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Shaun Pollock gives his farewell speech at the Wanderers

South Africa's leading wicket-taker in Tests

The Steyn v Pollock comparison

Dale Steyn has clearly been a bigger force as a strike bowler, but Shaun Pollock is still in front in terms of Man-of-the-Match awards in Tests

KL Rahul played on trying to leave

India in Australia, 2018-19

The dismal story of India's opening act

In their last nine Test series in South Africa, England, New Zealand or Australia, India's opening partnership has averaged 21, and lasted only 6.3 overs per stand

Angelo Mathews gestures towards the dressing room after a stonewalling century at Basin Reserve

New Zealand v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Wellington, 4th day

Records galore for Mathews and Mendis

For the first time in more than ten years, no wicket fell in an entire day of Test cricket

Rangana Herath talks to former cricketer Muttiah Muralitharan during a practice session

Stats analysis: Rangana Herath

Herath - as good as Muralitharan?

The left-arm spinner has done the near unthinkable - he has almost matched the numbers achieved by Muttiah Muralitharan

Sachin Tendulkar and Virat Kohli share a light moment

Stats analysis - Virat Kohli's 10,000 ODI runs

The Kohli v Tendulkar comparison

While the raw stats indicate Kohli is ahead on all the key parameters, a comparison based on the norm for each era reveals something slightly different

India are expressive in celebration

India in England, 2018

Damning scoreline hides India's competitiveness

It ended 4-1, but a closer look at the numbers shows India did far better on their 2018 tour of England than they did in 2011 or 2014