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Let us now praise Dudley Nourse

Sep 6, 2014: The South African batsman's superior Test numbers may have slipped under the radar because of his team's poor record in the few years either side of the Second World War

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The un-English flair of Denis Compton

Aug 10, 2014: The antithesis of the dour English batting stereotype, Compton wowed fans and peers with his ability to play all the shots in the textbook and several outside of it

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Vinoo beyond the Mankad

Jul 7, 2014: One of India's greatest allrounders is today unfortunately mostly remembered for a mode of dismissal that, though legitimate, is seen by many to be unfair

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Time to dump the coin toss?

Jun 17, 2014: Let the home team prepare the kind of pitch they want but let the visitors decide whether to bat or field first on it

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Style over statistics

May 16, 2014: Wasim Raja played 57 Tests, scored four centuries, and averaged 36.16. But those numbers don't reveal his value to the side or the joy he brought to those watching

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The finest of Sri Lanka's early years

Apr 14, 2014: In the '80s, the classy Roy Dias gave stability to a Sri Lankan batting line-up that had to compete against teams with far greater experience and depth

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Takes a licking, keeps on ticking

Mar 17, 2014: A look at some brave efforts from injured batsmen who managed to return to the field to resume the fight

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Fantastic Fazal

Feb 18, 2014: Neil Harvey said he was virtually unplayable. Frank Tyson said he was "like Bedser, only better". Remembering Pakistan's first great bowler, Fazal Mahmood

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The speed-gun myth

Jan 28, 2014: Commentators spend a lot of time discussing bowling speeds but a machine can't tell us how fast a batsman considers a bowler to be

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Remembering the West Indies support cast

Jan 2, 2014: The legendary fast bowlers are celebrated, as they must be, but many others played a part in the team's supremacy

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Whatever happened to Urnie?

Dec 18, 2013: Is the alternative Ashes trophy that came into existence in 1982-83 still around to be handed to the winning team?

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The best player not to play a Test

Nov 22, 2013: From the mid 1890s until the First World War, the Philadelphia Gentlemen could match the world's best sides. All thanks to Bart King

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Were cricketers more hardy in the old days?

Oct 31, 2013: Are players' injuries treated better now than in the past or are they simply managed more conservatively?

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The amazing Sobers' amazing series

Oct 2, 2013: In England in 1966, he glowed with the bat and toiled with the ball in a comprehensive win, but were his efforts better than Imran's against India in 1982-83?

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When Imran walked on water

Sep 18, 2013: Botham's 1981 Ashes has been enshrined in legend, but was it the greatest all-round performance in a single series?

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The original Little Master

Aug 25, 2013: Hanif Mohammad almost single-handedly carried Pakistan's batting in their early days as a Test nation

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Hazare or Merchant?

Jul 22, 2013: In part two of the search for India's first great batsman, we look at two run-accumulators who shared the same first name

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Indian cricket

Who was India's first great batsman?

Jul 11, 2013: In part one, a look at three Indian-born batsmen who went on to achieve glory in other countries

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The Aboriginal question

Jun 26, 2013: Aboriginals make up only a small percentage of Australia's cricketers, raising questions about the board's track record in terms of player integration

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One-day cricket turns fifty? Not quite

Jun 5, 2013: Michael Turner, the Midlands Knockout Competition, and the origin of the limited-overs format

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