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Dale Steyn

'Run in, bowl quick, scare people'

Apr 18, 2008: Three years and a bit after his debut, South Africa's strike lynchpin has grown to be the most highly rated fast bowler of recent times

Nagraj Gollapudi

Rikki Clarke

Moving and maturing

Apr 17, 2008: Still only 26, Clarke has left Surrey, taken up Derbyshire's captaincy, and wants to earn another chance with England

Andrew McGlashan

Neil McKenzie

Seize the day

Apr 9, 2008: After four years on the fringes, Neil McKenzie is older, wiser, and back where he belongs. "I try and grab every occasion as my last," he says

Nagraj Gollapudi

Habibul Bashar

'I'm not finished yet'

Apr 2, 2008: He may not be in the side anymore but he isn't going quietly

Interview by Khondaker Mirazur Rahman

Mahendra Singh Dhoni

'If there's commitment, that's victory for me'

Mar 24, 2008: India's one-day and Twenty20 captain looks back at six momentuous months in charge

Interview by Siddhartha Vaidyanathan and Nagraj Gollapudi

Wasim Jaffer

The quiet Indian

Mar 22, 2008: In a team increasingly full of show-ponies, Wasim Jaffer is refreshingly old-fashioned

Ajay S Shankar

Simon Katich

No contract, no problem

Mar 14, 2008: Australian first-class cricket's man of the moment, speaks about his golden run and trying to make it back to international level

Interview by Brydon Coverdale

Mike Gatting

'You can't learn to play spin overnight'

Mar 13, 2008: Slow bowlers have been England's bugbear for long. Mike Gatting, among the country's best players of spin, talks about what Vaughan and Co need to be doing

Andrew McGlashan

Alex Blackwell

Textbook opener

Mar 12, 2008: Australia's Alex Blackwell juggles playing cricket with a career as a university lecturer. "It's nice to have an outlet to take my mind off the cricket," she says

Jenny Thompson

Matthew Hoggard

The shop-floor steward

Mar 3, 2008: He may be England's leading bowler, and sixth on the country's all-time list, but as always, Matthew Hoggard is gloomy about his prospects of keeping his place in the side

Andrew Miller

Warren Deutrom

'World Cup reduction sends all the wrong signals'

Mar 1, 2008: The chief executive of the Irish Cricket Union warns that a failure to qualify for the next World Cup will have a seriously detrimental affect on leading Associates

Martin Williamson

Mohammad Rafique

'I wanted to play for another year'

Feb 29, 2008: Mohammad Rafique, Bangladesh's leading wicket-taker, has hung up his boots - reluctantly. "There's more cricket left in me," he tells Cricinfo

Interview by Khondaker Mirazur Rahman

RP Singh

Learning curve

Feb 16, 2008: RP Singh came of age during last year's tour of England. During the Tests in Australia this winter, he raised his game a notch. "I am happy about the way I took up the responsibility," he tells Cricinfo

Sriram Veera

Anil Kumble

'Cricket should talk'

Feb 14, 2008: India's captain has always been an old-school player, firm in the belief that actions speak louder than words. How does he deal with a side where, increasingly, the players feel the need to wear their attitude on their sleeves?

Sambit Bal

Danish Kaneria

Hitting the rough

Jan 31, 2008: Kaneria has been Pakistan's leading wicket-taker for four years running, but he certainly isn't the bowler he was in 2005. He has just been demoted a rung in the team's contracts and isn't quite sure of his role in the side. He's not giving up just yet

Osman Samiuddin

John Buchanan

'The code hasn't been breached'

Jan 24, 2008: John Buchanan believes the incidents on the field during the Sydney Test were blown out of proportion

Interview by Nagraj Gollapudi

Peter Chingoka

'Zimbabwe will return as soon as they are ready'

Jan 21, 2008: Peter Chingoka, chairman of Zimbabwe Cricket, is confident his country are well on their way to being a Test nation again

Interview by Osman Samiuddin

Daniel Vettori

'Spinners are fans of spinners'

Jan 18, 2008: Daniel Vettori talks about the brotherhood of spinners, captaincy, his all-round capabilities, left-armers, and an unwanted nickname

Interview by Utpal Shuvro

Arjuna Ranatunga

'I have to get cricket right'

Jan 17, 2008: Arjuna Ranatunga, recently appointed the chairman of Sri Lanka Cricket, talks about his plans - both for the long run and short - and the changes Sri Lankan cricket needs

Interview by Charlie Austin

Stephen Fleming

'I'm disappointed I'm no longer captain'

Jan 10, 2008: Stephen Fleming looks back at ten years in charge of New Zealand and reflects on the difficult art of captaincy, his role models, and why his country doesn't produce top-class players nearly as often as it would like to

Interview by Utpal Shuvro
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Probably not as much as boring periods in the likes of rugby, football and tennis, Russell Jackson thinks

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Manic one-day chases, and daddy partnerships

Also, most brothers in a Test XI, and the fastest to 20 ODI centuries

Has international cricket begun to break up?

The gap between the haves and the have-nots is growing wider, and the disenchantment is forcing a devaluation of Test cricket among weaker teams

Well worth the wait

Zulfiqar Babar missed five seasons between his first two first-class matches, and was 34 when he finally made his Test debut, but he is quickly making up for all the lost time with his artful left-arm spin

Younis Khan and the art of scoring hundreds

Out of 70 batsmen who've scored 15 or more Test hundreds only five are from Pakistan, but Younis Khan's appetite for hundreds matches that of some of the top contemporary batsmen

Australia outdone in every way

Surviving into the final session of the last day cannot disguise the fact that Australia's continued inability to play spin contributed to an all-round thrashing

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