Injuries

How much should a cricketer train?

Shorter, higher-intensity workouts with adequate rest could hold the key to helping players (particularly bowlers) last the season without getting injured

India cricket

The fascinating journey of Jasprit Bumrah

Bumrah's single-mindedness in achieving his ambition, and an uncanny ability to remain calm have helped him overcome personal loss and a career-threatening injury to make it to the highest level

Cummins may need to go old-school

If the injury-prone fast bowler wants a long career he may need to learn endurance by bowling sustained spells in domestic cricket

The helmet effect

Has protective gear resulted in inferior techniques when facing short-pitched bowling, resulting in more batsmen getting hit these days?

Why are injury breakdowns so frequent?

Over-hydration during games and excessive warm-up routines could be the reasons for the number of niggles, despite the medical help at hand

Phillip Hughes 1988-2014

On growing disenchanted with the game, and the bouncer

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

The curse of soft-tissue injuries

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

England cricket

Down with flat pitches

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