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    It is a sobering thought that it is now more than 30 years since it happened. In this feature Martin looks back at Dennis Lillee's infamous spat with Javed Miandad

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    A(nother) great piece, fred.

    The background to the incident is fascinating; I for one was unaware of the bad blood that existed between the two teams that lead to the iconic "bat raised as if to strike" picture.
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    - As featured in The Independent.

    "The committee discussed the issue of illegal bowling actions, and believed that there are a number of bowlers currently employing suspect actions in international cricket, and that the ICC's reporting and testing procedures are not adequately scrutinising these bowlers."
    - Even the ICC's own official press release thinks things must change

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    Brilliant read about two great individuals. Good to see that they both had the best of compliments for each other after retirement.

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    Loved it as usual fred. I know Cricinfo did a similar article on the incident, but the historical context you provided makes this the better read.


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    nice read fred.
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