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The team buses of the Pakistan and Zimbabwe teams flanked by policemen

Pakistan cricket

A moment that might flap the unflappable Misbah

In the National, Osman Samiuddin reflects on the importance of Zimbabwe's tour to Pakistan, for the players, the people, and the future of cricket in the country

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Andrew Strauss celebrates his opening-day hundred

England cricket

Strauss seeks to revive spirit of 2005

Ten years on from the 2005 Ashes, England are looking to one of their heroes in that series for inspiration

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India cricket

An outsider thriving within the system

In an interview with Sriram Veera of the Indian Express, M Vijay shares moments of his journey that have moulded him into the cricketer he is

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Indian cricket

Of Mumbai cricket and communal superiority

Writing for Live Mint, Dustin Silgardo sheds light on how cricket in 19th century Mumbai revolved around communal pride and superiority

AB de Villiers carves it through the off side

IPL 2015

Even AB wasn't impressed by AB

Writing for Firstpost, Tariq Engineer explores the inevitability of AB de Villiers' 133 off 59 balls, and explains why he felt a little cold after watching the batsman's knock

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Praveen Kumar went wicketless in his four overs

Indian cricket

The Praveen Kumar story

For the Indian Express, Sriram Veera interviews India swing bowler Praveen Kumar, who sheds light on the joint-family he grew up in, how he took to cricket, and the challenges he's faced to cope with people's perceptions of him

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Matthew Hoggard directs his fielders against Worcestershire

England cricket

Matthew Hoggard: England's best bowler, statistically

A BBC statistical analysis concluded that Matthew Hoggard, and not James Anderson or Fred Trueman or even Ian Botham, was England's best Test bowler till date


An Italian documentary to inspire unity

E. Nina Rothe of the Huffington Post speaks to filmmaker Jacopo de Bertoldi about his documentary titled This Is Not Cricket, which sheds light on the bond between two boys - one Italian and one Indian