What We Remember


Bangladesh beating England
Bangladesh beating England

When Mehidy Hasan spun an inescapable web

Brathwaite's sixes
Brathwaite's sixes

When Big Carlos went massive

The first day-night Test
The first day-night Test

Pink-ball Test cricket was an experiment five years in the making

The first WBBL
The first WBBL

The tournament that kick-started a renaissance in women's cricket

The death of Phillip Hughes
The death of Phillip Hughes

An event that shook cricket up like no other

The summer of Johnson
The summer of Johnson

When a spectre out of Dennis Lillee's wildest imaginings came rampaging at England and South Africa

Tendulkar's farewell
Tendulkar's farewell

A colossus departs the game

Dhoni's six to win the World Cup
Dhoni's six to win the World Cup

India's captain walks the talk for his team

Ireland beating England
Ireland beating England

A green day in cricket history

Murali finishing with 800
Murali finishing with 800

A fairy-tale ending in Galle

Mohammad Amir's no-ball
Mohammad Amir's no-ball

A scandal nearly as large as the one that preceded it by a decade

The Lahore attack
The Lahore attack

When an international team came under terrorist fire, plunging Pakistan cricket into the wilderness for close to a decade

The arrival of the DRS
The arrival of the DRS

It has improved decision-making, but also brought acrimony and confusion

Brendon McCullum hitting 158 not out in the IPL opener
Brendon McCullum hitting 158 not out in the IPL opener

An innings that announced the future

The last wicket in the first World T20
The last wicket in the first World T20

The delivery that launched a bandwagon

The Oval forfeit
The Oval forfeit

How accusations of ball-tampering led to a first in Test cricket

The 438 ODI
The 438 ODI

Four hundred had never been breached before in ODIs. On a March evening in Johannesburg, the mark was surpassed twice

The Edgbaston Ashes thriller
The Edgbaston Ashes thriller

The classic that turned a series around

The first T20 season
The first T20 season

How cricket's darling format was conceived and launched

India beating Australia in Kolkata
India beating Australia in Kolkata

There have been closer Tests than the one at Eden Gardens in 2001, but none can match it for its drama and heroism