I didn’t want to be rude to anyone, but anyone who is rude to me, then I was going to be rude in the right way; my bat was going to tell the story.
I couldn’t believe it and it’s a dream come true, because an aim of mine was to make the West Indies team before 21
West Indies have won three more World Cups than we’ve won and they won it one year.
My first bat was shaped out of a coconut branch by my brother. And from that day, all I wanted to do was to be a West Indian cricketer.
The way I look at it, there are no holidays in cricket. I never stop training…rain or shine, I’m playing cricket.
“Test matches to me are the caviar compared to the fast food stuff. Having the ability and the constitution to triumph over five days is what it’s all about.”
I don’t like losing. That ‘L’ word is not in my vocabulary. Only Love and Lord. Not Losing.
For me, being a debutant you have nothing to lose. You just have to go out and give it your all.
I have seen a lot of ads about protea fire. I guess Cape Town will be blazing tomorrow but with a maroon flame.
“I think it’s a case where we are world champions and it’s something we have made our own.”
I didn’t like to be friendly with rivals, I wanted them to feel the heat.
In my playing days the ice was kept for the beers.