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Stan McCabe

Fearless Stan

Jul 16, 2010: McCabe at the crease was the personification of batting with haste yet no hate. On his birth centenary, we remember the batting genius

Christian Ryan

Australia v Pakistan, 2nd Test, Sydney, 3rd day

Thanks for the laughs on a tense day

Jan 5, 2010: Plays of the day for the third day between Australia and Pakistan at the SCG

Peter English and Osman Samiuddin at the SCG

The best Ashes batting

Sticky dogs and captains' rearguards

Aug 19, 2005: Andrew Miller picks out ten of the finest batting feats in Anglo-Australian history

Andrew Miller


One fleeting moment in the sun

Jul 9, 2005: Although it is the fate of the substitute fielder to remain forever anonymous, Sydney Copley enjoyed his one moment of glory

Martin Williamson

The Ashes 1934

Ponsford, Bradman and the spin triplets

Jul 6, 2005: Kenneth Gregory conjures up the 1934 Ashes, its legspinners and massive stands. Sounds familiar?

ESPNcricinfo staff

A gutsy Wisden XI

Playing hooky

Sep 19, 2004: Chandrahas Choudhury picks 11 batsmen who knew exactly how to reply to a bouncer aimed at the throat

Chandrahas Choudhury

Australian cricket

The Inside Edge top 50 greatest innings

Feb 4, 2004: The top 50 in full

Australian cricket

Bradman's 254 voted best ever

Feb 4, 2004: Sir Donald Bradman's status as the Superman of Australian batsmanship lives on, with two of The Don's most gargantuan knocks voted among the three greatest innings ever played by Australian cricketers

Wisden Cricinfo staff

The real deal

Jul 16, 2003: 1973 When he was captain, nobody in world cricket had as much on his plate as Shaun Pollock , who was born today

Wisden CricInfo staff

A brief history ...


Aug 11, 2002: Martin Williamson with a brief history of Bodyline

Martin Williamson


Jan 25, 1995:

Bill O'Reilly

The Tiger's last hurrah

Dec 1, 1992: Bill O'Reilly's last interview

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


Stan McCabe

1969: MCCABE, STANLEY JOSEPH, who died on August 25, aged 58, following a fall from a cliff at his home in Sydney, was one of Australia's greatest and most enterprising batsmen


Stan McCabe

1935: Stanley Joseph McCabe, who last summer showed such a pronounced improvement as a batsman, was born at Grenfell, New South Wales, on July 16, 1910, so that, with already two trips to England on which to look back, he is not yet 25

Australia v England, 1st Test, Sydney , December 2-7, 1932

Awesome England go one up

Dec 7, 1932: A match report from The Cricketer of the 1st Test at Sydney

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