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Sobers supreme

Mar 30, 2014: Sixty years ago today, a 17-year-old Bajan cricketer made his debut for West Indies, and went on to touch with his genius all those who saw him play for the next two decades

Tony Cozier

They broke the mould after Sir Garry

Feb 27, 2014: Even today - and not just to those of a certain vintage - Garry Sobers remains above every other claimant to the title of cricket's greatest allrounder

V Ramnarayan

Never another like Kallis

Jan 8, 2014: It's hard to see anyone maintaining such discipline, efficiency, focus and fitness for close to two decades

Rob Steen

When dad watched Sobers make 252

Dec 27, 2013: Watching Garry Sobers' famous innings for the World XI at the MCG was a near-religious experience for one part-time bartender

Jarrod Kimber

Howzat: The six sixes balls mystery

Chasing the ball Sobers pasted

Dec 8, 2013: What happened to the inanimate victim of Garry Sobers' famously brutal assault in Swansea in 1968? A new book tries to discover its whereabouts

Clive Ellis

A touch of genius

Nov 19, 2013: As Kevin Pietersen prepares for his 100th Test, he is close to being regarded as a truly great cricketer, England's first since Ian Botham

Mark Nicholas

Caribbean Premier League 2013

Sobers, Haynes back Pollard as Barbados captain

Jul 30, 2013: Desmond Haynes and Garry Sobers have come out in support of Kieron Pollard being handed the captaincy of the Barbados Caribbean Premier League franchise

ESPNcricinfo staff

The best after the Don? That's a toughie

Mar 18, 2013: Introducing the next theme in our series: the second-finest batsman ever (after you know who)

Mark Nicholas

Bowl at Boycs

'It's appalling to watch Afridi bat'

Oct 25, 2012: Geoffrey Boycott on the allrounder's transformation, the state of women's cricket, and the genius of Garry Sobers

ESPNcricinfo staff

Five to do it all

Jul 10, 2012: Allrounders who could bat, bowl and sometimes field their sides to victory

Ashley Mallett

England v West Indies, 3rd Test, Edgbaston, 4th day

Joyful Tino produces day to remember

Jun 10, 2012: Tino Best came within five runs of immortality and did so with a brilliance that put him up there with anybody in the great litany of Test cricket's unlikely performances

Mark Nicholas

The best batsmen I've seen

May 1, 2012: In the post-Bradman era, these players delighted spectators and deflated the opposition with their ability to dominate the most fearsome attacks

Ashley Mallett

1973

A Test hundred with a hangover

Jan 21, 2012: Garry Sobers starred in an innings victory after a night (and some of the day) about the town

Martin Williamson

Kallis is the Sobers of his generation

Jan 7, 2011: Before you pop a vein in outrage, consider the similarity in their numbers

Harsha Bhogle

Tendulkar only current player in ESPNcricinfo all-time World XI

Oct 25, 2010: Four Australians and three West Indians make it to the side. Warne, Gilchrist and Akram other recent players to feature

ESPNcricinfo staff

General news

Sobers voices 'reservations' over Warne's ability

Sep 21, 2010: Garry Sobers has declared that Shane Warne was overrated and he believes Subhash Gupte, who played for India during the 1950s, was a better legspinner

ESPNcricinfo staff

An evening with Sir Garry

Mar 7, 2010: The debate about the game's greatest batsman may be all the rage today. But is there any doubt as to who is the most skilled cricketer of all time?

Ayaz Memon

Bishan Bedi on Garry Sobers

All the right moves

Oct 28, 2009: The man who could do everything on a cricket field

Ijaz Chaudhry

John Reid

'Cricketers enjoy their game more than other sportsmen'

Aug 28, 2009: The last New Zealand captain before Vettori to also have been a selector talks about his life and times in the game

Sidharth Monga

England v West Indies, 2nd npower Test, Durham

Richards and Sobers defend primacy of Test cricket

May 13, 2009: Sir Garfield Sobers and Sir Vivian Richards have defended the primacy of Test cricket in the wake of the withering critique launched by Chris Gayle

Alex Brown
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