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'For a small guy, he carried so much power'

Dec 3, 2012: Ricky Ponting exhausted and exasperated many a bowler during his career. Four of them look back at their battles with him

Interviews by Nagraj Gollapudi

Freddie fights the dying of the limelight

Dec 1, 2012: Andrew Flintoff won his debut boxing bout and left the ring with body, mind and dignity intact. He doesn't need to do it again

Tanya Aldred

'Everything inside me didn't want to give it away'

Nov 30, 2012: It was a decision he took seven years ago that brought Faf du Plessis the heroic status he enjoys in South Africa today

Firdose Moonda

Gabba intent, and Ashes aura

Nov 30, 2012: ESPNcricinfo writers' favourite Ricky Ponting moments

England in India 2012-13

From Wantage to Wankhede

Nov 28, 2012: Panesar and Swann's success in Mumbai revived memories of their first outing together, for Northamptonshire a decade ago

Alan Gardner

Classic cricket books aren't all ancient

Nov 24, 2012: The best cricket writing didn't end with Fingleton, Arlott and CLR James. Today's writers have tackled difficult topics the old masters couldn't

Suresh Menon

Fawad Ahmed's hard road to acceptance

Nov 19, 2012: The Pakistan-born legspinner Fawad Ahmed has been granted asylum in Australia. That could be just the beginning of his cricketing journey

Firdose Moonda

A new Astle. A new Vettori?

Nov 16, 2012: Canterbury's legspinning allrounder Todd Astle may be the one to fill those big shoes

Andrew Alderson

Lever's Indian summer

Nov 15, 2012: The England bowler's Test career started off like a dream in Delhi in 1976

Will Hawkes

'The basic way of playing spin is to rotate the strike'

Nov 12, 2012: Mike Gatting, Graham Thorpe and Murali Kartik on how England need to bat against the Indian spinners

Interviews by Nagraj Gollapudi

No fire in Zion

Nov 11, 2012: The Rastafarians of Ethiopia play the game that links them to their Caribbean past, but the future looks bleak

R Rajkumar

From the peaks to the pits

Nov 10, 2012: Multan 2003, all out for 62, and other peaks and valleys in Bangladesh's 12 years in Test cricket

Mohammad Isam

Bangladesh's disappointing dozen

Nov 10, 2012: It is 12 years since they made their Test debut, and if they have little to show for it, the organisation of domestic cricket in the country must bear much of the blame

Mohammad Isam

'An unbelievable feeling of no panic'

Nov 8, 2012: Unlike with their predecessors, when the pressure is on South Africa now, the players believe in themselves and their team-mates. Alviro Petersen explains

Firdose Moonda

Sheffield Shield

Where have all the batsmen gone?

Nov 6, 2012: The Sheffield Shield used to be a factory for producing Test-ready batsmen. But a combination of green seaming pitches and flawed techniques has resulted in the cupboard becoming alarmingly bare

Brydon Coverdale

South Africa in Australia flashback: 2008-09

'You beauty, you superstar'

Nov 6, 2012: JP Duminy emerged from nowhere to star in South Africa's first series win in Australia

Firdose Moonda

An indigenous team's Australian dream

Nov 1, 2012: A side different from the usual Australian ones visited India last month

Siddhartha Talya

South Africa in Australia flashback: 2001-02

'You had to out-think Australia'

Oct 31, 2012: Claude Henderson and Boeta Dippenaar look back at South Africa's humbling visit Down Under a decade ago

Firdose Moonda

South Africa in Australia flashback: 1993-94

'We were the Cinderella team'

Oct 25, 2012: The South Africans were wide-eyed on their first tour of Australia after readmission, but they proved they were no rookies

Firdose Moonda

Neil McKenzie's still got it

Oct 22, 2012: He may not be part of South Africa's plans anymore but the Lions batsman remains an integral part of the country's domestic scene

Firdose Moonda
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A story of two southern summers

Firdose Moonda reviews South Africa and New Zealand's extra-long season - wins, captains, injuries, batting woes, and newbies

    Have you seen Shadab Khan?

As a fielder, the 18-year-old Pakistani is a live wire; as a bowler, he has a googly to make you sit up straight. By Osman Samiuddin

    Is the India-Australia rivalry driving people silly?

Is KL Rahul a genuine opener now? Are Australia the first team to embrace India? Kimber, Krishnaswamy and Farrell look at five things we learnt from India v Australia

    Chocolate excess, and sunny non-cricket days

A tour of New Zealand offers plenty of delights but not enough cricket. By Firdose Moonda

The hinterland of 40

Jon Hotten: At Lord's we saw three in-between scores of the sort that are as likely to annoy the selectors as excite them

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Shami question part of India's rare green-pitch musings

Three days ahead of the fourth Test, the surface at the HPCA Stadium wore a smattering of grass. Will that, or Mohammed Shami's availability, subject to fitness, change India's combination?

Jadeja equals Kohli, Vijay and Rahul

Ravindra Jadeja overtaking Kapil Dev and Mitchell Johnson, Nathan Lyon going past Lance Gibbs, and other stats highlights from day three of the Dharamsala Test

India complete the Test-trophy set

Stats highlights from India's win in Dharamsala, a victory that sealed the series for them

Umesh's spell of pace and fire

Five-and-a-half-years after his Test debut, Umesh Yadav showed he can be the bowler he has always threatened to be: fast, brutal and thoroughly unpleasant to face

Kuldeep's height and angle befuddle Australia

On a first-day pitch, Kuldeep Yadav outfoxed three Australian top-order batsmen with guile and his natural attributes

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