October 4 down the years

The man who became a cause

The birth of Basil D'Oliveira, who sparked an international incident that resulted in the isolation of South Africa

Basil D'Oliveira

October 7 down the years

DJ's in da house

A big-hitting West Indies allrounder is born

Dwayne Bravo celebrates a wicket

October 8 down the years

Zak attack

An Indian spearhead is born

Zaheer Khan gives Brad Haddin a send-off

October 13 down the years

Cricket rebel

A chillingly hostile bowler is born

John Snow. Frightening. And frighteningly fast as well.

October 16 down the years

A modern titan

A shoo-in for any team in the world

Jacques Kallis drives for four

October 23 down the years

Kohli seals a classic

An India-Pakistan match for the ages before a 90,000-strong crowd at the MCG

Virat Kohli finished with 82* off 53 balls

October 28 down the years

53 all out

The lowest total in a Test in Pakistan

Abdul Qadir bowls during the World Cup Match against West Indies

October 31 down the years

Hit the ground running

The man who made a century and a double in his first three Tests

Javed Miandad sweeps