S Rajesh

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Brendon McCullum ramps the ball for six

The McCullum mystery in the IPL

Brendon McCullum has started the 2015 IPL in fine style, but his numbers in the previous seven seasons aren't consistent with his obvious attacking skills and talent

James Anderson struck an early blow for England

James Anderson's 100th Test - stats analysis

At his best against the best

Perhaps the most impressive aspect of James Anderson's Test career is his record against some of the best batsmen of his era

Alastair Cook was able to find some form

West Indies v England, Test series, stats preview

West Indies 6, England 1

Stats preview to the Test series between West Indies and England

Morne Morkel pumps his fist after dismissing Kumar Sangakkara

Morkel's time to step up

The South African quick has been superb in limited overs, but he now needs to show he can take up the leadership role in Tests as well

Martin Guptill thrashes one through off side

New Zealand v South Africa, World Cup, 1st semi-final, stats preview

Nine semi-finals, zero wins

New Zealand and South Africa have together played nine World Cup semi-finals and they haven't won a single one - yet

Mitchell Starc celebrates a wicket

Left-arm fast bowlers on a roll

Mitchell Starc and Trent Boult have led the way, but several other left-arm fast bowlers have also shone, making this a tournament to cherish for them

The reverse sweep was on show during AB de Villiers' cameo

South Africa v Sri Lanka, World Cup 2015, 1st Q-F, Sydney

SL's top order v SA's middle order

A stats preview to the first quarter-final of the World Cup, between South Africa and Sri Lanka

Jason Holder struck twice in the sixth over

UAE v West Indies, World Cup 2015, Group B, Napier

Six bowleds, and seventh-wicket stands

Stats highlights from the West Indies-UAE match in Napier