Whale of a tailBEST BY LAST MAN: West Indies fast bowler Tino Best hitting out during his 95, the best score by a No. 11 in a Test match.
Mon, June 11, 2012 - 12:01 AM
BIRMINGHAM – The effervescent Tino Best astonishingly struck the highest score by a No. 11 in Test history while Denesh Ramdin stroked his second Test century before embroiling himself in controversy, as West Indies dominated the fourth day of the final Test yesterday.
Best, playing his first Test in three years, smashed an entertaining 95 before falling agonizingly short of three figures to help propel West Indies to 426 all out at Edgbaston.
Ramdin, starting the day on 60, stroked an unbeaten 107 but spoiled a fine innings when he celebrated his landmark by producing a piece of paper with the words “Yeah Viv Talk Nah” scribbled, and pointing it towards the media centre.
The action was in response to criticism levelled at Ramdin by legendary West Indies batsman Sir Vivian Richards, now an analyst for BBC’s Test Match Special, following West Indies’ defeat at Trent Bridge.
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