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Monday, March 14, 2011


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totally agree. Sir Viv is incomparable - no one came close when it came to manhandling the bowlers.

Pete M

While I share the same memories, and I'm with you on the judgement, I've got to point out that his amazing 56 ball ton in Antigua was in 1986.

In the 1979 World Cup Final, Viv was fairly subdued to start with, and played second fiddle to Collis King for a while. The fireworks only really started towards the end of King's innings, but once the blue touch paper had been lit, the rockets really took off!

The Reverse Sweep

Cheers Pete for spotting my heinous error as to the date of that devastating hundred in Antigua - it will be corrected forthwith.

No that innings by Collis King. Wow!

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