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The Ashes, Headingley, 1981

England in wonderland

Aug 6, 2009: Not the crowd, not the players, not the bookmakers, no one could believe the most incredible Ashes turnaround of them all

Chris Old

Sri Lanka v Pakistan 1985-86

Scrappy in Sri Lanka

Jul 23, 2009: Sri Lanka and Pakistan may get along just fine these days, but back in 1985-86 it was knives out all the time

Interviews by Sidharth Monga

England v West Indies, fifth Test, The Oval, 1976

'The pain was incredible'

May 7, 2009: A look back to an England-West Indies classic from 33 years ago

Bob Woolmer

West Indies v England, fifth Test, Port-of-Spain, 1973-74

Tony's star turn

May 2, 2009: Greig returns to Port-of-Spain to spin England to a memorable win and settle a score

Pat Pocock

Pakistan v Australia, 1st Test, Karachi, 1994-95

The big steal

Apr 23, 2009: A flashback to 15 years ago, when Pakistan famously put one over Australia in Karachi

Interviews by Nagraj Gollapudi

Australia v New Zealand, only Test, Perth, 1989-90

One man against the mob

Mar 31, 2009: Nearly 20 years ago Mark Greatbatch produced a back-to-the-wall classic as Australians snarled and spat around him

Interview by Sidharth Monga

New Zealand v India, first Test, 1967-68

A win by spin in Dunedin

Mar 17, 2009: India's first Test win abroad came in New Zealand 41 years ago. We look back at the Dunedin Test where Prasanna and Wadekar led the way to a famous triumph

Interviews by Nagraj Gollapudi

West Indies v England, third Test, Port-of-Spain, 1994

Tall, dark and awesome

Feb 12, 2009: When Ambrose ripped the heart out of England's batting

Keith Fletcher

India v Pakistan, 2nd Test, Delhi, 1998-99

Ten past 10

Feb 7, 2009: A decade to the day after his 10 for 74, Anil Kumble and some of his team-mates look back at the feat

Interviews by Nagraj Gollapudi

Australia v Sri Lanka, World Cup 1975

Hits of the seventies

Jan 30, 2009: Duleep Mendis and Sunil Wettimuny look back on the time Jeff Thomson sent them both to hospital

Sriram Veera

Australia v England and West Indies, 1979-80

Ashes absent but England bite the dust

Jan 20, 2009: Greg Chappell, Clive Lloyd, Bob Willis and others look back at Australia's first post-Packer season

Interviews by Simon Lister

West Indies v India, second Test, Port-of-Spain, 1970-71

Dancing in the lion's den

Dec 21, 2008: Dilip Sardesai, Steve Camacho, Charlie Davis and Salim Durani look back at India's famous first win against West Indies

Interviews by Nagraj Gollapudi

West Indies v South Africa, only Test, Barbados, 1991-92

Rough welcome back

Nov 24, 2008: On their Test comeback, South Africa were received warmly by the Bajan crowd, but not by the West Indies team

Interviews by Nagraj Gollapudi

Tamil Nadu v Rest of India, Irani Trophy, 1988-89

The blitzkrieg

Sep 21, 2008: When Tamil Nadu stormed to an Irani Trophy win courtesy the fastest individual hundred in Indian domestic cricket

Interview by Nagraj Gollapudi

England v West Indies, 1950

Those two little tormentors of mine

Aug 21, 2008: When all that could go wrong for England did, against West Indies in the summer of 1950

Trevor Bailey

England v South Africa, 1998

Donald denied by Dunkirk defiance

Aug 3, 2008: When South Africa came to England in 1998, they were expected to take the series. Then the script went awry

Interviews by Simon Lister

South Africa v England, 2nd Test, Johannesburg, 1995

Iron Mike makes a fist of it

Jul 11, 2008: When Atherton produced a guts-and-glory classic at the Wanderers

Interviews by Nagraj Gollapudi

West Indies v Australia, fourth Test, 1994-95

We'll take it from here

May 30, 2008: How Steve Waugh's Jamaica 200 marked the handing over of power from West Indies to Australia

Paul Reiffel

West Indies v Australia, fifth Test, 1977-78

Rumble in Jamaica

May 12, 2008: A look back to the Test where Australia were robbed by a riot

Peter Toohey

Australia v World XI, MCG, 1971-72

Drunk on Sobers

Apr 27, 2008: The World XI were sinking without a trace. Then along came Sir Garry

Interviews by Nagraj Gollapudi
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    A cricket story run out by indifference

Review: Aravind Adiga's new novel is centred around the game but isn't really in love with it

Go pro

Simon Barnes on the word "professional": once used to describe a lower class of player, it now stands for a job reasonably done
The Cricket Monthly October issue

    American football's in UK. Where's cricket in USA?

NFL has taken a long-term approach to expanding its base. Cricket's globalisation plans are still to click

    Can Bangladesh replicate ODI success in Tests?

Numbers Game: They have won seven out of 93 Tests. Can Shakib and Co redress that?

The hinterland of 40

Jon Hotten: At Lord's we saw three in-between scores of the sort that are as likely to annoy the selectors as excite them

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Candid Clarke's revelations and reckonings

Talking points from Michael Clarke's new autobiography

An Ashwin nightmare awaits Australia

They have traditionally struggled against good offspin bowling, and the Indian spinner can now be included among the best of his kind

India's chance to formulate game plan before Champions Trophy

With the Champions Trophy only eight months away, India's ODI selections from here on will have to be geared towards the larger picture

How three small words unravelled the Hughes inquest

A difficult week was made worse by how the players involved in the match in which Phillip Hughes was struck had their tactics and "nature of play" questioned

Asif marks first-class comeback with victory

ESPNcricinfo looks at the major talking points from the latest round of the Quaid-e-Azam Trophy 2016-17

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