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What killed the dibbly-dobbler?

Jun 14, 2017: An especially troublesome breed of medium-pace bowlers in ODIs in the 1990s has largely become irrelevant today

Tim Wigmore

Boundary catching's giant leap

Aug 20, 2016: There was a time when teams hid their least athletic fielders by the rope. Today, that part of the field witnesses circus-level acrobatics, for which players train in earnest

Crispin Andrews

Life in slow motion

Nov 14, 2015: How the slower delivery came to become an essential weapon in every seamer's armoury

Jo Harman

Eight new balls, Boycs' go-extra-slow, Gower's stand-in bat

Jun 23, 2015: Plus debutant brothers, a man who paid for the honour of captaining England, champagne to celebrate a first wicket, and more fun Ashes facts

Rob Smyth

Ten years of England's T20

Adam Hollioake leads team of the decade

Jun 26, 2013: Adam Hollioake captains ESPNcricinfo's team of the decade, selected to mark ten years of professional Twenty20 cricket in England

Tim Wigmore

Australia news

Hollioake estimates debts at $22m

Jul 17, 2012: Adam Hollioake, the former England captain, has appeared in an Australian court over debts estimated at $22m after the collpase of his property company.

ESPNcricinfo staff

A cage-fighting England captain

May 6, 2012: Most cricketers take to golf after retirement. Adam Hollioake chose mixed martial arts, and came out alive and with a respectable draw, in his first professional fight

Peter English

Cage fighting

Cage fighting high beats cricket - Hollioake

May 5, 2012: Adam Hollioake is unsure whether he will continue his cage-fighting career after his professional debut ended in a draw on Saturday

Peter English

England news

Police recover more Ben Hollioake kit

Apr 19, 2012: Adam Hollioake, the former England allrounder has said that most of the England cricket kit used by his late brother, Ben, and stolen from his parents' home in Perth, has now been recovered

David Hopps

Australia news

Adam Hollioake Twitter appeal after Ben's kit stolen

Apr 18, 2012: Adam Hollioake, the former England allrounder, has made an emotional appeal for the return of stolen cricket kit belonging to his late brother, Ben

David Hopps

Welcome back, we weren't expecting you

May 8, 2008: Eleven players who made a return to the fold after their time had appeared to have passed by

Andrew McGlashan and Brydon Coverdale

Cricinfo XI

Young turks at the top

Oct 10, 2007: Eleven instances where selectors decided to plump for young or inexperienced captains over seasoned campaigners

Siddarth Ravindran

Twenty20 Cup round-up

Foster powers Essex to victory

Jun 28, 2007: A round-up of the latest Twenty20 matches

ESPNcricinfo staff


The godsent gimmick

Jun 22, 2007: Paul Weaver explains how Twenty20 has evolved, developing skills and tactics all of its own

Interview with Adam Hollioake

An unlikely Essex boy

Jun 21, 2007: Jenny Thompson speaks to Adam Hollioake on the eve of his return to big-time cricket

Jenny Thompson

Twenty20 Cup

Hollioake signs for Essex

Jun 19, 2007: Adam Hollioake has joined Essex for the Twenty20 Cup

Jenny Thompson

County news

Essex sound out Hollioake for Twenty20 comeback

May 23, 2007: Former Surrey and England one-day captain Adam Hollioake is reported to be about to hold discussions with Essex over playing for them in this year's Twenty20 Cup

ESPNcricinfo staff

The Week That Was...May 15-21

Romeo, Ramps and hot spots

May 21, 2007: Jenny Thompson looks back at The Week That Was

Jenny Thompson

Cricinfo XI

Great opening acts

Jun 19, 2006: Saturday's first one-day international between England and Sri Lanka passed in a blur of indifference, as most of the home audience was transfixed by the latest round of football World Cup matches. But it hasn't always been thus

Andrew Miller

Asia XI v International XI, Tsunami Appeal match, The Oval

Blewett and Styris blow Asia away

Jun 20, 2005: Greg Blewett blazed 91 from 61 balls as an International XI defeated Asia in the latest Tsunami match at The Oval

Jenny Thompson at The Oval
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