AuthorGarreth Duncan

Blaze Of Glory

Today friend of the site Garreth Duncan reminisces about great innings made in losing causes … Cricket history tells us that great innings win your side the match against the odds.  We all know these great knocks like the back of our hands – Botham’s Ashes heroics in 1981, Brian Lara’s magnificent unbeaten 153 to beat the Aussies in Barbados in 1999, and Laxman and Dravid’s epic fightback following on at Eden Gardens in 2001. 2019 was a particular treat, as cricket lovers were treated to...

30 Years On: England’s Miracle at Kingston

Today we welcome friend of the site and longtime reader Garreth Duncan to TFT. Here are his recollections of one of the unlikeliest wins in England’s Test history. What a superb performance … It can be hard to believe given the rabble they’ve looked like since, but as the 1990s began, West Indies were still unquestionably Test cricket’s top dogs. Their fast-bowling battery was still as fearsome as ever, led by the peerless Curtly Ambrose and Ian Bishop, with Courtney Walsh providing...


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