Nostalgia

My TE and my Venkat long ago

Life is endlessly touched by the game when you're the child of a cricket-crazy parent

A fast bowler India might have had

Pandurang Salgaoncar silenced a Chepauk crowd by dismissing the likes of Viswanath and Pataudi cheaply in a Duleep game in 1972-73. Strangely it didn't get him an India cap

From Woolloongabba to Worcester

There's more to domestic cricket than just functioning as a supply line for international cricket - love, for one

Those fine men of Hyderabad

Playing alongside the likes of Pataudi, Abid Ali, Jaisimha and Abbas Ali Baig was an experience to be cherished

Ashes one-hit wonders

From Ted McDonald to Richard Ellison, certain players saved their best for the old rivalry, before drifting away for various reasons