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Hamza Khan

Wahab Riaz tries to get on Shane Watson's nerves

Pakistan news

Wahab Riaz: pace is pace yaar

Have you ever had the experience of watching a Pakistan fast bowler attempt to defend a slim total?

Uzair Rizvi

Take off: Shahid Afridi stretches while fielding

Pakistan cricket

Boom Boom Afridi: one of a kind

Shahid Afridi entertained us with his unique brand of cricket and surely left a lasting impression on the game. He was cricket's greatest entertainer. Boom Boom is irreplaceable

Tillakaratne Dilshan might hope the ground opens up under him after dropping a catch

Sri Lankan cricket

Sri Lanka in a World Cup funk

For a Sri Lanka fan, the team's losing streak in the New Zealand ODIs is perhaps the equivalent of getting paralysed by poison. Your body is immobile giving the impression that you've died, but inside, you are still very much alive. Screaming.

Vaibhav Verma

Sir Donald Bradman walks out to bat for the final time

A letter from Bradman

How I unearthed a precious gem while shifting stuff from one room to another in my house

Santosh Vijaykumar

Otago and Wellington observe a minute of silence in the memory of Phillip Hughes

Phillip Hughes 1988-2014

On growing disenchanted with the game, and the bouncer

A fan on how his appetite for cricket and excitement at witnessing a good dose of short stuff at the Gabba this December waned once news of Phillip Hughes came in

Rahul Oak

Sanju Samson had his own set of fans in Abu Dhabi

IPL 2014

The challenge of building loyalty

The IPL's future could well rest upon the ability of the league to build fan loyalty; Flippant team revamps and seasons without home games won't help

Karthik Sampath

S Badrinath was bowled for 50

Indian cricket

The simple joys of a Ranji game

A Tamil Nadu supporter, on how it is to watch a Ranji Trophy match in Chennai

Rajan Thambehalli

Sachin Tendulkar during the 1991-92 tour of Australia

Sachin Tendulkar retires

The kid who finally had to grow up

To this fan, Sachin Tendulkar is a kid who managed to extend his childhood beyond its definition

Shyam Sundararaman

Indian cricket

The day India learnt how to chase

On July 13, 2002, India broke several voodoos as Mohammad Kaif and Yuvraj Singh successfully steered the team to their most remarkable victory in a run chase