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In this feature David looks at some of the more notable characters that the game has lost in recent months
CW Features
As most people know, aggregates and averages only tell part of the story in cricket, and so it is with match impact. In this piece Dave looks in more depth at some greats of the pre-World War One period.
It seems Kevin Pietersen's international career is now over, news which has brought back memories of when it began.
Jack Robertson and Syd Brown: More Than Just The Warm-Up Act
This week Martin takes a look into the back catalogue of the ACS Lives in Cricket series which, as ever, seems to have proved a worthwhile exercise

Ken Farnes
Two reviews from Archie this week, one is Ken Farnes' autobiography, and the second a biography of the Essex and England paceman published 60 years after his death

 New Competition - Indian Premier League 2014
We have opened up our competition for the upcoming Indian Premier League which is named Indian T20 Tournament 2014. As always it is 100% free to join a Cricket Web Fantasy Cricket competition.


What happened on this day?

22 Jul 1995

Today is the day that 'demon' Harold Larwood died aged nearly 91 in his adopted home of Sydney, Australia. One of the most terrifying bowlers of all time, he was the prime antagonist of the Bodyline saga, and will be forever remembered as changing the face of cricket forever.

Celebrating their birthday today:
Vasant Ranjane (76) | Colin de Grandhomme (28) | George Dockrell (21) | Sulieman Benn (32) | Dilruwan Perera (32) | Nuwan Kulasekara (32) | Runako Morton (36) | John Price (76) | Harold Rhodes (77) | Trent Boult (24) |
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