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The 77-run over
The 77-run over

When people are asked what is the most number of runs to come off one over, thoughts turn immediately to Tilak Raj and Malcolm Nash who both conceded 36, to Ravi Shastri and Garry Sobers respectively

'A symbol of cricket's past and a reassurance of its future'
'A symbol of cricket's past and a reassurance of its future'

Like sport itself, the world of sporting architecture moved on in leaps and bounds in the last third of the 20th century

Walking the walk
Walking the walk

The thorny subject of walking has been around for years ..

Bodyline's final fling
Bodyline's final fling

One of the last outings of Bodyline came in the unlikliest settings - the Varsity match of 1933 - where Ken Farnes almost bowled Cambridge to a controversial victory

Festive frolics at the MCG
Festive frolics at the MCG

On Christmas Day 1928, thousands deserted their Christmas celebrations to head to the MCG as Alan Kippax and Hal Hooker broke the world record for the last-wicket stand

Mynn's majestic innings - and the birth of leg-guards
Mynn's majestic innings - and the birth of leg-guards

Alfred Mynn, one of the early giants of the game, played a famous innings at Leicester in 1836

Bosie, Bannerman and a boycott
Bosie, Bannerman and a boycott

For many cricketers across the world, the idea of ending their lives doing what they love - playing cricket - has a certain romantic appeal

A tour too far
A tour too far

The subject of questionable bowling actions has dogged cricket since its earliest days

A tale of two terrors
A tale of two terrors

In February 1988, Sachin Tendulkar and Vinod Kambli went berserk in the semi-finals of The Harris Shield Tournament, an inter-school competition, and prolonged he bowlers' misery for no reason but their own pleasure