Steven Lynch

Editor of the Wisden Guide to International Cricket 2014

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Anthony Ainley (left), with Doug McClure

High Fives

Death becomes him

Cricket's foremost obituarist on his five most memorable ones (not as morbid as you might think)

Andy Flower goes for the reverse sweep

ODI marathoners, and English prodigies

Also: openers being run out in the same Test innings, and the most frequent Test match-ups apart from the Ashes

David Willey had Ross Taylor caught behind

The Willey-Bairstow family double

Also: winning without losing a wicket, most wickets in a country away from home, and 3-2 series results

Mahela Jayawardene was run out after scoring 19

One-day slow pokes, and 4 for 0

Also, most wickets in a three-Test series, keepers' records, and most centuries in a losing cause

Michael Slater is bowled by Darren Gough for 77

Short Ashes, and young accumulators

Also: highest Sri Lankan averages, most ODI hundreds against South Africa, and best bowling strike rates

Justin Langer is run out

Broad's eight, and Bell's ones

Also: bowling and batting before lunch, four lefty openers, and Pakistan-born Ashes players