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We don't think much about our bats, do we? No, not much at all
The BCCI has missed a golden opportunity by not organising a Test between India and Bangladesh in Kolkata
He frustrates his fans more often than not, but he is also an addiction, one that pulls at the heartstrings
Great coaches understand the fluidity of technique, the role of imagination, the constant forward momentum of the game
What exactly were girls and women doing in the '70s and '80s when all of us Indian men and boys were obsessed with cricket?
Former Test umpire John Holder talks about why he doesn't like the DRS, the time he was approached by a bookie, and getting dropped for reporting ball-tampering
In the heat of battle, with the outcome in the balance, many fans will clap an opponent's shot if it is sufficiently beauteous
Why Atherton, Thorpe and other batsmen from the 1980s and 1990s were no worse than the current crop
Mind games were as much a part of Warne's armoury as the flipper in the mid-1990s, and his battle with one South African batsman captured the imagination
Why does television seem to think that cricket followers only want to know about their team when it is winning?
He has just about every weapon a fast bowler needs but he also possesses an irresistible aesthetic perfection
Why does cricket have to succumb to the marketers' eternal need for everything to be bigger, flashier, and more in tune with youth - whatever that means?
The format generally, and the IPL particularly, is all about fun and entertainment. It isn't an exacting test of skill
A look at the best Test innings that don't usually make the cut
The team basks in the glory of a sensational season, capped by McCullum's 300, and Dylan Cleaver waxes lyrical about Martin Crowe's latest article in the Book Nook