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

    'I would like to see England attack a bit more'

Mike Brearley looks ahead to the Ashes: Cook's captaincy, dealing with difficult players, and more

The greatest Ashes Test

The Cricket Monthly: Tony Lewis, Malcolm Knox, David Frith, Rob Smyth and Alex Massie make their picks
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    Centuries all down the middle, and the first Test cricketer to be born

Ask Steven also has: the most years between matches for Sri Lanka, and the overseas captain who led in the most Tests in England

'When he's in, he's hard to get out'

Ricky Ponting picks an all-star Ashes team from among his contemporaries. At No. 2: Alastair Cook

Will the new England last the Ashes?

Nicholas Hogg: They have been playing attacking, unfettered limited-overs cricket, but an Ashes series is a different battle altogether

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No. 1: Matthew Hayden

Opening the batting on the former Australia captain's all-star Ashes XI picked from among his contemporaries: a burly attacker from Queensland

Dhoni and Kohli: a clash of ideologies?

The personalities and philosophies of India's two captains could not be more different. That makes for a tricky situation, which India's cricket administration must handle well

Younis notches up fourth-innings record

Stats highlights from the fourth day's play of the third Test between Sri Lanka and Pakistan in Pallekele

Younis and Pakistan break fourth-innings records

Stats highlights from Pakistan's record chase to win the Pallekele Test and the series against Sri Lanka

Highest totals without a century, and dream ODI debuts

Also: the most team changes made by a country in successive one-day internationals, and highest individual Test scores in the second innings

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