Snatching defeat from the jaws of victory

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No Sri Lankan captain has yet lost a Test match having made a 3rd innings declaration and set the opposition a target. Some of Test cricket's most famous (and some forgotten) captains have had this experience. Can you name any of the eleven who have done this?

I've written about the first five on Declaration Game at:

I would be interested to hear if anyone has personal recollections of those matches.

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