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Bob Woolmer speaks freely on coaching, August 2004

'The fun is trying to be one up on everyone else'

Bob Woolmer spoke to Chandrahas Choudhury back in August 2004 in an interview for Wisden Asia Cricket


Some thoughts on playing cricket at the Oval

A few days ago I was at morning cricket nets at the Oval Maidan in Bombay, a weekly affair where we exercise our two-bit skills with high seriousness and fidelity to ritual


The supremely light feet of Suresh Raina

A great many batting artists of our age - Virender Sehwag, Damien Martyn, VVS Laxman - bat in a way that makes us admire the work of their hands rather than their feet


On the bowling of Ramesh Powar

Ramesh Powar is that rare thing: the genuinely slow bowler, someone whose bowling never quite "arrives"


On S Sreesanth and Suresh Raina

A striking feature of India's cricket this season is the difference between the look of the team in one-day cricket and that in Tests

Anatomy of a classic

Virender Sehwag looks back at his century and a half against Australia in Chennai, 2004

Picking a motley breed of reliable cricketers

A Contemporary Sticker's XI

Jacques Rudolph's seven-hour hundred on the last day of the Perth Test was not only one of the great match-saving innings of the last decade; it also showed that, no matter how fast and attack-minded Test cricket becomes, there will always be a place in t


The man who rolled Tendulkar over

Some questions in cricket are subjective, allowing for perfectly good arguments both sides, such as whether Bradman’s Invincibles were a greater team than Steve Waugh's side, or whether Sunil Gavaskar possessed a better defensive technique than

Biggest hitters in the game

Six maniacs

They hardly ever faced a ball they didn't want to hit into the top tier. Chandrahas Choudhury rounds up 11 of cricket's greatest six-hitters of all time

April 2005

All for one

Chandrahas Choudhury rounds up the best single-takers in the business