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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

'The harder the battle, the sweeter the victory'

May 18, 2012: Century on Test debut or not, Kirk Edwards knows it doesn't come easy at the highest level

Nagraj Gollapudi

What makes Moores tick

May 9, 2012: The Championship-winning Lancashire coach is always upbeat, full of ideas, forever analysing, in love with the nitty gritty of his job

Tanya Aldred

Neil Wagner's three-step plan

Apr 26, 2012: New Zealand's hot new pick is a South African who moved continents twice to realise his cricket dream

Firdose Moonda

Len Maddocks counts his blessings

Apr 26, 2012: He may not have played with the Invincibles but Australia's second-oldest living Test cricketer has plenty to be grateful for

Brydon Coverdale

Ravensmead's record-breaker

Apr 9, 2012: Vernon Philander has the best returns from seven Tests in over a century. What's his secret? Hadlee-like consistency

Firdose Moonda

'I learned to retain my self-belief'

Apr 1, 2012: Last year he made his India debut at Old Trafford. Today Ajinkya Rahane is hoping to catch the selectors' attention once again. But setbacks don't worry him, they spur him on

Nagraj Gollapudi

'I bounce back strong'

Mar 6, 2012: He rattled Australia, Sri Lanka and India with pace and bounce but Chris Tremlett's England career has been stalled again

Alan Gardner

Marchant makes a mark

Feb 27, 2012: Four months ago de Lange was unheard of, but since then he has starred in a Test, shown steel in a final-over showdown, and landed himself an IPL contract

Firdose Moonda

Zimbabwe in New Zealand 2011-12

From SA to NZ: Kruger van Wyk chases Test dream

Jan 23, 2012: If Kruger van Wyk makes the XI for New Zealand in the Napier Test, it will complete a journey that started in Centurion and ended at Central Districts as he traversed continents to make his international debut

Firdose Moonda

Mpofu takes it slow

Sep 15, 2011: Thrown in at the deep end in the mid-2000s, Chris Mpofu nearly fell by the wayside, but now he's back, with a freshly minted offcutter, and ready to lead by example

Firdose Moonda

Safari guide's son set to begin four-day exploration

Sep 6, 2011: Duncan Allan is a ray of hope for a Kenya side that doesn't have too much to smile about

Peter Della Penna

Brian Vitori

Made for the main stage

Aug 23, 2011: When he made his impressive debut earlier this month, Brian Vitori looked like he came out of nowhere. His has been quite the journey, though

Firdose Moonda

At home with Marlon Samuels

Jun 27, 2011: Marlon Samuels talks about family, cricket, and getting his life back on track

Sriram Veera

Rod Bransgrove

Hampshire's knight in shining armour

Jun 16, 2011: Today the Rose Bowl's patrons are getting to watch the first Test at the venue thanks to a pharmaceuticals millionaire who put a lot of his own money into developing the Southampton stadium

Ivo Tennant

Lyon's green thumbs become green sprigs

Jun 3, 2011: Nathan Lyon's emergence from the Adelaide Oval groundstaff to join the ranks of young Australian spin bowlers is a tale drawn from another age

Daniel Brettig

'I realised I was on the wrong track'

May 27, 2011: Virat Kohli has learnt a lot about himself and his batting over the last year. Bigger challenges than the World Cup lie ahead, but there's little doubt he's ready for them all

Sharda Ugra

Albert van der Merwe

From Belville via Belfast

Mar 15, 2011: As a boy Albert van der Merwe watched South Africa return to international cricket, and dreamed of playing at Eden Gardens. Now he's living that dream - only not for the country he was born in

Firdose Moonda

Big fish in a small pond

Feb 25, 2011: Ryan ten Doeschate is Netherlands' star player by a distance. He may not be back at the World Cup again, but his best may be yet to come

Nagraj Gollapudi

Baboo's story

Jan 18, 2011: Ian Chappell thought Baboo Ebrahim better than any white spinner in South Africa. Given the opportunity, he could have played for the country, but his era was not a time for opportunity

Sidharth Monga
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Which current World Cup captain played basketball in the Olympics? And which Flight Lieutenant also bowls with the new ball?

    The matriarch of England women's evolution

Now in her eighties, Norma Izard is a living testimony to the pioneering breed of women's cricketer who helped elevate the sport to today's levels. By Raf Nicholson

    The boundary-rider effect

Numbers Game: Has the extra outfielder affected scoring rates in the last ten overs of ODIs?

    How Australia's women got here

A World Cup is a celebration of how far the women's game has come, yet it should not be forgotten that many advancements were a long time coming. By Daniel Brettig

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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Will a billion people watch the Champions Trophy final?

The India-Pakistan final could be the third-most watched game in cricket history

Fly, Pakistan, fly

This was one of the greatest comebacks in the history of cricket - against the best the world had, in four straight knockout games

'Batsmen win you games, bowlers win you tournaments'

Bowling coach Azhar Mahmood talks about the transformation of Pakistan's pace attack, a key factor in their road to the Champions Trophy final

Champions Trophy XI: Captain Sarfraz pips Kohli, Tamim in at No. 3

India and Pakistan's best performers occupy seven of the eleven slots, while Kane Williamson is the only one from outside the semi-finalists

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