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Australia cricket

Benaud, Bill and the field of memories

Nov 10, 2014: Former Australian captains Richie Benaud and Bill Lawry shared memories of their careers at the Sydney Cricket Ground, even as Benaud revealed he had been fighting skin cancer

Daniel Brettig

'When you are offered the captaincy of Australia you don't decline it'

Jul 11, 2014: Seventy-nine-year-old Ian Craig talks about being the youngest Australian to play Tests, the "next Bradman" tag, and how Jeff Thomson caused him to retire young

Interview by Ken Piesse


England routed in 'a travesty of a game'

Dec 21, 2013: England went Down Under with great expectations in 1958, but things went downhill rapidly for them

Martin Williamson

Australia news

Benaud recovering after car crash

Oct 24, 2013: Richie Benaud, the former Australia captain and now world-famous commentator, is recovering in hospital following a car crash in Sydney

ESPNcricinfo staff

A modern-day Benaud?

Sep 3, 2013: Steven Smith has the talent to become a Test-standard bowling allrounder, the best of his type since Richie Benaud

Ashley Mallett

Richie Benaud pays tribute to Tony Greig

'He was strong in every regard'

Dec 29, 2012: Richie Benaud on Tony Greig, who died in Sydney at the age of 66

Brydon Coverdale

Clarke treads in the footsteps of the greats

Feb 13, 2012: Australia's three great modern captains have been Richie Benaud, Ian Chappell and Mark Taylor. And their latest leader may soon be counted among them

Ashley Mallett

'I just try to convey my enjoyment of cricket'

Jan 30, 2012: Now as 40 years ago, Bill Lawry can get excited at the drop of a hat - by a shot, a ball, a catch. His job, he says, is to make the man in the garden come into the house to check what happened

Interview by Sidharth Monga

Australian news

Ponting not the first to play on post-captaincy

Mar 30, 2011: Ricky Ponting is not the first man to play on after resigning as Australia's captain. ESPNcricinfo looks at some of the others

ESPNcricinfo staff

Australia v England, 1st Test, Brisbane, 3rd day

Haddin's best

Nov 27, 2010: If Brad Haddin had settled with a half-century in this innings his contribution still would have glowed. By stretching it so far he delivered the greatest performance of his life

Peter English at the Gabba

Australian news

Benaud keeps the beige dream alive

Nov 15, 2009: Ricky Benaud might be retiring from ball-by-ball commentary at the end of the summer but he won't be leaving Nine's cricket coverage

ESPNcricinfo staff

Richie Benaud

The wise old king

Aug 1, 2009: If we don't remember him as an elite legspinner, a thinking captain or one of cricket's true professionals, it's because of the phenomenal work he has done as a commentator, writer and observer

Gideon Haigh

Richie Benaud

Benaud wants to retire next year

Feb 18, 2009: Richie Benaud will retire from television commentary next year, ending a second career spanning almost 50 years

ESPNcricinfo staff

Australia v South Africa, 3rd Test, Sydney, 3rd day

Contrasting fortunes for the newbies

Jan 5, 2009: Cricinfo presents the plays of the day from the third day of the third Test between Australia and South Africa at the SCG

Peter English at the SCG

John Traicos on Richie Benaud

The full Richie

Dec 12, 2008: The epitome of the attacking spirit

Nagraj Gollapudi

Custodian in chief

Aug 26, 2008: Bradman's image may be that of a stodgy, almost puritanical man, but his grand love and care for the game's well-being were undeniable and would be useful now

Christian Ryan

Twelve players will be inducted at Steve Waugh Medal

New South Wales opens Hall of Fame

Apr 3, 2008: The 12 members of New South Wales' team of the past 150 years will be the first inductees of the state's Hall of Fame when it is opened on Friday night

ESPNcricinfo staff

Former captains dismiss Boycott plan

Don't change Test format - Waugh

Dec 1, 2007: Steve Waugh has rejected the call from Geoff Boycott to cut Tests to four days

ESPNcricinfo staff

Board behaviour subject of new book

Cricket Australia launches uncensored history

Oct 22, 2007: Cricket Australia has released a warts-and-all history of the way it has governed cricket for the past century, including frank accounts of the board's behaviour in several controversial areas

ESPNcricinfo staff

Cricinfo XI

Young turks at the top

Oct 10, 2007: Eleven instances where selectors decided to plump for young or inexperienced captains over seasoned campaigners

Siddarth Ravindran
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