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November 1 down the years

Australia's nemesis

The second Indian to make over 2000 Test runs against Australia

November 2 down the years

Never another like Victor

A popular Australian star

November 3 down the years

Three cricketers go to prison

When Salman Butt, Mohammad Asif and Mohammad Amir were found guilty in a court of law a year after the spot-fixing scandal shook cricket

November 4 down the years

Golden gloves

Birth of one of the greatest wicketkeepers in history

November 5 down the years

The brash golden boy

Birth of Virat Kohli

November 6 down the years

Crash, bang, wallop

Butchery in Brisbane

November 7 down the years

India break their Australian duck

Courtesy Gavaskar, Chauhan, Kirmani and Ghavri

November 8 down the years

Reversing the tide

Big trophy No. 1 for Australia

November 9 down the years

Hadlee's nine-for

New Zealand's best bowling figures came today at the Gabba

November 10 down the years

Welcome to the party

Bangladesh join the Test club

November 11 down the years

Fearless Freddo

Birth of the hard-hitting West Indian left-hander Roy Fredericks

November 12 down the years

Birth of the defiant Dudley

A South African stalwart appears

November 13 down the years

Shane the avenger

Warne destroys Pakistan in Brisbane

November 14 down the years

An Aussie destroyer

Gilly is born

November 15 down the years

Two legends make their entrance

Tendulkar and Waqar debut

November 16 down the years

The king of swing

The man who took reverse swing to a new level

November 17 down the years

The left-hander who never won

One of the great southpaws of the game

November 18 down the years

A Bradmanesque year

Andy Flower's amazing run

November 19 down the years

Pakistan beat India

In a series for the first time

November 20 down the years

The 30,000-run barrier

Tendulkar crosses a milestone no man has crossed before

November 21 down the years

Move over Darling

An inspiring Australian leader is born

November 22 down the years

The early developer

A Test debut at 15 years and 124 days

November 23 down the years

A World Cup-winning opener

The birth of Gary Kirsten

November 24 down the years

A Beefy birthday

Sir Ian Botham is born

November 25 down the years

The tiger king

Imran Khan, the finest cricketer Pakistan has produced, is born

November 26 down the years

Hughes boohoos

Australia's captain breaks down after losing to West Indies yet again

November 27 down the years

Des handles

The fourth instance of a batsman being given out handled the ball in Tests

November 28 down the years

The Australian in excelsis

One of Australia's favourite sons was born

November 29 down the years

A Colombo party for New Zealand

Their first Test win in Sri Lanka in 14 years

November 30 down the years

The Don's uninspiring debut

Bradman makes 19 runs in his first Test

    'The guy you want to go to war with'

My XI: Martin Crowe on the gritty approach that turned Allan Border into a run-machine

    Together they fall

Jarrod Kimber: England rose to No. 1 with a machine-like efficiency but the signs of an impending breakdown were quickly apparent

    What good is a nightwatchman?

Rob Steen: In modern times, a few tailenders have thrived higher up the order, but the psychological advantage it gives the opposition can't be discounted

    Four in four, and stands by Nos. 10 and 11

Ask Steven: Also, most balls faced in a T20, highest limited-overs score at Lord's, and long lives after Test debut

A strange, brutal magic

Jon Hotten: As Ishant Sharma showed at Lord's, short-pitched bowling can open old wounds and create sudden uncertainty

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Ridiculed Ishant ridicules England

Ishant Sharma has often been the butt of jokes, and sometimes deservedly so. Today, however, the joke was on England

England seem to have forgotten about personality

They have to see a glass that is half-full, and play the game as if it is just that, a game; and an opportunity

Bigger concerns for England than Lord's pitch

While the pitch took most of the blame at Trent Bridge, at Lord's England will need to get more controlling overs from their spinners. The reality is there is no quick fix

Another battle, another defeat on Planet Al

Alastair Cook has got used to feeling of the axe hanging over him. Only his team-mates can save England now

'Even the bluddy Nawab!'

Pataudi Jr caught a young English fan's fancy for his princely ways and his heroic batting

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