Ireland players pose with the trophy

Cricket needs to stop being parochial

The best Associates need a shot at Test cricket immediately, as opposed to the more tedious pathway via the Intercontinental Cup

Catch of the century: Kapil Dev gets Viv Richards

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Kapil gets Viv

The catch in the 1983 final that brought down a titan, and made Indian cricket's most unlikely achievement possible

Younis Khan winds up to hit the ball

Batting: Pakistan's surprise weapon

An inexperienced bowling attack may have stunned Australia, but the batting had a bigger impact on the result, led by the genial Younis Khan

Misbah-ul-Haq walks off after being dismissed for 3

Misbah's place in Pakistan history

He was the next great leader after Abdul Kardar and Imran Khan, standing between Pakistan cricket and its end

Moeen Ali proved his ability with the ball yet again

Moeen Ali: England's man of the summer

He has won respect with his cricket doing the talking, not letting himself be crushed by shameful boos from fans

Virat Kohli is pumped up after getting to his maiden Test ton

Hate to Love

Once a rat in blue, now the Kohinoor

It's easy to dislike a brash upstart like Virat Kohli; it's hard to not admire his brilliance