19 Feb 2007 22:00:07
The Count of Baldoni
Caribean Cricket

http://www.bbc.co.uk/1xtra/tx/documentaries/caribbean_cricket.shtml


Mali Richards, son of the Windies' highest-scoring test batsman Sir Vivian,
looks at the history of West Indian cricket.

--
"A horse a horse, my kingdom for a horse".

I haven't had a winner for six months.

The Count





21 Feb 2007 09:44:52
Wog George
Re: Caribean Cricket


"The Count of Baldoni" <anthony.baldone@nowhere.com > wrote in message
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> http://www.bbc.co.uk/1xtra/tx/documentaries/caribbean_cricket.shtml
>
>
> Mali Richards, son of the Windies' highest-scoring test batsman Sir
> Vivian, looks at the history of West Indian cricket.
>
>
>
By what measure is Viv the Windies' highest-scoring Test batsman? It
certainly isn't most runs in a career or most runs in an innings or even
most runs in a match. Does anyone know of another yardstick for "highest
scoring" that doesn't involve having the most runs?

--
George
"Dolphins, Eskimos, who cares?! It's all a bunch of tree hugging hippie
crap!" - Eric Cartman - 20 August 1997




22 Feb 2007 00:11:27
Andrew Dunford
Re: Caribean Cricket


"Wog George" <wog-NotThisBit-george@amd-p.com > wrote in message
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> "The Count of Baldoni" <anthony.baldone@nowhere.com> wrote in message
> news:H5pCh.18112$OK6.4233@newsfe4-win.ntli.net...
>> http://www.bbc.co.uk/1xtra/tx/documentaries/caribbean_cricket.shtml
>>
>>
>> Mali Richards, son of the Windies' highest-scoring test batsman Sir
>> Vivian, looks at the history of West Indian cricket.
>>
>>
>>
> By what measure is Viv the Windies' highest-scoring Test batsman? It
> certainly isn't most runs in a career or most runs in an innings or even
> most runs in a match. Does anyone know of another yardstick for "highest
> scoring" that doesn't involve having the most runs?

Fathered the most children?

Andrew




22 Feb 2007 06:58:36
Wog George
Re: Caribean Cricket


"Andrew Dunford" <adunford@artifax.net > wrote in message
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> "Wog George" <wog-NotThisBit-george@amd-p.com> wrote in message
> news:owUCh.1741$8U4.1082@news-server.bigpond.net.au...
>>
>> "The Count of Baldoni" <anthony.baldone@nowhere.com> wrote in message
>> news:H5pCh.18112$OK6.4233@newsfe4-win.ntli.net...
>>> http://www.bbc.co.uk/1xtra/tx/documentaries/caribbean_cricket.shtml
>>>
>>>
>>> Mali Richards, son of the Windies' highest-scoring test batsman Sir
>>> Vivian, looks at the history of West Indian cricket.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>> By what measure is Viv the Windies' highest-scoring Test batsman? It
>> certainly isn't most runs in a career or most runs in an innings or even
>> most runs in a match. Does anyone know of another yardstick for "highest
>> scoring" that doesn't involve having the most runs?
>
> Fathered the most children?
>
>

Yes, I guess he probably "scored" more than all of us put together.

--
George
"In the outside world I am a simple geologist, but in here I am Falcor,
Defender of the Alliance." - Randy Marsh - 4 October 2006