Michael Holding announces retirement meanwhile after serving as a TV commentator for 31 years. However, The former West Indies fast bowler participated in 60 tests and 102 single-day matches. After that, Michael claimed to have won 391 wickets before moving behind the microphone after retiring in 1987. In addition, Michael Holding the 67-year-old Jamaican is considered one of the greatest fast bowlers in history.
Michael Holding announces retirement for cricket commentary
Michael Holding is also known for his smooth start, which earned him the nickname “Whispering Death”.
In addition to his retirement from cricket, Holding has recently received praise and attention for his anti-racism campaign. In a test match between England and the West Indies in July 2020. Holding talked about the fate of black men on Sky Sports, and the players of both sides kneeling on their knees before the game. Holding’s new book “Why We Kneel and How We Rise” is publish earlier this year. It provides a calm and in-depth study of racial discrimination. Partly through collaborations with Usain Bolt, Thierry Henry, and Michael • The discussion of leading athletes such as Johnson and Naomi Osaka is narrating.
“Michael Holding is a legendary Bowler, Commentator, Campaigner but more importantly, he is a good person who will be missed very much in the communication box. “
The footage gathered attention across the world and on social media.
- Listen: Michael Holding on Desert Island Discs (September 2021)
- Listen: Michael Holding talks to Jonathan Agnew (August 2021)
During the reign of the West Indies in the 1970s and 1980s, the mob was terrified by his hostile fast-paced bowling.
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