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Good at hiding pressure and pain

Jun 30, 2009: Vaughan the captain put you in a good space, Vaughan the batsman was one of the best England had. So what if he isn't exactly a Yorkshireman?

Matthew Hoggard

Kallis or Sobers?

Feb 27, 2009: He may lack the appeal but he has the numbers. Is it so sacrilegious to wonder if he's greater even than Sir Garry?

Rob Steen

Eastern son

Nov 10, 2008: Sourav Ganguly fired Bengal's imagination. He was a talisman the state had waited too long for

Soumya Bhattacharya

'Nothing calms you like Laxman'

Nov 6, 2008: When he walks out to bat, the dressing room relaxes, knowing the side is in good hands

Rahul Dravid

An underrated giant

Nov 2, 2008: Kumble reduced bowling to its essentials, like an artist who simplifies but still retains the meaning of his work

Suresh Menon

Goodbye Gogga

Oct 3, 2008: Paul Adams didn't last as long as he should have, but he usually burned bright when he played

Neil Manthorp

Custodian in chief

Aug 26, 2008: Bradman's image may be that of a stodgy, almost puritanical man, but his grand love and care for the game's well-being were undeniable and would be useful now

Christian Ryan

Alec Bedser at 90

The endurance of the 'Big Fella'

Jul 4, 2008: He was England's inexhaustible colossus in the lean post-war years - both wicket-taker and stock bowler. A salute to Alec Bedser on his 90th birthday

Alan Hill

The Wisden Cricketer - May 2008

Memories of Maco

Apr 29, 2008: Malcolm Marshall ought to have been 50 in April. His biographer celebrates the all-too-brief life of one of the game's all-time great fast bowlers

Pat Symes

Anil Kumble

The master of nuances

Jan 17, 2008: Anil Kumble's 600 wickets are just rewards for a cultured practitioner of a unique art

Sambit Bal at the WACA

Shaun Pollock

Goodbye to grace

Jan 12, 2008: What made Shaun Pollock different to other sportsmen with an ultra-competitive streak was that he was gracious in victory and, after a few minutes to recover, equally gracious in defeat

Neil Manthorp and Telford Vice

Sourav Ganguly

Hail, centurion

Dec 25, 2007: After being written off as cricketer and man both, Ganguly has made it to the 100-Test landmark at the tail-end of a fulfilling, fabulous year

Rahul Bhattacharya

Sanath Jayasuriya

The great entertainer

Dec 5, 2007: Jayasuriya's free-spirited, electrifying talent will be sorely missed. So long, Sanath

Charlie Austin

Muttiah Muralitharan

The art of the obvious

Dec 2, 2007: The master offspinner's greatness lies in his ability to hasten batsmen to their doom even as they see it coming

Suresh Menon

Marvan Atapattu

A fighter and a frank talker

Nov 20, 2007: Tragically, one of the finest batsmen in Sri Lanka's history, a technical artisan with a cover-drive from heaven, has ended his international days in a fog of injustice

Charlie Austin

Inzamam-ul-Haq

Dazzling, delicate; a reassuring presence

Oct 12, 2007: Inzamam-ul-Haq may not have kept it all together all the time; he couldn't. But he was there through all of it, the highs, the lows, the thick, the thin: a reassurance

Osman Samiuddin

Ashley Giles

The unsung winner

Aug 10, 2007: Ashley Giles wrung every last drop out of the limited talent he had

Andrew Miller

Ian Botham

A crusader on and off the field

Jun 16, 2007: The news of Botham's knighthood is wonderfully appropriate and shamefully overdue

Andrew Miller

Shane Warne

A genius in wrist and mind

Jan 5, 2007: Warne could make the batsmen feel inferior, his craft went way beyond deceit

Sambit Bal

Shivnarine Chanderpaul

Turn again Tiger

Nov 20, 2006: With the same understated tenacity that characterises his playing career, Shivnarine Chanderpaul unobtrusively slid into his 100th Test match at Multan Cricket Stadium

Vaneisa Baksh
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The Cricket Monthly: At his best Matthew Hayden resembled a big, nasty brute terrorising a bunch of kids. Where was the joy in that?

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Aakash Chopra: He cannot match the big hitters for power, but his numbers are as good as theirs - if not better

How to bring singles back into T20

Kartikeya Date: The format favours power hitters and bowlers of limited talent, which leads to the marginalisation of the single as a scoring unit

'The outpouring of emotion was like I'd died'

James Taylor talks about how he is battling the heart condition that forced him out of the game at the age of 26

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Raf Nicholson: Professionalism means rewarding your players well irrespective of on-field results

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Supergiants' list of possible replacements

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When Harbhajan tried to console Rayudu

Plays of the day from the IPL match between Rising Pune Supergiants and Mumbai Indians, in Pune

'The outpouring of emotion was like I'd died'

James Taylor, who was forced to retire at 26 due to a serious heart condition, talks about how his life has been turned upside down, and how he'll battle the illness just as he battled for his England career

The slowest IPL century, and all-new XIs

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The fizz in Mustafizur

In a little over 12 months, he has firmly established himself as a top-notch bowler, and the captain's go-to man in the toughest situations

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    For struggling Test teams to get better, they need to strengthen their domestic cricket and ensure their best players aren't lost to T20