Former West Indian opener Gordon Greenidge talks about the mental and technical aspects of opening the batting, what is expected of a Test opener, his partnership with Desmond Haynes over the years, the great team he played in and the phenomenal 214 he made at Lord’s 1984 to secure an improbable victory for West Indies in just over 2 sessions chasing 344 runs.
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Intro Music: Aravind Murali and Jaishankar, mixed at ‘Music from The Place’
Episode Transcribed by: Bharathram Pattabiraman
Host: Subash Jayaraman
Gordon Greenidge is a mentor for the Trinidad & Tobago Red Steel in the Limacol Caribbean Premier League. The tournament runs until August 16th.