Colin Croft

The Kenyan lion roars long and loud

© Reuters That first shock referred to, of course, was their win over the West Indies in the 1996 World Cup, and although that line was again remembered when Kenya beat Sri Lanka, I believed more shocks were in store

And now for the big one

Right now, the Kenyan cricket team is like the cartoon character Speedy Gonzales, "the fastest mouse in all Mexico." Try as they might, the cats - or in this case, the big lions - South Africa, the West Indies, New Zealand and even Sri Lanka do not

The West Indies doing better than expected

No doubt many West Indian fans - myself included - have been pleasantly surprised by their progress in the current World Cup, but perhaps unlike my fellow fans, I am not so convinced that it has been entirely of their own doing; situations and other

A result likely at Port of Spain

The first Test served as an eye-opener for the rest of the series, especially for the purist in favour of Test cricket

The West Indies could upset Indian calculations

Six months ago, when the Reverend Wes Hall took over as the President of the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB), he said that the re-elevation of the West Indies to the top echelons of world cricket has always been his ambition