What Id like to see happen in the…

What if China took to the game in a big way? © Getty Images Top-level cricket in China and KoreaWhen Bangladesh gained Test status in 2000, the ICC loudly said that cricket was being globalised.…

Australia humbled

Bill Voce: ten wickets in a remarkable Ashes win © PA Photos 1936Australia's lowest 20th-century total on home soil. A rain-sodden Gabba wicket was manna from heaven for Gubby Allen and Bill Voce, who skittled…

Englands flawed hero

Andrew Flintoff: a genuine match-winner whose body struggled with the grind of the modern game © Getty Images 1977 For a long time, it seemed Andrew Flintoff, who was born today, would not become the…

Bodylines quiet beginning

Stan McCabe made a hundred on the opening day of the Bodyline series © Getty Images 1932The first use of the word Bodyline, on the first day of the first Test at the SCG. Hugh…

A century of wickets for spinners

3 Number of clean sweeps by England in away series of three or more Tests. Each of these victories have come with a gap of more than 50 years. The first away clean sweep of…

The first day-night Test

What we remember # 23 Pink-ball Test cricket was an experiment five years in the making Daniel Brettig November 25, 2018 Play 06:15 February 2, 2010, and players outnumbered spectators at Adelaide Oval to watch…