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Frank Tyson

'I wanted to stop batsmen from getting on to the front foot'

May 16, 2013: The Typhoon remembers being at his fastest, chopping willow trees to get strong, and the mateship of the 1954-55 English side

Interview by Ken Piesse

1955

Plumbing the depths

Jan 12, 2013: When New Zealand set an unwelcome Test record that still stands almost 60 years later

Martin Williamson

ICC Hall of Fame

Statham inducted into Hall of Fame

Aug 31, 2009: Statham, who died in 2000 aged 69, represented England in 70 Tests picking up 252 wickets

ESPNcricinfo staff

Nari Contractor

'Take it one ball at a time'

Mar 6, 2008: Once India's youngest Test captain, Contractor took India to a famous Test series victory over England before his career was cut short by a wicked bouncer

Interview by Nagraj Gollapudi

January 2006

No Brylcreem or ballyhoo

Jan 1, 2006: Unpretentious and always happy to warn a batsman he was about to bowl a bouncer, Brian Statham's dignity won over Gillian Reynolds

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Australia v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Cairns, 5th day

A 109-year old tradition

Jul 13, 2004: Shane Warne came tantalisingly close to breaking Muttiah Muralitharan's record of 527 Test wickets in the second Test against Sri Lanka at Cairns

Siddhartha Vaidyanathan

Immovable object, irresistible force

Jul 26, 2003: 1998 Mike Atherton v Allan Donald

Wisden CricInfo staff

Glory Lightly Worn - A Tribute to Brian Statham

Sep 3, 2001: Glory Lightly Worn - A Tribute to Brian Statham Edited and compiled by Rev

George Dobell

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Obituary, 2001

Brian Statham

2001: STATHAM, JOHN BRIAN, CBE, died from leukaemia on June 10, 2000, aged 69

Pankaj Roy's memories of Statham

Jun 22, 2000: Pankaj Roy, the former Indian opener and selector took a trip down memory lane on Wednesday while talking about the great English fast bowler Brian Statham

Sakyasen Mittra

Statham could drop the ball on a coin: Gopinath

Jun 13, 2000: The death of Brian Statham, that by-word for accuracy, roused memories from a distant past in the minds of two former Indian Test batsmen who matched wits with this master bowler

Sankhya Krishnan

When Statham came to India

Jun 12, 2000: His Test career lasted from 1951 to 1965, during which he took 252 wickets in 70 Tests at an average of 24.82

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