Category Archives: Miscellaneous

High Individual Scores…Are They Good for the Game?

West Indies’ cricketer—Mr. Cool himself—Chris Gayle became the first cricketer to score 200 plus runs in a World Cup game. Before this, highest batting scorebelonged to Gary Kirsten, who scored 188 against UAE in the 1996 World Cup. Until 2009, … Continue reading

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Barbados Bound

ROTB co-author, Martin Rowe writes: No trip to Barbados would be complete for the cricket-lover without due homage being made at the storied Kensington Oval in Bridgetown to the great Sir Garfield Sobers, surely the greatest all-round cricketer that the … Continue reading

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ROTB at the Louisville Slugger Museum

Nathan Stalvy, curator of the Louisville Slugger Museum (maker of the bats for MLB), loves our book!  

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Farewell King Kallis

First there was Rahul Dravid (in 2012); then there was Ricky Ponting (2012); and then Sachin Tendulkar (2013). Now Jacques Kallis—the greatest all-rounder of his generation—has retired from Test cricket. Tendulkar (15921), Ponting (13378), Kallis (13289), and Dravid (13288)—giants of … Continue reading

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