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Expecting Sehwag to do the unexpected

Oct 23, 2015: Opposition captains always feared: what if Sehwag gets going? Everyone else just learned to accept that he would forever surprise

Siddhartha Vaidyanathan

A wild animal of batting

Oct 20, 2015: There are batsmen you can explain, whose magic you can unravel. Virender Sehwag was not one of them

Jarrod Kimber

Remembering Spinner Kline

Oct 4, 2015: In memory of an Australian bowler who featured in one of the greatest series of all time

Ashley Mallett

A background man in the era of West Indian dominance

Oct 4, 2015: Steve Camacho's experience as a player played a big part in his success as a long-serving administrator in West Indies cricket

Tony Cozier

The other side of speedy Frank

Sep 28, 2015: A long-time friend remembers the demon bowler off the field

David Frith

The embodiment of a Yorkshireman

Sep 14, 2015: Brian Close was courageous, of course, but also outspoken, indestructible, and bloody-minded

David Hopps

Kumar Sangakkara retires

'Would pick Sangakkara to bat for my life'

Aug 18, 2015: Former team-mates, captains, coaches, opposition players pay tribute to Kumar Sangakkara

ESPNcricinfo staff


The epitome of a South African age

Jul 28, 2015: In the 1970s and 1980s, heroes didn't come any more impressive in Transvaal, but in the end, Clive Rice was destined to be part of a forgotten generation

Luke Alfred

The talented Mr Trumper

Jul 2, 2015: A hundred years after his death, a look back at the life and career of the Australian legend who was possibly a better batsman than the Don on pitches ravaged by the elements

Ashley Mallett

Fifty-two years with Benords

Apr 12, 2015: Gracious and generous, Richie Benaud was a thorough professional but with a wicked sense of humour

Ian Chappell

The day Richie died

Apr 10, 2015: Sharing a commentary box with Richie Benaud was an enriching, inspiring, and sometimes overwhelming experience

Mark Nicholas

Remembering Richie, a mentor and a friend

Apr 10, 2015: When cracked ribs couldn't stop Benaud from enjoying a lunch with his legendary West Indian opponents in Barbados

Tony Cozier

Ninety years of Everton Weekes

Feb 26, 2015: Sixty-six years ago, a century eluded the legendary West Indies batsman. He now has another chance, without bat in hand, to reach that magical figure

Tony Cozier

The American who became a cricket writer

Jan 15, 2015: Mike Marqusee wrote on many subjects but particularly insightfully and searchingly on our game

Rob Steen

Remembering Archie

Dec 3, 2014: Phillip Hughes' death brings to mind the grief felt across Australia at the passing of brilliant, humble 23-year-old Archie Jackson 81 years ago

Greg Growden

The prizefighting artist

Nov 27, 2014: There was something quite thrilling in the expectation of watching Phillip Hughes bat. Compelling and irresistible, he left a brushstroke on the canvas of the game

Mark Nicholas

Big-hearted, broad-shouldered Davo

Nov 26, 2014: Former Australia allrounder Alan Davidson was a devastating fast bowler and a generous batsman, who has spent his life serving Australian sport in various capacities

Ashley Mallett

The swashbuckling flight lieutenant

Nov 3, 2014: Keith Miller lived his life and played his cricket king-size

Ashley Mallett

The 'baby Invincible' who always stood tall

Oct 18, 2014: The great Australian batsman, who turned 86 recently, always did justice to his precociousness and reputation for being adept in all conditions

Ashley Mallett

A touch of Bradman

Sep 14, 2014: Hundred in a session? Easy peasy for Doug Walters

Ashley Mallett
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Pink-ball cricket is a mere bulge in Test cricket's fabric

Jon Hotten: Going by the game's history, it won't be long before day-night Tests simply become Tests

    England finally figure out one-day cricket

Numbers Don't Lie: They have had a dramatic revival in the 50-over game

Tape-ball tales

The Cricket Monthly: The form of the game that gave Karachi its unique cricketing identity
TCM November issue

    Simmons says his piece; WICB's move now

Tony Cozier: The West Indies coach has presented his case for why he believes there is interference in selection

The kinaesthetic beauty of timing

Sankaran Krishna: When batsmen transfer their body weight and movement precisely into the point of contact between bat and ball, the results can be glorious

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The difference between Nagpur and Nottingham

One home advantage is not better or worse than the other, but this pitch had variable turn, bounce and pace to go with the fact that pitches that turn from ball one get worse with time

'Ridiculous waste of time and wrong decision'

In five minutes, Nathan Lyon was twice ruled not-out, controversially. The Twitter world did not hold back

A six-ton Test, and Imran's prolific 30s

Plus: most runs in a Test by a New Zealander, and c&b by the same bowler twice in a Test

South Africa fall to record lows

Stats highlights from the second day's play in Nagpur, where South Africa collapsed to their lowest total since their return to Test cricket

SA look for new fairytale as dream run ends

South Africa's unbeaten run on the road may be over, but rather than mull over their loss, the team must draw heart from their past battles and start afresh to script another era of domination

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