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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

Richie Benaud 1930-2015

Benaud in the wires

John Coomber of the AAP shares a Richie Benaud anecdote from 1977 when the Australians were playing Gloucestershire in Bristol

Richie Benaud 1930-2015

'Vale the Maestro'

Writing for the Guardian, Greg Chappell recalls the influence of his the influence of his 'boyhood hero' Richie Benaud, who led a full and a creative life

Richie Benaud, 1930-2015

'The man who carried Channel Nine'

Former Australia cricketer and commentator Bill Lawry talks to Radio Sport about the passing of his good friend Richie Benaud. Lawry remembers meeting Benaud for the very first time, and shares his thoughts on working alongside the legendary TV personalit

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USA cricket

What is the problem with USA cricket?

In his piece for Sport 360, Peter Miller mulls over how mismanagement and politics has left USA cricket languishing in the lower rungs of the World Cricket League

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Tendulkar plays Santa to small village

Raghuvir Srinivasan, writing in Business Line, tells how Sachin Tendulkar, in his role as a Member of Parliament, adopted a village, approximately 450 km from Hyderabad in South India