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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

Two six four

Rohit Sharma shatters an ODI world record

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

The death of Phillip Hughes

The young Australian batsman suffers a blow to the head he does not recover from

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

    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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