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India in England 2011

'England are just going to do enough and win 1-0'

Aug 26, 2009: How do you think the England v India Test series will go? Here's what former players have to say

The teams' chances in the Ashes

'Hard to see England winning from here'

Aug 26, 2009: You don't say? We look at Ashes predictions - after the fact

Four-day Tests

'You've got to sex up Test cricket'

Jul 4, 2009: David Morgan recently said the ICC would consider the prospect of four-day Test matches, which set people talking

Australian players in county cricket ahead of the Ashes

A storm before the series

Mar 21, 2009: Just about everyone had an opinion about Stuart Clark and Phillip Hughes getting used to English conditions in advance

The shootout in Lahore

'Cricket won't be played in Pakistan in the foreseeable future'

Mar 3, 2009: Reactions to the attack on the Sri Lankan team in Lahore, which has put in doubt Pakistan's status as an international sporting venue

West Indies' performance at Sabina Park

All hail the rebirth

Feb 10, 2009: Taylor's brilliance, Gayle's leadership... it was like the 80s all over again

The ICC's all-time rankings

'Couldn't care less'

Jan 19, 2009: Hayden better than Tendulkar? Nobody may be taking the ICC's rankings seriously, but they're talking about them all right

India's win in Chennai

'It had to have been preordained'

Dec 17, 2008: With the Mumbai atrocities still fresh in the mind, the incredible chase, and Tendulkar's fourth-innings century made everybody smile - and not just Indians

The resumption of England's India tour

Stay or go?

Dec 1, 2008: Should England return to India for the rest of their series in the wake of the Mumbai attacks?

Ponting and the over-rate fiasco

'What was in his tea?'

Nov 11, 2008: Australia bowled only spinners and part-timers after tea on day four in Nagpur, in an attempt to boost the over-rate, a tactic that just about everyone found inexplicable

Stanford and the WAGs

Girl trouble

Oct 30, 2008: Allen Stanford was caught on camera getting rather close to some of the England players' partners

Symonds' suspension

Shame about Roy

Sep 2, 2008: Andrew Symonds went fishing when he should have been at a team meeting, leaving the Australian management in a rage and getting the media talking

Trescothick's ball-tampering confession

Roasted on a spit

Aug 29, 2008: Marcus Trescothick revealed he used an objectionable trick to retain the shine on the ball, but failed to ruffle more than a few feathers

Vaughan's resignation

Adios, Michael

Aug 5, 2008: As he packed his bags and left, England's exiting captain evoked emotion - from the sympathetic to the stinging

Review of umpiring decisions

Too close to call

Jul 22, 2008: Players will be able to contest the on-field umpire's decision in the first Test between Sri Lanka and India in Colombo. A few reactions to the increased use of technology

The Grant Elliott run-out

Colly's wobble

Jun 27, 2008: Tempers flared when New Zealand lost a wicket to a run-out after a mid-pitch collision involving Ryan Sidebottom. The papers were full of it the day after

Pietersen's switch-hitting

The shots that rang around the world

Jun 19, 2008: Some were mesmerised, some scandalised, some repulsed; ignoring KP's switch-hits was not an option, though

Shane Warne's captaincy

Not over till the fat laddie leads

May 15, 2008: More than a year after retiring from international cricket, Shane Warne had captained the underdogs of the IPL to top of the table. And everyone is bewitched

Ajantha Mendis

Mystery spinner

Apr 17, 2008: Sri Lanka's new tweaker has made everyone sit up and take notice

Shoaib Akhtar's ban

'Harsh, but he had it coming'

Apr 4, 2008: Has the PCB saved cricket from Shoaib or deprived it of him for the next five years?

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    Still plenty of ifs for Butt

Rob Steen: Salman Butt insists players should refrain from "wrongdoing" but that shouldn't gain him back the trust of those he duped

Outside the Grace Gate

Shot Selection: You think MCC members have it easy when it comes to watching a Test at Lord's? Think again

Drowned out by the hype machine

Sharda Ugra: A lot has gone wrong with the Indian T20 league but as its seventh season begins, everything will be brushed everything aside like nothing is amiss

    Notes from a Dutch adventure

Netherlands coach Anton Roux looks back on their incredible wins in the World T20, late-night bonding, and pizza intake

A measure for batting and bowling effectiveness in T20

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UAE all set to host lavish welcoming party

The controversy surrounding the IPL has done little to deter fans in UAE from flocking the stadiums, as they gear up to watch the Indian stars in action for the first time since 2006

Attention on Yuvraj, Gambhir in IPL 2014

ESPNcricinfo picks five players for whom this IPL is of bigger significance

Stars greeted by Colombo revelry

Thousands flocked the streets and the airport to get a glimpse of their heroes in what was probably the grandest public occasion since the end of the war eased bomb-blast fears

India: cricket's Brazil

It's difficult to beat a huge talent base exposed to good facilities, and possessed of a long history of competing as a nation

Fifty for the pantheon

What if you had to narrow all of cricket greatness down to 50 names?

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