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Half-century of boundaries, and miserly bowlers

Jul 1, 2014: Also, best percentage of hundreds to innings, most frequent appearances on the Lord's honours board, most first-class fifties, and Sanga and Mahela's twin totals

Steven Lynch

Greatest Partnerships

Deadly duos

Dec 15, 2011: Cricket is a game of partnerships. Here are five that can go down in history

George Dobell

The best first-wicket combinations

The opening salvo

Aug 29, 2011: How do Hobbs and Sutcliffe compare to Greenidge and Haynes? A look at the most durable combinations who opened the batting in Test cricket

S Rajesh

Tendulkar only current player in ESPNcricinfo all-time World XI

Oct 25, 2010: Four Australians and three West Indians make it to the side. Warne, Gilchrist and Akram other recent players to feature

ESPNcricinfo staff

Jack Hobbs and the golden age

Dec 13, 2009: The Master's autobiography provides glimpses of a long-ago time that is strikingly similar (and not) to ours

Suresh Menon

The XI

Old gold

Aug 28, 2009: England's all-time team has just two players from the last 30 years

Andrew Miller

All-time XI: England

Pietersen makes all-time England XI

Aug 27, 2009: One contemporary star lines up alongside greats including Hobbs, Hutton, Barnes and Larwood in England's side

ESPNcricinfo staff

The best from England and Australia

The Ashes Masters

Jul 1, 2009: David Frith looks at the players from England and Australia who excelled in Ashes cricket - the toughest Test cauldron of all. His choices include Alec Bedser, who died in April 2010

David Frith

Jack Hobbs

For love (and money)

Jun 20, 2009: A "professional who batted just like an amateur", he was perceived as businesslike, but was actually a brilliant, spontaneous, original player

Gideon Haigh

The Wisden Cricketer - May 2008

From Grace to Hick

Aug 2, 2008: How the other 24 beat Mark Ramprakash to the landmark

Patrick Kidd

1925

When the Master felt the pressure

May 31, 2008: A look back at the expectations that surrounded Jack Hobbs in 1925

Martin Williamson

Cricinfo XI

Ripe old age

Jul 31, 2007: Eleven players who continued turning out well beyond normal retirement age

Martin Williamson

Ian Botham

A crusader on and off the field

Jun 16, 2007: The news of Botham's knighthood is wonderfully appropriate and shamefully overdue

Andrew Miller

Cricketing knights

Jun 16, 2007: Cricketers who have received knighthoods

Martin Williamson

No chat, no Ashes

Nov 21, 2006: Taunts and insults are as much a part of cricket as bats and balls, and never more so than during the Ashes

Simon Briggs

Cricinfo XI

Eleven more hot streaks

Jan 31, 2006: Eleven more batsmen who scaled the heights

Andrew Miller and Martin Williamson

England v Australia, 5th Test, The Oval, 1926

The greatness of Hobbs

Sep 12, 2005: A match report from the 5th Test at The Oval in 1926 as England won the Ashes

The Cricketer

1930

One fleeting moment in the sun

Jul 9, 2005: Although it is the fate of the substitute fielder to remain forever anonymous, Sydney Copley enjoyed his one moment of glory

Martin Williamson

March 1974

Happy, Happy Days

Oct 10, 2004: Harold Gimblett looks back at his 50 years in cricket

Harold Gimblett

Richie Benaud's Greatest Test XI

Murali misses out in Benaud's Greatest XI

Aug 23, 2004: Richie Benaud, the former Australian captain and current doyen of television commentators, has named his World XI of the 20th century

Wisden Cricinfo staff
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