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Nerveless nineties and century-free grounds

Mar 7, 2017: Also: who is the fastest Englishman to 100 ODI wickets, and was Nathan Lyon's 8 for 50 in Bengaluru a record?

Steven Lynch

How dared they?

Jan 11, 2017: An appreciation of captains' innovative declarations, bowlers' bold tactics, and batting feats that no one expected

Rob Steen

A horsey delivery, and doubles in double-quick time

Dec 20, 2016: Also: batsmen out on 199, keepers who opened after a long stint on the field, and the highest score by an England No. 8 on debut

Steven Lynch

Cho's mystery

Oct 9, 2016: Former Australian spinner John Gleeson was unreadable on and off the field. A team-mate remembers

Ashley Mallett

The Oval grind of 1938

Aug 22, 2015: Playing a Test to the finish, however long that might take, seemed a good idea once upon a time. But a 900-plus total showed why that wasn't the case

Martin Williamson

England v Australia, 2nd Investec Test, Lord's, 1st day

Contrasting styles take Rogers and Smith to the top

Jul 16, 2015: Australia's second-wicket stand at Lord's had stood since 1930 - and the partnership involved a chap named Bradman - but now it belongs to Australia's latest batting sensation and an older star aiming to bow out on a high

Mark Nicholas

Bradmania in Adelaide

Feb 5, 2015: Make your way to the suburb of Kensington to see where the Don made his home for six decades

Aaron Owen

When Bedser bowled the Don for a duck

Sep 1, 2014: After receiving a pasting at the hands of the Australians during the first post-war Ashes tour, Bedser decided he had to think up a new delivery: the legcutter

Ashley Mallett

Half-century of boundaries, and miserly bowlers

Jul 1, 2014: Also, best percentage of hundreds to innings, most frequent appearances on the Lord's honours board, most first-class fifties, and Sanga and Mahela's twin totals

Steven Lynch

Botham's record, and Somerset's near-miss

Apr 29, 2014: Also, a ton of IPL matches, youngest Australians in World Cups, longest wait for a first-class hundreds, and the Don's lack of fifties

Steven Lynch

The cricket tragic who bowled Bradman

Apr 23, 2014: The former Australian PM Bob Hawke was a wicketkeeper and loved cricket and Bradman. But he once left the Don speechless with the force of his political convictions

Ashley Mallett

1963

Dimly fades the Don

Mar 29, 2014: Fifteen years after his famous final Test innings, Bradman faced England once again

Martin Williamson

To bat right, get your mind right

Mar 20, 2014: Footwork may be crucial to the batsman's art, but a mind rooted in the present moment is just as great a weapon

Martin Crowe

1933

A near riot at Adelaide Oval

Dec 7, 2013: The lowest point of one of cricket's most bitter series came in Adelaide in 1933, when mounted police were needed to prevent a riot in an Ashes Test

Martin Williamson

Kohli's runs, and lots of catches

Dec 3, 2013: Also, six-for losers, fastest keeper to 100 dismissals, Clifford Roach's unbreakable records, and keeper-captain feats

Steven Lynch

Rohit's target, and twin milestones

Nov 26, 2013: Also, fastest to 100 Test caps, England's Gabba record, Tendulkar's dry run, and most Test team-mates

Steven Lynch

The quiet goodbyes

Nov 25, 2013: After the emotion of Sachin Tendulkar's last Test, a look at some farewells that didn't go quite so well

Steven Lynch

'Feet are the most important thing in batsmanship'

Sep 25, 2013: Arthur Morris, Australia's oldest living Test cricketer, talks about batting, coaching, self-doubt, the Don, and being mates with Lindsay Hassett

Interview by Steve Cannane

The Phoenix factor

Jul 31, 2013: Do Michael Clarke's beleaguered company have it in their loins and hearts to call on the spirit of 1937?

Rob Steen

1938

The boy who bowled Bradman

Jun 29, 2013: A 16-year-old schoolboy made the front pages of the national newspapers when he bowled the greatest batsman of all

Martin Williamson
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