DECEMBER 24, 2014

Grasping the depth of drop-in pitches

Sidharth Monga in Melbourne: In Melbourne, Sidharth Monga tries to understand the science and logistics behind the idea of drop-in pitches, and that they are not as complicated as he expected
As many as 10 drop-in pitches are removed and put back at the MCG every season © Getty Images
DECEMBER 14, 2014

The ground which gave cricket Kumar Sangakkara

Alan Gardner: There is one international cricket ground where it is okay to make schoolboy errors. That's because the Asgiriya Stadium in Kandy is home to the teams of Trinity College, who have played at the picturesque location chiseled out of the hillside for almost
DECEMBER 01, 2014

Not a shot you just get on with

Sidharth Monga: Australian cricketers and the public are known for their certainty and clarity when it comes to cricket. That has gone missing as they struggle to come to terms with Phillip Hughes' death
JULY 05, 2014

Old address, new home for Usman Afzaal

Sidharth Monga: Usman Afzaal's new restaurant Slumdog, located bang opposite Trent Bridge, is all set to witness a Test match for the first time
JULY 01, 2014

Catching practice with South Africa

Firdose Moonda in Colombo: South Africa train Sri Lankan schoolchildren to raise money for the country's blind team
JULY 01, 2014

A background score to idle afternoons

Sidharth Monga: Musings about cricket in England, randomly thought, reread and rewatched on the nine-and-half-hour flight from Mumbai to London
APRIL 06, 2014

Service with a smile

Mohammad Isam: Bangladesh's cricket team may not have impressed many, but their team of volunteers at the World T20 has
MARCH 26, 2014

The anthem's call

Abhishek Purohit: Do you feel a pull when you hear the song of another nation?
FEBRUARY 01, 2014

Soothing and familiar Dhaka

Andrew Fidel Fernando: ESPNcricinfo's Sri Lanka correspondent Andrew Fernando discovers the cuisine, language and residents of the capital of Bangladesh reminds him of home
JANUARY 22, 2014

Fresh graduate cashes it in

Abhishek Purohit: A 22-year-old from the town of Te Aroha went home with NZ$100,000 after taking a one-handed catch on the Seddon Park grass bank
DECEMBER 20, 2013

Supporting WI for almost 50 years

Andrew McGlashan: West Indian supporters have been few and far between in New Zealand, but in the shade on the Hamilton boundary one recalls his years of following the team
DECEMBER 17, 2013

Walking through history at Tolstoy Farm

Sidharth Monga: Once a crucible for Mahatma Gandhi's philosophies of community living and civil disobedience, Tolstoy Farm is now a desolate place a few kilometres away from the suburb of Lenasia
DECEMBER 11, 2013

A tent against the torrent

Sidharth Monga in Centurion: With a state-of-the-art drainage system, a 12-foot-high tent protecting the pitch and groundsmen working hard day and night, Supersport Park in Centurion has all the resources at its disposal to negotiate a rain threat
DECEMBER 06, 2013

A night of celebrating Mandela

Sidharth Monga: Taking in the scenes outside Nelson Mandela's house in Houghton in Johannesburg, on the night he died
OCTOBER 18, 2013

Small crowd creates big atmosphere

Firdose Moonda: More than 4000 people attended the Abu Dhabi Test on each day, adding much-needed colour in the sterile setting
SEPTEMBER 11, 2013

Working in the dark

Firdose Moonda: A powercut in Harare left most parts of the city without electricity, forcing our correspondent to search for a plug point and an internet connection
SEPTEMBER 08, 2013

How yoga healed Bryan Strang

Firdose Moonda: With more and more cases of depression in cricket, Firdose Moonda catches up with Bryan Strang, who had to deal with his own problems, and found a way to overcome them
SEPTEMBER 03, 2013

The experience of arriving in Zimbabwe again

Firdose Moonda: One of the excitements of touring Zimbabwe occurs long before one arrives in the country. Getting there is an experience on its own
JULY 31, 2013

Introducing: Commentary in Shona and Ndebele

Liam Brickhill: As the clock ticks past 3pm, Jeff Murimbechi and Godfrey 'Chief' Koti take their seats in front of the room's large open window and put on their head sets. In a matter of seconds, they'll be broadcasting live radio cricket commentary in Shona and Ndebele
JULY 26, 2013

The Sikandar Raza fan club

Liam Brickhill: Zimbabwe's Sikandar Raza is cheered on by family, friends and cricket enthusiasts, all in matching t-shirts