Great Moments


When you're seventeen...
When you're seventeen...

... you don't take kindly to a bouncer to your head, as Tamim Iqbal will tell you

The Aussie who walked
The Aussie who walked

Australians only walk when their car runs out of petrol. Except if they're called Adam Gilchrist

The gracious Mr Walsh
The gracious Mr Walsh

When West Indies' strike bowler would rather lose a match than run a batsman out for backing up too far

Shifting the Leverock
Shifting the Leverock

Who said fat men can't dive?

Sling quartet
Sling quartet

When Malinga took four in four and South Africa tottered at the edge of the ultimate choke

Double jeopardy
Double jeopardy

Wasim Akram's wiles condemn England to bridesmaid status again

Kapil's magic grab
Kapil's magic grab

How a running catch changed a World Cup final, and possibly even the game

Tears in vain as India crash out
Tears in vain as India crash out

Defeat proved to be too hard to take, both for Eden Gardens and Vinod Kambli

An incredible finale to the greatest game
An incredible finale to the greatest game

When it came to the crunch, with Australia seemingly down for the count, South Africa lost their nerve

Another magic ball
Another magic ball

When called upon, Shane Warne pushed thoughts of retirement away with a bravura spell

Raju wins battle, loses the Waugh
Raju wins battle, loses the Waugh

Steve Waugh's dramatic recovery on the boundary allows Australia to sneak home

One false shot, and a World Cup lost
One false shot, and a World Cup lost

Mike Gatting's impetuous reverse-sweep cost England more than a wicket in the 1987 final

Zimbabwe's black armband protest
Zimbabwe's black armband protest

Henry Olonga and Andy Flower mourn the "death of democracy" back home

Is it a bird? Is it a plane?
Is it a bird? Is it a plane?

No, it's Jonty and the moment that revolutionised fielding in world cricket

Raining on the Rainbow Nation
Raining on the Rainbow Nation

Another cloud burst rips South Africa's World Cup hopes - at home, this time

Sohail starts, Prasad finishes
Sohail starts, Prasad finishes

Booed at home, an India bowler provides a fitting reply

A fitting final act
A fitting final act

A manufactured stroke that added the perfect finishing touch for West Indies

Zimbabwe announce their arrival
Zimbabwe announce their arrival

When a group of part-time players caught Australia off the hook

22 off one ball
22 off one ball

How South Africa's first World Cup adventure ended in heartbreak

Lloyd's lucky drop
Lloyd's lucky drop

The dropped catch that may just have helped win a final