One of the most enjoyable features in sport is the unpredictability of the result. Sporting contests are played to win and quite often the underdog wins and turns the game upside down depending on the magnitude of the disparity between the two rivals. Cricket has often been referred to as the game of glorious uncertainties!
England’s cricketers are visiting the West Indies (WI) on a tour that includes a three-Test series, the first of which was scheduled for January 23–27. It was finished in four days.
WI returned from Bangladesh last month where they were comprehensively beaten two games to nil in a two-Test series. Immediately prior to that tournament, they visited India where demolition by the home team, winning three-nil in a three-Test series, was all completed in three days of scheduled five-day matches!