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Ajit Wadekar – The Man Led India to First Ever Series Wins in Eng...

The dressing room was very quiet. Not a word was said as he came in and sat down. He removed his cap and took off his gloves and leg-guards. He stretched his legs, shook his head slowly from side...
A typically brilliant Solkar catch: Basil D'Oliveira the victim at Lord's, 1971

Sunil Gavaskar Goes On – Solkar Goes

Sunil Gavaskar appointment as captain for the inaugural Test and three one-day internationals against the touring Sri Lanka team was but to be expected. Speculation about a new captain had sprung from concern over the great opening batsman's physical...

India vs Pakistan – World Championship of Cricket Final 1984-85

David Frith reports from Melbourne on the climax of the World Championship of Cricket Final 1984-85. The tournament staged by the Victorian Cricket Association to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the foundation of the State AWA the world was...

Arshad Ayub – Unathletic, Little Overweight But Effective

Profile Arshad Ayub is born on 2nd August 1958 in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh. He’s a former off-spinner who played for India in 13 Test matches and 32 One Day Internationals between 1987 to 1994. The mini all-rounder Arshad Ayub normally...
In the first inning, he took 8 for 61, and 8 for 75 in the 2nd inning and finish the match figures of 16 for 136.

Narendra Hirwani – The Man Who Created History on Test Debut

Narendra Hirwani is mainly remembered for his extraordinary success on his Test debut against West Indies in 1987-88. He is born on 18 October 1968 in Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh. His main ability to bowl leg-spin, who played 17 test...
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Brian McMillan – Finest All-Rounder of The Mid-1990’s

Brian McMillan born on 22 December 1963 in Welkom, Orange Free State, and grew up in Carletonville. He had appeared for South Africa in 38 Test matches and 78 One Day Internationals from 1991 to 1998. In the mid-1990s...
His hankie Headingley 1981 was a Test match that immortalized Ian Botham in the eyes of so many teenagers that he’s still their cricket hero a quarter of a century later.

Alan Knott – One of the Most Eccentric Characters in Cricket

The eccentricities of genius Mark Pougatch loved Alan Knott for his uniqueness. His hankie Headingley 1981 was a Test match that immortalized Ian Botham in the eyes of so many teenagers that he’s still their cricket hero a quarter...

Farokh Engineer – Adventurous, Extravagant Keeper with Smile Ready

Farokh Engineer batting was adventurous, the keeping extravagant, the smile ready. Overall, the exotic charm of Farokh Engineer was too much for cricket lovers. At Old Trafford in 1967, the so-called Summer of Love. Lancashire was anything but a...
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John Reid – Star of the Backwoods

John Reid spent weekdays selling fuel to farmers, weekends batting in the local park, and holidays playing for New Zealand. Oamaru on the South Island of New Zealand is a base camp for a farming community. Many decades back...

Mike Atherton – Stubborn Opening Batsman of his Era

You might be feeling nostalgic about anything to do with English cricket. The only ‘good old days’ when long to return to are the Edgbaston and Trent Bridge Tests of 2005. With the Michael Atherton years, I wish to...