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No. 50

Flintoff rocks Australia

Nov 29, 2009: The old faithful cranks it up one last time

Andrew Miller

No. 49

Pakistan win the World Twenty20

Nov 22, 2009: When it all came together, thrillingly, dangerously, solidly, for a team, a country, that needed it badly

Osman Samiuddin

No. 48

Mendis arrives

Nov 8, 2009: The man who made every ball compelling

Sidharth Monga

No. 47

Rajasthan Royals win the first IPL

Nov 1, 2009: With a wave of the wand, Warne takes his boys home

Dileep Premachandran

No. 46

Malinga takes four

Oct 25, 2009: World Cup 2007: the wild-haired slinger nearly does a coasting South Africa in

Telford Vice

No. 45

Flintoff consoles Lee

Oct 18, 2009: In the heat of battle, Fred shows he cares

Peter Roebuck

No. 44

Bangladesh beat Australia

Oct 11, 2009: With a shot for six over midwicket, the most improbable scoreline in cricket comes to pass

Andrew Miller

No. 42

Ntini takes 10 at Lord's

Oct 4, 2009: At the home of cricket, a young South African makes a statement

Neil Manthorp

No. 43

West Indies win the Champions Trophy

Oct 4, 2009: In the creeping dark, a miracle spreads radiance

Vaneisa Baksh

No. 41

Dravid conquers Adelaide

Sep 27, 2009: With a perfect square-cut, an epic is sealed

Dileep Premachandran

No. 40

Gilchrist walks

Sep 20, 2009: An Australian giving his wicket away? At the World Cup? Truth is often stranger than fiction

John Stern

No. 39

Tendulkar smacks Shoaib around

Sep 13, 2009: First came a six, then a four, then divine magic

Rahul Bhattacharya

No. 38

Waugh gets a last-ball hundred

Sep 6, 2009: Against the old enemy, the old buzzard times it to a nicety

Sambit Bal

No. 37

Ganguly takes his shirt off

Aug 30, 2009: A brattish upstart brings the tone of Lord's down a notch or two

Siddhartha Vaidyanathan

No. 36

Kumble bowls with a broken jaw

Aug 23, 2009: Lionheart grits his teeth and shoulders the load

Suresh Menon

No. 35

A win in the dark

Aug 16, 2009: Thorpe steers the ship home in the gloom

Andrew Miller

No. 34

Dravid gets a hundred at Eden

Aug 9, 2009: India's go-to guy steps up and answers the doubters

Boria Majumdar

No. 33

Shoaib strikes twice

Aug 2, 2009: India get hit midships by the Rawalpindi Express

Osman Samiuddin

No. 32

Chennai applauds Pakistan

Jul 26, 2009: It was heartbreak for India, but the crowd at the Chidambaram Stadium saw it differently

Sambit Bal

No. 31

Tendulkar goes after Warne

Jul 19, 2009: Two titans at the height of their powers come up against each other

Boria Majumdar
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'Ponting was an instinctive, aggressive player'

Modern Masters: Rahul Dravid and Sanjay Manjrekar discuss Ricky Ponting's technique

    MacLeod spells hope for Scotland

Allrounder Calum MacLeod's return from a faulty action is key to Scotland's World Cup hopes. By Tim Wigmore

The Australian who dares to attack spin

From lead spinner and No. 8, Steven Smith has become a central figure in the batting line-up. By Brydon Coverdale

    'Gibbs used to toss the ball like a basketball'

My XI: Erapalli Prasanna on the West Indian offspinner who had a killer instinct

Cricket's humanity resists specialisation

Jon Hotten: While major sports across the world are driving their competitors towards homogenous physical ideals, cricket seems to celebrate diversity

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Manic one-day chases, and daddy partnerships

Also, most brothers in a Test XI, and the fastest to 20 ODI centuries

Has international cricket begun to break up?

The gap between the haves and the have-nots is growing wider, and the disenchantment is forcing a devaluation of Test cricket among weaker teams

Well worth the wait

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

Younis Khan and the art of scoring hundreds

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

Australia outdone in every way

Surviving into the final session of the last day cannot disguise the fact that Australia's continued inability to play spin contributed to an all-round thrashing

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    Has international cricket begun to break up? (83)

    The gap between the haves and the have-nots is growing wider, and the disenchantment is forcing a devaluation of Test cricket among weaker teams

    Australia outdone in every way (51)

    Surviving into the final session of the last day cannot disguise the fact that Australia's continued inability to play spin contributed to an all-round thrashing

    Lyon low after high of 2013 (49)

    The offspinner was Australia's highest wicket-taker in 2013, but his form has dipped sharply this year

    Well worth the wait (36)

    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

    No Ajmal, no problem for Pakistan (33)

    When a team loses its best bowler, it is expected that the team's performance will suffer. As usual, Pakistan defied the expectations