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Virat Kohli celebrates his maiden double ton

India cricket

Kohli's journey from youthful fury to fitness freak

Over the span of his career, Virat Kohli has transformed his mind and body to attain the mental and physical attributes required to succeed at the international level

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Duncan Spencer during his comeback in Australian domestic cricket

English cricket

The man who roughed up Viv

On YouTube, there is a video from a Sunday League match of Viv Richards being given the hurry up. This is the story of the man who did it

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KL Rahul raises his bat after bringing up his fifty

Indian cricket

KL Rahul - from blocker to biffer

The story of how a man seen as a Test specialist tweaked his game to succeed in every format of the game

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An Australian fan and his flag


Jesse Hogan's admirable story of recovery

Writing for the Age, Emma Quayle describes her colleague Jesse Hogan's recovery this year after he suffered a stroke in February and has spent time in rehabilitation since then

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Lewis Hatchett lifted Sussex with five wickets at Derby

England cricket

Hatchett's remarkable success story

Sussex's left-arm seamer Lewis Hatchett had to overcome an extremely rare physical impairment to realise his dream of becoming a professional cricketer

Rovman Powell hit two boundaries during his 38

Rovman Powell's road out of poverty

Rovman Powell's childhood was one where he often went to bed without food, but the Jamaican is determined to support his mother by playing the sport. He's begun with the CPL