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Over and Out

The original, forgotten hitman

Jan 27, 2018: Albert Trott is best remembered for his six that cleared the Lord's pavilion, but there was a lot more to him, as a new biography reveals

Alan Gardner

The dual cricketizens

Apr 10, 2016: Kevin Pietersen has fuelled the fire over a potential international comeback for South Africa. If the extraordinary did happen, he would join a select group of players to have appeared for two countries. ESPNcricinfo picks out a few names

Andrew McGlashan

Ten memorable maximums

Feb 18, 2016: From Darling's Adelaide whack to Dhoni's Wankhede tee-off - a look back at some legendary cricket sixes


When cricket hit the West End

Jan 18, 2014: The game has been played in few stranger places than in the London Coliseum Theatre of Varieties in St Martin's Lane

Martin Williamson

County news

Trescothick offered £1m six-hitting incentive

Nov 29, 2010: Marcus Trescothick has been offered a £1 million incentive to go for his shots next summer

ESPNcricinfo staff


Albert Trott's mighty hit

Jun 19, 2010: A look back at a 111-year-old record: one of the biggest and most famous shots played at Lord's

Martin Williamson

More hitting out of the park

Feb 20, 2008: A look at another 11 cricketers who enjoyed taking the aerial route

Martin Williamson and Andrew Miller

Cricinfo XI

Ten out of ten

Jul 26, 2007: Last Sunday Durham's Otis Gibson took all ten wickets in Hampshire's first innings, the 79th instance in first-class cricket. Here are some of the others

Martin Williamson

Cricinfo XI

Off to a flier

Jun 14, 2007: Darren Sammy's return of 7 for 66 on his debut for West Indies at Old Trafford was not quite enough to give his side victory, nor did it put him in the top XI of best returns on debut. Here are the best of the best

Martin Williamson

Cricinfo XI

Identity crisis

Oct 10, 2006: Players who have represented more than one country

Martin Williamson and Andrew Miller


Indebted to James Seymour

Jan 21, 2006: Martin Williamson on the debt owed by England's cricketers to James Seymour, who played more than 500 times for Kent between 1900 and 1926, and was part of their great pre-war side

Martin Williamson

January 2006

Middlesex cult heroes

Jan 1, 2006: Rob Steen on the cult heroes produced by Middlesex

Rob Steen


Albert Trott

1915: TROTT, ALBERT EDWIN, shot himself at his lodgings, Denbigh Road, Willesden Green, on July the 30th


Albert Trott

1899: It was during the tour in Australia of Mr

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