two Tests and three one-day internationals in December and January before returning for more white-ball matches in April.

bbc.com ,  5 months ago 0
New Zealand to return to Pakistan twice in 2022-23 after abandoned 2021 tour

And they're off! From Frankie Dettori's rollicking racing memoir to Michael Holding's raw revelations, ROGER ALTON selects this year's winners, on and off the pitch

Roger Alton has rounded up a selection of this year's best books for sports fans Frankie Dettori shares his passion the animals he rides in Leap Of Faith Michael Holding speaks of iconic sport stars in Why We Kneel, How We Rise GREAT SPORTING LIVES LEAP OF FAITH by Frankie Dettori (HarperCollins £20, 320 pp)

dailymail.co.uk ,  5 months ago 0
And they're off! From Frankie Dettori's rollicking racing memoir to Michael Holding's raw revelations, ROGER ALTON selects this year's winners, on and off the pitch