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Dec 17, 2014

Why the bouncer is not essential to cricket

The Cordon: Sure, it makes for thrilling viewing, but the tests of courage it provides can be achieved by other means

Pranay Sanklecha

Dec 2, 2014

On growing disenchanted with the game, and the bouncer

The Stands: A fan on how his appetite for cricket and excitement at witnessing a good dose of short stuff at the Gabba this December waned once news of Phillip Hughes came in

Santosh Vijaykumar

Sep 24, 2014

The curse of soft-tissue injuries

The Cordon: Michael Clarke and Shane Watson have had a history of such injuries and modern-day sports science is yet to come up with a solution

Michael Jeh

Sep 19, 2014

Johnson v McLaren: a tale of two blows

The Cordon: The South African allrounder had the misfortune of being in the line of fire twice this year

Russell Jackson

Jul 14, 2014

Down with flat pitches

Cricinfo: Simon Hughes, in the Telegraph, questions the quality of Test cricket on docile decks and the ensuing impact on fast bowlers after England and India held each other to a draw at Trent Bridge

Mar 17, 2014

Takes a licking, keeps on ticking

The Cordon: A look at some brave efforts from injured batsmen who managed to return to the field to resume the fight

Stuart Wark

Feb 11, 2014

Modern injury-prevention techniques are not working

The Cordon: It might be time to go back to more traditional methods of preparation: long periods of batting and bowling in place of hours spent in the gym, in ice baths, and on the massage table

Michael Jeh

Feb 2, 2014

Do support staff really make a difference?

The Cordon: If it ultimately comes down to the athlete's skill, then maybe it's time to dispense with the big crews that accompany teams these days

Michael Jeh

Nov 26, 2013

Vettori did right in delaying comeback

Cricinfo: David Leggat, in the New Zealand Herald, appreciates Daniel Vettori's decision to delay his comeback until he feels 100% confident of handling the rigours of international cricket

ESPNcricinfo staff

Oct 31, 2013

Were cricketers more hardy in the old days?

The Cordon: Are players' injuries treated better now than in the past or are they simply managed more conservatively?

Stuart Wark

Sep 24, 2013

Injuries could decide the Ashes

The Cordon: Both sides are similarly matched in batting and bowling, so it may come down to who can stand up on the field longer

Michael Jeh

Jul 9, 2013

Blood and guts

The Cordon: Watching people sustain impact injuries on a cricket field can be a haunting experience

Samir Chopra

Oct 19, 2010

You're not going to believe this, but...

ESPNcricinfo XI: Following James Anderson's boxing injury, we look at XI other instances where players found bizarre ways of sidelining themselves

Martin Williamson

Aug 27, 2008

Bravo undergoes ankle surgery

News: Dwayne Bravo, the West Indies allrounder, will undergo surgery on his left ankle in New York after being left out of the Tri-Nation series in Canada because of the injury

ESPNcricinfo staff

Aug 18, 2008

Junaid Siddique replaces injured Nazimuddin

News: Junaid Siddique, the left-handed opening batsman, has been called-up to the Bangladesh squad in Australia as a replacement for the injured Nazimuddin

ESPNcricinfo staff

Jul 20, 2008

Injury scare for Fernando

News: Sri Lankan fast bowler Dilhara Fernando's return to Test cricket suffered a setback when he complained of knee pain and was unable to take the field during India's second innings

Sa'adi Thawfeeq

Jul 12, 2008

Injury cuts short Best's Lashings stint

News: A side strain has cut short Tino Best's contract with Lashings World XI, and he is expected to return home to Barbados

ESPNcricinfo staff

Jul 7, 2008

Ponting undergoes wrist surgery

News: Ricky Ponting, the Australia captain, has had surgery on his injured right wrist and is no certainty to take part in the team's next matches, a series of three ODIs against Bangladesh in Darwin starting in late August

ESPNcricinfo staff

Jun 24, 2008

Kirsten seeks rotation policy for injury-prone India

News: The season has barely begun for India and the coach, Gary Kirsten, has already sounded out the need for a rotation system for the injury-prone fast bowlers

Sidharth Monga in Karachi

Jun 1, 2008

Aftab ruled out of one-dayers

News: Aftab Ahmed, the Bangladesh batsman, will miss the forthcoming tri-series at home and the Asia Cup in Pakistan after sustaining a fractured and dislocated finger

ESPNcricinfo staff
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