Year review

Year-end reviews

Contest of the decade

The Ashes win in 2005 trumps the Wimbledon final between Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer to be named the best sporting contest of the decade in the Independent .

Year-end reviews

Goodbye noughties

Mike Atherton reviews the decade in the Times , picking out some of its most significant moments

Year-end reviews

The best from Tests

As always, the Test XI of 2009 will be a major talking point as the merits of those who made the side and those left out are debated

Year review

The most promising debutants of 2009

With this action-filled year in mind, I thought I'd cast a closer eye over the players to have made their Test debuts this year and name for you the five who I think have shown the most promise, and have the ability and mettle to have a big impact on