July 8, 1972, birth of India's most successful captain. Under Sourav Ganguly, the Indian cricket team started winning Test matches abroad consistently, something it hadn't managed to do for the first 60 odd years of its time as a Test playing nation. You can read more about the inspiring and combative 'Prince of Calcutta' by clicking on the picture.

July birth of India's most successful captain. Under Sourav Ganguly, the Indian cricket team started winning Test matches abroad consistently, something it hadn't managed to do for the first 60 odd years of its time as a Test playing nation.

Dogs are my favorite people.

Dogs are my favorite people quote by Richard Anderson. Dog quotes are the best. Quotes about dogs being your favorite kind of people.

Holy trinity: Joel Garner, Ian Botham and Viv Richards formed county crickets greatest line-up at Somerset in the 1980s

Ponting signs for Surrey! England's old foe joins KP and skipper Smith in county cricket's greatest line-up since Somerset's golden era of Beefy, the Master Blaster and Big Bird

Holy trinity: Joel Garner, Ian Botham and Viv Richards formed county crickets greatest line-up at Somerset in the

Kapil Dev... The Legend of Cricket

The greatest all rounder in cricket history, India's captain Kapil Dev who I met at a Duleep Trophy match between North side vs West side in Vadodara in October 1993

SUNIL GAVASKAR & KAPIL DEV Sport Memorabilia Postcard Indian Cricket team…

SUNIL GAVASKAR & KAPIL DEV Sport Memorabilia Postcard Indian Cricket team…

Looking glam - Ellyse Perry

Ellyse Perry has represented Australia in both the cricket and soccer World Cups. Oh, and she's also the youngest person to ever play cricket for Australia.

209-Robert Baddeley Simpson played 62 Tests from 1957. He captained the team from 1963–64 until 1967–68. After 10 years in retirement, he returned at age 41 to captain Australia in 1977-78 during the era of World Series Cricket. He was a right-handed batsman and semi-regular leg spin bowler. In 1986 he was appointed coach of the team, a position he held until 1996. He made 4869 Test runs at 46.81.

209-Robert Baddeley Simpson played 62 Tests from 1957. He captained the team from 1963–64 until 1967–68. After 10 years in retirement, he returned at age 41 to captain Australia in 1977-78 during the era of World Series Cricket. He was a right-handed batsman and semi-regular leg spin bowler. In 1986 he was appointed coach of the team, a position he held until 1996. He made 4869 Test runs at 46.81.

The moustache is one of the glories of Australian sport

The moustache is one of the glories of Australian sport

David Boon looks back on the 1993 series, when three centuries from the Tasmanian helped Australia retain the urn

Ellyse Perry

Ellyse Perry seemingly is the victim of her own success, Canberra United telling the dual international she can find another W-League club unless she is willing to commit more fully to the champions.

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