Media

India in Bangladesh 2015

Ad wars: Cutting-edge technology

A satirical promotion of an industrial cutter featuring Mustafizur Rahman is the latest to stir some trouble

Australia news

Richie Benaud: Simply 'marvellous'

There is a certain beauty and charm to the game of cricket. Richie Benaud's voice raised that charm to a new plane

Cricket Commentary

Commentary without context

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

Broadcasting

Harsha Bhogle, the storyteller

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

Does the media think fans are fools?

Why does television seem to think that cricket followers only want to know about their team when it is winning?

Pakistan news

Qamar Ahmed's special quadruple

Freelance cricket writer and commentator Qamar Ahmed completes his 400th Test as a reporter, at which point he has been to 19% of all Tests every played

Brett Lee v Piers Morgan? Not cricket

Is there any thrill in watching one of the world's fastest bowlers bowl illegal deliveries aimed at the body of an annoying talk-show host with zero batting skills?

Why we'll miss Swann

Not just a fine and match-winning bowler, he could also be relied on for a wry smile, a joke, and a willingness to go left-field when answering a question