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1958-59

Captains galore

Nov 19, 2011: India's selectors during the 1958-59 series against West Indies spent more time on political infighting than addressing the team's problems

Martin Williamson

1952

Trueman's magical debut

Sep 1, 2007: When Fred Trueman was called up by England to play in the first Test against India in front of his home crowd His reaction to his call-up was unconventional. Trueman was sure that he was being wound up, and on being informed of his selection replied, "Bug

Martin Williamson

A day spent remembering two gentlemen and cricketers

When Chhotu and Polly drew the crowds one last time

Nov 29, 2006: Anand Vasu attends the funeral and remembrance service of Hanumant Singh, the former Indian batsman

Anand Vasu in Mumbai

Polly Umrigar dies at 80

Bookmarking eras

Nov 7, 2006:

Suresh Menon

Polly Umrigar dies at 80

'A gentleman and a great student of the game'

Nov 7, 2006:

ESPNcricinfo staff

1926-2006

Polly Umrigar dies at 80

Nov 7, 2006: Polly Umrigar, the former Indian captain who played 59 Tests between 1948 and 1962, has died in Mumbai. He was suffering from lymph cancer

ESPNcricinfo staff

Former Indian cricketer seriously ill

Polly Umrigar hospitalised

Jun 6, 2006: Polly Umrigar, the former Indian Test batsman, is seriously ill and has been admitted to hospital in Mumbai

ESPNcricinfo staff

India in West Indies 1952-53

Sailing by banana boat to face the Three Ws

Apr 20, 2006: Memories of India's 1952-53 tour of the Caribbean from GS Ramchand

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

ESPNcricinfo staff

India v Pakistan, 1st Test, Delhi, 1952-53

Vinoo's web

Mar 1, 2005: In the first Test match played between the two countries, Vinoo Mankad spun out Pakistan with a marathon first-innings spell of 8 for 52 in 47 overs

Vijay Hazare

A cricketer and a gentleman

Dec 18, 2004: Tributes flowed in for Vijay Hazare

India in Pakistan 2003-04

Fergie's flipper, and railway-carriage nights

Mar 2, 2004: A look at what the newspapers are saying about the India-Pakistan series - March 2, 2004

Wisden Cricinfo staff

Average century score in test cricket

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

Arshad H. Zaidi

Polly Umrigar 1926-2006

'I was very sure of my ability'

Nov 7, 1999: The following is a transcript of an interview with Polly Umrigar carried on Cricinfo in 1999

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