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Like his father, David, Andy Bairstow was not a natural wicketkeeper but he did stand-in when the occasion demanded. His main strength was as a batsman, but his first-class opening came when Derbyshire needed a keeper and selected Bairstow, then only 19-year-old and with a handful of 2nd XI games behind him. He did adequately with the gloves but failed with the bat. Either side of his brief spell with Derbyshire he played second-team cricket for Worcestershire, Somerset and Sussex.
Plus, MS Dhoni in chases, and most Test runs against England
Three games in, 19-year-old Deepak Hooda is already his team's biggest hitter and most economical bowler. Those familiar with Hooda's career, however, aren't surprised by his meteoric rise
Gracious and generous, Richie Benaud was a thorough professional but with a wicked sense of humour
An interview with cricket's long-suffering format