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Belinda Clark on Cathy Freeman

The allrounder

Jul 17, 2008: On the field, she was amazing, but that wasn't all there was to her

Dean Jones on Jack Nicklaus

Master of the domain

Jun 23, 2008: Attitude, flair, self-belief - Nicklaus had them all in spades

Erapalli Prasanna on Subhash Gupte

A taste of Fergie

Apr 23, 2008: Legendary to the last

Heath Streak on Dennis Lillee

His outswing, his determination

Mar 29, 2008: It was very special to have your childhood hero come to the nets and bowl with you

Viv Richards on Joe Frazier

The King's inspiration

Mar 12, 2008: Viv Richard's idol was a boxer, no surprises there - but a workman, not a dazzler

Zaheer Abbas on Hanif Mohammad

Slow, steady, hungry

Mar 10, 2008: The Little Master and I

Bishan Bedi on Garry Sobers

Infinite ability

Feb 20, 2008: A man who could do anything with bat and ball

Graeme Pollock on Neil Harvey

Small and special

Jan 19, 2008: First was Bradman, of course. Next came this pocket-sized colossus

Frank Tyson on Harold Larwood

Obsessions grow fast

Sep 12, 2007: On working in a fish-and-chip shop, idolising a coalmine worker

Colin Croft on Muhammad Ali

The one, the only

Feb 5, 2006: Floats like a butterfly, stings like a bee

Barry Richards on Roy McLean

The smiling assailant

Jan 25, 2006: South Africa's very own Keith Miller

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