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A look back at the decade 2010-2019

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The highest highs, the lowest lows, triumphs, scandals, crises and sagas - ESPNcricinfo's writers look back on the decade that was

What did cricket in the 2010s teach us?
In this past decade the game has both grown and shrunk, been haunted by past demons, and found resilience in mutability, Osman Samiuddin says

Team report cards: England's gold, Australia's fall, Pakistan's homecoming
A review of how England, Australia, Pakistan, West Indies, women's cricket, Zimbabwe and Sri Lanka fared between 2010 and 2019

'Because of VVS, India came close to winning a Test series in South Africa'
Ashish Nehra picks the best performance he watched in the 2010s

Team report cards: Kohli's champions, New Zealand's finest, and the new Test nations
How India, Bangladesh, New Zealand, South Africa, Ireland and Afghanistan fared between 2010 and 2019

'That was the best kiss I've ever had'
What they said: the most memorable quotes of the 2010s

Monster runs, the rise of T20, a tragic loss and the shadow of fixing
The images that defined the decade

'The moment Grant Elliott hit that ball, everyone started jumping up and down'
Suzie Bates picks the best performance she watched in the 2010s

Eleven things we'll remember the 2010s for
Andrew Fernando on boundary countbacks, tabloid stings, bans, sandpaper v sticky tape, and a heartbreaking loss cricket might never recover from

Best matches of the decade
Our correspondents pick their favourites here and here

'Seeing Mustafizur against India on debut was a special surprise'
Tamim Iqbal remembers the best cricket performance he watched in the 2010s

Quiz: Have these pairs played together for a T20 team somewhere in the 2010s?
Ten (unlikely) pairs who may or may not have played in the same T20 XI in the last decade

Kohli, Rohit, Bumrah, de Villiers and Perry make it to our XIs of 2010s
ESPNcricinfo staffers pick their Test, ODI, T20 and women's XIs of the last decade

'The way Harmanpreet performed despite the physical pain she was in was unbelievable'
Jhulan Goswami picks the best match she watched in the 2010s

Vote for your women's cricketer of 2010-2019 (semi-final)
The final four are in

Stats review: The T20 explosion, India's dominance, and Kohli's ODI gluttony
In the 2010s, everyone played a lot of T20, no team was as imposing as Australia were in the 2000s, and Malinga and Kohli were unstoppable

Steven Asks: How closely did you follow cricket in the 2010s?
Take the quiz on the highlights and lowlights in cricket from the last ten years

Watch: Dhoni's love, Ajmal's bluff, DRS guff, and KP rebuffed
World Cup triumphs, bans, comebacks and clapbacks - the 2010s were an eventful decade in cricket

'McCullum proved attacking batsmen can get big scores too'
Sikandar Raza picks the best performance he watched in the 2010s

Vote for your men's cricketer of 2010-2019 (semi-finals)
Four semi-finalists. One men's cricketer of the decade picked by ESPNcricinfo's readers