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BCCI president Shashank Manohar talks to the media during a press conference

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Can Manohar push through a reformist agenda?

The new ICC chairman has made all the right noises about calling for a more equitable global game. Now he has a chance to put his words into action

Fans watch the replay on the big screen

T20's future is data, or is it?

Whether it's in how the game is written about or how it's played, we're told the numbers are more important than ever before

Oman team members look on from the dugout

Oman look to move up the food chain

Their cricketing set-up is one with resources and imagination, and they provide a model other Associates could work towards reproducing

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


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