England only had the services of Frank 'Typhoon' Tyson for 17 Tests before his bowling action took its toll on his body, but in that time he recorded one of the best-ever Test spells, against Australia.
New Zealand batsman Brendon McCullum batted with a Go Pro camera attached to his helmet during the Help for Heroes charity match.
Sri Lanka legend Kumar Sangakkara nearly retired without that much-prized Test century on the Lord's honours board, but he did so in his final Test there, in June 2014.
Australia's Glenn Maxwell took a blinder on the boundary in the fourth ODi against England, taking advantage of the new catching laws, so we got to thinking about a few other ridiculous efforts on the ropes.
One of the highlights of Sky's cricket coverage, when the commentators aren't talking drivel, is their use of star players when doing a Masterclass, and this Kumar Sangakkara one is excellent.