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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

Siddle takes it slow

Nov 2, 2009: When he first came on the scene he was called the new Merv Hughes. Now Australia's meanest new quick is looking to add patience and consistency to his mix

Nagraj Gollapudi

The clown who came back

Oct 27, 2009: Spinner, jester, all-round "Marmite personality", Graeme Swann talks about how his wings were unclipped and he returned from the county wilderness

John Stern

'I want to be Pakistan's go-to guy'

Oct 8, 2009: At 15 he was a prodigy turned cricket casualty. Two years on, he's Pakistan cricket's next big thing

Faras Ghani

The keeper who could be KP

Sep 20, 2009: Somerset's wicketkeeper is a South African import who Marcus Trescothick thinks is the real deal

Jeremy James

Butler bounces back

Sep 10, 2009: He's gone from young fast bowler to injury casualty to allrounder. Now Ian Butler's back to the big time, and he's still got time on his side

Jamie Alter

Mahes Goonatilleke

The one that got away

Sep 5, 2009: He was perhaps the best wicketkeeper Sri Lanka produced; but five Tests was all he played

Jamie Alter

Rangana Herath

Out of the shadows

Aug 8, 2009: He's spent 10 years playing a game here, a game there, up against the most prolific wicket-taker of them all. Now Rangana Herath may just be coming into his own

Sa'adi Thawfeeq

The anonymous Mr Hauritz

Jul 26, 2009: Australia's key bowler in this Ashes is a "no-hoper" turned show stealer who now knows "300 times more" about his craft than he did scant months ago

Alex Brown

Dilshan's ascent

Jun 25, 2009: Sri Lanka's prolific opener used to be a bits-and-pieces player before he discovered his mojo, got a lock on the batting slot he wanted, and stamped his patent on the most talked-about new stroke in cricket

Nagraj Gollapudi

Wayne Parnell

Boy wonder

Jun 18, 2009: He has been marked for big things since he was 15; days short of 20th birthday he has announced himself for all to see

Firdose Moonda

Umar Gul

Tall, sharp and uncomplicated

Jun 13, 2009: He doesn't fail dope tests, he doesn't fight team-mates or officials, he just runs up, bowls - damn well - and goes away

Osman Samiuddin

Eoin Morgan

Switching colours, switching hits

May 21, 2009: He's got all the shots and then some, and now he's got a bigger, better platform to showcase them on

Andrew McGlashan

Yusuf Abdulla

In the end, the beginning

Apr 30, 2009: Kings XI Punjab's leading wicket-taker's summer really took off only after it was almost over

Firdose Moonda

Hamid Hassan

From Bati'Kot to the big time

Apr 15, 2009: He picked up a bat as a refugee in Pakistan and Hamid Hassan's life has been cricket, cricket, cricket ever since

Will Luke

Roelof van der Merwe

Party dawg turns bulldog

Apr 11, 2009: How South Africa's bright new all-round hope got serious and got going

Andrew Worling

Imraan Khan

Laying claim to the room at the top

Mar 18, 2009: An exciting new left-hander of Indian origin may just be the answer to South Africa's opener crisis

Azad Essa

Emma Sampson

The might of Sampson

Mar 6, 2009: One of the world's fastest women bowlers is raring to get going at her first World Cup

Jenny Roesler
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The hinterland of 40

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Vote - Which is the most outrageous cricket shot?

In the past week, we have seen two shots that left us awestruck: Virat Kohli's jab that sailed over midwicket and Najibullah Zadran's six over the extra-cover boundary despite slipping in the process. Will either of the two top this compilation?

'Why don't you admit you're an alien?'

Some of the reactions on Twitter to Virat Kohli's record-equalling hundred during India's chase in Pune

Yuvraj and Dhoni produce a sequel for the ages

Some of India's finest wins have come with Yuvraj Singh and MS Dhoni in harness at the crease. At Cuttack they rolled back the years to extraordinary effect

'Yuvraj is making us believe in fairytales'

The Twitter world rose up to applaud Yuvraj Singh's hundred, in his second game since being recalled to India's ODI squad

The agony and ecstasy of Kedar Jadhav

Kedar Jadhav battled physical exertion and pain as he played the innings of his life, but there could not have been a better balm to soothe those pains than watching his team go the distance

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