Hamza Khan

Wahab Riaz tries to get on Shane Watson's nerves

Pakistan news

Wahab Riaz: pace is pace yaar

Have you ever had the experience of watching a Pakistan fast bowler attempt to defend a slim total?

ESPNcricinfo staff

Word Cup 2015

London to Melbourne...for the weekend

To support his team during the World Cup final, a New Zealand fan has decided to embark on a journey so long in terms of distance, yet so short in terms of time, that it will surely inspire a whole new generation of cricket followers

Uzair Rizvi

Take off: Shahid Afridi stretches while fielding

Pakistan cricket

Boom Boom Afridi: one of a kind

Shahid Afridi entertained us with his unique brand of cricket and surely left a lasting impression on the game. He was cricket's greatest entertainer. Boom Boom is irreplaceable

Trent Boult is mobbed after bowling Mitchell Marsh for a duck

Why cricket needs greater context

The points earned from one-day series should count towards qualification for the next World Cup, so the game's new fans stay engaged

MS Dhoni watches as Asad Shafiq's middle stump is pegged back by Yuvraj Singh

Pakistanis should stop crying fixing

The obsessive tendency to paint players as corrupt following every defeat has served to deflect attention from the team's real problems

Tillakaratne Dilshan might hope the ground opens up under him after dropping a catch

Sri Lankan cricket

Sri Lanka in a World Cup funk

For a Sri Lanka fan, the team's losing streak in the New Zealand ODIs is perhaps the equivalent of getting paralysed by poison. Your body is immobile giving the impression that you've died, but inside, you are still very much alive. Screaming.

ESPNcricinfo staff

Backyard cricket

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In his piece for the Guardian's Spin, John Ashdown draws on his childhood memories and mulls on how the seemingly rigid rules of cricket can be warped - with a little creativity - to allow its practitioners a quick game of cricket in unlikely condi