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A Million Broken Windows

Bombay local

May 23, 2015: A new book tries to unravel the secret behind the city's extraordinary cricket legacy, with anecdotes about the passionate following the domestic game has had there

V Ramnarayan

Third Man: Recollections From a Life in Cricket

First-class tales

May 9, 2015: V Ramnarayan's cricket memoir unearths anecdotal gems from a bygone era, with the story of his short yet eventful domestic career forming the backbone

Sharda Ugra

Criconomics

When the best is not the greatest

May 2, 2015: A new book brings science to bear on the cricket ratings game - and largely succeeds

S Rajesh

Time to Talk

Amby's turn to talk

Apr 25, 2015: Curtly Ambrose's autobiography has just the right mix of reflection, forthrightness and lists

Jonhenry Wilson

Wisden India Almanack 2015

Timeless tales and the Big Three political thriller

Apr 19, 2015: The Wisden India Almanack 2015 hits the spot with its feature writing, but the reporting of the major events of the year on and off the field is a mixed bag

Jayaditya Gupta

Eye on Cricket: Reflections on the Great Game

Cricket fandom with a philosophical slant

Apr 12, 2015: A collection of essays on the game from a geographically detached fan with a scholarly perspective

Suresh Menon

Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 2015

New wine but gotta lotta bottle

Apr 9, 2015: Cricket, and English cricket in particular, has been through turmoil but the 2015 Wisden tackles the crises deftly and with imagination

Alan Gardner

Don Bradman Cricket 14

Second innings, new platform

Apr 4, 2015: Other than visual upgrades and bug-patching, Don Bradman Cricket 14 on the PS4 remains unchanged from the previous-gen versions of the game

Videep Vijay Kumar

Wisden on Grace

Champion or cheat?

Mar 22, 2015: Either way, WG Grace generated more than his share of column centimetres, in his lifetime and beyond

Ivo Tennant

ICC Pro Cricket 2015

The World Cup on the go

Mar 14, 2015: The official game for the tournament offers a better gaming experience on mobile than PC

Videep Vijay Kumar

Second XI: Cricket in its Outposts

The tale of the have-nots

Mar 7, 2015: The Associates are the flavour of the season, and a new book tells the story of their passion for the game all over the world

Alan Gardner

Whitewash to Whitewash

Ashes and dust, dross and gold

Mar 1, 2015: An inside look at the ups and down of Australian cricket between 2006 and 2014

Russell Jackson

After Tendulkar: The New Stars of Indian Cricket

The new India: a fan's view

Feb 15, 2015: A readable new book chronicles Indian cricket after the retirement of Tendulkar

Suresh Menon

The Curse and the Cup

Righting the sins of the past

Feb 8, 2015: A new novel weaves an intriguing story around South Africa's ill-starred World Cup history

Mark Nicholas

Final Test: Exit Sachin Tendulkar

Musings on Tendulkar's farewell

Jan 31, 2015: A new book uses the context around the retirement of India's biggest cricketer as grounds for further exploration

Samir Chopra

Mid-wicket Tales

Bringing the love back

Jan 18, 2015: In an age when commerce has overwritten storytelling about the game, two amateur players and fans put their affection for cricket on the page

Sharda Ugra

The Unquiet Ones

Telling Pakistan's story through its cricket

Jan 10, 2015: Osman Samiuddin's history of the game in Pakistan is much more than its subtitle advertises it as

Ahmer Naqvi

The Miracle Match

Momentous at the WACA

Nov 22, 2014: It may have been a one-day match but the Western Australia-Queensland Gillette Cup semi-final at the WACA was no ordinary game

Alan Shiell

Playing it My Way

The mask behind Tendulkar's mask

Nov 14, 2014: His autobiography merely endorses the public image of the man, instead of giving us the insights we've been craving

Suresh Menon

The Corridor of Certainty

A work of introspection, Boycott style

Oct 19, 2014: Geoff Boycott's latest autobiography is nuanced and rounded, and acknowledges errors, failings and regrets

Les Smith
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    'If I wrote a book I'd call it Mind the Windows'

Tino Best talks about banter with Flintoff, wild celebrations, and why his Test-highest 95 is not his No. 1 achievement

    USA's cricket lovers come out to watch

One week in Indianapolis recently proved American cricket fans really do exist, and they want more of the game. By Peter Della Penna

    'Allow two bowlers 15 overs each in ODIs'

Geoffrey Boycott suggests ways to redress the balance between bat and ball, and talks about how the Lord's victory has lifted the spirits of English cricket

Being McCullum

The New Zealand captain has found a way of keeping his instincts free and fearless while offering real gravitas, and that is quite something to behold. By Jon Hotten

Playing alongside Adam Sanford

Eleven Tests and 30 wickets for West Indies, and a stand at Windsor Park named after him. And he now plays club cricket in the USA. By Scott Oliver

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'I made it clear that I was here to win the IPL'

Ricky Ponting talks about Mumbai Indians' amazing turnaround, his relationship with Harbhajan Singh, and being part of perhaps the most star studded coaching line-up in cricket

The IPL 2015 tournament XI

ESPNcricinfo picks its team of the 2015 season, with a limit of only four overseas players in the XI

'There's too much lip service about the sanctity of Test cricket'

Michael Holding on his regrets over West Indies' behaviour in New Zealand in 1980, why Mohammad Amir deserves a second chance, and how crazy workloads are killing cricket

MI thrill with typical bouncebackability

In the second half of the tournament, at every training huddle, players were told treat each match as a final. That resonated with Mumbai's talismans who lifted their games admirably

'I have moved on and I am not afraid' - Ahsan Raza

Pakistan umpire Ahsan Raza suffered severe injuries during the attack on the Sri Lankan team bus in Lahore. Six years later, he is eager to officiate his first international game at home

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