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Michael Holding

Michael Holding Has A 'Problem' With Jasprit Bumrah, And Indian Pacer Should Listen To Windies Great

May 13, 2020 Outlook Web Bureau

Clearly impressed with Jasprit Bumrah, Michael Holding gave a word of advice to the Indian pacer: "It's a human body and not a machine"

West Indies Legend Michael Holding Wonders If Cricket Is Moving In Right Direction

Apr 30, 2020 Agencies

Michael Holding believes hitting the pause button for a while was necessary amid the excessive commercialisation of cricket

Michael Holding Questions Suggestions Of Legalising Ball-tampering

Michael Holding believes there is 'no logic' behind the reported move as players will anyway be playing the game in a safe environment and use of saliva on the ball shouldn't be an issue

Michael Holding Picks His 'Fab 4' Fast Bowlers Across Generations

Apr 15, 2020 PTI

Michael Holding named two fellow West Indies legends -- Malcolm Marshall, Andy Roberts, one Australian Dennis Lillee and one South Africa - Dale Steyn

'Whispering Death' Unlikely To Continue Commentating Beyond 2021, Hints Michael Holding

One of the most respected voices in world cricket, 66-year-old Michael Holding has been with the Sky Sports for the past 21 years

15 July, 2019

From MS Dhoni's 'Balidan' Gloves To Ben Stokes' Lucky Dive, 2019 Cricket World Cup's Controversies


England should have been awarded five runs, not six, when Ben Stokes inadvertently deflected a throw to the boundary in Sunday's epic Cricket World Cup final. The umpiring blunder 'stole' New Zealand's thunder. This and other controversies that grabbed headlines during the World Cup

20 August, 2018

'Don't Compare Me To Kapil Dev, Let Me Be Hardik Pandya': Indian All-Rounder's Jibe At Michael Holding

Outlook Web Bureau

"They have created their era, let me be Hardik Pandya. Let's stop comparing me with anyone. I will be happy if you don't," he said.

04 July, 2006

Moans, Groans And Whines

Michael Holding

Brian Lara raised a stink about the pitch and conditions when he should have shown composure and the attitude to try and overcome it. He should have led by example, shown the application needed to overcome the surface. Instead he blew his top.

28 June, 2006

Laxman Too Good To Be Ignored

Michael Holding

Dravid could take a leaf out of his own book. He wasn't initially deemed good enough in the limited format of the game but is now one of the mainstays of the team. India need to keep V.V.S. in the mix for the World Cup.

16 June, 2006

Foolhardy Ways

Michael Holding

India have taken two steps backwards from the days in Pakistan when the five-bowler theory was heralded with much fanfare. Now against a weaker bowling attack, they have chosen to strengthen their batting at the cost of bowling.

07 June, 2006

A Let Off For Lara

Michael Holding

These days when match supervisors are intolerant to insolent behaviour, the skipper must count himself lucky. He might have had his reasons to get agitated but you can't show disrespect to the umpires in the middle.

30 May, 2006

Draw Positives From Defeat

Michael Holding

India can look at the ODI loss as part of the learning curve. Defeats are only terminal if you do not have the mettle and I do not think that is the case with these young boys.

27 May, 2006

Watch Out India!

Michael Holding

The bowlers will have to look beyond the regular swing and seam option. Otherwise, this Caribbean tour will end up as another sour experience.

24 May, 2006

India Undone By Complacency

Michael Holding

This Indian team might have been mistaken in believing that they just needed to turn up in the park to roll the West Indies over. Three straight games ending in the final over doesn't happen by chance.

21 May, 2006

Foot Off The Pedal

Michael Holding

On Thursday the Indian bowlers were caught unawares because they did not believe the match could start on time due to rain. Here the batsmen did not feel the need to apply themselves since the target was so low.

20 May, 2006

What A Start!

Michael Holding

The odds were always pointing to an Indian victory, but the target should have been a bit more difficult to achieve had the West Indies managed their innings better.

15 May, 2006

India Have The Quality to Excel

Michael Holding

Fans in the Caribbean know a lot about Dravid, would have seen a bit of Sehwag and at least heard of Yuvraj's recent exploits. Add to those, the hard hitting Dhoni, Kaif, young guns Raina and Powar and you get the idea that the Windies bowling could

10 March, 2003

'Sehwag, Sachin Are Like Chalk And Cheese'

'One can't even begin to compare the two. One is right up there and the other is down here.'

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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