1:51 PM ISTAndrew Fidel FernandoFacebookTwitterFacebook MessengerPinterestEmailprintIn Come to Think of it, we bring new perspectives to bear on received cricket wisdom. This time: should Courtney Walsh be viewed as much more than merely one of West Indies’ fast-bowling greats?Okay, so what is to follow is not exactly revisionist, because who is going to argue that Courtney Walsh is not great? But beyond that, what would you say about him? Andy Roberts was ferocious, Malcolm Marshall was astute, Joel Garner was accurate, Michael Holding was smooth, Curtly Ambrose was scary, but Walsh?The last keeper of that incandescent fast-bowling torch that was lit in the 1970s? Sure. Sometime captain, and all-time comedy batsman? Absolutely. But he deserves more than this, right? A closer look at the contours of his career, a microscope run over his numbers – this is what we are aiming for.ALSO READ: Alan Gardner: Is county cricket unfairly maligned?To start with, perhaps it’s important to take stock of why Walsh’s legacy has been mired in this relative nebulousness. Perhaps it is because although he had plenty of height, pace, smarts and control, and could generate prodigious seam movement, none of these virtues defined him. Or at least, none defined… Read full this story
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