Cricketers pick their favourites
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'Gibbs used to toss the ball like a basketball'

My XI: Part ten: Erapalli Prasanna on West Indian offspinner Lance Gibbs, whose bowling looked friendly but wasn't (06:29) | Oct 28, 2014

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'Saqlain was like an English spinner with a subcontinental touch'

My XI: Part nine: Erapalli Prasanna on a spinner whom even Sachin Tendulkar found hard to bat against (05:16) | Oct 21, 2014

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'Qadir bowled a terrific line with pace and aggression'

My XI: Part eight: Erapalli Prasanna on the Pakistani leggie who was three bowlers in one (05:45) | Oct 13, 2014

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'The next best after Murali'

My XI: Part seven: Erapalli Prasanna on a spinner who could have been among the greats (05:38) | Oct 7, 2014

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'I learnt the importance of flight from Bishan'

My XI: Part six: Erapalli Prasanna talks about his partner in crime, Bishan Bedi (06:22) | Sep 29, 2014

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'Chandra is a kind of his own'

My XI: Part five: Erapalli Prasanna on his one-time team-mate and all-time original, Bhagwath Chandrasekar (05:05) | Sep 23, 2014

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'Swann could bowl length blindfolded'

My XI: Part four: Erapalli Prasanna on a thoroughbred professional whose basics were extraordinarily strong (05:31) | Sep 6, 2014

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'Murali always looked to clean-bowl a batsman'

My XI: Part three: Erapalli Prasanna on what made Muralitharan unique, apart from his unusual and deceptive action (05:13) | Sep 6, 2014

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'Batsmen were more concerned with facing Warne than playing him'

My XI: Part two: Erapalli Prasanna on why aggression was Shane Warne's greatest weapon (05:13) | Sep 2, 2014

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'Gupte could bowl any line and length at will'

My XI: Part one: Erapalli Prasanna on his favourite spin bowlers. First up: Subhash Gupte (05:15) | Aug 26, 2014

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'Haven't seen anyone play so straight'

My XI: Part eleven: Martin Crowe on Sachin Tendulkar's finely calibrated footwork, and his positive approach across formats (05:42) | Aug 19, 2014

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'He was unstoppable on the off side'

My XI: Part ten: Martin Crowe on Brian Lara's electrifying footwork and his big appetite for runs (03:28) | Aug 5, 2014