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'Why I was dropped is still an unsolved mystery'

Dec 17, 2014: Former India opener Madhav Apte talks about his short-lived Test career, touring the West Indies, and his first impressions of Sachin Tendulkar

Interview by Subash Jayaraman

Hazare's Adelaide magic

Jan 22, 2012: Sixty-four years ago an Indian batsman made all of Australia applaud with two hundreds in a Test against Bradman's feted team

Ashley Mallett

The XI

Sons of a golden age

Sep 14, 2010: Six of the XI made their debuts after November 1989. A sign that this is one of Indian cricket's best periods ever

Suresh Menon

All-time XI: India

Dhoni, Kumble, Hazare in India's all-time XI

Sep 14, 2010: MS Dhoni has made it to ESPNcricinfo's India all-time XI, beating record-holding keepers Syed Kirmani and Kiran More

Is Sehwag great yet?

Aug 15, 2008: Up there with the Gavaskars and Tendulkars? Just where does India's gonzo opener stand in his country's batting pantheon?

Suresh Menon

Nari Contractor

'Take it one ball at a time'

Mar 6, 2008: Once India's youngest Test captain, Contractor took India to a famous Test series victory over England before his career was cut short by a wicked bouncer

Interview by Nagraj Gollapudi

Trophy to be awarded to Ranji One-day champions

Hazare Trophy for Under-19 discontinued by BCCI

Jun 22, 2007: The BCCI has decided to do away with the Vijay Hazare Trophy Inter-Zonal one-day competition for Under-19 cricketers for the forthcoming domestic season

1947

When a Maharaja cooled his heels

Aug 5, 2006: Sriram Veera looks back at a partnership record that stood for nearly 60 years

Sriram Veera

Ask Steven

Left-handers all - and another one in a helmet

Jun 19, 2006: The regular Monday column in which Steven Lynch answers your questions about (almost) any aspect of cricket

Steven Lynch

Ask Steven

MacGill v Warne, and two centuries in two days

Jun 12, 2006: The regular Monday column in which Steven Lynch answers your questions about (almost) any aspect of cricket

Steven Lynch

India in West Indies 1952-53

Sailing by banana boat to face the Three Ws

Apr 20, 2006: Memories of India's 1952-53 tour of the Caribbean from GS Ramchand

Obituary, 2005

VS Hazare

2005: © Getty Images HAZARE , VIJAY SAMUEL, died on December 18, 2004, aged 89

Vijay Hazare 1915-2004

Hazare embodied 'batsmanship at its flawless best'

Dec 18, 2004: At Adelaide in 1947-48, faced with a mammoth Australian total of 674, India were in trouble with their first five wickets down for a meagre 133

Boria Majumdar

Indian cricket's greatest innings

Facing the Invincibles

Dec 18, 2004: Over late 1947 and early 1948, India, on their first tour after independence, were beaten 0-4 in Australia by the team that were soon to be called `Bradman's Invincibles'

Vijay Hazare's 145 v Australia, Adelaide 1948

Vijay Hazare passes away

'The man for a crisis' - Raj Singh Dungarpur

Dec 18, 2004: Vijay Hazare will go down in history as one of the greatest cricketers to wear the Indian blazer

An Indian hero

Vijay Hazare dies at 89

Dec 18, 2004: Vijay Hazare, the former Indian captain, has died in Mumbai after a prolonged illness

ESPNcricinfo staff

Former Test player ill

Vijay Hazare losing battle against cancer

Dec 7, 2004: Vijay Hazare, the man who captained India to its first Test victory, has been fighting a losing battle against an intestinal cancer at a hospital in Baroda

ESPNcricinfo staff

Former Test player ill

Vijay Hazare 'critical but stable'

Dec 5, 2004: Vijay Hazare, who was admitted to hospital 15 days ago for age-related problems, is in a 'critical but stable' condition, according to reports from the Press Trust of India

ESPNcricinfo staff

Ask Steven

Defending a target, debut ducks, and No. 11s top-scoring

Feb 2, 2004: The column where we answer your questions

Steven Lynch

India v England 1952

Fiery Fred and the damp squibs

Sep 2003: Len Hutton, England's first professional captain, and his two Yorkshire team mate caused havoc in between the showers, recalls Christopher Sandford

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