The Week in Review

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THIS is the captain of your ship, your heart talkin' . . . The rains relent in Guyana and Courtney Walsh picks up from where he left off in Jamaica by reducing England to 2 for 2 on the opening day of the second Test, whereupon Michael Atherton lifts chins from the floor with an unbeaten century redolent of Hutton's on the same ground 40 years ago. It is his first against the West Indies; he is unlikely to make a more inspiring one.

From Norway to No Way. Anxious, presumably, to avoid being immortalised as a vegetable, John Toshack resigns as the Welsh football manager after 47 days, one defeat and a roasting from his compatriots. The Englishman Mike Smith returns.

Frank Bruno meets a bum in Brum and has a pleasant night out, knocking out 'Big Jesse' Ferguson in 147 seconds at the NEC. Next up, hopes St Bruno, is that walking contradiction, George Foreman, Punching Preacher.

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