APRIL 01, 2014

'The mental aspect and the way you train are critical to coaching'

Former India coach Greg Chappell talks about the challenges he faced with the side, his relationship with Rahul Dravid, the role of specialist coaches, and developing youngsters
MARCH 25, 2014

'If Misbah believed in a player, he'd absolutely bat for him'

Dav Whatmore talks about the challenges of coaching in the subcontinent, the 1996 World Cup, dealing with the PCB and the media, and his relationship with his captains
MARCH 17, 2014

'The essence of leadership is to move people forward'

Gary Kirsten talks about his experiences coaching India and South Africa, handling stars, expectations, and the state of Indian bowling
MARCH 10, 2014

'More job opportunities in cricket will increase women's participation'

Indian bowler Snehal Pradhan talks about being banned for an illegal action and later cleared, the vision players need to become world-beaters, and her writing aspirations
MARCH 03, 2014

'Umpiring is about excellence, not neutrality'

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
FEBRUARY 25, 2014

'West Indies have an incredible desire to move forward'

Richard Pybus on his new role as director of cricket with the West Indies board, and his memories of coaching Pakistan during a heady phase
FEBRUARY 17, 2014

'Sometimes I put too much pressure on myself'

Dinesh Karthik talks about being on the fringes of the Indian team, and learning not to obsess over the limited opportunities available to him
FEBRUARY 03, 2014

'We must make sure Rankin is the last Irishman to play for England'

Former Ireland captain Trent Johnston talks about his team's hopes of playing Test cricket, their famous wins over Pakistan and England, and his new career as a coach
JANUARY 27, 2014

'A captain should be judged on how he influences the side'

Mike Atherton, the former England captain, talks about the pressures of leadership, the demands of TV and print journalism, and the problems with the ICC's revamp plan
JANUARY 20, 2014

'Maybe Kevin Pietersen's best years are gone'

Former fast bowler and current Guardian writer Mike Selvey on the Flower-Pietersen issue, England's rebuilding process, and what pace and intimidation were like in the '70s
DECEMBER 23, 2013

'You had to learn to survive first, then think about the opposition'

Alvin Kallicharran talks about coming up the hard way, the lessons captaining West Indies taught him, and the rebel tour of South Africa
DECEMBER 09, 2013

'You remember winning, not doing well in a losing cause'

Ajit Agarkar looks back at the high point of his career, Adelaide 2003, and talks of his disappointment at not playing more one-dayers for India
DECEMBER 03, 2013

'We don't know what goes on in Dhoni's mind'

Veteran cricket journalist Clayton Murzello talks about the the way media coverage of cricket has evolved in India, and the issue of the press' access to cricketers
NOVEMBER 25, 2013

'National boards are competitors when they should be siblings'

Mike Jakeman, the author of Saving The Test, a book about the future of the five-day game, talks about how cricket administrators can unite to make the game more viable
NOVEMBER 11, 2013

'You keep thinking of different ways to tell stories'

Hemant Buch, vice-president of production at Ten Sports, talks about the challenges of directing live sports, the du Plessis ball-tampering incident, his relationships with commentators, and why cameras pick out pretty girls in the stands
OCTOBER 28, 2013

'I react to bigotry the way Dravid does to chin music'

Lieutenant Colonel Cate McGregor talks about her book, An Indian Summer of Cricket, her transgenderism, and being a role model
OCTOBER 21, 2013

'I'm working on becoming a genuine allrounder'

Tamil Nadu and India U-19 player Baba Aparajith talks about the experience of winning the U-19 World Cup last year, making a double-hundred on his Duleep Trophy debut, and interacting with major international stars
OCTOBER 14, 2013

'I tried to model my one-day game on Michael Bevan'

Mike Hussey talks about developing his limited-overs skills, his relationship with Cricket Australia, the need for better pitches in domestic cricket, and the Gurunath Meiyappan controversy
OCTOBER 07, 2013

'Lack of exposure is hurting our domestic players'

Misbah-ul-Haq talks about leading Pakistan, the team's batting weaknesses, future leaders, and his scoop shot from the 2007 World Twenty20 final
SEPTEMBER 30, 2013

'My biggest mistake was refusing the Pakistan captaincy'

Former Pakistan allrounder Azhar Mahmood talks about his brief Test career, touring the world as a T20 franchise cricketer, and passing on bowling tips to younger players