Smith captained the English cricket team in Australia in 1965–66, playing as England in the 1965-66 Ashes series against the Australians and as the MCC in their other matches on the tour.The 5-Tests series ended in 1-1 draw. M.J.K. West Indies captain Clive Lloyd conceded later that “our fellows got carried away” and two very bruised and battered England openers, unbeaten at the close, 21-0, were national heroes. Cuthbert Gordon Greenidge MBE is a former member of the West Indies cricket team and with brooding and massively destructive strokeplay was one of the premier opening batsmen of the West Indies. To help make this website better, to improve and personalize your experience and for advertising purposes, are you happy to accept cookies and other technologies. Check the Stats & Records of 1965 - West Indies, / , Records, / , Test matches, / , Match results Players in Wicket keeper Batting Bowling The list is arranged in the order in which each player won his Test cap. Zahoor Elahi, cricketer, Pakistan opening batsman vs. New Zealand 1996; 1971 Birthday. He also scored 6,721 in the ODI format at a strike rate of 90.20 and average of 47. The current sponsor is MRF Tyres who signed a 4-year deal with the ICC that will last until 2020.. A Test match is scheduled to take place over a period of five days, and is played by teams representing full member nations of the International Cricket Council (ICC). Choosing an all time West Indies Team from different era is challenging, but stimulating. Sir Viv has the third highest total of Test runs by a West Indies batsman with 8,540, including 26 centuries. Ian Bishop was a great fast bowler, but West Indies had elite bowlers. ?. Cuthbert Gordon Greenidge MBE is a former member of the West Indies cricket team and with brooding and massively destructive strokeplay was one of the premier opening batsmen of the West Indies. Sir Garfield St Aubrun Sobers, AO, OCC (born 28 July 1936), also known as Gary or Garry Sobers, is a former cricketer who played for the 1965 - West Indies / Records / Test matches / Match results, Readers recommend - Curated tweets by ESPNcricinfo, West Indies v Australia at Port of Spain, 5th Test, May 14-17, 1965 It was purchased in Montserrat from businessman John Wade of Wade Inn fame and was emblazoned with an autograph by West Indies star batsman Rohan Kanhai. The 1965–66 Ashes series consisted of five cricket Test matches, each of five days with six hours play and eight ball overs.It formed part of the MCC tour of Australia in 1965–66 and the matches outside the Tests were played in the name of the Marylebone Cricket Club. Ritchie Richardson-great batsman, but he batted at the number 3 position, where the likes of the Master Blater ' Viv Richards, 'The Black Bradman' George Headley, Rohan Baboolall Kanhai, Sir Everton Weeks; and Lawrence Rowe batted. This is a list of West Indian Test cricketers.A Test match is an international cricket match between two of the leading cricketing nations. While they might not quite be of the same standard in the modern age, a look back in the archives displays a frightening array of talent that terrorised batsman for decades. George Headley: The greatest West Indies batsman of his era Sir Vivian Richards: Indubitably The most destructive batsman ever 'Prince' Brian Lara: Considered one of the greatest batsman of all time, can be aggressive, and also be reliable-400 & 501 not out. M.J.K. Starting with Conrad Hunte, the line-up from which the greatest pair of West Indies openers of all time will be selected includes undoubtedly the best opening partnership in … ... Melford’s cousin and Montserrat’s opening batsman that day. Steve Camacho. The 1965–66 Ashes series consisted of five cricket Test matches, each of five days with six hours play and eight ball overs.It formed part of the MCC tour of Australia in 1965–66 and the matches outside the Tests were played in the name of the Marylebone Cricket Club. The robust built New Zealand cricketer, at 6'7", is the only 2nd batsmen … He took 100 wickets in a season eight times and went on two overseas tours to Zimbabwe in 1964-65 and the West Indies in 1965-66, on both occasions with Worcestershire. Also Patrick Patterson and Roy Gilchrist can match Michael Holding with speed, but not accuracy and line and length and Jermaine Taylor is the upcoming fast/pace bowler whom has the potential to materialized to an elite player.Please share your opinions and/or comment and God bless you all.