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The MS Dhoni batting manual

Sep 1, 2015: An unorthodox technique, a sharp cricket brain, and supreme belief in his abilities have made Dhoni the batsman he is

Aakash Chopra

Warnie v Buck

Aug 24, 2015: What could the coach and star player of international cricket's most successful ever side find to argue about? Plenty

Jo Harman

Twitter round-up

'This woman almost get run over looking at my car!'

Aug 21, 2015: The perils of being Kemar Roach, plus ridiculous paintings, and all kinds of peripheral Ashes action

Alex Bowden

India cricket

Into the heart of a horror debut

Aug 11, 2015: KL Rahul recalls in detail his terrible first Test in Melbourne, and how he managed to turn it around in Sydney

Sidharth Monga

Twitter round-up

'We're receiving reports of Aussies in trouble'

Aug 7, 2015: The Nottingham police take notice of the Ashes at Trent Bridge, and so does everyone else

Alex Bowden

Giving England's young players a helping hand

Aug 4, 2015: The England Development Programme's focus on working closely with counties has helped players make an easier transition to the top level and also helped keep them grounded

Vithushan Ehantharajah

'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
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    The MS Dhoni batting manual

An unorthodox technique, a sharp cricket brain, and supreme self-belief have made Dhoni the batsman he is. An excerpt from Aakash Chopra's book The Insider

Never miss a ball

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The travails of a middle-aged cricketer

Jonathan Wilson: When the bad days outnumber the good, and the aches and pains hasten your decline, you wonder if each game might be your last

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Pujara's chance to beat his blues

After a ten-month free-fall, Cheteshwar Pujara will turn out for India once again at the traditional batting paradise that is the SSC. Can he make it count?

Ojha's time to 'relax' before Test debut

After spending 15 years in the domestic circuit, Naman Ojha is expected to make his Test debut in the third match, for which, he says, he is not facing additional pressure because of the long wait

Gilly's no-balls, and Rahane's catches

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The emotional final lap of a 15-year journey

Kumar Sangakkara left the ground after almost everyone he knew very closely had. Then it rained a little. Sangakkara had played his last match for Sri Lanka; even the elements allowed themselves a bit of emotion

Rogers peaks in series of change

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