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The Ashes 1932/33 (England in Australia)

Ashes 2019: Should Steve Smith be compared to Don Bradman?

Steve Smith has scored five centuries in his past six Ashes Tests, averaging 139.

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The day of fleet-footed fielders on the Bodyline tour

Bodyline had been already implemented on the tour, but the spirit was still genial in the NSW match. The fielders seemed to be keener to show off their footwork.

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Bernard Hollowood’s recipe to counter Bodyline

Bernard Hollowood had a recipe for countering the thunderbolts aimed at the body by Harold Larwood and Bill Voce.

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Surrey County Cricket Club’s gesture indicates the absolution of Douglas Jardine

Why the club’s decision to rename the Lambeth Hall to Douglas Jardine Suite indicates that the wound is on its way to healing.

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Hedley Verity’s ‘lucky escape’ during the Bodyline series

The Bodyline series had its own light-hearted moments, as what happened with Hedley Verity.

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The Bodyline cables: Australian Board sends the infamous protest message to MCC

After Bill Woodfull, Bert Oldfield and other batsmen were battered and bruised, ABC sent a cable to lodge its protest to MCC.

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Ashes 1932: The first instance of Bodyline while Douglas Jardine was busy fishing

Douglas Jardine was not even there when Bodyline was unleashed for the first time!

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Harold Larwood passes away

A look back at the final days of the life of Harold Larwood, who surprisingly found peace in the very country where he had performed his demolition jobs.

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Eddie Paynter gets out of hospital bed to score match-changing 83 in an Ashes Test against Australia

Despite running a temperature of 102°F, Eddie Paynter got up from his hospital bed, took a taxi to the ground, got into the dressing room in his pyjamas, changed into his cricketing whites and proceeded to score 83.

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Bodyline series: The day Bill Woodfull was struck on his heart by Harold Larwood

Bill Woodfull staggered after being hit over the heart by a ball from Harold Larwood. Two days later, Bert Oldfield edged a pull off the same bowler to his temple.

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