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The literal art of cricket

Feb 3, 2014: Clarrie Grimmett, Arthur Mailey and Jack Russell were as evocative on canvas as they were skilled on the field

Ashley Mallett

10 for 66 and All That

Life of Mailey

Mar 8, 2008: The story of the only Australian to take nine wickets in a Test innings, told in a rich fruitcake of a book

David Frith

Cricinfo XI

Ten out of ten

Jul 26, 2007: Last Sunday Durham's Otis Gibson took all ten wickets in Hampshire's first innings, the 79th instance in first-class cricket. Here are some of the others

Martin Williamson

Cricinfo XI

Rubbing their noses in it

Mar 28, 2006: You can't beat a good bowling attack, and you sure can be exposed without one. Here, Cricinfo recalls 11 of the less successful packs that haven't so much hunted as grunted and often without reward

Andrew Miller and Martin Williamson

Australia faces old friends and foes during the Ashes

Helping out the old enemy

Jun 9, 2005: As the world champions, Australia must sometimes feel their world is against them

Peter English

1921

Perfection from a man who was anything but

May 14, 2005: Billy Bestwick took a ten-for ... his off-field problems made that all the more remarkable

Martin Williamson

March 1964

A king without a crown

Jun 29, 2004: Biographies and essays have been written about celebrities, fools, crooks, bores, and exhibitionists; but, so far as I know, no one has written a short book (he'd never stand for a long one) on Arthur A

RC Robertson Glasgow

Tim Rice Talking Cricket

Guinea pig lays trail to Mailey masterpiece

Aug 28, 1996: In 1958 the great Australian leg-break and googly bowler, Arthur Mailey, published his memoirs, entitled 10 for 66 And All That

Obituary

Arthur Mailey

1968: MAILEY, ARTHUR A., who died in hospital in Sydney on December 31, three days before his 82nd birthday, played as a leg-break and googly bowler in 21 Test matches for Australia between 1921 and 1926

10 for 66 and all that

The boy who killed the dove

1958: Arthur Mailey on the day he bowled Victor Trumper

Arthur Mailey
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