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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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