CALYPSO IS BACK

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 05 Feb 2019 12:46:23


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

NO MATTER which country one belongs to or which team one follows, there is always a soothing pleasure when the West Indies teams bring back the Calypso splendour to cricket. The Caribbean way of playing and following the game stands tall in the cricketing world for its unmistakable bliss. Those who have watched the Windies juggernaut steamrolling cricketing opponents all over the world in the 70s and late 80s would relate with the joy those giants brought to the table. They also silently mourned the decline of West Indies cricket in the later years and watched in disbelief the champions being relegated to the bracket of minnows. In this backdrop, the stunning series win by the West Indies over England comes as a fresh breeze for the revival of Calypso. The marauding manner in which the two Tests were won by the West Indies pacers and batsmen brings hope to the Islanders and lovers of its cricket. Onus is now on Jason Holder and his team to replicate this stupendous success in copious quantities and prove that the victory was not a flash in the pan.

 

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