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Top Performer - Ryan Sidebottom

Glowing in the cold

May 30, 2007: Jenny Thompson has this week's top performer - Ryan Sidebottom, who took eight wickets on his Test return

Jenny Thompson

Top Performer - Matt Prior

New magnetic wonder

May 22, 2007: Andrew Miller has this week's top performer - Matt Prior, who cracked a hundred on Test debut

Andrew Miller

Top Performer - Adam Gilchrist

Brighter than the bright lights

May 2, 2007: Jenny Thompson on Adam Gilchrist's smashing World Cup final

Jenny Thompson

Top Performer - Mahela Jayawardene

When Sabina woke up to Mahela

Apr 25, 2007: Dileep Premachandran on Mahela Jayawardene's Sabina Park epic

Dileep Premachandran in Jamaica

Top Performer - Andrew Hall

South Africa's go to man

Apr 18, 2007: Top Performer: Andrew Hall would be the first to admit that there's much more to life than a century or a five-wicket haul

Dileep Premachandran

Top Performer - AB de Villiers

Born to run

Apr 11, 2007: AB de Villiers could have been a household name in any sport and his innings in Grenada restored the faith of his seniors

Andrew Miller

Jayasuriya still a huge threat

One last hurrah

Apr 3, 2007: Dileep Premachandran writes on the stunning comeback to form by Sanath Jayasuriya

Dileep Premachandran

Matthew Hayden re-dominates the ring

Prizefighter's gloves are back on

Mar 29, 2007: Matthew Hayden has completed another remarkable renaissance

Andrew Miller

Top Performer - Paul Collingwood

The journeyman arrives

Feb 14, 2007: Paul Collingwood has just completed the journey of his life in Australia

Andrew Miller

Top Performer - Brad Hodge

Grabbing your final chance

Feb 7, 2007: The past week has been an important one for Brad Hodge

Peter English

Top Performer - Jacob Oram

Nobody's substitute

Jan 31, 2007: Brydon Coverdale on New Zealand's man of the moment, Jacob Oram

Brydon Coverdale

Top Performer - Mohammad Asif

Returning with venom

Jan 24, 2007: Osman Samiuddin on Mohammad Asif's emphatic return to the international fold

Osman Samiuddin

Top Performer - Ashwell Prince

More substance than style

Jan 16, 2007: Top Performer: Ashwell Prince

Sriram Veera

Top Performer - Graeme Smith

The duke of hazard

Jan 9, 2007: Graeme Smith's decisive twin half-centuries at Cape Town were a welcome return to form and sealed a great Test series win for South Africa

Jamie Alter

Top Performer - Sourav Ganguly

Exorcising the demons

Dec 13, 2006: Straight off the bat, this is not just about the runs he scored. This is about a man who came, saw and conquered - if only for the moment - the demons in his head, the ghosts in his past

Jamie Alter

Top Performer - Matthew Hoggard

The Ever-Ready Bunny

Dec 6, 2006: Matthew Hoggard toiled for 42 overs in the first innings, uphill and into the wind for the most part, for the heroic figures of 7 for 109

Andrew Miller

Top Performer - Ricky Ponting

In the shoes of Bradman

Nov 29, 2006: In the haze of Australia's failure to enforce the follow-on in the first Test it was easy to lose sight of the brilliant quality of Ricky Ponting's batting

Peter English

Top Performer - Brian Lara

Pirate of the Caribbean

Nov 21, 2006: Jamie Alter on a sensational Brian Lara innings at Multan, one that changed the very complexion of the match and series

Jamie Alter

Top Performer - Umar Gul

The swing and seam merchant

Nov 15, 2006: Osman Samiuddin on Umar Gul after he scripted Pakistan's win against West Indies at Lahore with a nine-wicket haul

Osman Samiuddin

Top performer - Nathan Bracken

Swinging into contention

Nov 8, 2006: Damien Martyn hardly ever looks ruffled. Not when arching his back leg to dissect two gullies or when sipping a freshly ordered coffee. Not even when answering his thousandth question about the 1993-94 SCG Test

Andrew Miller
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Pujara's chance to beat his blues

After a ten-month free-fall, Cheteshwar Pujara will turn out for India once again at the traditional batting paradise that is the SSC. Can he make it count?

Why is Pujara given short shrift?

He averages better than Rohit Sharma but still has to fight for a place in the Test side, mostly because he doesn't play ODIs

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For the fifth time in the last year and a half, India had their opponents five down for less than 100 only to let the lower order off the hook

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