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South Africa's invincibles

Jan 30, 2014: The last time South Africa beat Australia at home was nearly 44 years ago. Four protagonists from the series remember those heady days

Firdose Moonda

The best after the Don? That's a toughie

Mar 18, 2013: Introducing the next theme in our series: the second-finest batsman ever (after you know who)

Mark Nicholas

South Africa news

CSA's tributes focus on post-unity players

Feb 3, 2013: South Africa's management has explained the players will wear black armbands in memory of people who were an important part of cricket in the country "especially post-unity"

Firdose Moonda

South Africa's superstars of '76

Aug 23, 2012: If you think the world's current No. 1 side takes some beating, take a look at their compatriots from 35 years ago

Mark Nicholas

The best batsmen I've seen

May 1, 2012: In the post-Bradman era, these players delighted spectators and deflated the opposition with their ability to dominate the most fearsome attacks

Ashley Mallett

Greatest Teams

As great as the sum of their parts

Nov 3, 2011: George Dobell picks his top five teams in the history of Test cricket

George Dobell

Barry Richards

Past perfect

Jul 21, 2010: Talent, skill, cricketing smarts and a ferocious will to achieve: the world's most romanticised player had it all

Trevor Chesterfield

The XI

A meeting of past and present

Dec 18, 2009: South Africa's all-time side helps dismantle the divide and isolation built between eras

Telford Vice

South Africa greats hail triumph in Australia

'Absolutely incredible'

Dec 30, 2008: South Africa greats hail triumph in Australia

Nagraj Gollapudi

MCC Spirit of Cricket

Strauss hints players might boycott Zimbabwe matches

Jun 11, 2008: Andrew Strauss has hinted that England's players will consider boycotting games against Zimbabwe should the 2009 series against them go ahead

ESPNcricinfo staff

Barry Richards replaced by former West Indies captain

Jimmy Adams named FICA president

May 29, 2008: The former West Indian captain Jimmy Adams has been appointed as the new president of the Federation of International Cricketers' Associations

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Wasim Jaffer

'Lee's toughest to face'

Feb 23, 2008: The joys of playing at Lord's, favourite openers, Ranji v Duleep, and more

Interview by Sidharth Monga

Former coach wants players to switch between countries

Buchanan calls for world cricket revamp

Nov 14, 2007: John Buchanan believes the ICC should consider turning Test cricket into a franchise-based system where players could choose which country to represent, in an effort to make the game more competitive

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South Africa primed to beat reigning champions

Australia on a downhill slide - Richards

Feb 27, 2007: Australia are in danger of being targeted as a team past its prime at the World Cup after the losses to England and New Zealand, according to Barry Richards

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Western Australia v South Australia, Perth, Sheffield Shield, 1970-71

Barry goes ballistic

Jan 1, 2007: Barry Richards's lightning-fast triple century against Western Australia relived

Interviews by Nagraj Gollapudi

Roundtable: How good is the modern batsman?

'Lara the greatest among his peers'

Nov 18, 2006: What defines greatness in a batsman? Is it the weight of statistics or the ability to score runs in all conditions? In the concluding part of this Round Table discussion on modern batsmen, Sanjay Manjrekar asks John Wright, Tony Greig, Ian Chappell and Ra

Sanjay Manjrekar

South African legend lashes out

BCCI running the show in world cricket - Barry Richards

Oct 12, 2006: Barry Richards launched a scathing attack on the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), saying they had transformed the game by their sheer money power


Best performers in a final series

Gloriously walking into the sunset

Sep 12, 2006: This week we look at best performances in the final series of a career

Travis Basevi and George Binoy

Odd Men In

Out of the shadows

Jul 4, 2006: Vintcent van der Bijl wasn't the obvious choice for The Times' hundred greatest cricketers when it was published in 1997. And yet his inclusion passed with remarkably little objection. Gideon Haigh explains why

Gideon Haigh

South Africa v Australia, 5th ODI, Johannesburg

Barry Richards: 'The skill has been taken out of cricket'

Mar 13, 2006: Barry Richards has warned that big scores could take the skill out the game

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