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Composite: Legspinners Amit Mishra, Yuzvendra Chahal and Adam Zampa

Three IPL leggies who gladdened the heart

A look at Amit Mishra, Yuzvendra Chahal and Adam Zampa, who, along with many other bowlers, challenged the increasing dominance of batsmen in the league

Ajinkya Rahane guides the ball towards third man

How do you compare players across eras?

You can't rate apples against oranges, we're often told. True, but there still are ways of discussing players of one age in the context of those from another

Sachin Tendulkar watches Virat Kohli bounce the ball on the bat

Where Kohli is better than Tendulkar

In limited-overs cricket, Kohli always gives you the feeling that he can fix any situation, unlike Tendulkar - though the latter was a superior batsman

AB de Villiers, Dale Steyn, Quinton de Kock, Kagiso Rabada and Hashim Amla celebrate a wicket

The freshness that Quinny and KG bring

The two young men have a fearlessness and self-belief that are at odds with the culture of caution that has marked South African cricket for long