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The others

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

Steven Lynch

Desert-island reads

Apr 21, 2014: Cricket has probably spawned more books than almost any other sport. Here's a personal selection of favourites

Steven Lynch

Are you sitting down for this?

Apr 7, 2014: Netherlands beat England last month. A look at some other big international upsets over the years

Steven Lynch

Your names are numbered

Mar 24, 2014: Players with names that contain numbers between 0 and 10 (and one with 20)

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Go figure

Mar 10, 2014: A look at some of cricket's more improbable bowling analyses

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The tradesmen

Feb 24, 2014: A Barber, a Cook, an Engineer and other cricketers whose names are also professions

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I'll not be back

Feb 10, 2014: After Kevin Pietersen's international exit, a look at some other unusual endings to Test careers

Steven Lynch

Guess who I met today?

Jan 27, 2014: Sharing a flight or bumping into them in the press box - it's always fun to meet cricket's rich and famous

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A card for every occasion

Jan 13, 2014: A selection of strange-looking scorecards: from victory after 15 all out to England v the "Bs"

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The No. 1 centurions

Dec 23, 2013: The first players to score centuries for their countries

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It's a draw!

Dec 9, 2013: After Darren Bravo's superb effort in Dunedin, a look at some other famous match-saving innings in Tests

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The quiet goodbyes

Nov 25, 2013: After the emotion of Sachin Tendulkar's last Test, a look at some farewells that didn't go quite so well

Steven Lynch

You'll be missing me

Nov 11, 2013: As the world prepares for Sachin Tendulkar's last hurrah, a look at some successful farewells

Steven Lynch

One of us against us

Oct 28, 2013: A selection of people who did well in international cricket against the country in which they were born

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Have you met Mr Jones?

Oct 14, 2013: After the Smiths, we look at the Joneses to have played Test cricket

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Who, me?

Sep 30, 2013: Some of the unlikeliest men to play Test cricket

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The Smithsonians

Sep 16, 2013: Men with a popular surname who have scored international hundreds

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Bruised but not shaken

Sep 2, 2013: Famous incidents when batsmen were hit by bouncers

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Best of the rest

Aug 19, 2013: A look at some players who missed out on Test cricket because they came from Associate-member countries. (One from each nation.)

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Best actors in a supporting role

Aug 5, 2013: Substitutes who played a significant role while fielding in matches

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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

Dhoni's 9000 runs: 244 innings, 10109 balls

Almost two-thirds of Dhoni's 9000 ODI runs have come as captain and all of them with the extra responsibility of keeping

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