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ECB and Cricket Australia unveil Compton-Miller Medal

New award for Ashes player of the series

Jul 20, 2005: The England and Wales Cricket Board and Cricket Australia have announced the Compton-Miller Medal, to be awarded to the player of the series in the forthcoming Ashes.

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January 2005

Voyage of discovery

Jan 19, 2005: Fifty years ago Len Hutton's team left England for an Ashes tour that has passed into legend

July 1980

The Watson- Bailey epic

Oct 4, 2004: John Arlott's personal reflections on the great England rearguard at Lord's in 1953, when, it seemed, half the country held its breath all afternoon

October 2004

Hutton leads England's greatest post-war XI

Sep 13, 2004: England's Greatest Post-War XI is named with the publication of the October issue of The Wisden Cricketer magazine

England v West Indies, 1st Test, Lord's, 3rd day

The nursery on the Nursery

Jul 24, 2004: Academies are all the rage in cricket at the moment

Roving Reporter by Steven Lynch at Lord's

Swanton's Scrapbook - May, 1976

A return to normality

Jun 24, 2004: In the May 1976 issue of The Cricketer, EW Swanton looked back thirty years to the first full summer after the war

EW Swanton

May 1988

The great entertainer

Jun 24, 2004: John Arlott paid tribute to Denis Compton on his 70th birthday in 1988

July 1978

The day the record went

Apr 1, 2004: Reg Hayter has a few words with Sir Len Hutton and Denis Compton

Dashing Denis

Sep 4, 2003: 1947 Playing for Middlesex at Lord's, Denis Compton took yet another century off the touring South Africans in his golden summer

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Vandals stop play

Aug 19, 2003: 1975 Quite a memorable day in Test cricket - considering no play was possible

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England suffer Whispering Death

Aug 17, 2003: 1976 One of the most extraordinary pieces of sustained fast bowling ended with Michael Holding becoming the only West Indian to take 14 wickets in a Test

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A half-century for Trent Bridge

Aug 14, 2003: Today's match brings up the half-century of Test matches at Trent Bridge

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Nelson personality died at weekend

Aug 14, 2003: Rex Challies, who died in Nelson on Saturday aged 78, once bowled one of the more legendary full-tosses in New Zealand minor-association cricket

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All out for 25

Jul 2, 2003: 1969 The day David slayed Goliath

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July 2001

Caught Niven, bowled Flynn

Mar 2002: Cricket may not feature in many films but it did provide a peaceful backdrop away from the glitz and glamour of Hollywood

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