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It's England v Australia again. Only this time England actually have a chance, or so the form sheet says
It's England v Australia again. Only this time England actually have a chance, or so the form sheet says. Our special Ashes cover story package features:
-- Gideon Haigh on how Australia have been psyching their opposition out for over a century now.
-- Matthew Engel on the 1985 series - the last time England won the Ashes at home.
-- Former New Zealand opener Mark Richardson on the art of Glenn McGrath
-- Lawrence Booth on the psychological turning points that swung the last eight series Australia's way
Peter English on the art of Damien Martyn, Australia's comeback kid par excellence
Bradman's goodbye: Neil Harvey, Arthur Morris and Alec Bedser look back at The Oval, 1948
`You need to be ruthless to be successful'
It's not just about being able to hit a ball or bowl it - it's about being able to focus, travel well, and deal with all kinds of pressure. Greg Chappell talks to Dileep Premachandran about what it takes to excel at top-flight cricket.
Black diamondTelford Vice meets Makhaya Ntini
The withering leagueNagraj Gollapudi charts the rise and fall of Kanga cricket in Mumbai
Mukul Kesavan on how the one-day version revolutionised Test cricket
Bevan Congdon in the Gleanings interview
My Favourite Cricketer: Lawrence Booth on Allan Lamb
Are cricketers ignoring the basics? Sanjay Manjrekar fears they might be.
Obituaries: Mushtaq Ali, Fazal Mahmood
Time Out with Kumar Sangakkara
Suresh Menon on women cricket writers
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Erapalli Prasanna on a thoroughbred professional whose basics were extraordinarily strong
Rob Steen: Historically a strong Yorkshire has acted as a supply line for the Test team, and the current crop hints at longevity
The thrills are rather low-octane, and the tournament overly India-centric. On several counts, it is not yet a global T20 showpiece event
Gavin Larsen talks about wobbly seam-up, the 1992 World Cup, and his role in the next tournament
Samir Chopra: It is one not reserved for those at high levels: the most exalted experiences can come in humble settings
As West Indies play their 500th Test, here's an interactive journey through their Test history