Cricketers pick their favourites
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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

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'Like a ballet dancer'

My XI: Part nine: Martin Crowe on Mark Waugh's lazy elegance and batsmanship that was easy on eye (03:52) | Jul 29, 2014

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'The guy you want to go to war with'

My XI: Part eight: Martin Crowe on the gritty approach that turned Allan Border into a run-machine (04:39) | Jul 21, 2014

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'His ability against spin was second to none'

My XI: Part seven: Martin Crowe on Mohammad Azharuddin's quick feet and fast hands (04:05) | Jul 15, 2014

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'When I heard Gower was playing, I'd run to watch'

My XI: Part six: Martin Crowe on David Gower's simple footwork and the steely determination beneath his elegance (04:04) | Jul 9, 2014

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'A bit like a tap dancer'

My XI: Part five: Martin Crowe on Javed Miandad's footwork and busy approach (05:24) | Jul 2, 2014

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'Never seen a ball hit so hard'

My XI: Part four: Martin Crowe on Gordon Greenidge's extraordinary footwork and violent strokeplay (04:38) | Jun 23, 2014