Sourav Ganguly basked in the limelight of India's first series win in Pakistan
When Lakshmipathy Balaji stepped onto the cricket field as an Indian bowler for the first time, he was quickly branded as an honest trier with limited ability
What was most important was evolution of the team from being a two-man army to a complete outfit.
This was a day as historic for India as it was disappointing for Pakistan, and predictably it led to a chaotic and emotional press conference, attended by Inzamam-ul-Haq and Javed Miandad.
John Wright preferred to stay in the background and heap all the plaudits on the players after India reached a comfortable position in the third Test
A monumental 270 by Rahul Dravid took India to a score of 600, and a lead of 376, as India made sure that the platform they had built of the first two days of this crucial deciding Test was not wasted
For Pakistan, it must have felt worse than Chinese water torture
Ranjan Madugalle cut his cricketing career short because he wanted to concentrate on building a post-retirement career
India sealed a historic series victory in Pakistan, their first overseas series win in more than a decade, as they bowled Pakistan out for 245 in their second innings, to win by an innings and 131 runs
Pakistan v India, 3rd Test, Rawalpindi
Rahul Dravid made 133 not out as India took the upper hand against Pakistan at Rawalpindi, leading by 118 runs, with six wickets still in hand
After 34 incident-free days, a sour note was struck on the cricket field today when an Indian photographer was assaulted by a police constable at the Pindi Stadium during the afternoon session today
pre-match focus on the pitch can be misleading, especially as it diverts attention from the essentials that really make a difference
In a dramatic day's play, India, after taking charge of the match, let the advantage slip a bit
The whole idea of shielding batsmen is now passé, thanks to the Australians who play cricket as it should be played - without fear
Rahul Dravid talked about getting his first Test hundred against Pakistan, the team's intention to try and bat only once, and the pressure - or not - of captaincy