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Cricket goes street in England's inner cities

Nov 23, 2011: Cramped spaces, taped balls and policemen - a youth programme is using all three to make a difference to the lives of urban teens in England's inner cities

Sharda Ugra

Baggy green or livelihood?

Nov 22, 2011: Cricketers have often had to choose between cash and country. For some, like Rod McCurdy, it was a choice that raised many questions about what might have been

Brydon Coverdale

The cricket club that got football's heaviest whipping

Nov 19, 2011: Over a century and a quarter ago, a Scottish football side ended up on the wrong side of a 36-0 scoreline. Only, they were actually a cricket team

Liam Herringshaw

Half-volleys in the Valley

Nov 17, 2011: A team of middle-aged Rotarians from Kolkata didn't know what to expect when they asked the army chief in Kashmir to let them visit and play cricket with the locals

Mudar Patherya

Triple threat

Nov 13, 2011: Until 2006-07 batsmen managed scores of 300 once every four Ranji seasons. Since then all hell has broken loose

Sidharth Monga

Lillee forever, Steyn today

Nov 12, 2011: Eight former fast bowlers pick their all-time and current favourite quicks

Interviews by Nagraj Gollapudi

Leading from behind

Nov 10, 2011: History suggests it is impossible to do both, mind sore hands and fields for a long period. Rashid Latif and Adam Gilchrist, two adept multi-taskers in their time, weigh in

Sidharth Monga

Billy says get 'em driving

Nov 8, 2011: Australia's new bowling coach, Craig McDermott, has been drumming it into his students that they need to get the ball up there and swinging. The results are now starting to show

Daniel Brettig

When Lawry's Australians paid it forward

Nov 8, 2011: Forty years ago, Australia's cricketers undertook back-to-back Test tours, just like now. If it wasn't for the shabby treatment they received back then, their modern counterparts might not have had it as good as they do

Brydon Coverdale

Tahir bides his time

Nov 7, 2011: After 14 nomadic years with countless teams, South Africa's exciting new leggie finds himself on the cusp of his Test debut

Firdose Moonda

The coach who played no first-class cricket

Oct 30, 2011: Somerset's Andy Hurry is a notable exception in the modern game: an amateur at the helm of a top county side

Siddarth Ravindran

'If you play all forms of cricket, you may end up being mediocre'

Oct 27, 2011: Is fast bowling a dying art? Five former quicks answer questions on problems plaguing today's fast bowlers

Interviews by Nagraj Gollapudi

The captain who paved the way with signs

Oct 17, 2011: The ECB's disability award this year went to Umesh Valjee, the leader of the England deaf team. He talks about what it is like to play among the "hearing" with a handicap

Sharda Ugra

Amla steps it up a notch

Oct 13, 2011: Known for his remarkable composure, the calm centre of South Africa's middle order insists there are other, more colourful, facets to his personality, and game

Firdose Moonda

No teeth, no problem

Oct 2, 2011: A month after a horrific accident where a ball smashed into his face, Keegan Meth is back playing first-class cricket

Firdose Moonda

Resurrecting the ghost of cricket's past

Oct 2, 2011: Today we don't have to rely on hazy memories or other people's descriptions of the game's history. We can just log on to YouTube

Sam Blackledge

'My focus was on how I was going to score off every ball'

Sep 29, 2011: Mahela Jayawardene's recent fourth-innings hundred in Galle was one for the ages, produced over nearly four hours in conditions favouring the bowling side. He looks back at what went into the knock

As told to Daniel Brettig

'T&T could go its own way'

Sep 27, 2011: The side's inspirational captain looks at the possibility of a potential breakaway from the West Indies

Interview by Abhishek Purohit

The fires Srinivasan must fight

Sep 26, 2011: He takes over as the BCCI president at a time when the board is fighting legal and political battles, and the team is slipping through the rankings

Tariq Engineer

New Zealand news

Who is Kim Littlejohn?

Sep 22, 2011: New Zealand hope a man who brought professionalism to lawn bowls in Australia can do the same to the selection process in cricket

Brydon Coverdale
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    England's zombie World Cup history

Review: What turned them from the bright-eyed World Cup finalists of 1992 to the dead men stumbling about in 2015? A new book attempts to find answers

Five cricket arguments yet to be solved

Debates that will get you aggravated and typing furious comments. By Jon Hotten
The Cricket Monthly September issue

What's the difference between 19 and 38 years old in Test cricket?

Regardless of your age, you can have a presence on the field. By Nicholas Hogg

    'I had opportunities to leave but I didn't want Zimbabwe to go downhill'

Dave Houghton talks about playing alongside Fletcher and Hick, upsetting big teams, and the team's early Test days

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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Left-arm quick, right-arm quicker

Lahore Qalandars have unearthed a truly unique prospect in Yasir Jan, an ambidextrous quick who can generate serious pace with both arms

Vote for your all-time India Test XI

In September 2010, as part of ESPNcricinfo's All-time XI series, a jury had selected an All-time India Test XI. Six years later, would you make some changes?

Imran's team or Misbah's: which was greater?

Each had to overcome very different hurdles from the other to become a top Test side

Can New Zealand do an England 2012?

England showed four years ago that India can be beaten at home with the help of four key attributes. New Zealand possess all of them, to a degree, and if they click together, anything can happen

Trott's story emerging with happy ending

Jonathan Trott will leave the game with a smile on his face and many good memories. From the position he was in not so long ago, that is something to be cherished

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