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Howzat: Kerry Packer's War

World Series Cricket - no more an outcast

Sep 2, 2012: The dramatisation of the Packer affair is just as exciting as all the drama that unfolded 35 years ago

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

What Kerry did

Dec 25, 2011: Kerry Packer died on the first day of the Boxing Day Test in 2005. A look back at the man who changed the fortunes of the world's best cricketers forever

Ashley Mallett

No. 29

Packer's circus

Aug 21, 2010: The circumstances were already in place. The Australian media magnate simply triggered the explosion

Gideon Haigh

Cracking the whip

Mar 10, 2010: In the wake of the bans on three former Pakistan captains, Cricinfo looks at some other instances of player bans and boycotts

ESPNcricinfo staff

The death of the ODI?

Jun 2, 2008: The success of the IPL has made it clear that something has to give to accommodate it, and on the current evidence that something will be the 50-over game

Dileep Premachandran

Cricinfo XI

Money talks

Apr 24, 2008: In the light of Allen Stanford's massive investment in the game, we look at XI other wealthy men who have sprayed around their cash

Andrew Miller and Martin Williamson

1977

The circus comes to town

Apr 19, 2008: The first day of Kerry Packer's brave new world

Martin Williamson

Cameras, lights and coral pink

Dec 13, 2007: Stump mics, prefab pitches and, er, pink uniforms. We look at eleven legacies of Kerry Packer's World Series Cricket

Martin Williamson

The Packer revolution

A dummy's guide to World Series Cricket

Dec 4, 2007: A dummy's guide to Kerry Packer's World Series Cricket

Martin Williamson

World Series Cricket revisited

A price for everything

Dec 2, 2007: A look back at the Packer revolution, three decades on

Gideon Haigh

A brief history

World Series Cricket

Nov 21, 2007: Martin Williamson with a brief overview of World Series Cricket

Martin Williamson

The Packer timeline

World Series Cricket - March-October 1978

Oct 22, 2007: A timeline of events in World Series Cricket during the close season between March and October 1978

Martin Williamson

The Packer timeline

World Series Cricket - February 1978

Oct 22, 2007: A timeline of events in World Series Cricket during February 1978

David Frith

The Packer timeline

World Series Cricket - January 1978

Oct 22, 2007: A timeline of events in World Series Cricket during January 1978

David Frith

The Packer timeline

World Series Cricket - December 1977

Oct 22, 2007: A timeline of events in World Series Cricket during December 1977

David Frith

The Packer timeline

World Series Cricket - November 1977

Oct 22, 2007: A timeline of events in World Series Cricket during November 1977 when the High Court made its ruling

David Frith

The Packer timeline

World Series Cricket - October 1977

Oct 22, 2007: A timeline of events in World Series Cricket during October 1977 when the High Cort hearing started

David Frith

The Packer timeline

World Series Cricket - September 1977

Oct 22, 2007: A timeline of events in World Series Cricket during September 1977

David Frith

The Packer timeline

World Series Cricket - August 1977

Oct 22, 2007: A timeline of events in World Series Cricket during August 1977

David Frith
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