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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)

Steven Lynch

Go figure

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

Steven Lynch

The tradesmen

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

Steven Lynch

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

Steven Lynch

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"

Steven Lynch

The No. 1 centurions

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

Steven Lynch

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

Steven Lynch

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

Steven Lynch

Have you met Mr Jones?

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

Steven Lynch

Who, me?

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

Steven Lynch

The Smithsonians

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

Steven Lynch

Bruised but not shaken

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

Steven Lynch

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.)

Steven Lynch

Best actors in a supporting role

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

Steven Lynch

We regret to inform you...

Jul 22, 2013: After the Queen's visit delayed the start of play on the first day at Lord's, a look at some other strange reasons why play was suspended at the home of cricket

Steven Lynch
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The greatest Ashes Test

The Cricket Monthly: Tony Lewis, Malcolm Knox, David Frith, Rob Smyth and Alex Massie make their picks
TCM June issue

    Centuries all down the middle, and the first Test cricketer to be born

Ask Steven also has: the most years between matches for Sri Lanka, and the overseas captain who led in the most Tests in England

'When he's in, he's hard to get out'

Ricky Ponting picks an all-star Ashes team from among his contemporaries. At No. 2: Alastair Cook

When Harris grimaced, Australia smiled

Russell Jackson: Equal parts carthorse and strike bowler, whether fit and firing or bruised and shrugging away pain, he bowled for wins, and more often than not he got them

A Hayden moment

Samir Chopra: The TV does no justice to some stunning pieces of work on the field

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Highest totals without a century, and dream ODI debuts

Also: the most team changes made by a country in successive one-day internationals, and highest individual Test scores in the second innings

No. 1: Matthew Hayden

Opening the batting on the former Australia captain's all-star Ashes XI picked from among his contemporaries: a burly attacker from Queensland

Dhoni and Kohli: a clash of ideologies?

The personalities and philosophies of India's two captains could not be more different. That makes for a tricky situation, which India's cricket administration must handle well

A squad without pace, keepers, or future planning

Five questions for the selectors who picked the second-string squad for the tour of Zimbabwe

Johnson back to intimidate with word and deed

At the age of 33, Johnson does not expect to be back for another Ashes campaign and, since being forced to miss last year's World Twenty20 with a toe injury, he has played every game as if it is his last

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