Decade Review 2009
Faf du Plessis' maiden ODI hundred helped South Africa chase down 327 against Australia in Harare
Faf du Plessis' maiden ODI hundred helped South Africa chase down 327 against Australia in Harare © AFP


    'I didn't have the D/L sheet during the Durban World Cup game'

Shaun Pollock talks to Alison Mitchell about career highs and lows

    The deciders

ESPNcricinfo XI: Steven Lynch picks classic five-Test clashes that were decided by the final Test

    Remembering cricket's fallen

Review: This collection of obituaries of cricketers who died in the Great War is one of the books of the year

    An all-round ODI giant

Numbers Game: Few players can boast the sort of numbers that Jacques Kallis achieved in ODIs

    'We were determined to prove we were not an average team'

Former South Africa wicketkeeper Dave Richardson remembers his favourite moment from the Lord's win in 1994

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The other rebels

Russell Jackson: Not many remember the International Wanderers teams who visited apartheid South Africa to play cricket

'The more you win, the more people will watch women's cricket'

The Cricket Couch: SA captain Mignon du Preez talks about her side's recent successes

The last of the long run-up

Jon Hotten: The sight of a fast bowler running in from a distance is a thrilling one. And it's increasingly rare now

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Jacques Kallis reveals what he was up to, with Mark Boucher, when he decided to inform the selectors of his international retirement

Faf du Plessis pulls during his maiden ODI ton
AB de Villiers drives during his hundred
AB de Villiers plays the reverse sweep
AB de Villiers brought up his 100 off 82 balls
Faf du Plessis high fives AB de Villiers
Faf du Plessis scored his first ODI hundred
More in 00 -09
  • Ponting voted Player of the Decade
  • Australian captain beats Jacques Kallis to be voted cricketer of the 2000s
  • 'This one's extra satisfying' - Ponting
  • Cricinfo's Player of the Decade title is "a great honour and a great thrill" for Australia's captain
  • Laughing boy
  • Like Bradman before him, Ponting turned the opposition into ball-ferriers, delighting in his mastery all the while
  • Gilly and Baz go bonkers
  • Flintoff's Edgbaston magic, a Tendulkar gem, that 434 chase, and the IPL's fiery start feature in the second part of our performances of the decade
  • Ricky rampages, Shoaib sizzles
  • One of the greatest Tests of the decade, four World Cup performances, a seven-for, and a blazing double feature in the first part of our performances of the decade
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