Botham at 50
Nov 24, 2005: Richard Sydenham spoke to Ian Botham - and a few of his fellow commentators - in Faisalabad on the eve of his 50th birthday
Jul 28, 2005: Australia were trying to regroup round Allan Border. David Gower hit rich form. And then there were Tim Robinson and Richard Ellison. After a fluctuating summer the Ashes were well urned
May 16, 2005: Who are the commentators you want to listen to?
Apr 1982: David Frith, the WCM editor, travelled to Sri Lanka to watch their inaugural Test against England in February 1982
The youngest among a bloody-minded dozen, Alastair Cook was marked out for greatness more than a decade ago - and there is still more to come