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Pakistan v India, 5th Test, Lahore, 1983

Curve it like Kapil

Dec 13, 2009: So what if the series was lost: one man was stoked enough to take eight in the innings - and end Majid Khan's career in the process

Ayaz Memon

India v Australia, 1st Test, Chennai, 1986-87

The disintegrating hero

Dec 6, 2009: When Dean Jones fought heat, the bowlers and his own body to rack up one of the great double-hundreds

Mike Coward

India v Australia, 1st Test, Chennai, 1998

Tendulkar outwits Warne

Nov 15, 2009: One team's champion faces his opposite number with the game hanging by a thread

Ian Chappell

Australia v South Africa, 2nd semi-final, World Cup 1999

Swing wild, sweet game

Oct 8, 2009: A match full of the paralysing, see-sawing zing of true competition

Rob Steen

England v Australia, The Oval, 5th Test, 1948

Donald gets a duck

Oct 3, 2009: The googly that made 99.94 legendary

Stephen Fay

West Indies v Australia, 3rd Test, Bridgetown, 1999

A Barbados classic

Aug 11, 2009: When Walsh brought home the match, with a little help from Lara

Fazeer Mohammed
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Couch Talk: Former India captain Ajit Wadekar recalls the dream tours of West Indies and England, and coaching India

Sachin to bat for life, Lara for the joy of batting

Modern Masters: Rahul Dravid and Sanjay Manjrekar discuss the impact of Lara's batting

    Power to Smithy, trouble for Dhoni

Ricky Ponting: Australia's new captain admirably turned things around for his side in Brisbane

    Why punish the WI players when the administration is to blame?

Michael Holding: As ever, the WICB has refused to recognise its own incompetence

What cricket can take from darts

Jon Hotten: It's simple, it's TV-friendly and it has a promoter who can tailor the product for its audience

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What ails Rohit and Watson?

Both batsmen seemingly have buckets of talent at their disposal and the backing of their captains, but soft dismissals relentlessly follow both around the Test arena

Hazlewood completes quartet of promise

Josh Hazlewood has been on Australian cricket's radar since he was a teenager. The player that made a Test debut at the Gabba was a much-improved version of the tearaway from 2010

Watson's merry-go-round decade

In January 2005, Shane Watson made his Test debut. What does he have to show for a decade in the game?

Why punish the West Indies players when the administration is to blame?

As ever, the West Indies board has taken the short-term view and removed supposedly troublesome players instead of recognising its own incompetence

India's attack: rare intensity before regular inanity

For the first hour on day three, despite the heat and the largely unhelpful pitch, India's fast bowlers showed a level of intensity and penetration rarely seen from them; in the second hour, things mostly reverted to type

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