Regulars

Ray Lindwall

Wicket-taking oldies, and English centurions

Ask Steven: Also, playing against most teams, highest ODI scores by batsmen out hit-wicket, and Flying Stumps

Charles Aubrey Smith

An Englishman abroad

Rewind: The story of the great actor-cricketer Charles Aubrey Smith, and Hollywood CC, founded in the early '30s

Robin Uthappa at a practice session on the eve of the IPL final

Batting resurgence key to KKR's success

Numbers Game: Their bowling stats were better before their 12-match winning streak. Robin Uthappa has led the batting revival

A relaxed Steve Tikolo

Shiv's not-outs, and hit-wicket victims

Ask Steven: Also, top-scoring in both innings, most Test dismissals caught, and the oldest Test centurion

Saeed Ahmed (Pakistan)

On This Day

Sparkling yet spiky

October 1: Birth of the Pakistani strokemaker Saeed Ahmed

Review

Cover of <i>A Complete History of World Cup Cricket</i>

World Cup nerd nirvana

Review: A diligently researched book that gives a comprehensive account of the tournament, laced with long-forgotten factoids

Highlights

'Kenya cricket is dead'

Aasif Karim's dream spell against Australia in 2003 symbolised a brief golden period for Kenya, but since his retirement, the country's cricket has nose-dived. By Tim Wigmore

'I felt I didn't push on as much as I should have'

Hamish Marshall on his New Zealand career, playing backyard cricket with his twin, and how he likes his steak

'You can't survive 66 Tests on the basis of a quota'

Ashwell Prince talks about proving critics wrong, scoring hundreds against Australia, and that unending partnership in Colombo

Opinion

Pakistan fans cheer for their team

Why Norman Tebbit was wrong

Rob Steen: So long as people's sporting affiliations do not assume racially abusive or violent form, who does it harm whether they support their national side or not?

Kieron Pollard pulls Andre Russell during West Indies practice

West Indies' quest for an allrounder continues

Tony Cozier: West Indies' ODI squad for India is surprisingly light on spin, but the tour is a chance for Russell to strike big

Rinku Singh and Dinesh Patel of Pittsburgh Pirates, stars of <i>Million Dollar Arm</i>

What baseball can teach cricket about expansion

Ed Smith: Cricket should look to export the game with entrepreneurial vigour

Saeed Ajmal kept Pakistan in the hunt with crucial top-order wickets

Catch dodgy actions early

Ian Chappell: Kids mimic the cricket heroes of the day, so the problem of throwing must be tackled below the first-class level