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Kuldeep and Chahal hunt like the Tiger and the Fox

Feb 18, 2018: India's young wristspinners are reminiscent of the Aussie duo of Bill O' Reilly and Clarrie Grimmett. Will they enjoy success in Australia, like they did in South Africa?

Ian Chappell

What score have you not got?

Jun 27, 2017: Sachin Tendulkar was never dismissed or left unbeaten on which number?

Steven Lynch

How a spinner can break the rhythm of the batsman

Mar 18, 2017: By learning how to subtly change the pace of his deliveries

Ashley Mallett

India v New Zealand, 1st Test, Kanpur, 4th day

Ashwin to 200: five Tests quicker than Muralitharan

Sep 25, 2016: R Ashwin has taken fewer deliveries than any other spinner to take 200 Test wickets. That and more numbers on his landmark

Shiva Jayaraman

Ind v SA, 3rd Test, Nagpur

Ashwin's records and lowest top scores

Nov 27, 2015: Stats highlights from the Nagpur Test where India handed South Africa their first away-series defeat in nine years

Shiva Jayaraman

A lesson from the gnome

Nov 15, 2014: Clarrie Grimmett knew a thing or two about bowling

Ashley Mallett

The literal art of cricket

Feb 3, 2014: Clarrie Grimmett, Arthur Mailey and Jack Russell were as evocative on canvas as they were skilled on the field

Ashley Mallett

The Tiger and the Fox

May 8, 2013: Bill O'Reilly and Clarrie Grimmett were the greatest spin-bowling partnership of their age, and arguably the best in Test history

Ashley Mallett

Scarlet: Clarrie Grimmett - Test Cricketer

Unconventional, endearing, imperfect

May 2, 2009: A few errors aside, a tasty biography of the legspinner who discovered the flipper - and the cost of irking The Don

David Frith

Better riper

Oct 3, 2008: Why legspinners are more proficient when they're older and wiser

Christian Ryan

Ask Steven

The coach who caught Sachin, and a much-travelled man

Nov 5, 2006: The regular Monday column in which Steven Lynch answers your questions about (almost) any aspect of cricket:

Steven Lynch

Legspinner tipped to sign four-year contract

Footwear deal makes Warne a chance for 2009 Ashes

Feb 23, 2006: Shane Warne is expected to confirm a four-year footwear sponsorship deal that hints at him avoiding retirement until after the 2009 Ashes

ESPNcricinfo staff

Ask Steven

Cricket and Christmas

Dec 26, 2005: A special Christmas version of our regular Monday column in which Steven Lynch answers your questions about (almost) any aspect of cricket

Steven Lynch

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

August 2005

The Way It Was

Jul 20, 2005: Alan Townsend relives with Stephen Chalke his 130-mile round trip by bike as a 12-year-old to see the Headingley Test of 1934

The Ashes 1934

Ponsford, Bradman and the spin triplets

Jul 6, 2005: Kenneth Gregory conjures up the 1934 Ashes, its legspinners and massive stands. Sounds familiar?

ESPNcricinfo staff

Cairns joins select group of bowlers in New Zealand history

Jul 11, 2003: Chris Cairns's return to the bowling crease for his English county Nottinghamshire in their most recent game, against Kent at Maidstone, saw him join a select band of New Zealand cricketers

Lynn McConnell

A personal recollection

Grimmett v O'Reilly

Feb 10, 1994: Personal recollections of Bill O'Reilly and Clarrie Grimmett

David and John Liverman


Clarrie Grimmett

1931: CLARENCE VICTOR GRIMMETT, the famous Australian slow bowler, was born on December 25, 1892, at Dunedin, New Zealand

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