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Grace bat to go under the hammer

A 113-year-old bat used by WG Grace will be auctioned at Sotheby's in London next month for an expected £30,000

Dave Liverman and Pete Griffiths

The progression of the individual highest score

From Minshull to Collins

From Minshull to Collins - progressive individual highest scores

England v South Africa, The Oval, Day 3

The ghost of Grace

As the thousands flocked to The Oval this morning, the majority eager to see England continue yesterday evening's fightback, not many will have known that today, September 6, is the 123rd anniversary of the start of the very first Test in England

Wisden Cricinfo staff

A Pakistani whirlwind

1968 One of the most exciting and productive opening batsmen was born

Wisden Cricinfo staff

A big heart

1965 Birth of England's prime seam bowler Angus Fraser

Wisden CricInfo staff

The tale of four keepers

All Today's Yesterdays - July 25 down the years July 24 | July 26 1986 The beginning of England's tale of four wicketkeepers

AR Littlewood

The history of the game

The measurements of cricket

A brief history of how the games dimensions came about

Days of Grace (25 Jul 1998)

IT IS 84 years to the day since Dr W G Grace scored 69 not out for Eltham against Grove Park at the age of 66 in his last cricket match