Otago batsman Brendon McCullum shortly after scoring his maiden first-class century. McCullum made 142 in his first innings. State Championship: Otago v Auckland at Carisbrook, Dunedin, 18-21 Dec 2001 (19 December 2001). © Otago Cricket Association

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    Elliott hits out © Getty Images

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    Sachin Tendulkar, Man of the Series © ESPNcricinfo Ltd

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    Santa Santa everywhere but not a drop of cricket on the last day © ESPNcricinfo Ltd

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    The victorious Indian team at Bangalore after clinching the series 1-0 against England © ESPNcricinfo Ltd

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    Drum delivers a ball. Auckland v Bangladeshis at Auckland, 12-15 Dec 2001 © Photosport

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    Javed about to play a delivery. Auckland v Bangladeshis at Auckland, 12-15 Dec 2001 © Photosport

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    Habibul walks off after being dismissed. Auckland v Bangladeshis at Auckland, 12-15 Dec 2001 © Photosport

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    Al Sahariar plays a pull shot. Auckland v Bangladeshis at Auckland, 12-15 Dec 2001 © Photosport

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    Andrew Flintoff © AFP

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    Andrew Flintoff with his Man of the Match Award © AFP

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    Nasser Hussain at the damp finale of the 2001 leg of the England tour to India © ESPNcricinfo Ltd

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    Gibbs pulls for four © Getty Images

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    Bevan hits out © Getty Images