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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

Tsotsobe steps up

Jan 15, 2011: Never mind the Ntini comparisons, Lonwabo Tsotsobe has not done badly for a bowler no one expected great things of

Firdose Moonda

N Srinivasan

The inscrutable ruler of an impenetrable empire

Oct 1, 2010: The president-elect of the BCCI is a man who has made his way to the top of the most powerful cricket board systematically. And silently

Sharda Ugra

Lennox Cush

When Cush comes to shove

Sep 12, 2010: The only USA player in the Champions League, is a vital cog in the Guyana side, with his versatility, experience and never-say-die spirit

Peter Della Penna

Alan Isaac

Zac the accountant

Aug 10, 2010: The ICC's new vice-president is a man who is careful to think before he speaks and won't shy away from being described as a pragmatist

David Leggat

Hashim Amla and the path less trodden

Jun 24, 2010: South Africa's Player of the Year is his own man, and he has spent the past year proving how strong he is

Telford Vice

Mitchell Marsh

The other son of Swampy

Jun 4, 2010: Cricket Australia loves allrounders, and if everything goes according to plan, they could have one in the Kallis class in a few years

Brydon Coverdale

Rusty Theron

The great new redhead hope

May 1, 2010: Not Polly, Rusty is South Africa's new un-hittable death-overs specialist - and lots more besides. Watch out for him at the World Twenty20

Firdose Moonda

The man from Narrandera

Apr 30, 2010: One of Australia's most impressive young allrounders is a 26-year-old natural with a big appetite for the hard yards. He also happens to be a flag-bearer for the Aboriginal community

Peter English

Makhaya Ntini's magnificent journey

Dec 14, 2009: From a 13-year-old in tattered shoes to a champion on the brink of his 100th Test - Makhaya Ntini has become a South African icon like no other

Andrew McGlashan

Taking the lead

Dec 7, 2009: Not long ago Andrew Strauss thought he would never play for England again, let alone captain them. Now, in a post-Ashes glow, he has the command of players and public alike

Sam Pilger
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Kohli praise caps Hameed's 'awesome' rise

Haseeb Hameed's tour has been ended prematurely by injury but he has already made a lasting impression on team-mates and opponents

'People are going to be scared of bowling to Pant in the future'

The current Ranji season is proving to be a breakout one for Delhi's Rishabh Pant, who is aiming to make it big for his mentor, Tarak Sinha

India stay alive in the dying moments

The hosts' little victories in the last half-hour have proven to be a big deal in the Test series against England

Batman Kohli has all the gadgets

India have had a good two years in Test cricket. A lot of that comes down to having a squad that offers options, and a captain who knows how to maximise his players' threat

England suffer friction burns as contest gets heated

England and India have a long history of animosity, and this series is proving as feisty as many that have preceded it

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