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Wriddhiman Saha avoids a bouncer

The helmet effect

Has protective gear resulted in inferior techniques when facing short-pitched bowling, resulting in more batsmen getting hit these days?

ESPNcricinfo staff

Australian cricket

Moving away from 'pale, male, stale'

Sharda Ugra, writing in the Australia India Institute explores Australian cricket's migration from the "pale, male, stale" stereotype

Rohan Sharma

Indian cricket

Borrowed bat sparks Dhawan's revival

Shikhar Dhawan just happened to come across, and like M Vijay's bat during a nets session before his Test debut in Mohali. The rest, as they say, is history.

All hail the box

There's no one better to sing the praises of the abdomen guard than someone who grew up playing without one, or wearing one with an infernal buckle

IPL 2013

IPL's effect on bat making

Hindustan Times explores how IPL has affected the way bats are being made, and how much of a boom it has contributed to the bat making industry

Danger: Batsmen at play

Batsmen have protected themselves with helmets and all sorts of padding. What can bowlers do?