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Way Back When

Stollmeyer's stories

West Indies' tour of India in 1948-49 may have produced four draws, but it also resulted in an interesting chronicle of cricket in that age

Lord Kitchener returns to London from his tour of the USA

1950

Those two little pals of mine ...

On June 29, 1950, West Indies completed an emphatic 326-run victory over England at Lord's. It was defining moment, not only in West Indies cricket, but in the history of the Caribbean ... and it sparked the release of a famous calypso

Andrew Miller and Martin Williamson

Cricinfo XI

Standing in at the deep end

It's been a week to remember in the captaincy stakes, with Zimbabwe's Terrence Duffin plucked from obscurity, and England's Andrew Flintoff stepping into the breach for England

Tony Cozier

West Indies in Australia 2005-06

Will Chanderpaul go the Goddard way?

The public pronouncements of Bennett King, the West Indies coach, and Courtney Walsh, the former captain, urging support for Chanderpaul indicate that the sixth captain in 10 years is not receiving it from those experienced and influential members best pl