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Five days of coaching in Kabul

Oct 21, 2012: A cricket academy director travels to Afghanistan for a camp and returns inspired

Martin Gleeson

Battling school-time traffic, and a birthday by the sea

Oct 9, 2012: Our correspondent experiences the moods of victory and defeat, courtesy the captains' press conferences

Abhishek Purohit

Splitting bread five ways

Oct 6, 2012: A touring journalist's life isn't one to envy, especially during dinner time

Abhishek Purohit

Sri Lanka? Here we go again

Sep 23, 2012: If you're covering a global cricket event, there will be plenty of running around, dodging cricket balls, flattering the hotel staff and walking uphill

Abhishek Purohit

Picking Player of the Tournament with Pistol and Roshan

Aug 30, 2012: And other glamorous outings for a reporter covering the Under-19 World Cup

George Binoy

Watching cricket, tennis-style

Aug 23, 2012: Also: magpie-spotting, barramundi-eating, and interviewing players clad in towels

George Binoy

History done two ways

Aug 22, 2012: The past smacks you in the face when you're in England; and South Africa make their own history too

Firdose Moonda

Hey, there's a World Cup on

Aug 13, 2012: But rugby and the Olympics are what everybody's taking about in Australia

George Binoy

Cakes and ale

Aug 8, 2012: There's plenty of both on offer when one is touring England

Firdose Moonda

Where everybody knows someone famous

Aug 6, 2012: It's less than six degrees of separation when you tour the Caribbean

Subash Jayaraman

Speaking gibberish, haunting cathedrals

Jul 23, 2012: For a South African journalist in England, there are plenty of things to see and do that she hasn't before

Firdose Moonda

Rain, Roach, Roseau

Apr 27, 2012: Part two of our correspondent's West Indies diary stars the elements, and a heir to Marshall's legacy

Daniel Brettig

Bajan days and nights

Apr 13, 2012: There's always something to see, a happy face to talk to, in Barbados

Daniel Brettig

Quick but not breezy

Apr 9, 2012: It was sweltering on England's tour of Sri Lanka, and the traffic's a chore, but there are consolations for the travelling journalist

Andrew McGlashan

New Zealand v South Africa

Come rain or shine

Mar 28, 2012: The weather is changeable but South Africa are steadfast, wrapping up the tour with three series wins out of three

Firdose Moonda

New Zealand v South Africa

Inside the chocolate box

Mar 16, 2012: For a first-time South African tourist to New Zealand, the sights are fresh but at times also familiar

Firdose Moonda

Seventy-eight days later

Mar 9, 2012: From Brisbane to Sydney and back again. Must be the CB Series then

Sidharth Monga

You can't escape India v Sri Lanka

Feb 16, 2012: Think you can get away from them down under? Not a chance

Sidharth Monga

Tarantino or Bollywood?

Feb 1, 2012: India may not have turned up for the series in Australia, but Indians are everywhere

Sidharth Monga

Australia, you beauty

Jan 13, 2012: It's a fine country - in more ways than one - our correspondent finds, in his first few weeks covering India's tour down under

Sidharth Monga
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Dhoni doesn't heed his own warning

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