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'Turn, flight and parabola separate a genuine spinner from an ordinary one'

Mar 6, 2017: Rajinder Goel, Padmakar Shivalkar and VV Kumar talk about the art of slow bowling

Interview by Nagraj Gollapudi

Graham Thorpe

'If you are going to play and succeed at the highest level, you've got to be ballsy'

Jan 11, 2017: Graham Thorpe talks about the delicate balancing acts involved in coaching, how he tries to make training fun, and the importance of thinking for oneself

Interview by Scott Oliver

'The art of commentary isn't telling people what they are seeing'

Sep 10, 2016: Ian Chappell talks about jingoism in the box, technology in coverage, and what he thought of the underarm incident and Lillee's run-in with Miandad

Interview by Gaurav Kalra

'Stay low, watch the ball and get your head over your gloves'

Sep 6, 2016: The secrets of wicketkeeping revealed - by Ian Healy

Interview by Crispin Andrews

'Early in life I worked out that being yourself is the easiest thing'

Sep 3, 2016: Ian Chappell talks about making the transition from the field to the commentary box, where he teamed up with Benaud, Lawry and Greig

Interview by Gaurav Kalra

'A good spinner needs to attack and hold at the same time'

Aug 30, 2016: Ashley Giles, Lancashire's director of cricket, talks about developing young slow bowlers, and intervention v self-learning

Interview by Scott Oliver

'My issue is that cricket is inherently not a black man's game in South Africa'

Aug 27, 2016: Daryll Cullinan talks about the influence of football in the country, the complexities of transformation, and his feelings about Hansie Cronje

Interview by Gaurav Kalra

'When the rebel cricketers came, it was like guys arriving from outer space'

Aug 20, 2016: Daryll Cullinan talks about coming up in cricket in apartheid South Africa, cut off from the rest of the world

Interview by Gaurav Kalra

'Once Misbah or Younis go, we will be struggling for role models'

Aug 13, 2016: Waqar Younis talks about being part of the team during the Oval forfeiture and the spot-fixing scandal, and why Pakistan isn't producing world-class batsmen

Interview by Gaurav Kalra

'Match-fixing set Pakistan back by five or seven years'

Aug 6, 2016: Waqar Younis talks about being part of the set-up in the '90s, his stint as captain, and why the country's first-class system needs fewer teams

Interview by Gaurav Kalra

'I felt as captain I had certain responsibilities to change the culture'

Jul 30, 2016: Mahela Jayawardene talks about reforming Sri Lankan cricket, and the challenges of handling big-name players like Murali, Jayasuriya and Atapattu

Interview by Gaurav Kalra

'As a leader, you need to understand the characters in the team'

Jul 23, 2016: Mahela Jayawardene talks about being a captain from a young age, and Arjuna Ranatunga's influence on Sri Lankan cricket

Interview by Gaurav Kalra

'Sometimes the most important thing is execution, not strategy'

Jul 16, 2016: Rahul Dravid talks about how batting has evolved in T20, the challenges of captaincy, and picking a balanced XI

Interview by Gaurav Kalra

'Teams are taking Indian domestic talent more seriously now'

Jul 9, 2016: Rahul Dravid talks about the change in attitude towards T20, and how the dynamics of IPL auctions has changed over the years

Interview by Gaurav Kalra

'Going at the batsman early is vital for a swing bowler'

Jun 9, 2016: Former Australia fast bowler Ryan Harris talks about swing-bowling technique, managing workloads, and keeping injuries at bay

Interview by Crispin Andrews

'Aggression is about being able to bowl 90mph for a whole day'

May 25, 2016: Too nice to be a fast bowler? Morne Morkel talks about his reputation, partnering Dale Steyn, and learning to deal with bad days

Interview by Nagraj Gollapudi

'In high-pressure moments the quality of decision-making matters more than skill'

Mar 30, 2016: Paddy Upton on why coaching is about encouraging players to take responsibility and helping them understand what is best for them

Interview by Nagraj Gollapudi

'Being a selector is about spotting strength of character'

Feb 3, 2016: Former England selection chief David Graveney talks about what it takes to identify the best players, and his relationship with coaches and the media

Interview by Scott Oliver

'Radio's about getting inside the listener's head'

Oct 30, 2015: BBC commentator Jonathan Agnew on microphone skills, on-air chemistry and arguments, and how social media helps

Interview by Scott Oliver

'Life as a journalist is a pretty paranoid existence'

Apr 28, 2015: Angus Fraser talks about his transition from fast bowler to sportswriter, and the challenges of reporting on cricket

Interview by Scott Oliver
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Farewell to the wild thing

To mark the end of Shaun Tait's 15-year career, a look back at one of his most memorable bowling performances

    'It's like cricket without the fielding'

Some cricketers struggle to adapt to life after retirement, but Rob Key has moved on seamlessly to a career he enjoys even more

    The making of a Kiwi

From a young, homesick 16-year-old, Jeet Raval has blossomed into a New Zealand cricketer with enviable credentials

The migrant

Netherland is a novel that was able to assimilate an alien sport in an American setting
The Cricket Monthly March issue

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?

Ashwin's late entry poses questions

Did Virat Kohli get his tactics right on the final day in Ranchi? Going by his fast bowlers' lines and R Ashwin's late introduction, the Indian captain took a few puzzling calls

Father-son duos, and tenth-wicket stand heroics

Also, which players have the most half-centuries without ever having made a hundred?

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

The dark side of the T20 freelance life

It's lonely, players have to take care of their own fitness, coaching and schedules, and always live with the risk of being dropped

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