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Bob Woolmer

He who loved the game

Mar 18, 2011: Bob Woolmer died in desperately sad circumstances, but it's his innocence and integrity that he will be remembered for

Ivo Tennant

The troubled, passionate cricketer from Nevis

Mar 6, 2011: The player with the long rap sheet and the man in the dressing-room make Morton seem almost like a character of the Jekyll and Hyde sort

Garth Wattley

England's steely lynchpin

Feb 11, 2011: Trevor Bailey may have been known for his stonewalling batting but it was as a match-winning bowler that he demanded attention

Alan Hill

Cheeky, chatty, charitable

Jul 22, 2010: To know Murali was to love him (and occasionally to wish he would be quiet)

Charlie Austin

'I could never plan against him'

Jul 20, 2010: Virender Sehwag takes his hat off to a bowler he was never quite able to figure out how to play comfortably

As told to Nagraj Gollapudi

A captain's dream, a coach's nightmare

Jul 17, 2010: Murali's ability to take on the largest workloads and produce results, and his desire to constantly improve himself were fundamental to the sort of bowler he was

Mahela Jayawardene

Stan McCabe

Fearless Stan

Jul 16, 2010: McCabe at the crease was the personification of batting with haste yet no hate. On his birth centenary, we remember the batting genius

Christian Ryan

Alec Bedser

A giant of his generation

Apr 5, 2010: Alec Bedser was an impressive figure of a man, and his feats with the ball were befittingly large

David Frith

Daniel Vettori: 100 Tests

The Atlas of the antipodes

Mar 25, 2010: As he stands on the brink of 100 Tests, we look at where New Zealand's jack of all trades ranks in his country's pantheon

David Leggat

'Finish it, finish it'

Feb 25, 2010: Virender Sehwag, a man many believed would get to 200 before the master did, relives the innings of a lifetime

As told to Nagraj Gollapudi

Shane Bond

The lionheart who never held back

Dec 24, 2009: Shane Bond was never going to compromise on his greatest strength, pace, despite everything thrown at him

David Leggat

An Australian sort of hero

Nov 15, 2009: Tendulkar's single-minded dedication to run-scoring is something they identify with Down Under

Christian Ryan

Man-child superstar

Nov 15, 2009: Tendulkar the cricketer seemingly emerged fully formed when he first picked up a bat. So too perhaps did Tendulkar the luminary

Rahul Bhattacharya

Virender Sehwag on Sachin Tendulkar

'Tendulkar controls the game'

Nov 15, 2009: What are the things that set the great man apart from mere mortals? The ability to read the game acutely, pick the ball early, dedication, discipline and more

As told to Nagraj Gollapudi

David Shepherd

The epitome of the English sportsman

Oct 28, 2009: Shep was a cricketer before he was an umpire, and in both roles he loved the game immensely

David Frith

Hedley Verity

Rock of Yorkshire

Oct 10, 2009: Verity, he of the marvellous length and unerring direction, had one of the most acute brains in the history of the game

Alan Hill

Rajan Bala

An invaluable contributor to cricket reporting

Oct 9, 2009: Rajan Bala's writing was only a portion of his contribution to the game. He also built up teams of writers across the country

Suresh Menon

Raj Singh Dungarpur 1935-2009

Tales of Raj

Sep 12, 2009: Dungarpur was highly opinionated, terribly impractical, a cricket romantic and Indian cricket's unofficial ambassador. A pity his memoirs remain unwritten

Ayaz Memon

The man with the gleam in his eye

Sep 4, 2009: For him cricket was a game of passion, instinct and love, and his greatest joy was spotting a talent

Telford Vice

Dan Solo

Aug 27, 2009: New Zealand's second-highest Test wicket-taker has just gone past 300, and it's been a hard, lonely row he's had to plough

Jamie Alter
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