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What makes sportsmen go corrupt?

Nov 14, 2010: Cricketers and other sports heroes build their careers on reputations. Why do many of them risk throwing it all away?

Sharda Ugra

Denmark eye the step up

Nov 6, 2010: Cricket in Denmark was at its strongest in the 1960s, but the national side, comprising journeymen, students and one pro, is hoping to spark a revival

Robert Forsaith

The day Pujara seized his chance

Oct 21, 2010: In the last innings of the Bangalore Test, a 22-year-old walked out instead of Rahul Dravid - and made sure he gave those watching plenty to talk about

Nagraj Gollapudi

A WAG's life

Sep 28, 2010: Being the partner of a player can be as lonely as it rewarding. Five cricketing better halves reveal all

Tanya Aldred

The return of Vicious

Sep 18, 2010: Six months after his back gave way, Peter Siddle has done the hard yards and is ready for action again

Sriram Veera

Rubbing shoulders with giants

Sep 9, 2010: All the game's greats started - or end up - at local clubs alongside local players. So what is it like sharing your home dressing room with a legend?

Josh Burrows

Coming back to life

Sep 6, 2010: Zaheer Khan talks injuries and comebacks, and frustration and patience involved between the two

Sidharth Monga

Under the shadow of the IPL

Sep 5, 2010: The Champions League already has better cricket to offer than its Indian sibling. And this year it hopes to replicate the audiences of the IPL as well

Tariq Engineer

No third man

Aug 17, 2010: Imran Khan and Javed Miandad started out as polar opposites but then settled into a marriage of convenience where each understood the other, perhaps better than others around them

Saad Shafqat

Where's South Africa's next major fast bowler?

Jul 31, 2010: For a country where allrounders seem to be a dime a dozen, the number of quick bowlers ready for national duty are surprisingly thin on the ground

Firdose Moonda

A whole (almost) new ball game

Jul 20, 2010: Rather than trimming a format slowly being reduced to un-coveted ashes, Cricket Australia is involved in a dramatic redesign of one-day cricket

Peter English

Where Malinga was made

Jul 17, 2010: Down Galle way lies a village where one of the world's leading fast bowlers delivered slingers with a softball on the beach and swam in the local lake

Sidharth Monga

The quick and the deadly

Jul 5, 2010: Their physical make-up and bowling actions might be different but when it comes to taking wickets and making batsmen quake, Steyn and Morkel seem identical

Telford Vice

Ten Years After Cronje

A decade's worth of scandal

Jul 3, 2010: A ten-year timeline: from the revelations of Cronje's involvement to the recent inquiry into Pakistan's series in Australia

Siddarth Ravindran

The Grinch who stole cricket

Jul 1, 2010: Just when his country had made it back into the fold after the years of apartheid came Cronje to end the innocence

Telford Vice

Elton Chigumbura

'I'd like to become one of the world's best allrounders'

Jun 26, 2010: Zimbabwe's new captain, talks about the progress his team is making, his experiences as captain, and the possibility of a return to Test cricket

Interview by Liam Brickhill

Ten years after Cronje

In the eye of the storm

Jun 26, 2010: We look at the names who made the news in cricket's biggest scandal

Siddhartha Talya

Live from the Warne-Waugh affair

Jun 24, 2010: A look back at how the story of the involvement of two leading Australian players with bookmakers broke, 12 years ago

Malcolm Conn

Why bring up match-fixing now?

Jun 21, 2010: It's been 10 years since the Cronje scandal, but despite preventive measures the threat is very much alive

Osman Samiuddin

Never mind the heckling, we're cricketers

Jun 8, 2010: Players must smile even as they are abused, harassed and vilified. In India it's worse than elsewhere

Sidharth Monga
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    Amby's turn to talk

Review: Curtly Ambrose's autobiography has just the right mix of reflection, forthrightness and lists

    'I'm square, hairy, soft'

South Africa's Richard Levi talks about batting with Sachin Tendulkar, and ranks himself on dressing-room messiness

Sport is a vicious monster we make

The Cricket Monthly: The games we follow are brutal, unforgiving and unjust, but we wouldn't have them any other way. By Simon Barnes
TCM April issue

Comebacks from hopeless second-innings situations

Anantha Narayanan: A look at the best of the come-from-behind wins in Tests, and a letter to Don Bradman

The crab who would be king

Roger Sawh: Shivnarine Chanderpaul, despite his one-of-a-kind technique and because of his steely grit, is on the brink of becoming West Indies' top run maker

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'I've never seen myself as anybody famous'

Dale Steyn on relationships, his beard, how growing up in the bush shaped him, and what attracted him to fast bowling

Three questions for cricket

Do fast bowlers need verbal fisticuffs to generate aggression? Does sending a nightwatchman in always make sense? Is surpassing 100mph even possible?

Where has Pakistan's aggression gone?

Attacking play - particularly bowling - has been the team's hallmark down the decades, but not anymore it would seem

Azhar Ali needs time to move out of Misbah's shadow

Azhar Ali's early steps in captaincy will be analysed extensively but he needs time to step out of the large shadows of Misbah-ul-Haq and Shahid Afridi

Jesse Ryder's suburban fairy tale

For New Zealand's wild child, there is probably no better place than county cricket right now

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