Ajit Wadekar made 48

Lefties I've loved

From Sobers to Sangakkara, plenty oozed grace at the crease. Each had his own distinctive style

Sanath Jayasuirya pulls

The unforgettable Sanath cut

Remembering a ferocious Jayasuriya shot that became of symbol of the magic summer of 1998

Clive Rice at the High Court in London, where he applied for an injunction that his contract with Nottinghamshire County Cricket Club is still valid. Nottsingahmshire terminated his contract after he announced that he had joined Kerry Packer

The last of Clive Rice

His funeral in Johannesburg showed, among other things, that his death has struck a surprisingly raw nerve in South Africa

(From left) KVR Murthy, PK Belliappa and K Bharadwaj walk out for a Jolly Rovers match

A Jolly Rovers reunion

It was all nostalgia and anecdotes when late-1960s alumni of a well known Chennai club got together one evening recently

Brian Lara pulls on his way to an unbeaten 153

Remembering Lara's Everest moment

One series against the mighty Australians in 1999 tested the great West Indian's skill and mental resolve to the limit

Adam Sanford runs in to bowl in Texas

Playing alongside Adam Sanford

Eleven Tests and 30 wickets for West Indies, and a stand at Windsor Park named after him. And he now plays club cricket in the USA

Debutant Andrew Strauss gets his Test cap from Michael Vaughan

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

Darren Lehmann on his way to a double-century

Darren Lehmann, Yorkshire colossus

He did spectacularly well in county cricket and was part of many an escapade, but those exploits went largely unnoticed back home

Gehan Mendis attempts a sweep

What might Gehan Mendis have been?

An attacking batsman who made a name for himself on the county circuit in the '70s and '80s, he could have played for Sri Lanka or England but finished without an international cap