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England embarrassed

Feb 23, 2015: As they lick their Wellington wounds, a look (from behind the sofa) at some other occasions when they were left red-faced

Steven Lynch

You may remember me from the World Cup

Feb 9, 2015: Each World Cup has thrown up some unlikely heroes. Here's a personal selection of players who briefly lit up the competition

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You're not so big now, brother

Jan 26, 2015: As the World Cup looms ever closer, a reminder of some days when things didn't go quite according to plan

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Sticky customers

Jan 12, 2015: The 669-ball partnership between Kane Williamson and BJ Watling in Wellington brought to mind some other memorable long stands

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Original hits

Dec 22, 2014: A look at some of cricket's most memorable strokes - and their makers

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Howdy pardner

Dec 8, 2014: A look at the most productive bowling combinations in Tests

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That's my boy

Nov 24, 2014: Father and son pairs to have scored Test hundreds

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It never gets old

Nov 10, 2014: Last week Misbah-ul-Haq became the oldest player to score two centuries in a Test. Here's a look at some other players who were the oldest to achieve some other feats

Steven Lynch

Change of plan

Oct 27, 2014: After the sudden end to West Indies' tour of India, a look at some other tours which ended prematurely, or didn't happen at all

Steven Lynch

Controversy, they wrote

Oct 13, 2014: As Kevin Pietersen's autobiography hits the headlines, a look at some other books that proved controversial in their day

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The Bangladesh album

Sep 22, 2014: A look at the side's international highlights: from shocking Pakistan in the 1999 World Cup to whitewashing New Zealand

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When Zimbabwe made heads turn

Sep 8, 2014: In the wake of that recent shock victory over Australia in Harare, a look at some of Zimbabwe's other international highlights

Steven Lynch

They did a number on us

Aug 25, 2014: A look at some of the more exotic statistics from the England-India series

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The deciders

Aug 11, 2014: With England's long series against India about to conclude at The Oval, we look at some other classic five-Test encounters that hinged on the final match

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No repeats

Jul 28, 2014: Grounds that have hosted only one Test

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Mesmeric Sachin, soporific Boycs

Jul 14, 2014: Memorable innings in England-India Tests down the years

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Leaving it late

Jun 30, 2014: After last week's dramatic finish at Headingley, a look at some other Tests that went down to the wire

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The unplayables

Jun 16, 2014: A selection of cricket's most memorable deliveries

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The lightweights

May 19, 2014: Cricketers who didn't trouble the weighing machine

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The others

May 5, 2014: Cricketers who were overshadowed by their more famous relatives on the field

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Martin Crowe: Whatever happens, the Australia-New Zealand World Cup final at the MCG will be the most divine fun

    Why is chasing so difficult at the G?

Cricket Sadist Hour: Jarrod Kimber and John Buchanan discuss swing, what NZ should worry about and do a man-to-man analysis of the finalists

How do you stop Smith?

It is a question that has mystified teams of late, but Andy Zaltzman has the answer

When defeats haunt

Nicholas Hogg: The losing team has much to ponder over the what-could-have-beens in close matches; in a one-sided game, the past is put to rest quickly

Why ball-tracking can't be trusted

Russell Jackson: It's hard for us to shake doubt about why what we're seeing with our eyes differs significantly from the reading of a computer

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Wahab v Watson, the fury and the folly

For 30 minutes, everything else took a backseat, as the world watched in awe and fear, a fired-up Pakistan fast bowler mercilessly bullying an Australian batsman

From 110 to 150 kph, the Wahab Riaz story

As a six-year-old, he watched Wasim Akram at the 1992 World Cup and decided that he would be a left-arm fast bowler. As a man, he put on a show very nearly as memorable as Wasim's 23 years before

Wet weather dulls India's threat perception

The SCG might be India's preferred semi-final venue at this World Cup, but persistent rain in the lead-up has left them worried their spinners may not get the help they are widely expected to

The battle of the bullies

This contest brings together a belligerent bunch of brats and braggers from two countries that are so different, yet share rampant egotism and a high opinion of themselves

Dhoni masters numbers game to crack ODI code

Over the last few months, he has slowly moved from a flashy finisher, to a more measured risk manager

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    Wahab v Watson, the fury and the folly (325)

    For 30 minutes, everything else took a backseat, as the world watched in awe and fear, a fired-up Pakistan fast bowler mercilessly bullying an Australian batsman

    The battle of the bullies (236)

    This contest brings together a belligerent bunch of brats and braggers from two countries that are so different, yet share rampant egotism and a high opinion of themselves

    India swept away by Australia's depth (160)

    India's Plan A in this World Cup had worked flawlessly over seven matches. When they came up against the toughest opponents in the World Cup, however, they were left scrambling for a back-up plan

    From 110 to 150 kph, the Wahab Riaz story (155)

    As a six-year-old, he watched Wasim Akram at the 1992 World Cup and decided that he would be a left-arm fast bowler. As a man, he put on a show very nearly as memorable as Wasim's 23 years before

    Time slips by South Africa once again (147)

    It was Grant Elliott and New Zealand's time in Auckland. Not South Africa's. But the Proteas will leave this tournament wondering when that will ever change. Maybe next time.