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Compton, Ranji and the missing rupees

Jul 8, 2006: Martin Williamson on the time Denis Compton was promised Rs 50 a run in the final of the Ranji Trophy ... and went on to score 249. But when it came to payment ...

Martin Williamson

Mushtaq Ali 1914-2005

'Fearless and dashing'

Jun 18, 2005: Syed Mushtaq Ali has died at 90. Tributes flowed in as the news of his death spread

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India's first overseas centurion

Mushtaq Ali passes away

Jun 18, 2005: Syed Mushtaq Ali, one of Indian's early cavaliers and the first Indian batsman to score a Test century away from home, has died in his sleep early this morning

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Vijay Hazare

A cricketer and a gentleman

Dec 18, 2004: Tributes flowed in for Vijay Hazare

Mushtaq Ali accuses selectors of regional bias

Mar 13, 2000: In his playing days, he was a dare devil who bewildered bowlers and entertained spectators by jumping out even to pace bowlers or by hitting the fastest deliveries from outside the off stump to the mid wicket boundary

He lighted up every ground with his incandescence

Dec 17, 1999: Syed Mushtaq Ali, that exhilarating Indore opener of the 30's and 40's, and one half of India's most legendary opening pair turns 85 today

Sankhya Krishnan
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