Jonty Rhodes took a world record five catches in a One-Day International against the West Indies on this day in 1993. H Natarajan provides an eye-witness account of the feat which remains unmatched in over four decades and 3300 ODIs.

Jonty Rhodes took a world record five catches in a One-Day International against the West Indies on this day in H Natarajan provides an eye-witness account of the feat which remains unmatched in over four decades and 3300 ODIs.

On March 3, 2003, South Africa tasted another embarrassing exit from a World Cup, that too on home soil. Needing a victory in their last league game, they dramatically tied with Sri Lanka as captain Shaun Pollock was left to rue it. Nishad Pai Vaidya recalls the drama at Durban.

Of all South Africa's World Cup exits, 2003 was perhaps the most embarrassing.

On January 6, 2004, cricket bid farewell to one of its most adored sons, and what a farewell it was! Jaideep Vaidya goes back to that glorious day eight years ago at the Sydney Cricket Ground, when 168-Test veteran Steve Waugh padded up for one last time.

On January cricket bid farewell to one of its most adored sons, and what a farewell it was! Jaideep Vaidya goes back to that glorious day eight years ago at the Sydney Cricket Ground, when veteran Steve Waugh padded up for one last time.

On February 11, 1981, India did the improbable by defending 143 against a strong Australian line-up in their own backyard. Kapil Dev

On February India did the improbable by defending 143 against a strong Australian line-up in their own backyard.

Dale Steyn is one of the all-time greats of fast bowling and Vernon Philander shows more than dangerous signs of becoming one. Arunabha Sengupta looks at the numbers to determine why oppositions have been shot out regularly for sub-50 scores against them.

Dale Steyn is one of the all-time greats of fast bowling and Vernon Philander shows more than dangerous signs of becoming one. Arunabha Sengupta looks at the numbers to determine why oppositions have been shot out regularly for scores against them.

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