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South Africa acknowledge the crowd on their return to international cricket

South African cricket

The best cricketer not to play a Test?

In an obituary in the Telegraph, Scyld Berry gives a detailed description of the playing days of Clive Rice

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Sir Donald Bradman walks out to bat for the final time

Australian cricket

How would Bradman fare in the big bat era?

Writing in the Hindu, Greg Chappell wonders how Don Bradman, the greatest of them all, would have tackled modern-day cricket

Ben Wheeler made the opening breakthrough to get rid of Alex Hales

New Zealand cricket

Ben Wheeler, from the backyard to the big stage

Ben Wheeler, the 23-year old New Zealand fast bowler, speaks to Mark Geenty at about how backyard battles with his two brothers helped him on his path to becoming an international cricketer

Yorkshire coach Jason Gillespie

English cricket

The two sides of Jason Gillespie

Talking to Greg Baum, of the Age, the former Australia fast bowler opens up about coaching English county champions Yorkshire

RM Lodha, former Chief Justice of India, at a press conference

Indian cricket

Cricket's sanctity restored

The Indian media reacts to the Lodha Committee judgment, suspending the owners of Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals

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Alastair Cook flings himself at short midwicket to catch Brad Haddin

The Investec Ashes 2015

Plans come together for captain Cook

England's victory in Cardiff has put them 1-0 up in the Investec Ashes and it also unleashed a wave of positivity in the media

Stuart Broad celebrates the wicket of Chris Rogers

Investec Ashes 2015

Stuart Broad, England's warrior

Stuart Broad became England's highest wicket taker in the fourth innings of a winning Test, and was one of the decisive forces plotting Australia's undoing in Cardiff

Shane Watson faces a challenge for his spot from Mitchell Marsh

Investec Ashes 2015

Shane Watson, cricket's perennial sad clown

With England on top in the first Test the focus is firmly on Australia's senior statesmen - Shane Watson and Brad Haddin, who's performances have left much to be desired

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Ashton Agar has a philosophical look after making 98 on debut

The Investec Ashes 2015

Memories of Agar

As the latest Ashes series begins, it is a reminder of an extraordinary story that unfolded at Trent Bridge two years when Ashton Agar, the left-arm spinner, was handed a surprise Test debut and then stuck 98 at No. 11

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Michael Vaughan holds up a replica Ashes urn

The Investec Ashes 2015

The alternative story of 2005

In the Guardian, Andy Bull moves away from the runs and wickets and looks at the stories behind each match - with the result being some fascinating tales