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Derek Pringle

The secrets of ball-tampering

Hell for leather

When it comes to altering the condition of the ball, cricketers see any creativity, within limits, as acceptable

Phil Walker

The 1979 Essex County Championship squad

Essex's ebullient '80s

From loveable pushovers to strutting county titans, Essex's self-made story through the '80s chimed perfectly with the times

Agarkar gave India the breakthrough, trapping Langer in front

One-off saucepan sizzlers

Part two of the flash-in-the-pan XI features bowlers who rattled the opposition once and then went off to lead a peaceful, non-violent existence