Mike Tyson punches Evander Holyfield

Should Cook think of quitting now?

Modern captains get only fleeting moments when they can leave the game on their own terms before the pressure is back again

Polly Umrigar, Datta Gaekwad, Denis Compton and Vijay Manjrekar

A captain a minute

Or that's what it felt like in India at the tail end of the 1950s

Wahab Riaz tries to get on Shane Watson's nerves

Did Pakistan fail?

Given the circumstances, they did the opposite in the World Cup, bringing fervour back to their fan base

Misbah-ul-Haq is not quite as expressionless as previously thought

Misbah in the context of Pakistan's lifesavers

Like medics who go beyond the call of duty in trying circumstances, Pakistan's captain inspires his side to victories while dealing with less-than-ideal situations

Suhas Cadambi

Daniel Vettori reached the landmark of 300 ODI wickets

New Zealand cricket

Daniel Vettori, back from the burnout

A World Cup win could be the prefect farewell gift for Daniel Vettori, much like how it was for Glenn McGrath in 2007 and Sachin Tendulkar in 2011

ESPNcricinfo staff

Misbah on his captaincy 'education'

Misbah-ul-Haq on what it takes to captain Pakistan, and what captaining Pakistan has taught him

Misbah-ul-Haq pushes the ball onto the off side

The vices and virtues of Misbah

The debate about whether Misbah-ul-Haq is holding Pakistan back or holding them together is obscuring the team's real problems