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David Gower pulls Bishen Bedi

An evening with Gower

Talking captaincy, elegance and the playing of spin with the great England stylist

Virat Kohli acknowledges the cheers after reaching his first fifty in the series

Indian cricket

Kohli and India's road ahead

Virat Kohli says that the Indian Test side is heading in the right direction and belief in each other's abilities will only improve performances

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Alastair Cook became an Ashes winning captain at the first attempt

Test Captaincy

Busting the captaincy myth

Do players really lose form under the added responsibility?

A general view of the field during the Napier ODI

Set the fielders free

Artificial constraints, such as fielding restrictions, make ODIs and T20s feel contrived. The duration of the contest ought to be the only limitation

Mike Tyson punches Evander Holyfield

Should Cook think of quitting now?

Modern captains get only fleeting moments when they can leave the game on their own terms before the pressure is back again