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Paul Marsh

'There's been an artificial push towards youth in Australia'

Jun 14, 2011: Australian cricket is undergoing a major review of its structure, and Paul Marsh, the players' association chief, talks about its outcomes, the academy's identity crisis, his hopes for the new Big Bash League, and more

Interview by Daniel Brettig

Yuvraj Singh

'I think these will be my best years'

Jun 13, 2011: Yuvraj Singh is not satisfied with being remembered as the World Cup's Player of the Tournament. He is now focussing afresh on the five-day format and hoping to create a legacy winning Tests for India

Sharda Ugra

Reds hits rewind

Jun 9, 2011: One of the best known radio voices of the Caribbean belongs to a man who stammered as a child

Sriram Veera

'Honestly, I love football more than cricket'

May 29, 2011: Before he picked cricket as a career, Jeff Thomson's heart belonged to another sport - one he still keeps in touch with

Interview by Jason Dasey

Ottis Gibson

'We're 10 or 15 years behind the curve'

May 26, 2011: West Indies' coach speaks about why he went back to the Caribbean and looks at the problems and challenges his side faces

Dileep Premachandran

'Mental toughness is being fully focused on the next ball'

May 18, 2011: Last year's Ashes revealed cracks in Australia's batting. Justin Langer has the job of mending them

Interview by Brydon Coverdale

S Badrinath

'I need to learn to be easy on myself'

May 17, 2011: S Badrinath talks about his long wait on the sidelines and learning to take things easy

Interview by Sriram Veera

Shane Warne

'If I dwelt on the past, I'd be in a padded cell somewhere'

May 14, 2011: In his last season of competitive cricket, Shane Warne looks back at his years with the Rajasthan Royals and at the art of captaincy, but he isn't wasting any time thinking of what might have been

Interview by Harsha Bhogle

Greg Chappell

'We can't afford to have the states focusing on silverware'

May 13, 2011: As a selector and national talent manager, Greg Chappell has his work cut out in steering Australia out of their current trough

Interview by Daniel Brettig

Vincent Barnes

'You should want to bowl when the opposition is 150 for 1'

May 12, 2011: Vincent Barnes, South Africa's bowling coach, still hopes to take charge of the side some day. Till then he's concentrating on motivating the bowlers, teaching them the importance of attitude, and planning for the future

Interview by Firdose Moonda

Jerome Taylor

'I'm still looking to lead the West Indies attack'

May 8, 2011: Jerome Taylor's career has been beset by injuries, but after yet another layoff he's now playing in the IPL and raring to get back into the national side

Interview by Siddhartha Talya

Shane Watson

'I know at some stage I might be the one making the decisions'

May 5, 2011: Shane Watson still has much to learn about leadership and Test match batting, but he's made it his priority, and his tutelage under Warne and Dravid in the IPL will only help

Daniel Brettig

Mohammad Ashraful

Ash eyes a comeback

May 5, 2011: The darling of Bangladesh cricket six years ago is now an outcast. But he believes he still has plenty to offer to the side, on and off the field

Firdose Moonda

Jacques Rudolph

The return of the other Jacques

Apr 28, 2011: He was South Africa's next big thing a decade ago before he fell off the radar and went off to play county cricket. Now Jacques Rudolph is back and is being talked up as one for the future again

Firdose Moonda

Michael Clarke

'It's now about gaining respect as a leader'

Apr 18, 2011: Fresh from the success of his first series as captain, Michael Clarke speaks about the challenges ahead of him as the first Australian leader since Allan Border to be handed a middling team

Interview by Daniel Brettig

Gary Kirsten

'This team was desperate to achieve greatness'

Apr 5, 2011: After the final act of his career as India's coach, Gary Kirsten looks back on his three years with the side - building relationships, getting the players to believe, and combining with the man he calls the best captain in the world

Interview by Nagraj Gollapudi

Jesse Ryder

'When I start thinking too much, I'm in trouble'

Mar 25, 2011: One-time wild boy Jesse Ryder says he has had plenty of time out of cricket to think about his game. It's all about patience for him now, he says

Interview by Nagraj Gollapudi

'You've got to have skills but you also need attitude'

Mar 23, 2011: Allan Donald, New Zealand's new bowling coach, is on a mission to get his charges thinking right before their big game against his old team

Interview by Nagraj Gollapudi

Darren Bravo

'When I'm playing well, I can dominate any bowling'

Mar 20, 2011: A chip off the Lara block, Darren Bravo was seemingly born to play cricket. And he's had plenty of help and advice along the way, not just from his illustrious relative

Interview by Dileep Premachandran

Waqar Younis

'People get tired of me, but I have to keep going'

Mar 19, 2011: A year into his job as Pakistan coach, Waqar Younis is still standing. He has applied himself to the task of keeping one of cricket's historically most fractious teams going and has done better than most would give him credit for

Osman Samiuddin
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Hey ho, let's go!

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Dhoni revels in freedom to play at No. 4

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Rossouw comes in from the cold with eye on summer Tests

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