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Chasing the bucks

Apr 17, 2008: As the Indian Premier League prepares to launch, we look at other ventures where people have sought to milk cricket's popularity for commercial gain

Martin Williamson

Some more bad boys

Apr 10, 2008: In January we featured an XI of players who had been barred from the game. Now, in the light of the five-year ban slapped on Shoaib Akhtar by the Pakistan board, here are some more who have been sent to the dog house

Martin Williamson

Pipped at the post

Apr 3, 2008: Last week Virender Sehwag looked set to go past Lara's record Test score. We look at 11 men who came close to breaking batting records

Sriram Veera

Coming from behind

Mar 27, 2008: With England coming from behind to beat New Zealand, we look at XI other instances where sides have recovered from early losses to win a series

Martin Williamson

It's out, brothers, out

Mar 20, 2008: As various boards face potential showdowns with players over their contracts with the two Indian Twenty20 leagues, we look at XI other instances where the workers have taken on the bosses

Martin Williamson

Staying at home

Mar 13, 2008: In a week when Australia pulled out of their tour of Pakistan citing security concerns, we look at XI other instances where tours have been cancelled

Martin Williamson

Harder, better, faster, stronger

Mar 6, 2008: A look at 11 ways to improve women's cricket

Jenny Thompson

One for the road

Feb 28, 2008: XI cricketers who found the lure of alcohol a temptation too far

Martin Williamson

More hitting out of the park

Feb 20, 2008: A look at another 11 cricketers who enjoyed taking the aerial route

Martin Williamson and Andrew Miller

Hitting it out of the park

Feb 7, 2008: A look at 11 cricketers who enjoyed taking the aerial route

Martin Williamson and Andrew Miller

Bad boys

Jan 31, 2008: In a week where Shane Bond's international career appears to have been prematurely ended by the Indian board, we look at XI other examples of players being banned

Martin Williamson and Andrew Miller

The Wisden Cricketer - February 2008

The men with the most

Jan 24, 2008: Before Warne and Murali jumped ahead, other bowlers held the distinction of being the leading wicket-takers of the time. The Wisden Cricketer trawls through the record-breakers of their day

Rob Steen

They also played cricket

Jan 17, 2008: Cricinfo looks at 11 other cricketers - notable and not-so-notable - who have tried their luck in front of the cameras

Andrew Miller

Cameras, lights and coral pink

Dec 13, 2007: Stump mics, prefab pitches and, er, pink uniforms. We look at eleven legacies of Kerry Packer's World Series Cricket

Martin Williamson

Cricinfo XI

Eleven quirky debuts

Dec 11, 2007: Alastair Cook flew halfway around the world from the West Indies to Nagpur, and responded to England's injury crisis with 60 and 104 not out on debut. Here, are 11 other memorable debuts

Andrew Miller and Martin Williamson

Cricket tragics

Nov 28, 2007: Eleven politicians who would have preferred to have been watching cricket instead

Martin Williamson

Cricinfo XI

The umpire's word is final ... but wrong

Nov 22, 2007: Eleven instances where the umpire got it horribly wrong

Martin Williamson

Cricinfo XI

Pretty in pink

Nov 15, 2007: Hot on the heels of the MCC's decision to experiment with pink balls comes this XI of instances when sport took recourse to a certain less-than-masculine colour

Andrew Miller

Cricinfo XI

The pen mightier than the bat

Nov 8, 2007: Authors who had more than a passing interest in cricket

Martin Williamson

Cricinfo XI

Choking on the champagne moment

Nov 1, 2007: Games where teams pulled off unlikely defeats

Mathew Varghese
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    Women's cricket looks stronger and faster than ever

And a competitive World Cup will be the ideal way for it to showcase itself and inspire the next generation. By Mark Nicholas

Why are there fewer close ODIs if teams are more evenly matched now?

Kartikeya Date: While scoring rates have increased, matches have become more one-sided

Second coming

Niharika Mallimadugula had outgrown cricket... until an India-Australia Test series drew her back in all over again
The Cricket Monthly June issue

    What score have you not got?

Ask Steven: Sachin Tendulkar was never dismissed or left unbeaten on which number?

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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We need to hear Kohli's side of the story

Now that we've had Kumble's perspective on why he left, we need to know why the captain felt the coach wasn't right for India

'I want to play like a brave man, like a lion'

Fast bowler Hasan Ali on leading the Pakistan attack in the Champions Trophy, and the influence his older brother has had on the way he bowls

Meet the all-round prodigy with the 'boy-cut' hairdo

India's Deepti Sharma has broken batting records, bowling records, partnership records - all while still being a teenager

What the Kohli-Kumble saga tells us

Captains are best off being advised by senior team-mates on the field, and assisted by managers off it

'More and more girls are hitting the ball hard from ball one'

Bigger shots, bigger scores, faster innings, faster bodies, more diving, more catching - today's women's cricketers tell us how the game has evolved

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