Tanya Aldred

Tanya Aldred is a freelance writer in Manchester

Betty Wilson bowls

The greats of the women's game

A formidable quintet

Tanya Aldred sums up the contributions made by some greats of the women's game

Glen Chapple poses with the Division Two trophy

Chapple goes once more into the breach

Two decades and then some into his Lancashire career, Glen Chapple is on top of his game, skilled and motivated, and with the knowledge that only years on the job can bring

England v Australia, 1st Investec Test, Trent Bridge, 3rd day

Test slows down, but remains exhausting

After the mayhem of the opening two days, Friday was a test of concentration and hydration. But an infinitely rewarding one

England v Australia, 1st Investec Test, Trent Bridge, 2nd day

Agar lives a life-changing dream

The pressure of a Test debut. Your team in disarray. And you are 19 years old. What do you do? Stride out and hit a record-breaking 98, of course

My dad and Trueman

Learning more about her father's boyhood hero helps a cricket writer understand her father better

Bob Broadbent catches Ted Dexter

The evolution of the one-day game

Five decades of hit and giggle

The one-day game in county cricket is unrecognisable from 1963, when it first appeared. A look at 50 years of evolution

Freddie fights the dying of the limelight

Andrew Flintoff won his debut boxing bout and left the ring with body, mind and dignity intact. He doesn't need to do it again

South Africa in England: Great Performances

James Kirtley's ecstasy and agony

For one Test in the summer of 2003 against South Africa, he was golden. Then everything went pear-shaped

What makes Moores tick

The Championship-winning Lancashire coach is always upbeat, full of ideas, forever analysing, in love with the nitty gritty of his job

Wisden Cricketers of the Year 2012

Tim Bresnan

When Kumar Sangakkara challenged Sri Lanka's political establishment during the MCC Spirit of Cricket Cowdrey Lecture at Lord's last summer, it came as no surprise