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India in England 2018

Who has top-scored more often in Tests - Kohli or Root?

Aug 28, 2018: Virat Kohli has top-scored for India in four out of six innings in the Test series so far, and that streak puts him among the all-time toppers in the list of batsmen who have top-scored most often

S Rajesh

'I don't coach batting, I coach run-making'

Aug 13, 2013: Graham Gooch on batting, Boycott, Barrington, "daddy-hundreds", and mentoring the current crop of record-breakers

Interview by Jo Harman


Giving nothing away

Feb 4, 2012: Those who claim cricket in the old days was dull need not look further back than the opening Test between India and England in 1963-64 for evidence

Martin Williamson

The XI

Old gold

Aug 28, 2009: England's all-time team has just two players from the last 30 years

Andrew Miller

All-time XI: England

Pietersen makes all-time England XI

Aug 27, 2009: One contemporary star lines up alongside greats including Hobbs, Hutton, Barnes and Larwood in England's side

ESPNcricinfo staff

First-Test stars and flops

Jul 17, 2009: Batsmen who have stamped their authority on the first Test of a series, and others who have struggled

S Rajesh


Walking the walk

Jan 15, 2005: The thorny subject of walking has been around for years ..

Martin Williamson

October 2004

Hutton leads England's greatest post-war XI

Sep 13, 2004: England's Greatest Post-War XI is named with the publication of the October issue of The Wisden Cricketer magazine

Average century score in test cricket

Jun 30, 2000: Scoring a century has always been a great achievement in Test cricket

Arshad H. Zaidi

No wrist slap for slow coach Hussain

Dec 28, 1999: Durban - Mud sticks, so does the stigma of being axed by the national selectors for playing a slow innings, although it is 34 years since Geoff Boycott was ditched by England selectors then headed by Doug Insole

Trevor Chesterfield


Ken Barrington

1982: BARRINGTON, KENNETH FRANK, died of a heart attack in his hotel room at the Holiday Inn in Barbados on March 14, 1981, the Saturday night of the Barbados Test, while serving as assistant-manager on the England tour of the West Indies


Ken Barrington

1960: Down the years many great batsmen have been developed at Kennington Oval, the home of Surrey County Cricket Club, and last summer it seemed that another had emerged in Ken Barrington

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