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Jun 25, 2012

Maynard among extraordinarily gifted

Cricinfo: A blog in the Guardian says the talent of Tom Maynard, who died last week, suggested he was in a different league as a performer.

Abhishek Mukherjee

Jun 19, 2012

'Tom Maynard was destined for stardom'

Cricinfo: Mike Selvey, writing in the Guardian , says that Tom Maynard, the Surrey and England Lions batsman, who died after being hit by a London Underground train on Monday, was a batsman of prodigious talent and prospect.

Carlyle Laurie

Feb 26, 2012

Remembering Casiechetty and Abeynaike

Cricinfo: Elmo Rodrigopulle, writing in the Sunday Observer , says Neville Casiechetty and Ranil Abeynaike were outstanding cricketers who excelled in different eras.

Nikita Bastian

Jan 27, 2012

How Mark Mascarenhas made cricket a business

Cricinfo: In Caravan Magazine , Rahul Bhatia looks back on how Mark Mascarenhas - who was in fatal car accident ten years ago to a day - first broke open the business of cricket.

Nikita Bastian

Nov 24, 2011

The man who helped destroy apartheid

Cricinfo: The Economist looks at the life of Basil D'Oliveira, and the enormous support he received from fans after being dropped for the 1968 tour to South Africa


Nov 19, 2011

Basil D'Oliveira's extraordinary life

Cricinfo: Author Peter Oborne, Basil D'Oliveira's biographer, remembers the former England all-rounder on BBC Sport

Nikita Bastian

Nov 9, 2011

Vivian Richards salutes the original Smokin' Joe

Cricinfo: Vivian Richards talks to Mid-Day 's Clayton Murzello about Joe Frazier, who died on November 8 after a battle with cancer.

Nikita Bastian

Oct 6, 2011

'Graham Dilley, a fine talent and a decent man'

Cricinfo: Angus Fraser pays tribute to former England fast bowler Graham Dilley, who died at the age of 52 on Wednesday, in the Independent .

Siddhartha Talya

Sep 28, 2011

'O captain! My captain!'

Cricinfo: Ashok Malik pays tribute to Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi in the Deccan Chronicle .

Siddhartha Talya

Jul 2, 2011

'One of the most truculent cricket writers'

Cricinfo: David Hopps, in the Guardian , pays tribute to Martin Searby, the former Times and Daily Telegraph sports writer and journalist, who passed away at the age of 72.

Siddhartha Talya

May 25, 2011

TJ devoted to his fellow spinners

Cricinfo: Chloe Saltau in the Age remembers Terry Jenner, who has died at 66, as a fierce defender of spin bowlers.

Brydon Coverdale

Apr 6, 2011

RIP Chesters

Cricinfo: Venkat Ananth, on the Yahoo Cricket website , pays tribute to Trevor Chesterfield, the veteran cricket journalist and former first-class umpire, who died at the age of 75 on Wednesday.

Siddhartha Talya

Feb 11, 2011

A true gentleman of the game

Cricinfo: Former England allrounder Trevor Bailey died in a fire in his home on Thursday at the age of 87

Akhila Ranganna

Jul 13, 2010

Robert Hudson: creator of BBC's Test Match Special

Cricinfo: BBC Radio was the first broadcaster to cover every ball of a Test match when it launched its Test Match Special in 1957

Tariq Engineer

Feb 24, 2010

Keeping faith in Surrey

Cricinfo: In the Guardian , Paul Weaver pays his tribute to Arthur McIntyre, Arthur McIntyre, England's oldest surviving Test cricketer, who died aged 91.


Oct 10, 2009

Tributes to Rajan Bala

Cricinfo: Rajan Bala, the veteran cricket writer, died in Bangalore after suffering a cardiac arrest


Sep 20, 2009

Years of the Raj

Cricinfo: From Lala Amarnath to Douglas Jardine to his favourite CK Nayudu, Raj Singh Dungarpur was a treasure trove of stories


Mar 17, 2008

Sharing one last drink with Bill Brown


Brydon Coverdale

May 28, 2007

The country boy who became an Invincible

Cricinfo: Bill Johnston, the left-arm fast and finger-spin bowler who was Australia's equal leading Test wicket-taker on the 1948 Invincibles tour, died on Friday aged 85

Brydon Coverdale

Apr 30, 2007

A fast bowler who never knew when to stop

Cricinfo: Dick Motz, the first New Zealand's bowler to reach 100 Test wickets, has died in Christchurch.

Sriram Veera
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