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Beefy's 28-ball Ashes broadside

Aug 8, 2015: Ian Botham had had a quiet match at Edgbaston in 1981, until he was summoned into the attack for one last burst at the Australians

Martin Williamson

The man who finished reading Hughes' statement

Dec 27, 2011: Kim Hughes never completed reading the statement he'd prepared for the press during his emotional resignation in 1984. The person who did recalls that most poignant day

Sidharth Monga

Australian news

Ponting not the first to play on post-captaincy

Mar 30, 2011: Ricky Ponting is not the first man to play on after resigning as Australia's captain. ESPNcricinfo looks at some of the others

ESPNcricinfo staff

Golden Boy

Burnished and tarnished

Mar 8, 2009: Kim Hughes could have been a hero, but fell short. Christian Ryan has the story

Alex Malcolm


Australians get stoned

Oct 4, 2008: A look back at the tempestuous end to a wretched Australia tour of Pakistan

Martin Williamson


Getting shirty about substitutes

May 17, 2008: The subject of substitute fielders has attracted considerable comment and the ICC is set to clamp down on their use. It was an issue that was high on the agenda twenty-seven years ago

Martin Williamson

Teams that didn't turn up

Apr 19, 2007: England's humiliating exit from the World Cup adds their name to the list of major nations who have had a tournament to forget

Martin Williamson, Andrew McGlashan and Will Luke

Rogers named Warriors' player of the year

Hussey voted Western Australia's best

Mar 27, 2007: Michael Hussey was named Western Australia's best cricketer for the second consecutive year, beating Adam Gilchrist and Justin Langer for the title

ESPNcricinfo staff


The crying game

Nov 4, 2006: Kim Hughes's tearful resignation at The Gabba in November 1984 is still talked about ... but what led to that moment

Martin Williamson

November 2006

Kim's game of his life

Oct 25, 2006: When West Indies went to Australia in 1981 they had not lost in 15 Tests. Australia had just lost against Pakistan, albeit a dead rubber, by an innings. On an MCG pitch so lively it was deadly West Indies had Holding, Garner, Roberts and Croft. Australia

Interviews by Nagraj Gollapudi

'If it was someone I respected I'd be annoyed'

Warne fires back at Hughes

Oct 12, 2006: Shane Warne is not concerned by the outburst of Kim Hughes this week as the former Australia captain is "not someone I respect"

ESPNcricinfo staff

Cricinfo XI

Temper, temper Part 2

Oct 3, 2006: As expected, our recent column on players losing the plot drew a large number of responses. Here, we've compiled a second XI of memorable moments when tempers were lost on the field of play

Martin Williamson and Andrew Miller


How to win friends ...

Jul 15, 2006: To many, life doesn't get much better than being paid to play cricket inthe idyllic surroundings of the Caribbean. But cricket tours can begruelling affairs, and those in the West Indies mean almost non-stop travelling between islands. And when there are

Martin Williamson

'They are not up to Test standard'

Warne and Hughes call for Bangladesh dumping

May 31, 2005: Shane Warne feels sorry for Bangladesh and doesn't think they should be playing Tests

ESPNcricinfo staff

Perfection in gauntlets

Jul 17, 2003: 1941 One of England's most accomplished wicketkeepers is born

Wisden CricInfo staff

ACB Chairman's XI team confirmed

Oct 15, 2002: The Australian Cricket Board (ACB) Chairman's XI team for the match against England at Lilac Hill on Tuesday 22 October has been confirmed and is as follows:

Australian Cricket Board

England v Australia, 3rd Test, Headingley, 1981

The great escape

Jul 16, 1981: Christopher Martin-Jenkins on the epic Headingley Test of 1981

Christopher Martin-Jenkins


Kim Hughes

1981: The distinction of scoring the first hundred in Anglo-Australian Tests on English soil belonged, fittingly, to the legendary W

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