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Jul 8, 2014

The Victorian-pitch blues

The Cordon: Occasionally these days, at the lower levels, we're brought face to face with the kind of cricket conditions our ancestors lived with

Jon Hotten

Jun 11, 2014

What's more important: participating or getting better?

The Cordon: If clubs in junior cricket focus solely on retaining players year after year, there is bound to be a dilution in talent and the level of competition

Michael Jeh

Jun 7, 2014

Cricket soothes asylum seekers' woes

Cricinfo: Phil Mercer of the BBC meets a group of Tamils seeking asylum in Australia and learns how cricket helps escape the dread they feel about going back home to Sri Lanka

Jun 5, 2014

Who would be a player-umpire?

The Cordon: The pros have to deal with the pressure of high stakes and being shown up by technology, but the village ump's job isn't any easier

Nicholas Hogg

Jun 2, 2014

So how was your cricket weekend?

The Cordon: Did it involve getting locked in a coffee-shop toilet, getting off the bus in the wrong place, and discovering the Bopara pose?

Jonathan Wilson

May 17, 2014

Six & not out: the IPL's best finishers

Cricinfo: How MS Dhoni and AB de Villiers' IPL numbers stack up to show they are the best in finishing business

Bishen Jeswant

May 14, 2014

Modi on the IPL innovations that weren't

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May 4, 2014

English club bans sixes

Cricinfo: Britwell Salome Cricket Club in Oxfordshire has been forced to ban the hitting of sixes after an angry neighbour threatened to take it to court

May 2, 2014

The first ball of the season

The Cordon: Why a ton of history, dating back to childhood games in the backyard, is necessarily tied up with thoughts about the beginning of the cricket season

Nicholas Hogg

Apr 30, 2014

Super Kings: squeezing the best out of the best

Cricinfo: A look at how Chennai Super Kings' overseas players have added immense value to the team

Bishen Jeswant

Apr 5, 2014

Remembering the glory days of the Hindu Trophy

The Cordon: One of the oldest limited-overs in India used to be a thrilling affair, with Test and club cricketers fiercely competing for the title

V Ramnarayan

Apr 5, 2014

Wadekar's shoes and a Karnataka triumph

Cricinfo: In the Telegraph, historian Ramachandra Guha reminisces about Karnataka's semi-final against Bombay in March 1974, en route to their first Ranji Trophy title

ESPNcricinfo staff

Apr 3, 2014

The golden land of pre-season

The Cordon: It's that time of year when you dust your kit and conveniently forget how the last season went

Nicholas Hogg

Feb 4, 2014

Kiwi fans, soak in this winning feeling

The Cordon: New Zealand played like a team that cared a lot. This unexpected win is one to savour

Paul Ford

Feb 1, 2014

Corey Anderson thrives on confidence

Cricinfo: Self-belief plays a big part of Corey Anderson stunning rise from backyard cricket to national hero, as he reveals in an interview with Alan Perrott for the New Zealand Herald

Jan 27, 2014

Down and out in Galle

The Cordon: One of cricket's great attributes is that it has room even for the not-so-competent. Sometimes, though, that allowance does not seem to apply

Jonathan Wilson

Jan 24, 2014

The beauty of the maghrib chase

The Cordon: The Sharjah chase took you back to the days of playing street cricket and wanting to complete a game before the sun set

Ahmer Naqvi

Jan 21, 2014

What being thrashed does

The Cordon: It can be a lightning-rod moment, a realisation that the world is a lot bigger and badder than you might have realised

Jon Hotten

Nov 6, 2013

Spare a thought for Vinay Kumar

The Cordon: Having suffered against belligerent batsmen at the club level, the writer empathises with a bowler who conceded 102 runs in nine overs

Subash Jayaraman

Oct 24, 2013

Moving past a howler

The Cordon: How do you deal with a costly mistake on the field? By sobbing, praising your opponent's skill, or by using the power of your imagination?

Nicholas Hogg
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