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Budhi Kunderan on his way to 192

Remembering Budhi the dasher

Before Sehwag, and even Srikkanth, India had a swashbuckling opening batsman who also kept wickets

Farokh Engineer sweeps

The boys of endless summer

All grace, good looks and charisma, Farokh Engineer, Salim Durani and ML Jaisimha epitomised the charms of a bygone age

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R Ashwin removed Kieran Powell and Darren Bravo before the end of play

Indian news

R Ashwin to get Polly Umrigar Award

R Ashwin, the India offspinner, is the winner of the Polly Umrigar Award for 2012-13, the BCCI has announced. The board also named former India captain Kapil Dev the winner of the CK Nayudu Lifetime Achievement Award

Syed Abid Ali is carried off the field by fans after securing India's series win

England v India, third Test, The Oval, 1971

Six for glory

India are struggling against England on this tour because their fast bowlers have been ineffective, but back in 1971, on a slow Oval pitch, a legspinner took them to their maiden series win in the country