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The leg theory - fast bowlers aiming at the batsman's body from round the wicket with predominantly leg-side fields - devised by Douglas Jardine on England's 1932-33 Ashes tour to neutralise Don Bradman, sparked one of cricket's biggest controversies and threatened to derail cricketing ties between England and Australia.
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Feb 14, 2012

Video 'The sole reason England won the Bodyline series'

My XI: Part two: Harold Larwood was fast, accurate, and one to do what his captain asked. And he paid the price for it

Oct 21, 2007

A dummy's guide to Bodyline

Features: An outline of the major players and main events during the game's most emotive series

ESPNcricinfo staff

Oct 19, 2007

A tactic of its time

Features: Why Jardine's leg theory was almost uniquely a product of its age

Gideon Haigh

Apr 1, 2007

Continental rift

Features: A look at the east-west divide in cricket, which is borne out of double standards, racism and reverse racism, prejudices, stereotypes, or all of them and more working together

Ashok Malik

Aug 14, 2005

The iron duke

Article: John Arlott shows Douglas Jardine to be something other than the tight-lipped assassin of the Bodyline campaign


Aug 3, 2005

The real Douglas Jardine

Interviews: Neil Drysdale talks to the daughter of Douglas Jardine, the man who was the hero or villain, depending on your allegiances, of Bodyline

Neil Drysdale

Jan 8, 2005

Bodyline's final fling

Rewind to: One of the last outings of Bodyline came in the unlikliest settings - the Varsity match of 1933 - where Ken Farnes almost bowled Cambridge to a controversial victory

Martin Williamson

Nov 15, 2004

The necessary monster

Archive (Wisden Asia Cricket): One of cricket's most demonised figures, Harold Larwood was a force born out of the game's desire for equilibrium

Gideon Haigh

Jan 8, 2004

Bodyline's final fling

Rewind to: One of the last outings of Bodyline came in the unlikeliest of settings - the Varsity match of 1933 - when Ken Farnes almost bowled Cambridge to a controversial victory

Martin Williamson

Nov 2, 2002

Bodyline remembered

News: It was 70 years ago this year that the traditional cricketing rivalry between England and Australia took on a more sinister dimension

Ralph Dellor

Dec 2, 1000

Bodyline's quiet beginning

On This Day: 1932 An uncontroversial start to the most controversial Test series in cricket history

Nov 14, 1000

An Aussie destroyer

On This Day: 1904 Birth of a man best remembered for his part in the Bodyline controversy

Oct 23, 1000

And then there was Bodyline

On This Day: 1900 Birth of the man who championed Bodyline

Jul 22, 1000

Death of a Bodyline bowler

On This Day: 1995 Death of Harold Larwood - in Australia, the country whose batsmen he'd once traumatised

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