Greenidge and Haynes – Cricket’s Most Destructive Openers

With all the cricket happening around us, especially with the New Zealand green tops proving to be the West Indies’ nemesis, I am taken back to the 1980s when the mighty West Indies were pretty much unbeatable. Leading from the front were their two openers, Greenidge and Haynes. They were as imposing as the guardian deities at a Hindu temple and were sufficient to strike terror into the heart of any bowling attack.

In this interview with Ed Kemp, they talk about a lot of things, including their destructive brand of cricket. Click through to read the entire, absolutely enjoyable piece.

In the picture, aerial shot of Kensington Oval in Bridgetown Barbados, Wikimedia Commons