As legends fade from the scene, Chanderpaul continues to prosper

By Tony Cozier

One by one, the batting legends of a generation are yielding to the inevitability of fading reflexes, tired muscles and, above all, misgivings over the rare talents that placed them on a plane above their contemporaries.

Last week, Ricky Ponting, Test cricket’s second highest scorer, announced he would be retiring after the current match against South Africa in Perth.

For 17 years and 168 Tests, he was the embodiment of Australia’s approach to excellence in its every endeavour, consummate captain through the …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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