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'CPL will be profitable from next year'

Jul 30, 2015: The league's CEO Damien O'Donohoe talks about season three and his hopes for the future

Nicholas Sadleir

One and Done

'The first thing you'd do was go out there and dominate the bowlers'

Jul 30, 2015: New Zealand's oldest living Test cricketer is far from a household name, but at the age of 90 he retains a strong interest in the game, including the shorter formats

Brydon Coverdale

Nepal dare to dream again

Jul 10, 2015: About 70 days after the earthquake, the team is back together and looking to make it to its second World T20

Sharda Ugra

The transformation of Steven Smith

Jun 29, 2015: The batsman's former coach Trent Woodhill explains how he became the world's best without sacrificing his unorthodox technique

Gaurav Joshi

Papua New Guinea take flight

Jun 29, 2015: How the team went from a bunch of mentally and physically unfit cricket enthusiasts to winning their maiden first-class game in some style

Nagraj Gollapudi

Hong Kong tries to strike local chords

Jun 28, 2015: The challenge facing administrators is drawing the majority Chinese population to cricket, which remains largely expat-driven

Tim Wigmore

Eight new balls, Boycs' go-extra-slow, Gower's stand-in bat

Jun 23, 2015: Plus debutant brothers, a man who paid for the honour of captaining England, champagne to celebrate a first wicket, and more fun Ashes facts

Rob Smyth

One and Done

The underdog who remained unbeaten

Jun 17, 2015: John Rutherford played just the one Test before a stroke while playing put paid to his cricket career. It went downhill from there before he turned things around

Brydon Coverdale

T20 sparks a fire among New York's schools

Jun 13, 2015: The city's Public Schools Athletic League is the only high school cricket tournament in the USA. Now eight seasons old, its popularity hasn't stopped growing

Peter Della Penna

A bat with less of an edge, to give batsmen an edge

Jun 8, 2015: A group of Indian technology students have produced a bat that has the potential to change the caught-behind as we know it

Sidharth Monga

Brendan Taylor finds peace in the shires

Jun 8, 2015: There are cricketing careers, and then there is that of Zimbabwe's Brendan Taylor, who has seen more of the best and worst of cricket than men twice his age

Mike Jakeman

Way Back When

How New Zealand made me neglect my French exam

Jun 7, 2015: At Trent Bridge in 1973, a team of "pushovers" were set 479 and they went for it. Not the right time to be studying for an O-level

Steven Lynch

Leie's turn after the wait

Jun 4, 2015: The legspinner knew he would not get the South Africa call-up easily given the quality of his competition, but he kept working hard and has got to where he wants to be

Firdose Moonda

Book extract

'It's 1-1, you Aussie bastard'

Jun 1, 2015: Ten years ago, one of cricket's all-time great matches played itself out in Birmingham

Rob Smyth

The life and murder of Claude Tozer

Jun 1, 2015: The talented Sydney batsman and doctor made it through World War I before fatally falling for one of his patients - just when he was in line for a Test debut

Greg Growden

USA's cricket lovers come out to watch

May 28, 2015: One week in Indianapolis recently proved American cricket fans really do exist, and they want more of the game

Peter Della Penna

Keith and Marjorie

May 26, 2015: Tales of a dashing airman-cricketer in wartime, from a lady who knew him then

Alan Butcher

A decade of Mushfiqur

May 25, 2015: His selection at 18 was viewed as a gamble but he has repaid that faith with his consistency over ten years, a rarity for a Bangladesh player

Mohammad Isam

Way Back When

The forgotten England captain

May 11, 2015: Nigel Howard was a surprise choice to lead an under-strength England overseas in 1951-52. His Test career started and ended with that ordinary tour to India

Steven Lynch

One and Done

The legspinner who never bowled

Apr 27, 2015: Greg Loveridge broke a knuckle in his first Test for New Zealand and never played another five-dayer. He's now among the country's wealthiest people

Brydon Coverdale
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The cult of Sanga

The Cricket Monthly: Few Sri Lankans have been as widely adored. None has so painstakingly chiselled his way to greatness
TCM August issue

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New Zealand women's coach Haidee Tiffen on her mentoring philosophy, winning the 2000 World Cup final, and retiring young

    The CPL's commercial reality check

Tony Cozier: While the tournament's popularity is beyond doubt, local governments haven't been satisfied with their returns on investment

Headbanders

Waqar? Steyn? Lillee? Dinda? Vote for your favourite headbanded bowler

Is sporting fandom a set of rituals or a relationship?

Ahmer Naqvi: Do you have to be obsessive in your love for the game to qualify as a true fan?

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4391 runs after 35, and 2354 outside top five

On Sunday, Tillakaratne Dilshan became the 11th batsman to score 10,000-plus ODI runs. Here are the key numbers from his ODI career

Buoyant England face tricky decisions

England's selectors can reflect proudly on their decisions for the Edgbaston Test, but they will really earn their money in deciding who replaces James Anderson and what to do about an opener

Small moments, big problems for Australia

Why was it that Australia put in such a hazy performance in a match that mattered so much? Of the two teams they are the more experienced, the more used to winning and entering this week the more confident

Succession issues prompt hard questions

Australia's selectors and management have been accused of being too harsh on Brad Haddin but the team's horrible display at Edgbaston suggests that they may actually have been too lenient, and not just on him

Mustafizur and the art of the cutter

What makes this innocuous-seeming bowler so difficult to handle?

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    Why was it that Australia put in such a hazy performance in a match that mattered so much? Of the two teams they are the more experienced, the more used to winning and entering this week the more confident

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    Dale Steyn sported a headband in the Test series against Bangladesh. Who's your favourite bowler with a headband?

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    What makes this innocuous-seeming bowler so difficult to handle?

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    Australia's selectors and management have been accused of being too harsh on Brad Haddin but the team's horrible display at Edgbaston suggests that they may actually have been too lenient, and not just on him