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May 1 down the years

Gordon the enforcer

Two West Indian legends are born, and Tugga makes 200

May 2 down the years

The prince of Trinidad

A legend takes the stage

May 3 down the years

An enigma with a tragic end

Hookesy arrives

May 4 down the years

Another Wasim hat-trick

A bunch of birthdays, and a three in three

May 5 down the years

A South African great arrives

A master on matting

May 6 down the years

Fozzie the fast

Injury-prone Neil Foster is born

May 7 down the years

Duleep's triple

How long does it take to score 333? About five hours?

May 8 down the years

The finisher

The man who became part of cricket's dictionary

May 9 down the years

Packer's revolution

The circus gets on the road

May 10 down the years

'Is it me you're looking for?'

Pakistan's Lionel Richie lookalike offspinner is born

May 11 down the years

A tale of two paths

Dasher, stonewaller, antiques dealer

May 12 down the years

When Trumble made 'em tumble

Birth of a two-trick man

May 13 down the years

Sting in the tail

When West Indies chased down 418

May 14 down the years

Tatenda takes guard

The birth of the Zimbabwe wicketkeeper... and of ball-by-ball commentary

May 15 down the years

Lord of the crease

A magisterial dasher is born

May 16 down the years

The IPL's can of worms

Indian cricketers get arrested

May 17 down the years

Spitting cobra

One of India's greatest match-winners is born

May 18 down the years

Verity, I say unto thee

The author of the cheapest ten-for in first-class history is born

May 19 down the years

The Croucher

Birth of the man who scored at over 80 runs an hour

May 20 down the years

One of Trinidad's finest

The birth of Deryck Murray

May 21 down the years

Assault and battery

Saeed Anwar's 194

May 22 down the years

The Big Ship

Birth of a fine batsman, useful legspinner and great captain

May 23 down the years

The original Brylcreem boy

The birth of Compo

May 24 down the years

Poacher-turned-gamekeeper

The birth of Ali Bacher

May 25 down the years

The ton quartet

Four Indian batsmen inched towards the first-wicket record in Tests

May 26 down the years

The hard-nosed Kiwi

The New Zealander who averaged 66 against West Indies

May 27 down the years

Mahela makes his entrance

The births of Jayawardene, Frank Woolley and Ravi Shastri

May 28 down the years

Pakistan's crisis man

Misbah-ul-Haq is born

May 29 down the years

Drip by drip

A thrilling finish to a series decider in Antigua

May 30 down the years

The Black Bradman

The first man to score two centuries in a Lord's Test

May 31 down the years

The greatest one-day knock of all

Viv puts England to the sword

'We want to play an expansive brand of cricket'

Coach Russell Domingo talks about South Africa's recovery from the slump they fell into in 2015-16, and what he expects from the coming year

Can you hate Adam Gilchrist?

Emma John found it infuriating that despite being an England supporter at the receiving end of Gilly's bat, she couldn't loathe him
The Cricket Monthly January issue

The sad pleasures of the KP sunset

Jon Hotten: At 36, Kevin Pietersen still exudes the aura of a superstar. It is a pity that international cricket no longer has the benefit of his presence

    Jeet or Jayant or Jennings?

Or will your vote for the best debutant of 2016 go to Mehedi Hasan? Choose now
Watch: The ten nominees and their stats

The hinterland of 40

Jon Hotten: At Lord's we saw three in-between scores of the sort that are as likely to annoy the selectors as excite them

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Who is Hashim Amla, really?

As Hashim Amla prepares to play his 100th Test, his former and current team-mates offer insight into the making of a great batsman

'Why don't you admit you're an alien?'

Some of the reactions on Twitter to Virat Kohli's record-equalling hundred during India's chase in Pune

Another record chase, another Kohli special

Stats highlights from the first ODI between India and England in Pune

Persistent Nadeem keeps knocking on the door

The left-arm spinner, who has taken 107 wickets in the last two Ranji seasons, has played cricket at every level but the India call has eluded him. Still, his hunger hasn't died

The Kohli-Dhoni duet

Transitions in leadership are very much a talking point at the moment. India's ODI handover had hallmarks of the old and new ways

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