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Faraz Sarwat is the cricket columnist for the Toronto Star and the author of The Cricket World Cup: History, Highlights, Facts and Figures
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Uncertain times as Canada looks to move on

Apr 12, 2014: Reeling after the loss of ODI status, and with no prospect of big-stage international cricket to come, Canada is looking to get its administrative house in order

Faraz Sarwat

Canada's Man Friday bids adieu

Jan 5, 2014: Leading a hodgepodge side, keeping wickets, and scoring runs - Ashish Bagai was the glue that held the team together

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A bewildering mess of a performance

Dec 5, 2013: Canada had the right team and the right preparation ahead of the World Twenty20 Qualifiers. But nothing went right for them in the tournament

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'This is the best result in history for a UAE team'

Aug 31, 2013: UAE batsman Shaiman Anwar looks back at the successful tour of Canada and talks about the game in his country

Interview by Faraz Sarwat

''Hitting sixes is never a problem for me'

Aug 17, 2013: Canada captain Rizwan Cheema talks about his side's recent performances, his role in the team, and plans for the near future

Interview by Faraz Sarwat

Canada looks to come in from the cold

Apr 8, 2013: The national team is in tatters right now and the board still isn't efficiently run, but the new president is hoping things are going to change

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Grant Flower

'Each time I went to play, I gave myself the best chance'

Jun 23, 2012: Grant Flower was there for Zimbabwe's first Test, back in 1992, and their first win, two years later

Interview by Faraz Sarwat

Jacob Oram

'I didn't grow up wanting to play cricket'

Jun 19, 2012: Jacob Oram on not having any cricket heroes, and which Chris Martin he'd rather bat with

Interview by Faraz Sarwat

Brendan Taylor

Happy in Harare

Jun 10, 2012: First hundreds of different kinds, and more

Interview by Faraz Sarwat

Stuart MacGill

'Wake me when it's time to bowl'

May 24, 2012: The 41-year-old legspinner is still fascinated by his craft and knows he can still get the job done. As long as he doesn't actually have to watch too much cricket

Interview by Faraz Sarwat

International XI v Asia XI, Toronto

Fans' enthusiasm shields Canada T20 farce

May 15, 2012: A T20 friendly between an International XI and Asia XI in Toronto's Rogers Centre was hit by poor organisation. The saving grace, though, was that the loyal fans were just happy to be there

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Nawroz Mangal

'Even those who don't understand cricket pray for our success'

Aug 26, 2011: Afghanistan's captain is happy to be back in charge and leading the team to one- and four-day wins in Canada

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Wasim Akram

'I'm fed up with the attitude of the senior players'

Jul 14, 2011: Why does Pakistan cricket go off the rails as often as it does? Wasim Akram thinks it's not just the administration that's at fault

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Canada cricket takes two steps back

Jun 2, 2011: Ashish Bagai has resigned the captaincy, and now a new faction has plans to supplant the board

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What next for Canada?

Apr 17, 2011: Now that they won't get to play the next World Cup, what direction will their development take? And will they continue to receive funding from the ICC?

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World Cup 2011

Young Canada bank on experienced hands

Feb 12, 2011: ESPNcricinfo previews Canada's chances in the 2011 World Cup

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ICC World Cup 2011

Will Canada's best team make it to the World Cup?

Jan 3, 2011: The board has chosen to leave some veterans out of the side for reasons best known to them, thereby hurting the side's chances

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ICC World Cup 2011

Davison's 'withdrawal' undermines Canada's WC plans

Dec 30, 2010: Opener John Davision has withdrawn from Canada's preliminary squad for the World Cup over the lack of communication about the exclusion of two key players from the tournament

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Mudassar Nazar

'I knew when I was 10 that I'd play Test cricket'

Jun 12, 2010: Mudassar Nazar looks back at his career, playing under Imran Khan, his idols and more

Interview by Faraz Sarwat

Rod Marsh

'You never forget things you've worked out yourself'

May 3, 2010: Rod Marsh on keeping wicket, helping young talent grow, and in-flight drinking

Interview by Faraz Sarwat
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