May 22 down the years

The Big Ship

Birth of a fine batsman, useful legspinner and great captain

Warwick Armstrong bats in his final Test match

May 19 down the years

The Croucher

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

Gilbert Jessop

May 18 down the years

Verity, I say unto thee

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

Hedley Verity

May 17 down the years

Spitting cobra

One of India's greatest match-winners is born

Bhagwath Chandrasekhar bowls