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'You learn how to manage players from losing'

Oct 15, 2013: Steve Waugh, Ian Chappell, Clive Lloyd, MAK Pataudi: some of cricket's finest captains speak about their craft

Mike Coward

'We dominated for over four days but lost in half a session'

Sep 24, 2013: Sri Lanka were a home stretch away from their first Test win over Australia. And only a young legspinner with a bowling average of over 300 stood in their way

Interviews by Nagraj Gollapudi and Andrew Fernando

A tale of two depths

Jul 24, 2013: Despite the regular despair of the 1980s, there was honour in watching Australia's struggles back then

Peter English

The Investec Ashes 2013

Tail better than top three - Border

Jul 22, 2013: Allan Border, the former Australia captain, has spoken of his bewilderment at how the vastly talented allrounder Shane Watson is skating desperately close to a failed career,

Daniel Brettig

The Investec Ashes 2013

Australia's close-run history

Jul 18, 2013: Australia are a side who refuse to accept the logic of defeat. They sculpt classic Tests out of cussedness; and if they lose the majority, at least they got so close

Rob Smyth

Shootout at Trent Bridge

Jul 10, 2013: A soggy Nottingham hosted the low-scoring first Test of the 1981 Ashes, and the quick bowlers ruled the roost

Nagraj Gollapudi

The ghosts of '89

Jun 26, 2013: Australia's triumph in the 1989 Ashes is a cautionary tale for those who think England barely need to lift a finger to retain the urn

Rob Smyth

Way back when

A thriller turns 30

Dec 30, 2012: Exactly three decades ago today, the classic Melbourne Test of 1982 wound to a dramatic close

Steven Lynch

Graham Dilley 1959-2011

Dilley 'an unsung hero' - Border

Oct 6, 2011: Allan Border has described Graham Dilley as "one of the good guys"and a forgotten hero of England's 1981 Ashes triumph at Headingley

Brydon Coverdale

Australia news

Ashes autopsy report close at hand

Aug 17, 2011: Australian cricket's reckoning for a disastrous Ashes series, and the decline from greatness to mediocrity that preceded it, is belatedly at hand

Daniel Brettig

No. 36

The bouncer rule

Dec 18, 2010: West Indies' intimidatory tactics and painfully slow over-rates prompted the lawmakers to take away the fast bowler's most lethal weapon

Dileep Premachandran

No. 35

The advent of sledging

Nov 28, 2010: Cricket's tag as a "gentleman's game" has taken a beating in modern times. Australia, and Allan Border can take some credit for that

West Indies in Australia 2009-10

Hussey's spot under threat

Nov 10, 2009: Allan Border has doubts over the Test future of Michael Hussey

ESPNcricinfo staff

India news

Tendulkar should play fewer ODIs - Border

Oct 30, 2009: The former Australian captain has said Sachin Tendulkar should cut down on ODIs to prolong his Test career

ESPNcricinfo staff

England v Australia, 3rd Test, Edgbaston, 2nd day

Records mean little to Ponting

Jul 31, 2009: Ricky Ponting has become Australia's leading Test run-scorer after passing Allan Border's mark of 11,174 during the third Test at Edgbaston

Peter English at Edgbaston

England v Australia, 3rd Test, Edgbaston, 2nd day

Ponting passes Border as Australia's top run-scorer

Jul 31, 2009: Ricky Ponting has become Australia's leading Test run-scorer after passing Allan Border's mark of 11,174 during the third Test at Edgbaston

Peter English at Edgbaston

The XI

Australia's finest

Jul 20, 2009: Three legends from the 2000s feature in the jury's XI, which has a mostly even spread across the decades of Australian cricket

Peter English

Allan Border

The quiet Australian

Jul 17, 2009: A no-frills colossus who gritted his teeth, got down to it and stayed around till the bitter end. A salute to Allan Border, with Ricky Ponting on the verge of overtaking him as his country's leading Test run-scorer

Christian Ryan

The best from England and Australia

The Ashes Masters

Jul 1, 2009: David Frith looks at the players from England and Australia who excelled in Ashes cricket - the toughest Test cauldron of all. His choices include Alec Bedser, who died in April 2010

David Frith

England news

Pietersen switches opinion of 'superstar' Flower

May 3, 2009: Kevin Pietersen has backed Andy Flower as England coach and is confident he has the necessary attributes to lead England through a hugely busy summer of international cricket, despite earlier this year calling for his sacking

ESPNcricinfo staff
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