2010 Review

Think you followed cricket closely in 2010? Steven Lynch brings you 20 questions to test your memory of the events that made the cricket pages this year - from cricketers turned politicians to the first wicket in the Ashes.

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  • And the winners are...

    Highs and Lows: Tis the season to give, so we're handing out awards for last year. Starring Shahrukh, Sachin, all in between, and lots of tweeting. By Osman Samiuddin
  • All hail England and Amla

    Stats: England won two big events in 2010, while Hashim Amla was the only batsman to top 1000 runs in both Tests and ODIs. By S Rajesh
  • The IPL has fallen, long live the IPL

    This was the year it all came crashing down for cricket's next big thing. But fundamentally hardly anything has changed. By Sharda Ugra
  • The travesty, the 'trick, the tape

    Staff picks: Part two of ESPNcricinfo's editors' selections of the best and worst in cricket in 2010. By Sambit Bal, Martin Williamson, Brydon Coverdale, Sharda Ugra and Dileep Premachandran
  • The Lord's sham, the Twenty20 scam

    Staff picks: Part one of ESPNcricinfo's editors' selections of the best and worst in cricket in 2010. By Peter English, Jayaditya Gupta, Andrew McGlashan and Sidharth Monga

    Athletics fills a cricket-shaped hole in the Caribbean

Tony Cozier: The success of Usain Bolt and his fellow West Indian athletes in Beijing has brought cheer to sports fans weighed down by cricket's decline

The travails of a middle-aged cricketer

Jonathan Wilson: When the bad days outnumber the good, and the aches and pains hasten your decline, you wonder if each game might be your last

    Cricket's Hard Rock Café

A visit to Colombo's Cricket Club Café, a memorabilia-laden cricket-themed venue that attracts tourists and cricketers alike

Tea with Murali

Wisden Almanack: Muttiah Muralitharan is still happy to discuss the issue of chucking and show reporters his freakish bowling arm

Herath's cold summer at Staffs

Scott Oliver: An unremarkable English league stint in 2009 was hardly an indication of his impending rebirth as an international bowler

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The emotional final lap of a 15-year journey

Kumar Sangakkara left the ground after almost everyone he knew very closely had. Then it rained a little. Sangakkara had played his last match for Sri Lanka; even the elements allowed themselves a bit of emotion

Pujara's chance to beat his blues

After a ten-month free-fall, Cheteshwar Pujara will turn out for India once again at the traditional batting paradise that is the SSC. Can he make it count?

Ojha's time to 'relax' before Test debut

After spending 15 years in the domestic circuit, Naman Ojha is expected to make his Test debut in the third match, for which, he says, he is not facing additional pressure because of the long wait

Gilly's no-balls, and Rahane's catches

Also: Moeen Ali's Ashes distinction, other 3-2 Ashes scorelines, and the oldest living Australian players

Rogers peaks in series of change

ESPNcricinfo rates the Australia players involved in the Ashes series

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