Decade Review 2009
Dilshan Munaweera hammered a 26-ball 50 but his side Barbados Tridents lost to Kings XI Punjab by four wickets in the CLT20
Dilshan Munaweera hammered a 26-ball 50 but his side Barbados Tridents lost to Kings XI Punjab by four wickets in the CLT20 © BCCI


    'Murali always looked to clean-bowl a batsman'

Erapalli Prasanna on what made Muttiah Muralitharan unique, apart from his deceptive action

    We need sophisticated technology to deal with chucking

Darren Berry: Still images and slow-motion replays are more effective than lab testing

    From support act to lead role

Numbers Game: Over the last four years, Rangana Herath has become Sri Lanka's strike bowler

    'We watched cricket, we talked cricket'

Kumar Sangakkara speaks about what made him, and his best friend Mahela Jayawardene tick

Stylist makes pragmatic exit

After bidding farewell to Tests in front of his home fans, Mahela Jayawardene will focus his energies on one final tilt at the 50-over World Cup

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For the love of the game

Rasitha Herath: Stories of Arjuna, of Sanath, and of a nation recovering from war and trying to set its house in order

A man of his people

Janaka Malwata: Mahela Jayawardene embodies artistry and steel in his batting, and warmth and humanity off the field

Let's hear it for cricket's capriciousness

Sankaran Krishna: The game's idiosyncrasies can lead to talking points, but they also add thrill to the outcome

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Pakistan batting coach Grant Flower, on being asked what went wrong after a strong first day in the SSC Test

Jeevan Mendis pleads with the umpire
Dilshan Munaweera improvises during his half-century
Thisara Perera muscles the ball down the ground
Thisara Perera clobbers the ball to the leg side
George Bailey and Thisara Perera celebrate a wicket
Angelo Perera comes down the ground
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  • '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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