Two weeks later I am still sweating with the initial nervousness and horror and still dancing in the final exultation of our victory in the World Cup.
I was in abject despair at the start. Fearful that we were being thrashed and not wanting to witness a humiliation, I nearly turned off the television. Not a single run scored off the bat in the first 16 deliveries.14 for 2 at the end of the six over Powerplay. The charismatic difference-maker Chris Gayle gone. One boundary scored in the first 11 overs …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.