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Big-time brutality

Virender Sehwag made one of the fastest double-hundreds of all time last week. We look at some of Test cricket's other most savage and decisive innings

West side story

At the WACA, they say, batsmen can leave alone balls pitched at a good length. Some tellable pitchside tales from Wild West Perth

The fastest Test hundreds

Crash, bang, wallop

After Adam Gilchrist's onslaught at Perth, Martin Williamson looks at some of Test cricket's other brutal assaults

Obituary, 2001

Roy Fredericks

FREDERICKS, ROY CLIFTON, who died of cancer on September 5, 2000, aged 57, was one of the handful of batsmen who distinguished themselves by counter-attacking the great pace bowlers of the 1970s

Fredericks the fearless champ

West Indies and world cricket lost another of its great servants when former Guyana and West Indies opening batsman and selector Roy Fredericks died on Tuesday after a long illness