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Top of the flops

Mar 29, 2007: Some players are enjoying stellar World Cups, scoring runs and taking wickets as though they were going out of fashion. Others have not been so fortunate

Andrew McGlashan

Ignored men

Causes celebres

Mar 22, 2007: When selectors make mistakes or leave out heroes, the press and public love to make a song and dance about it. Steve Pittard selects his favourite ignored men

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Flashes in the World Cup pan

Mar 8, 2007: Cricinfo recalls 11 cameo World Cup appearances

Andrew Miller

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Fat bats and roly bowlers

Feb 22, 2007: Cricinfo has set out to demonstrate with this list of (mostly) talented and well-rounded cricketers

Martin Williamson and Andrew Miller

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Seizing the lifeline

Feb 8, 2007: England's approach to one-day cricket has been a shambles for years, but in recent months - just as the rest of the world gears up for the World Cup, in fact - the planning and preparation has gone into meltdown

Andrew Miller

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England's World Cup roulette

Feb 1, 2007: England's approach to one-day cricket has been a shambles for years, but in recent months - just as the rest of the world gears up for the World Cup, in fact - the planning and preparation has gone into meltdown

Andrew Miller

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Ravaged by injury and illness

Jan 25, 2007: Here we look at 11 occasions when injury ravaged cricket teams

Andrew Miller and Martin Williamson

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Long live the tail

Jan 16, 2007: Here we look at 11 occasions when the lower-order adopted the long-handle approach

Andrew Miller

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Knowing when to call it a day

Jan 11, 2007: We look at XI instances where retirement - or staying retired - would have been the best option

Martin Williamson

When tours reached tipping point

Jan 10, 2007: Eleven instances where tours have been abandoned midway or have been under threat

Martin Williamson

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Within the laws but against the spirit

Dec 14, 2006: Cricinfo looks back at other incidents that have stretched the spirit of the game

Martin Williamson

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When big isn't big enough

Dec 7, 2006: Cricinfo looks back at large totals that didn't prevent a time ending up on the wrong side of the result

Martin Williamson and Andrew McGlashan

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Filling their boots

Nov 30, 2006: Cricinfo takes a look back at other batsmen who have made bowling attacks shudder as they enjoyed memorable years

Martin Williamson and Andrew McGlashan

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Ashes flashes

Nov 23, 2006: This week's CricInfo XI centres on those English and Australian cricketers who have saved their best performances for their country for the main event - the Ashes

Geoff Piggott

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Can't bat, can't bowl, can't field

Nov 16, 2006: Once again, England have begun an Ashes tour in shambolic fashion, with a heavy defeat against the President's XI followed by Marcus Trescothick's sudden departure. It might be an omen, but equally it might not be. Here, Cricinfo examines 11 of the most e

Andrew Miller and Martin Williamson

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I fought the law

Nov 9, 2006: Former Zimbabwe batsman Mark Vermeulen's appearance in court in Harare charged with arson is not the first time that cricketers have found themselves in trouble with the law

Andrew Miller and Martin Williamson

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Animal antics

Nov 1, 2006: Matthew Hayden was recently bitten by a dog while out jogging, which got us thinking about animals that have been associated with cricket, in one way or another

Andrew Miller and Martin Williamson

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Three-card trick

Oct 17, 2006: Andrew Miller and Martin Williamson on players who have taken one-day hat-tricks

Andrew Miller and Martin Williamson

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Dabbling with drugs

Oct 17, 2006: Andrew Miller and Martin Williamson on players how have fallen foul of less-than-legal substances

Martin Williamson and Andrew Miller

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Identity crisis

Oct 10, 2006: Players who have represented more than one country

Martin Williamson and Andrew Miller
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Zulfiqar Babar missed five seasons between his first two first-class matches, and was 34 when he finally made his Test debut, but he is quickly making up for all the lost time with his artful left-arm spin

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Out of 70 batsmen who've scored 15 or more Test hundreds only five are from Pakistan, but Younis Khan's appetite for hundreds matches that of some of the top contemporary batsmen

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