Jan 7, 2017: John Hampshire talks about nicking his way to a hundred, and his years with Yorkshire - Closey, Illy, Freddie, Boycs and the rest
Aug 4, 2016: Senior players are important to the team, not only to act as calm heads in crisis situations but also to provide inspiration to younger talent
Apr 29, 2015: England could do worse than appoint the outspoken, media-friendly former captain as their director of cricket
Sep 5, 2014: Former England captain Ray Illingworth tended the square at Farsley Cricket Club till his health gave way. He still helps out there most days
Oct 15, 2013: Steve Waugh, Ian Chappell, Clive Lloyd, MAK Pataudi: some of cricket's finest captains speak about their craft
May 22, 2013: Ray Illingworth, the former Yorkshire and England batsman, has criticised the way Jonny Bairstow was treated by England over the winter.
Aug 13, 2011: India came to England in 1971 with a record of no wins and 15 defeats in their 19 Tests... but all that changed at The Oval
England v India, third Test, The Oval, 1971
Aug 6, 2011: India are struggling against England on this tour because their fast bowlers have been ineffective, but back in 1971, on a slow Oval pitch, a legspinner took them to their maiden series win in the country
Apr 29, 2011: Ray Illingworth, the former England captain, will soon be discharged from Leeds General hospital after suffering a heart attack on Tuesday
Dec 18, 2010: Ray Illingworth looks back on leading England to a hard-fought Ashes win in 1970-71, and dealing with Aussie crowds and umpires
Jun 22, 2010: Poor weather, the threat of another draw and the fear of financial losses conspired to bring the limited-overs game to the international arena in 1971
Sep 4, 2008: After Kevin Pietersen's success, we take a look at 11 other captains who made a mark early in their reign
Jul 31, 2007: Eleven players who continued turning out well beyond normal retirement age
Dec 16, 2006: In 1971 Bill Lawry became the first Australian captain to be sacked in the middle of a series ... and he paid the price for negativity and daring to challenge the authority of the Australian board
Sep 12, 2006: Steven Lynch looks at cricket's dog-ate-my-homework moments
Jul 5, 2006: Simon Lister interviews the key members of Yorkshire Gillette Cup Final winning team
Dec 3, 2005: "The good years started as the result of a brawl. They ended with another fight"
Nov 2005: It looked like the summer of 1970 would be without international cricket, so a five-Test series between England and a Rest of the World side was hastily put together. Simon Lister interviews the key players
Oct 13, 2005: Paul Coupar draws up The Awkward XI. Some were great. All were good. To get away with being their own men they had to be
WCM archive June 2000
England v Rest of the World 1970
Oct 13, 2005: Steven Lynch talks to some of the veterans of the 1970 Rest of the World series ... one that you won't find in the record books
Stats highlights from the fourth day in Ranchi, where Cheteshwar Pujara batted for ages and the Australians toiled like they haven't had to in many years
For the third time this home season, the team took the lead after its opposition put up 400 batting first but the Ranchi effort was special
Also, which players have the most half-centuries without ever having made a hundred?
South Africa are set to play 14 Tests in nine months soon, so both fast bowlers, despite being sent home from New Zealand, should not lose hope
This Bangladesh are crazy if they think they can beat Sri Lanka in their own den. Right?
Under duress again, Shakib Al Hasan and Mushfiqur Rahim forged a match-winning partnership and contributed in the second innings to help Bangladesh create history