Les Favell

A boy's own idol

Les Favell was an inspiration to many - one lad in particular

India v Australia, 1st Test, Chennai, 1986-87

The disintegrating hero

When Dean Jones fought heat, the bowlers and his own body to rack up one of the great double-hundreds

No. 15

AB and Thommo fall short

They took it down to the wire; then the final, fatal stumble

No. 2

A Test is tied

Hall, Meckiff, Kline, Solomon. It all came down to one ball.

The Summer Game

The forgotten years

Contrary to popular perception, the 50s and 60s were not Australian cricket's wasteland decades

The Archie Jackson Story

The late lamented

Frith brings to life a man who was as much a hero to Australians as Bradman

On Top Down Under

Baggy green crowns

Ray Robinson's masterpiece on Australia's captains is among the finest of all cricket books