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Victor Trumper

Blithe spirit

Jun 1, 2005: All dash and flash, Victor Trumper exemplified the freedoms of a more romantic age

Mark Ray

Shane Warne

Golden rotter

Apr 1, 2005: Plays like a peach, falls like a prat. You've just got to love Shane Warne

Tanya Aldred

Harold Larwood

A man undefeated

Mar 29, 2005: A working man without ego or vanity, Harold Larwood, having beaten the Australians, went and joined them

Peter Roebuck

Brian Lara

A god, a mortal

Dec 26, 2003: He bats like a divine, and sins like the rest of us. You've just got to love Brian Lara

BC Pires

The saint

Nov 1, 2003: His purity of technique and image make him an icon with more than a touch of the divine

Greg Baum

Tom Graveney

Always the hero

Jul 1, 2003: Gloucestershire's folk hero embodied the dash and splendour of a more gracious age

Frank Keating

Emperor, empowerer

With his magnetic presence and enormous talent, Richards instilled a sense of self-belief in every team he played for

Scyld Berry

Frank Worrell

Mover and shaker

Worrell inspired, stirred, roused. And therein lay his greatness

Telford Vice
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