Give Chanderpaul his farewell

The batsman has been unceremoniously dropped and the public may never see him play another Test. It might not be too late for the WICB to fix that

Shivnarine Chanderpaul stretches during West Indies' practice session

Being McCullum

He has found a way of keeping his instincts free and fearless while offering real gravitas, and that is quite something to behold

Brendon McCullum and the New Zealand team walk off the field

Liam Cromar

That England, this England

A fan watches England take on New Zealand from the Edrich Upper Stand at Lord's 11 summers apart, and can't help drawing parallels - but back then, England were on a roll

Debutant Andrew Strauss gets his Test cap from Michael Vaughan