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10000 lbws in Test cricket

Five memorable leg-before-wicket decisions

Dec 28, 2016: To mark the 10,000th lbw in Tests, a look back at such dismissals down the years that were controversial, historic and just plain funny

ESPNcricinfo staff


When Laker skittled the Aussies

Jul 11, 2015: Jim Laker's 19 wickets at Old Trafford in 1956 came close to being overshadowed by a row over the Old Trafford pitch

Martin Williamson

1956: Laker's 19 for 90

Climbing Everest in a short-sleeved sweater

Jul 28, 2006: It is 50 years since Jim Laker took all but one Australian wicket at Old Trafford. Stephen Chalke recalls the greatest of all bowling performances

Fourth Test Match


1957: Toss: England England won by an innings and 170 runs, with just over an hour to spare and so retained the Ashes

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