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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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    Amby's turn to talk

Review: Curtly Ambrose's autobiography has just the right mix of reflection, forthrightness and lists

    'I'm square, hairy, soft'

South Africa's Richard Levi talks about batting with Sachin Tendulkar, and ranks himself on dressing-room messiness

Sport is a vicious monster we make

The Cricket Monthly: The games we follow are brutal, unforgiving and unjust, but we wouldn't have them any other way. By Simon Barnes
TCM April issue

Comebacks from hopeless second-innings situations

Anantha Narayanan: A look at the best of the come-from-behind wins in Tests, and a letter to Don Bradman

The crab who would be king

Roger Sawh: Shivnarine Chanderpaul, despite his one-of-a-kind technique and because of his steely grit, is on the brink of becoming West Indies' top run maker

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'I've never seen myself as anybody famous'

Dale Steyn on relationships, his beard, how growing up in the bush shaped him, and what attracted him to fast bowling

Three questions for cricket

Do fast bowlers need verbal fisticuffs to generate aggression? Does sending a nightwatchman in always make sense? Is surpassing 100mph even possible?

Where has Pakistan's aggression gone?

Attacking play - particularly bowling - has been the team's hallmark down the decades, but not anymore it would seem

England's swinging shooting star

The boy from Burnley with magic in his wrist has surpassed all before him - with luck we will be able to enjoy his skill and application for a few more years yet

Azhar Ali needs time to move out of Misbah's shadow

Azhar Ali's early steps in captaincy will be analysed extensively but he needs time to step out of the large shadows of Misbah-ul-Haq and Shahid Afridi

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