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The moments that made the memories at the Heart of Cricket
The moments that made the memories at the Heart of Cricket

How India's historic win at The Oval reaffirmed the joy of Test cricket for this fan

Celebrating the Indian Independence Day at Lord's
Celebrating the Indian Independence Day at Lord's

There was no drama at the stadium, just heaps of fight and delight as two evenly-matched teams went at each other.

New and weird, but a strangely satisfying experience
New and weird, but a strangely satisfying experience

A county regular made it to The Oval for the opening night of the Hundred. Would it end up as an "I Was There" moment?

A Lord's celebration marred by England's lack of will to win
A Lord's celebration marred by England's lack of will to win

Day five of the first Test was such a contrast to the last time England and New Zealand had played at Lord's - in the 2019 World Cup final

Live at The Oval, the crowd, the rituals - an occasion to savour despite the cricket
Live at The Oval, the crowd, the rituals - an occasion to savour despite the cricket

A truncated day's play at The Oval, coupled with Surrey's collapse, took a bit of sheen away from a day most memorable

A source of joy and hope in terrifying times
A source of joy and hope in terrifying times

Who cares about cricket when life is changing forever? The answer is everyone who cared in the first place

It's good to be back at The Oval
It's good to be back at The Oval

Around 2500 Surrey members had the chance to watch a Vitality Blast match against Hampshire live at The Oval. Here's how it went

A triumphant post-Covid return (just don't touch the ball)!
A triumphant post-Covid return (just don't touch the ball)!

An intrepid visitor to The Oval was among 1000 people helping trial the return of crowds to sporting events in the UK

Bengali bonding as Eden Gardens goes pink
Bengali bonding as Eden Gardens goes pink

A Bangladesh fan revels in the joyous atmosphere at the first day-night Test in India, despite a familiar tale of disappointment

Rohit wows after ticket woes
Rohit wows after ticket woes

A Jharkhand lad decided to attend the latest weekend of Test cricket in Ranchi, and got to enjoy the Rohit Sharma show after a scramble to get tickets

Hurray! Smith's out for 80
Hurray! Smith's out for 80

A fan was thrilled to see the back of Steven Smith and England's dominance, from the best seats at The Oval

Awesome Archer lights up Lord's
Awesome Archer lights up Lord's

The thrilling sight of Jofra Archer bowling and a tantalising finish: not much more a fan could ask for at Lord's

A surreal match that pushed the boundaries
A surreal match that pushed the boundaries

An India fan had hopes of seeing his team lift the World Cup at Lord's. Instead he lived through the disappointment and delirium of a match for the ages

Guptill mutes Dhoni's World Cup swansong
Guptill mutes Dhoni's World Cup swansong

An India fan was forced to change plans last-minute to make the semi-final at Old Trafford, where a thrilling two-day match took place

Cheers for Shakib, and a funny Fakhar chant
Cheers for Shakib, and a funny Fakhar chant

It was a Lord's takeover by Bangladesh and Pakistan fans

From NY to UK, all for Bangladesh
From NY to UK, all for Bangladesh

Bangladesh may not have made the semi-finals, but watching their fighting spirit in this World Cup was well worth a long trip for this particular fan

Bring on the rematch!
Bring on the rematch!

Despite witnessing the team's third World Cup defeat this decade, an Indian supporter had a great day out at Edgbaston

In Shakib we trust
In Shakib we trust

A fan following Bangladesh through the World Cup has an enjoyable outing in Southampton, thanks to their superstar allrounder

When Old Trafford transformed into a sea of blue
When Old Trafford transformed into a sea of blue

An India supporter relives the day history repeated at Old Trafford

10 on 10, but get those bails to fall
10 on 10, but get those bails to fall

A fan relives a perfect day out at The Oval, where India beat Australia