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Jul 16, 2014

Hawkeye sceptic turns Hawkeye advocate


Jul 5, 2014

Commentary boxes need succession plans too

The Cordon: Channel Nine should work to maintain the standards that its best broadcasters - Benaud and Chappell - have set, rather than encourage a frat-house environment

Russell Jackson

Jul 3, 2014

Commentary without context

Cricinfo: Mukul Kesavan, in India's Telegraph, says cricket commentators get caught up in cliched explanations

May 27, 2014

Harsha Bhogle, the storyteller

Cricinfo: Harsha Bhogle discusses the early influences that shaped his commentary, censorship, unsavoury trysts on twitter and physical attributes in television presenting with the Hindu's Arun Venugopal

May 11, 2014

Why can't broadcasters clean up Indian cricket?

The Cordon: It's in sports television's long-term interest to ensure that the game is run well and free of scandal

Subash Jayaraman

Apr 10, 2014

The problem with low catches

The Cordon: The cricket cognoscenti is largely eager to give the fielder the benefit of the doubt when a catch is referred. This should not be the case

Kartikeya Date

Jan 8, 2014

The Sunil-Rohan Gavaskar partnership

Cricinfo: We've all heard or read about the pressure on famous cricketing sons to live up to their family names on the field. But what happens when a son finds himself in same commentary box as his famous father?

Nikita Bastian

Dec 25, 2013

Test cricket and the bitter truth

Page 2: We should be trying to make Test cricket as entertaining as possible and spreading the word to every corner of the globe. But we aren't

Andrew Hughes

Dec 16, 2013

Murder and mysterious cricket footage

The Cordon: The curious case of Test match footage used in a TV crime drama

Jonathan Wilson

Nov 25, 2013

'National boards are competitors when they should be siblings'

The Cordon: Mike Jakeman, the author of Saving The Test, a book about the future of the five-day game, talks about how cricket administrators can unite to make the game more viable

Interview by Subash Jayaraman

Nov 11, 2013

'You keep thinking of different ways to tell stories'

The Cordon: Hemant Buch, vice-president of production at Ten Sports, talks about the challenges of directing live sports, the du Plessis ball-tampering incident, his relationships with commentators, and why cameras pick out pretty girls in the stands

Interview by Subash Jayaraman

Oct 10, 2013

Banking on cricket's popularity

Cricinfo: Surajeet Das Gupta, in the Business Standard, analyses why the broadcaster is pumping so much money into the game

ESPNcricinfo staff

Oct 9, 2013

The no-commentary broadcast option

The Cordon: It's time to provide viewers with a choice, and perhaps force commentators to step up their game in the process

Subash Jayaraman

Oct 3, 2013

Illegal streaming sites aren't the problem

The Cordon: Cricket boards must realise that they can't tame the internet. They are better off trying to figure out how to engage cricket's young online audience

Dave Hawksworth

Sep 9, 2013

'A commentator needs to be easy to listen to over a long period'

The Cordon: West Indian broadcaster Tony Cozier talks about his journalism career, the principles of good commentary, and his favourite sessions of play

Interview by Subash Jayaraman

Jun 26, 2013

The life and times of Dicky Rutnagur


Apr 11, 2013

Tendulkar set for PITCH debut

Cricinfo: Sachin Tendulkar is to star in an animated series called 'Master Blasters' that is to be co-produced by Shemaroo Entertainment and Moonscoop

Rohan Sharma

Mar 5, 2013

Cricket between the ads

The Cordon: Watching cricket on TV in India is getting depressing because of the inexcusable and illegitimate plethora of intrusive advertisements in the cricket telecasts, with part-screen ads making it seem that there is a greater premium for infuriating the fans m

Mahesh Sethuraman

Nov 12, 2012

An elegy for Peter Roebuck

Cricinfo: It has been a year since Peter Roebuck committed suicide in South Africa

Nishi Narayanan

Nov 1, 2012

Cricket coverage needs more voices, not less

The Cordon: My grandpa's massive old wooden radio was handed down to me in 1989. It seemed bigger than I was. It only worked on AM stations

Jarrod Kimber
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