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The fall of Azharuddin
The fall of Azharuddin

Sidharth Bhatia in Delhi reveals how India's CBI brought the bookies to book and dethroned an Indian hero back in 2001

Ramadhin and Valentine - little friends of mine
Ramadhin and Valentine - little friends of mine

John Arlott looks back 40 years to the powerful West Indian tourists of 1950

The endearing eccentric
The endearing eccentric

RJO Meyer was one of the most colourful of county cricketers. Here David Foot expands on his exploits and unique outlook on life

The youngest County Championship cricketer
The youngest County Championship cricketer

Andrew Hignell remembers a Glamorgan debutant of tender years

The global village bobby
The global village bobby

International cricket has begun to resemble a mad whirl. But at the centre of the merry-go-round stands a reassuringly calm figure: umpire Steve Bucknor. No Test series is complete without him

The Tiger's last hurrah
The Tiger's last hurrah

Bill O'Reilly's last interview

Hair today
Hair today

David Cotton peers through the barber's mirror

Behind the romantic façade
Behind the romantic façade

David Underdown dispenses with the rose-tinted spectacles often associated with the game in the 18th century and tours the grounds of southern England courtesy of the diaries of John Baker, a regular spectator at Hambledon's matches in the 1700s...

The history of WCM ...
The history of WCM ...

Steven Lynch plots the 24-year life of Wisden Cricket Monthly

The long summer dream
The long summer dream
Flair and style
Flair and style

Throwing muck on a cricketer's white flannels is El Vino Dorado to some newspaper editors

Memories of '48
Memories of '48

John Arlott recalls the last triumphant tour by Don Bradman

Thanks for the memory
Thanks for the memory

John Arlott floats his mind back to the exquisite (for England) Australian tour of 1954-55

'What did you do at Lord's, Grandpa?'
'What did you do at Lord's, Grandpa?'

David Frith talks to Bill Brown. This article appeared in Wisden Cricket Monthly in 1987

Unthanked captains
Unthanked captains

E. M. Wellings finds that David Gower is by no means the first to suffer an unjustified axeing by the selectors

The great Constantine
The great Constantine

Peter Rochford remembers the most spectacular West Indian of them all.

First-class cricket in six decades
First-class cricket in six decades

Edward Liddle profiles the remarkable man who first led India onto the Test match field

A symbol of West Indian supremacy
A symbol of West Indian supremacy

David Frith's 1986 profile of Viv Richards

Pakistani plunder
Pakistani plunder

John Arlott recalls the surprise maiden victory in 1954, when the team led by Abdul Hafeez Kardar and inspired by Fazal Mahmood humbled England at The Oval

The survival of Wisden
The survival of Wisden

Murray Hedgcock traces Wisden's progress through good times and bad, recession, depression and German bombing