Writers on the best day, session or passage of play they've seen live
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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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    'International cricket again, that's what I crave'

Roelof van der Merwe on his South Africa career, what made him move to Netherlands, and his county cricket plans

    The fourth horseman of 2005

Review: Simon Jones' career was blighted by injury but he was a key part of the attack who brought the Ashes home for England a decade ago and his story remains a compelling one

    Swinging shoulders and chunky thighs

The Cricket Sadist Hour: Jarrod Kimber and Andy Zaltzman on the Ashes, Younis Khan, how unpretty left-handers can be, drones, and the ICC

A Hayden moment

Samir Chopra: The TV does no justice to some stunning pieces of work on the field. At times you need to have played - even casually - to appreciate these gems

A captain a minute

Or that's what it felt like in India at the tail end of the 1950s. By V Ramnarayan

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A squad without pace, keepers, or future planning

Five questions for the selectors who picked the second-string squad for the tour of Zimbabwe

Highest totals without a century, and dream ODI debuts

Also: the most team changes made by a country in successive one-day internationals, and highest individual Test scores in the second innings

Dhoni and Kohli: a clash of ideologies?

The personalities and philosophies of India's two captains could not be more different. That makes for a tricky situation, which India's cricket administration must handle well

Johnson back to intimidate with word and deed

At the age of 33, Johnson does not expect to be back for another Ashes campaign and, since being forced to miss last year's World Twenty20 with a toe injury, he has played every game as if it is his last

'If you play your game, you are fearless' - Vijay

M Vijay opens up about surfing, his unimpressive record in ODIs and the chance to improve on that, and about learning to express himself more freely

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