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Boxing Day Test Memorable Moments #6 鈥 Sehwag blazes 195
17 December, 2012

Boxing Day Test Memorable Moments #6 鈥 Sehwag blazes 195

Virender Sehwag delivered one of the most breathtaking innings seen in Australia when he pummeled 195 on the opening day of the 2003 Boxing Day Test.

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The Blue and White
15 December, 2012

The Blue and White

Pulling on the Baggy Blue remains the pinnacle for all Victorian cricketers.

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Boxing Day Test Memorable Moments #7 鈥 Umpire Hair calls Murali
14 December, 2012

Boxing Day Test Memorable Moments #7 鈥 Umpire Hair calls Murali

Controversy hit the 1995 Boxing Day Test when umpire Darrell Hair called young Sri Lankan spinner Muthiah Muralidaran for throwing.

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Boxing Day Test Memorable Moments #8 – Brett Lee’s fiery debut
13 December, 2012

Boxing Day Test Memorable Moments #8 – Brett Lee’s fiery debut

Brett Lee burst onto the international scene with a five-wicket haul in his Australian debut in the 1999 Boxing Day Test.

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Boxing Day Test Memorable Moments #9 – McGrath helps Hussey to century
12 December, 2012

Boxing Day Test Memorable Moments #9 – McGrath helps Hussey to century

When number 11 Glenn McGrath entered the crease in the 2005 Boxing Day Test, Michael Hussey was on just 27. When the last wicket fell two hours later, Hussey was 122 and had scored one of the most thrilling centuries

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Boxing Day Test Memorable Moments #10 – Lawry and Chappell post record partnership
11 December, 2012

Boxing Day Test Memorable Moments #10 – Lawry and Chappell post record partnership

Proud Victorian Bill Lawry and Ian Chappell put on the highest partnership in Boxing Day Tests in 1968 when the duo combined for 298 runs.

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Boxing Day Test Memorable Moments #11 – Kim Hughes stands up to Windies
10 December, 2012

Boxing Day Test Memorable Moments #11 – Kim Hughes stands up to Windies

Ian Chappell called it the bravest innings he has ever seen.

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Boxing Day Test Memorable Moments #12 – Headley’s heroics
7 December, 2012

Boxing Day Test Memorable Moments #12 – Headley’s heroics

Australia was cruising to victory in the 1998 Ashes Test before English seamer Dean Headley turned in a career-best performance.

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Boxing Day Test Memorable Moments #13 鈥 Reid destroys England
6 December, 2012

Boxing Day Test Memorable Moments #13 鈥 Reid destroys England

Bruce Reid turned the 1990 Ashes series on its head in what the English team manager would later describe as 50 minutes of madness.

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Boxing Day Test Memorable Moments #14 – Warne’s arrival
5 December, 2012

Boxing Day Test Memorable Moments #14 – Warne’s arrival

On the morning of the final day of the 1992 Boxing Day Test, Shane Warne's career was in the balance. Two sessions later, Victoria would have a new favourite son.

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Boxing Day Test Memorable Moments #15 鈥 Ponting at his finest
4 December, 2012

Boxing Day Test Memorable Moments #15 鈥 Ponting at his finest

Few players have performed with such distinction at the sporting coliseum of the Melbourne Cricket Ground like Ricky Ponting.

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Boxing Day Test Memorable Moments #16 鈥 Yallop鈥檚 marathon
3 December, 2012

Boxing Day Test Memorable Moments #16 鈥 Yallop鈥檚 marathon

Graham Yallop's twelve-hour double-hundred in the 1983 Test against Pakistan still stands as the highest score in a Boxing Day Test.

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Boxing Day Test Memorable Moments #17 鈥 South Africa鈥檚 finest win
30 November, 2012

Boxing Day Test Memorable Moments #17 鈥 South Africa鈥檚 finest win

South Africa claimed what captain Graeme Smith described later as the country's "finest win" when they defeated Australia by nine wickets in the 2008 Boxing Day Test.

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Boxing Day Test Memorable Moments #18 鈥 Dodemaide鈥檚 debut
29 November, 2012

Boxing Day Test Memorable Moments #18 鈥 Dodemaide鈥檚 debut

For a Victorian cricketer, it doesn't get any better than making your debut in a Boxing Day Test and performing well.

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Boxing Day Test Memorable Moments #20 鈥 Pattinson and Siddle lead the attack
27 November, 2012

Boxing Day Test Memorable Moments #20 鈥 Pattinson and Siddle lead the attack

There is nothing like a big Boxing Day Test crowd to get a Victorian fired up and in 2011, the visiting Indians felt the full brunt of Bushrangers pace duo James Pattinson and Peter Siddle.

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