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

    Bouncier pitches will boost West Indies

Tony Cozier: New Zealand became a better Test side thanks to livelier surfaces at home. West Indies can follow their lead

    The agony of trying to watch an IPL game

Diary: With mayhem in the stands, and the PA blaring music nonstop, the only relief Sidharth Monga finds is in the historic walled city of Ahmedabad

    Amby's turn to talk

Review: Curtly Ambrose's autobiography has just the right mix of reflection, forthrightness and lists

'Charging the first three balls is not proper cricket'

Beige Brigade: The boys wonder how New Zealand let it slip in the World Cup final and compare Williamson to Crowe

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

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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

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

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?

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

The IPL 2015's support staff XI

We thought it would be a fun exercise to pick a dream XI from the support staff on duty with the IPL franchises this season. The only rule: everyone on the team should have played international cricket. Here goes ...

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