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No batsman his master
No batsman his master

John Arlott profiles a great and cheerful bowler - Maurice Tate

'Jeez ... what have we got here'
'Jeez ... what have we got here'

That was what Ian Chappell asked himself when Jeff Thomson joined Dennis Lillee in his Australian side

Titmus ... master craftsman
Titmus ... master craftsman

Jim Laker pays tribute to Fred Titmus

Sri Lanka come of age
Sri Lanka come of age

David Frith, the WCM editor, travelled to Sri Lanka to watch their inaugural Test against England in February 1982

The outrageous Cec
The outrageous Cec

Stephen Thorpe recalls a great character, legspinner, legpuller and umpire Cec Pepper

The big fella
The big fella

Jim Laker's tribute to his old comrade-in-arms, Alec Bedser

Selectors' fancies
Selectors' fancies

John Arlott on those who deserved to play more often for their country

Real deal
Real deal

The Toronto experience proves that cricket can open up new markets

When time really dragged
When time really dragged

England and Kent legspinner Doug Wright recalls a famous and gruelling match in Durban in 1938-39

A flair for pointing the right direction
A flair for pointing the right direction

Jim Laker outlines the long and important service given to cricket by Raman Subba Row

When Farnes was reduced to tears
When Farnes was reduced to tears

Yorkshire and England fast bowler Bill Bowes remembers a sensational match at Scarborough

Grim prophecy fulfilled
Grim prophecy fulfilled

David Frith on the controversial 'underarm' incident of 1981 between Australia and New Zealand

The artistic marksman
The artistic marksman
The straight six
The straight six

As this magazine enters its seventh year, EJ Brack assesses its history and impact

The game was never the same
The game was never the same

Twenty-five years ago, on December 2, 1977 to be precise, Australian cricket lovers turning on their television sets had for the first time a choice in their bill of fare

Was he not the greatest?
Was he not the greatest?

David Frith pays tribute to Bill O'Reilly

Purgatory in Pakistan
Purgatory in Pakistan

David Frith's editorial appeared in the aftermath of the Faisalabad Test of December 1987

Life after Botham
Life after Botham

A review of the newspaper coverage that followed Ian Botham's announcement of his retirement

So long Beefy
So long Beefy

Former England captain David Gower farewells his old sparring-partner Ian Botham

'There has been one miscarriage of justice after another'
'There has been one miscarriage of justice after another'

Quotes in the aftermath of the Mike Gatting - Shakoor Rana row