Martin Williamson

Harry Lee bats for Middlesex

Back from the dead

The story of Harry Lee, an England batsman who played a Test match after being declared officially dead

Wally Hammond and Lindsay Hassett walks back from the toss


A victory for cricket

Within days of World War II ending, England and Australia were meeting at Lord's

The scoreboard tells the story of a remarkable win


Greenidge's brutal assault

When Gordon Greenidge smashed a last-day double-hundred to win a Lord's Test

Duncan Fletcher and Andrew Flintoff face the media after Flintoff was dropped and stripped of the vice-captaincy


Man overboard

When Andrew Flintoff ended up in the ocean after a late-night drinking session

Hansie Cronje with the earpiece he was forced to remove at the first drinks break


A word in your ear

When Bob Woolmer and Hansie Cronje fell foul of the ICC in their attempt to use technology to help their communication

Shane Warne arrives at a press conference


Shane Warne's World Cup shame

In 2003, taking a tablet given to him by his mother to get rid of a double chin cost him a year of his career

Tony Lewis, Tony Blair, Lord MacLaurin and Jagmohan Dalmiya at the 1999 World Cup opening ceremony

How the World Cup became a commercial hit

The relatively modest sums from the first three World Cups were overshadowed by the sale of TV rights in subsequent editions

Michael Holding bowls to Mike Brearley


The start of saturation cricket

Australia's international tri-series came out of financial necessity and the need to appease a broadcaster