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'I'm the kind of person who's 100% or nothing'

Feb 3, 2013: Charlotte Edwards has captained England to two World Cup wins and is at the centre of a fight for greater recognition and professionalism for women's cricket

Ed Kemp

Way back when

'Oi am de engineer'

Jan 25, 2013: Two Parsi cricketers figured prominently in this writer's early cricket-watching

Steven Lynch

Shitanshu Kotak's long haul

Jan 16, 2013: Well after his contemporaries have hung up their boots, a Saurashtra old-timer soldiers on

Nagraj Gollapudi

Way back when

Greig, Packer, and World Series tea

Jan 14, 2013: Back in 1977, this correspondent was at the inception of World Series Cricket. (Sort of)

Steven Lynch

Fergie's wagon wheel

Dec 22, 2012: Those familiar diagrams date back to a hundred years ago, when an Australian clerk turned scorer created the first of them

Ashley Mallett

South Africa v New Zealand, 1st T20I, Durban

Settled Davids makes late run

Dec 20, 2012: At 32, Henry Davids is on the verge of fulfilling his father's dream for him to play for South Africa

Firdose Moonda

Way back when

In Surrey's service

Dec 12, 2012: He may have played just four Tests but Robin Jackman was an ever-present stalwart for his county through the 1970s

Steven Lynch

Way back when

Sydney's forgotten hero

Dec 2, 2012: Reggie Duff was the first No. 10 batsman to score a century on Test debut, but the rest of his career and his life didn't quite match that glittering start

Steven Lynch

The making of Chandimal

Nov 17, 2012: The young Sri Lankan batsman isn't intimidated by the toughest opposition, or shy about pursuing personal goals

Andrew Fernando

Mushfiq's year in office

Sep 20, 2012: Bangladesh's current captain took over at a tough time for the team and himself, and has managed to pull it off

Mohammad Isam

Mitchell Marsh's growing pains

Aug 15, 2012: After becoming a premature role model, he seemed well on his way to losing the plot, like his brother Shaun, but a wake-up call has come at the right time

Daniel Brettig

India's diary-writing, dictionary-wielding captain

Aug 9, 2012: Unmukt Chand, who is leading India's U-19 side to the World Cup, is not quite your everyday up-and-coming cricketer

George Binoy

Meet Geoff Allardice

Aug 2, 2012: The ICC's new general manager of cricket may not have as impressive a playing resume as his predecessor, Dave Richardson, but if his work with Cricket Australia is anything to go by, he's the right man for the job

Brydon Coverdale

Richardson ticks all the boxes

Jul 10, 2012: Players, former ICC CEOs and other colleagues agree Dave Richardson has what it takes to guide cricket's governing body through tough times

Nagraj Gollapudi

Teenage nightmare

Jun 28, 2012: Pat Cummins' hero is Shane Warne and, on the evidence of a startling rise to the Australian team, his talent is almost as singular

Daniel Brettig

Umesh Yadav

The fast track from Khaparkheda

Jun 8, 2012: The first Test cricketer Vidarbha has produced doesn't merely bowl quick - he got to the big time in a hurry too

Abhishek Purohit

Derbyshire's great Dane

Jun 7, 2012: In the 1980s, a young fast bowler from Denmark set out to play cricket for an English county. He was fierce, disciplined, popular, and lived to regret bouncing Sylvester Clarke

Scott Oliver

What, me slog?

May 29, 2012: One of the successes of the IPL this year has been Ajinkya Rahane, a batsman who's the opposite of a six-a-minute swashbuckler

Abhishek Purohit

The mysterious Mr Narine

May 26, 2012: Bought as a rookie for an eye-popping fee to play in the IPL, Sunil Narine and his knuckle ball have delivered for the Kolkata Knight Riders. Next up? Watch out, Test cricket

Nagraj Gollapudi

Faf comes out of AB's shadow

May 24, 2012: He grew up being outdone by AB de Villiers, but now Faf du Plessis has made a name for himself with his limited-overs exploits and has his eyes on the five-day game

Firdose Moonda
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Tea with Murali

Wisden Almanack: Muttiah Muralitharan is still happy to discuss the issue of chucking and show reporters his freakish bowling arm

Herath's cold summer at Staffs

Scott Oliver: An unremarkable English league stint in 2009 was hardly an indication of his impending rebirth as an international bowler

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The emotional final lap of a 15-year journey

Kumar Sangakkara left the ground after almost everyone he knew very closely had. Then it rained a little. Sangakkara had played his last match for Sri Lanka; even the elements allowed themselves a bit of emotion

Pujara's chance to beat his blues

After a ten-month free-fall, Cheteshwar Pujara will turn out for India once again at the traditional batting paradise that is the SSC. Can he make it count?

Ojha's time to 'relax' before Test debut

After spending 15 years in the domestic circuit, Naman Ojha is expected to make his Test debut in the third match, for which, he says, he is not facing additional pressure because of the long wait

Gilly's no-balls, and Rahane's catches

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Rogers peaks in series of change

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