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Twitter round-up

'About last night. Five magnums of Chocolate Block, 35 beers'

Jul 22, 2016: Wine is fine, eyebrows are thinned, and luggage is handled inefficiently in our Twitter round-up

Alex Bowden

Meet the next generation of Australia's batting talent

Jul 18, 2016: Most of them had a productive Sheffield Shield last summer. Series against India A and South Africa A will be their next challenge

Brydon Coverdale

Twitter round-up

'Growing old is inevitable, growing up is optional'

Jul 8, 2016: Aphorisms, airplane selfies, pork cutlets - what more do you want from a Twitter round-up?

Alex Bowden

Zimbabwe's new centres of learning

Jul 7, 2016: The country's next generation of talent may emerge from two contrasting academies in Harare

Tristan Holme

Tape-ball cricket: a league of its own

Jul 4, 2016: The popular street game has the potential to spread beyond Pakistan if it gets the right backing and television coverage

Richard Heller

The academy of cricket

Jul 2, 2016: Essex county have produced several England captains and batting giants, but they don't have silverware of their own to brag about and they'd like to change that

Phil Walker

One and Done

An umpire nicknamed Blocker

Jun 29, 2016: Fast bowler Paul Wilson's only Test for Australia was underwhelming, but his officiating career has made up somewhat

Brydon Coverdale

Twitter round-up

'Eating like a pig on the couch tonight'

Jun 24, 2016: Food and wine are smashed in our Twitter round-up

Alex Bowden

The return of Tatenda Taibu

Jun 22, 2016: In his new role as cricket administrator, the former captain aims to rebuild Zimbabwe's cricket culture and act as a bridge between players and officials

Firdose Moonda

What can cricketers do about mental illness?

Jun 15, 2016: Counselling, clinical hypnosis, guided-imagery techniques, reiki and the like are among the options. Making preparations for life after the game while you're still playing it doesn't hurt either

Crispin Andrews

What can we expect from two-division Test cricket?

Jun 13, 2016: The ICC's plans to bring meaningful context to the format and to expand its horizons have been rejected before, but this time things are looking up

Tim Wigmore

When I watched Sussex tame the mighty West Indians

Jun 11, 2016: Fifty years ago, West Indies, led by Sobers, seemed unbeatable in England. Over two days in Hove, it was a different story

Patrick Hicks

Twitter round-up

'She makes me pose for pics when no one is watching'

Jun 10, 2016: Forced modelling and hideous addictions crowd our Twitter round-up

Alex Bowden

Lendl Simmons, gun for hire

Jun 7, 2016: The batsman talks about why he can't see a future for himself in the West Indies side as long as selection depends on playing domestic cricket

Tim Wigmore

'Kohli's clarity of mind and of the game is extreme'

Jun 6, 2016: Two Royal Challengers Bangalore insiders explain the method behind the mad numbers

Sidharth Monga

How a cricket transfer works

May 30, 2016: The moves, up, down and sideways, in county cricket explained

Will Macpherson

How Afghanistan is bringing cricket to Germany

May 27, 2016: Increasing numbers of Afghan refugees are stoking an interest in the game in their new adopted land

Tim Wigmore

Twitter round-up

'My cocoa butter moisturising body oil to the rescue'

May 27, 2016: Emollient emergencies, urinal antics and dreadful traffic? Must be our Twitter round-up

Alex Bowden

One and Done

'Better bowl some Lindwalls'

May 24, 2016: Offspinner Keith Slater also bowled pace, and dismissed Peter May three times in three innings. But despite his talents, he only played one Test for Australia

Brydon Coverdale

How cricket has helped heal Sri Lanka's south

May 17, 2016: Charity work by the Foundation of Goodness and the MCC in tsunami-hit Seenigama is transforming lives - and it's not just limited to cricket

David Hopps
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