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A near riot at Adelaide Oval

Dec 7, 2013: The lowest point of one of cricket's most bitter series came in Adelaide in 1933, when mounted police were needed to prevent a riot in an Ashes Test

Martin Williamson

Which are the finest cricket books?

Oct 8, 2012: Cricket probably boasts the best writing in all sport. We asked five writers to pick the cricket books they love most

Jack of two trades

Oct 4, 2009: Fingleton was possibly the finest cricketer-writer ever

Suresh Menon

Bodyline Autopsy

Look back in equanimity

May 24, 2008: David Frith's history of cricket's most fractious series is exhaustive in its attention to detail

Rob Steen

Brightly Fades the Don

Fingo's zenith

Apr 19, 2008: This account of one of the most chronicled tours ever ranks as Jack Fingleton's finest work

Don Cameron

Cricket Crisis

War diary

Feb 23, 2008: Fingleton's account of Bodyline may not be definitive, but it is fair, if contrarian, and bears the ineffable scent of leather

Gideon Haigh

Cricinfo XI

Taking a stand

Aug 1, 2006: Martin Williamson takes a look at the stories behind the record stands for each wicket in Test cricket ... all XI of them

Martin Williamson

Wisden Cricket Monthly 1987

'What did you do at Lord's, Grandpa?'

Jun 1, 1987: David Frith talks to Bill Brown. This article appeared in Wisden Cricket Monthly in 1987


Jack Fingleton

1982: FINGLETON, JOHN HENRY WEBB ("JACK"), OBE, died on November 22, 1981 at the Royal North Shore Hospital in Sydney


Anglo-Australian reflections

Apr 1968: Jack Fingleton, in light-hearted mood, crams in golfing-cricketers, the immortal Clem Hill, and Douglas Jardine, a lawyer from Oxford - "possibly a little before his time"

Australia v England, 2nd Test, MCG, December 30 - January 3, 1933

Bradman back with a bang

Jan 3, 1933: A match report from The Cricketer of the 2nd Test at Melbourne

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