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'If you hit in the air against SA, expect to be caught'

Apr 5, 2010: Every South African fielder has had a role model to look up to: Jonty Rhodes, Peter Kirsten and Sybrand Engelbrecht explain why the country has never lacked fielding talent

Telford Vice

Daniel Vettori: 100 Tests

'I had two cups of tea in my hands and they were shaking'

Mar 26, 2010: Daniel Vettori's parents remember his Test debut and the days before it

Brydon Coverdale

Katherine Brunt

'I want to be the No. 1 bowler in the world'

Mar 8, 2010: Katherine Brunt nearly gave up on cricket before deciding to persevere on. She may not be the fastest but who needs speed when you've got wickets to show?

Nishi Narayanan

An evening with Sir Garry

Mar 7, 2010: The debate about the game's greatest batsman may be all the rage today. But is there any doubt as to who is the most skilled cricketer of all time?

Ayaz Memon

Makhaya rides on inspiration

Feb 14, 2010: The out-of-favour former South African spearhead looks forward to cycling with Lance Armstrong, while still hoping to return to the side

Telford Vice

Amla bridges the gap

Feb 12, 2010: For long, Indians in South Africa have had reason to feel marginalised. Now one of their own has cemented a place at the highest level and is showing the way to a more inclusive future

Firdose Moonda

Morne makes his mark

Feb 3, 2010: The younger Morkel brother is now more confident of his role in the team and can't wait to team up with Dale Steyn against India

Firdose Moonda

A tale of two English icons

Jan 25, 2010: One is seen as a man of the people, the other as a man for himself. What is perception and what reality?

Andrew Miller

All grown up

Jan 15, 2010: As another Under-19 World Cup gets underway, we look at the boys of the 2008 edition who are now men with international responsibilities

George Binoy

Bangladesh cricket

A reality sweeter than dreams

Jan 11, 2010: From a harsh existence near the sewage-filled Buriganga river to becoming Bangladesh's most famous left-arm spinner, there have plenty of turns in Mohammad Rafique's life

Sriram Veera

South Africa in 2009

The harsh light of day

Jan 10, 2010: After their magical 2008, South Africa were brought rudely back down to earth last year

Telford Vice

New Zealand in 2009

Wins, losses, injuries, Vettori

Jan 9, 2010: In 2009, New Zealand had issues with their top order, found a middle-order core group, and lost Shane Bond. Through it all they had one constant

Sidharth Monga

Pakistan in 2009

The darkest hour

Jan 7, 2010: The Lahore attacks overshadowed every other crisis the country's cricket had ever been through, but the World Twenty20 win and two teenagers eased the pain a touch

Osman Samiuddin

Paul Adams

'Devon tried to knock my head off'

Jan 6, 2010: He'd played two first-class when he made his Test debut and his action was extraordinary. Paul Adams certainly made an impression

Andrew McGlashan

2009 year-end review

Jan 4, 2010: The ups and downs, the young talent, the fading stars and what the future holds: all in our country reviews for 2009

England in 2009

From chaos to a happy place

Jan 4, 2010: England's year began with the Moores-Pietersen spat and the 51 all out and went on to take in the Ashes win and a marked improvement in ODI cricket

Andrew Miller

Australia in 2009

Ashes anguish and one-day joys

Jan 4, 2010: The fall to No. 4, injuries to key bowlers, Ponting's return to mortality: Australia's 2009 was mostly filled with gloom

Peter English

The Associates in 2009

Big brothers' indifference hurts the little guys

Jan 3, 2010: Little help from those at the top, even less from sponsors, and the ICC's bizarre decisions have left most of the Associates looking at a bleak 2010

Martin Williamson

West Indies in 2009

Sagas, strife and silver linings

Jan 2, 2010: West Indies started the year on a high, plunged into crisis, and seemed to revive at the tail-end

Vaneisa Baksh

India in 2009

Hot in Tests, not in the short formats

Dec 31, 2009: India scaled the peaks in the few Tests they played, but it wasn't all sunny in limited-overs cricket

Sidharth Monga
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'Pietersen plays the innings that matter'

Modern Masters: Many of his tons have been match-defining and his ability to score them quickly has boosted England's chances

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Ashley Mallett: After receiving a pasting in the first post-war Ashes tour, the England seamer decided he had to think up a new delivery: the legcutter

    Question marks over West Indies' ODI batting

Tony Cozier: The sequence of stuttering starts, with the middle and lower orders picking up the pieces, does not bode well

    Think you're better than the captain?

Cricket Captain 2014 is suited to the hardcore strategist, but its complexities and poor graphics may turn off the casual player

The power of booing

Jonathan Wilson: It has value when used against players who have transgressed - particularly if they have somehow offended the spirit of the game

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Test cricket's young Fab Four

Kohli, Root, Smith and Williamson will take turns as the No. 1 Test batsman. So far each has shown only one technical weakness

'I couldn't bring myself to set a batsman up by giving him runs'

Glenn McGrath talks about the method behind his metronomic consistency, visualisation, and why aggression isn't about sledging

Dhoni doesn't heed his own warning

Plays of the Day from the second ODI between England and India, in Cardiff

The curse of the Sharmas

Plays of the day from the third ODI between England and India at Trent Bridge

Utseya joins Brandes, Rossouw joins Tendulkar

Plays of the day from the tri-series match between Zimbabwe and South Africa

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