Stuart Wark

Once upon a time

Ravi Shastri bats

The multifaceted Mr Ravi Shastri

We might know him better as a commentator, but in his day he was a fine spinner and, when called on, a gritty opener

Bill Lawry

All hail the Phantom

One of Australian cricket's leading voices, he was also a technically correct opener who took on some of the best fast bowling attacks with distinction over a ten-year career

Dudley Nourse bats

Let us now praise Dudley Nourse

The South African batsman's superior Test numbers may have slipped under the radar because of his team's poor record in the few years either side of the Second World War

Roy Dias

The finest of Sri Lanka's early years

In the '80s, the classy Roy Dias gave stability to a Sri Lankan batting line-up that had to compete against teams with far greater experience and depth