Cricketers at the highest level aren't just professional sportsmen, they are entertainers, sometimes delivering the most amazing performances. It is the innovations of these elite players that drives the game forward and provides some of the best imaginable sporting theater.
Here's a quick look at just a few of the most notable innovations of recent years. It's interesting to note that the innovators are also some of the biggest names in cricket.
I've tried to get footage of the first time each of these guys did what they do. Have I missed anyone?
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