West Indies cricket great Michael Holding (left) greeting West Indies captain Jason Holder during the World Cup. (Internet image)
They might’ve been fierce opponents on the field, but former West Indies fast bowler, now commentator Michael Holding has got New Zealand’s Jeremy Coney is his corner over a recent controversy with the International Cricket Council (ICC).
A day after Holding stood firm because the ICC asked him to avoid pointing out the errors of umpires on air during the ongoing World Cup, Coney says what the ICC is trying to do is “just not on”.
“People saw the mistakes. Do you want silence at that moment, especially if its (video) being replayed? No you don’t,” said the 66-year-old Coney, who is working as a radio commentator for the BBC at the World Cup.