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Bob Broadbent catches Ted Dexter

The evolution of the one-day game

Five decades of hit and giggle

The one-day game in county cricket is unrecognisable from 1963, when it first appeared. A look at 50 years of evolution

ESPNcricinfo staff

County news

Norman Gifford back at New Road

Norman Gifford, the former England bowler, has returned to Worcestershire after a 30-year absence. He has become the county's new spin-bowling coach on a part-time basis.

Done in one day

Fifty years ago a county side was bowled out twice in a day. Compared to that, Bangladesh's Old Trafford loss doesn't seem so bad


The raining champions

On the last day of what has, until the last fortnight, been a wretchedly wet domestic season, we look back to a year when the weather robbed Hampshire of the Championship

Martin Williamson and Andrew McGlashan

Help the aged

Eleven players who made ODI appearances after their 40th birthday

Andrew Miller and Martin Williamson

Cricinfo XI

Standing in at the deep end

It's been a week to remember in the captaincy stakes, with Zimbabwe's Terrence Duffin plucked from obscurity, and England's Andrew Flintoff stepping into the breach for England

Stephen Chalke

January 2006

When three became one

Stephen Chalke recalls Norman Gifford's dramatic introduction to first-class cricket


Norman Gifford

Worcestershire's splendid performance in winning the county championship last season was also a unique achievement on the part of their astute captain, Norman Gifford, who combined the guidance of his team to the top of the table with the exacting