Sharda Ugra

Senior editor at ESPNcricinfo

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Virat Kohli at a press conference

A letter to Virat Kohli

India's captain has a problem with criticism in the press. He needs to accept that it comes with the territory

Andrew Flintoff receives an ice pack treatment after being hit on the helmet

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Mortal combat

Cricket has always been a dangerous sport, but since the tragic death of Phillip Hughes, the abyss appears closer than previously imagined

The BCCI  president Shashank Manohar is escorted out of the board's headquarters at the Wankhede stadium in Mumbai

The giant broom of the BCCI

The board's new reforms are largely to be welcomed, but that does not mean it's going to be smooth sailing from now

Praveen Kumar poses at his village

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In PK country

Praveen Kumar emerged from the fringe, sparkled briefly, and returned to the sidelines. But he is far from finished

Jagmohan Dalmiya served as ICC president from 1997 to 2000

Jagmohan Dalmiya 1940-2015

Cricket's canny iconoclast

Jagmohan Dalmiya's legacy as an administrator, in India and at an international level, was underlined by a stubborn confidence and an ambition to take on the game's well-entrenched power centres