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New Zealand cricket

The Christchurch revival

Future Christchurch chart the cricket culture in the city in a video, featuring interviews with local boys Richard Hadlee, John Wright, Stephen Fleming and Lee Germon among others

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English cricket

Root, Ballance and the Idle days

In an extensive interview with BBC Sport, Joe Root and Gary Ballance reminisce about their early years with Yorkshire and the time they spent as house-mates in a village called, perhaps aptly, Idle

Australia cricket

Cricket soothes asylum seekers' woes

Phil Mercer of the BBC meets a group of Tamils seeking asylum in Australia and learns how cricket helps escape the dread they feel about going back home to Sri Lanka

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Indian cricket

Wadekar's shoes and a Karnataka triumph

In the Telegraph, historian Ramachandra Guha reminisces about Karnataka's semi-final against Bombay in March 1974, en route to their first Ranji Trophy title

New Zealand cricket

Corey Anderson thrives on confidence

Self-belief plays a big part of Corey Anderson stunning rise from backyard cricket to national hero, as he reveals in an interview with Alan Perrott for the New Zealand Herald

Indian cricket

A day with Dravid

Rahul Dravid's passion for cricket was obvious as he turned up for a club match in Bangalore. Arjun Dev Nagendra in Wisden India captures the events of the game

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English cricket

Durham reaps the rewards of empowerment

In the Telegraph, Scyld Berry lauds Durham's Championship victory and says the county's success is tribute to the power of empowering regions with first-class cricket

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Indian cricket

The Kanga League, where '50 equals 100'

Venkat Ananth of Livemint talks to former India cricketers about the impact of the Kanga League on their game