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What happened to the black cricketer?
What happened to the black cricketer?

In 1989-90 England had five Afro-Caribbean players on a tour of the West Indies

Taking sides
Taking sides

India and Pakistan have played only 47 Tests against each other in 51 years

The XI worst debuts
The XI worst debuts

Edward Craig reveals the players who weren't so quick off the blocks

The great taboo
The great taboo

Are chuckers new or a throwback

Not in their widest dreams
Not in their widest dreams

England's first senior tour to Zimbabwe was fractious from the start

To John Berry Hobbs on his seventieth birthday
To John Berry Hobbs on his seventieth birthday

John Arlott salutes the Master in 1952

Hobbs reigns in the shadow of the Quantocks
Hobbs reigns in the shadow of the Quantocks

RC Robertson-Glasgow recalls two memorable centuries at Taunton in August 1925

From Grace to Hick
From Grace to Hick

How the other 24 beat Mark Ramprakash to the landmark

Runs in the family
Runs in the family

Tilly Mills relates the tales of some formidable cricketing deeds performed by two of her ancestors in Kent in the 19th century...

The first member of the 300 club
The first member of the 300 club

David Frith recalls a meeting with Andy Sandham

Botham v Chappell: time for a drink
Botham v Chappell: time for a drink

Kevin Mitchell on the Both v Chappelli spat

The apologetic assassin
The apologetic assassin

Richard Hobson meets Sanath Jayasuriya ahead of Sri Lanka's series against England

Missing the boat of winters away
Missing the boat of winters away

Vic Marks on why English players should grab at the increasingly few opportunities they get to play first-class cricket in other countries

Generation game
Generation game

Sons of Test players are increasingly following their fathers into the Test arena. Huw Richards investigates a trend that is led by England

Just the ticket
Just the ticket

England's home games sell out well in advance but there is a growing feeling that some fans are being priced out. By David Conn

Australian Kolpaks get closer
Australian Kolpaks get closer

Lawrence Booth on the probable expansion of Kolpak

Boys' own hero who became a mate
Boys' own hero who became a mate

Sid Waddell on his favourite cricketer, Fred Trueman, a man he worshipped and ended up working with on television

Behind enemy lines
Behind enemy lines

The Australian public love to hate Muralitharan. Malcolm Knox examines why as the spinner aims to break Warne's Test wickets record in front of them

The spirit is willing ...
The spirit is willing ...

Simon Wilde suggests a policy of priorities to get the best out of the hobbled allrounder Andrew Flintoff

Durham in the beginning
Durham in the beginning

Durham's victory in the Friends Provident Trophy final showed just how far they have come in 15 years as a first-class county. Huw Turbervill charts their progress from Minor County to champions