To his devotees the greatest all-round cricketer since Sobers; to his critics a flat-track bully who fails to dominate against the best. Gareth Bland examines the extraordinary career of Jacques Kallis.
In front of a packed Lord’s Nat West semi-final crowd in 1983, Ian Botham rescued Somerset from almost certain defeat in one of his finest innings. Gareth Bland looks back on one of the all-rounder’s greatest performances and one of the tournament’s most unlikely finishes
David Gower’s tourists were pitted against a Caribbean team at the very height of its powers. Gareth examines the series and its effects on both teams, with the 5-0 scoreline heralding the end of an epoch for an unparalleled West Indies team moulded by Clive Lloyd in the Packer era.