The cordon reacts after Shikhar Dhawan's drop

Three drops. Should I worry?

Does confidence play a role in catching? Even if the statisticians say otherwise, it certainly feels like it does

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.

Shane Warne drops Kevin Pietersen on 15

The thankless job of fielding

In sport, bloopers by fielders and defenders tend to register more than the positives, such as goals or great bowling spells

India in England 2014

'Ravindra played like a Jadeja'

Osman Samiuddin, in his column for the National, sympathises with Prior and says that his lack of wicketkeeping form could be eating into his confidence as a batsman

A huge mix-up saw Jonathan Trott trying scuffle past Brett Lee to complete a single Matt Prior had already taken

The dreaded run-out

No matter how elegant your strokeplay, the clumsy dive into the crease that fails to save your bacon is forever graceless

Mathew Sinclair pulled off a sensational catch to dismiss Matthew Hayden at Melbourne

A quintet of screamers

Where does Trent Boult's stunning catch stack up in the annals of ripper catches by New Zealanders?

Eknath Solkar takes a brilliant catch to dismiss Alan Knott

The Oval regales

Memories, close-in cordons, and tactical prophecies: the joys of Test cricket in England