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Beating back the shadows
Beating back the shadows

Readers send in accounts of series fightbacks that they find memorable

An ominous precedent
An ominous precedent

For those English fans of a nervous disposition, there's something eerily unpalatable about Australia's current situation

Do not go gentle into that good night
Do not go gentle into that good night

More readers' submissions of great series fightbacks

All to play for at Kennington
All to play for at Kennington

Australia have tended to start the stronger ... and continue that way as well

Hard times, and irreversible declines
Hard times, and irreversible declines

A look at all-time great batsmen who spent time on Skid Row

A beginner's guide to the Ashes
A beginner's guide to the Ashes

A guide for beginners on why the Ashes matter

Back from the dead
Back from the dead

The first batch of readers' submissions of great series fightbacks

The hero who almost didn't play
The hero who almost didn't play

Bob Willis, one of the heroes of Headingley 1981, wasn't even in the original squad picked for the Test

Great series fightbacks
Great series fightbacks

Some of our correspondents have written about great series fightbacks from the past. We'd love to hear from you about similar fightbacks

Great Train Robberies, TMS and Bajan miracles
Great Train Robberies, TMS and Bajan miracles

We asked you to pick out the greatest Test you had ever seen (or one you wished you had), and the responses ranged from the famed - Barbados 1999 - to the long-forgotten (Dunedin 1980)

'You have to get into a winning mentality'
'You have to get into a winning mentality'

Andrew Miller speaks to Martin Corry about the winning habit

Warne's first hurrah, and glorious Gooch
Warne's first hurrah, and glorious Gooch

We asked you to pick out the greatest Test you had ever seen (or one you wished you had), and the responses ranged from the predictable to the not-so

Dravid's epic and Murali's dance of destruction
Dravid's epic and Murali's dance of destruction

We asked you to pick out the greatest Test you had ever seen (or one you wished you had), and the responses ranged from the predictable to the not-so

Vandals stopped play
Vandals stopped play

The last day's play at Headingley in August 1975 promised to be a thriller ... until it was discovered the pitch had been vandalised

Sticky dogs and captains' rearguards
Sticky dogs and captains' rearguards

Andrew Miller picks out ten of the finest batting feats in Anglo-Australian history

Junior Waugh special, and Greatbatch the limpet
Junior Waugh special, and Greatbatch the limpet

We asked you to pick out the greatest Test you had ever seen (or one you wished you had), and the responses ranged from the predictable to the not-so

Fanie's finest and Tugga's Last Stand
Fanie's finest and Tugga's Last Stand

We asked you to pick out the greatest Test you had ever seen (or one you wished you had), and the responses ranged from the predictable to the not-so

Whispering Death and the miracle in Barbados
Whispering Death and the miracle in Barbados

We asked you to pick out the greatest Test you had ever seen (or one you wished you had), and the responses ranged from the predictable to the not-so

The Greatest Test Ever
The Greatest Test Ever

Cricinfo correspondents and contributers name the greatest matches that they have witnessed, or would have liked to.

Tight Ashes Tests
Tight Ashes Tests

A look back to ten of the closest finishes between cricket's oldest rivals, England and Australia