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Benaud, Bill and the field of memories

Nov 10, 2014: Former Australian captains Richie Benaud and Bill Lawry shared memories of their careers at the Sydney Cricket Ground, even as Benaud revealed he had been fighting skin cancer

Daniel Brettig

Australia news

Bill Lawry receives Hall of Fame honour

Oct 10, 2014: Former Australia captain and renowned television commentator Bill Lawry, 77, has been inducted into the Sport Australia Hall of Fame

ESPNcricinfo staff

Faint fluttering decibels

Dec 26, 2013: Bill Lawry, no stranger, returns, with his gift to articulate precisely what the viewer is thinking

Christian Ryan

Benaud's Manchester miracle

Aug 1, 2013: England needed 256 in 230 minutes at Old Trafford. Ted Dexter blazed 76 but a wily Australian captain had the final say

Interviews by Nagraj Gollapudi

1969

Australia's greatest challenge

Mar 23, 2013: In 1969-70 Australia won their series in India: a battle between spinners and batsmen, played against a background of widespread violence

Martin Williamson

Tributes to Tony Greig

The end of an infectious partnership

Dec 29, 2012: Bill Lawry has remembered his friend and colleague Tony Greig as a great family man and a gentleman

Brydon Coverdale

'I just try to convey my enjoyment of cricket'

Jan 30, 2012: Now as 40 years ago, Bill Lawry can get excited at the drop of a hat - by a shot, a ball, a catch. His job, he says, is to make the man in the garden come into the house to check what happened

Interview by Sidharth Monga

When Lawry's Australians paid it forward

Nov 8, 2011: Forty years ago, Australia's cricketers undertook back-to-back Test tours, just like now. If it wasn't for the shabby treatment they received back then, their modern counterparts might not have had it as good as they do

Brydon Coverdale

Australian news

Lawry and McKenzie gain places in Hall of Fame

Feb 14, 2010: Bill Lawry and Garth McKenzie, two greats of the 1960s, will be inducted into the Australian Cricket Hall of Fame

ESPNcricinfo staff

1970

Australia's no pay, no play tour

Feb 28, 2009: The final hurrah of the old South African regime was a series riven by discontent and ended in humiliation for Australia

Martin Williamson

Australian idol

Jan 29, 2008: Just what is it that endears Sachin Tendulkar to crowds and cognoscenti alike Down Under? We asked a selection of Australia's great and good for their opinion

Nagraj Gollapudi

O'Keeffe and Lawry fill minor places in best broadcaster's poll

Benaud still rules the commentary roost

Apr 25, 2007: Richie Benaud is still unmatched when it comes to finding Australia's most magical cricket broadcaster

Peter English

1971

The end of a Victorian hero

Dec 16, 2006: In 1971 Bill Lawry became the first Australian captain to be sacked in the middle of a series ... and he paid the price for negativity and daring to challenge the authority of the Australian board

Martin Williamson

Lawry joins batting debate

Ponting is 'the modern Bradman'

Nov 25, 2006: Bill Lawry has weighed in to the debate on how history will view Ricky Ponting, describing the Australia captain as "Bradman-like"

ESPNcricinfo staff

Allan Border Medal special presentation

Simpson and Noble enter Hall of Fame

Feb 7, 2006: The former captains Bob Simpson and Monty Noble were inducted into the Australian Cricket Hall of Fame at the Allan Border Medal

ESPNcricinfo staff

Many mourn the loss of one-day cricket's inventor

Tributes pour in for Packer

Dec 27, 2005: Tributes to Kerry Packer, founder of World Series Cricket and the one-day version as we now know it, have come in from many cricketers past and present

ESPNcricinfo staff

Australia in India, 2004-05

Drawing inspiration from Benaud

Oct 4, 2004: A detailed history of Australia's previous tours to India

Dileep Premachandran

Australia in India, 2004-05

Drawing inspiration from Benaud

Oct 4, 2004: A detailed history of Australia's previous tours to India

Dileep Premachandran

Boxing Day in Melbourne (part 1)

Dec 26, 2002: Twenty years ago one of the classic Test matches was played at the MCG

David Wiseman

Northcote Park to be renamed Bill Lawry Oval

Feb 19, 2001: The Darebin City Council, in conjunction with the Northcote Cricket Club and Victorian Cricket Association, have great pleasure in announcing the renaming of Northcote Park to the Bill Lawry Oval

Victorian Cricket Association
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