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The elusive Mr Modi, and the man with carbon fibre legs

Aug 30, 2011: Hunting Lalit, swarming Lloyd, quizzing Hendo, and more, in the third edition of our England tour diary

Nagraj Gollapudi

Dog days, dark nights, and the church that became a pub

Aug 16, 2011: There's violence on the streets, but on the field it's all rather more clinical

Nagraj Gollapudi

Beefy in the lift, a masseuse in the press box

Aug 1, 2011: When in England, watch a football game, shiver in the summer and get a massage in the press box

Nagraj Gollapudi

'Memories of 2007 World cup resurfacing'

Mar 27, 2011: Mahela Jayawardene on reaching a third consecutive World Cup semi-final, drawing the same opposition as 2007 and the performance against England

Mahela Jayawardene

'Angelo Mathews is a tremendous asset'

Mar 18, 2011: Mahela Jayawardene on playing away from home, Sri Lanka's attempt to improve their general knowledge and the batting Powerplay

Mahela Jayawardene

'Solidity of middle order has helped me and Kumar'

Mar 10, 2011: Mahela Jayawardene on how the World Cup is shaping up, the rained-out game against Australia, his own form and more

Mahela Jayawardene

'Chasing at Premadasa no longer difficult'

Mar 1, 2011: Mahela Jayawardene on the defeat to Pakistan, chasing under lights at the Premadasa and Sri Lanka's middle-order options

Mahela Jayawardene

Excited to play World Cup at home

Feb 19, 2011: Mahela Jayawardene looks forward to playing his fourth World Cup

Mahela Jayawardene

Flea-market bargains, and Morne Streisand

Jan 24, 2011: Also, Dhoni's frank but unscientific knowledge, what to say in Port Elizabeth to show dislike, and why Jozi is like Delhi, kinda, in part three of the South Africa tour diary

Sidharth Monga

The win, the wind, the mountain

Jan 13, 2011: More South African delights in part two: Cape Town accents, meeting Big Dog and Big Rhino, mangoes for breakfast and more

Sidharth Monga

Learning the lingo, loving the lightning

Dec 28, 2010: In South Africa a café isn't what you might think it is. And what's a robot again?

Sidharth Monga

Steel bands, the Brothers Ranatunga, and Viru's mock presser

Aug 9, 2010: Oh to be in Sri Lanka's capital, where the cops drive tuk-tuks, the felons are Bradmanesque, the shoes mandatory, and the music unceasing

Sidharth Monga

A train trip, a walking physio, and the best ATM of all time

Jul 27, 2010: When in Sri Lanka: listen to local music, skip Colombo, go to Galle and enjoy the laidback lifestyle

Sidharth Monga

Women's World Twenty20, 2010

A nail-biter, and disappointments

May 13, 2010: A close game against Australia and a surprise loss against West Indies later, England are returning home

Nicky Shaw

Women's World Twenty20, 2010

Warmed up for the World Twenty20

May 5, 2010: Getting through jet leg, training, keeping up with the election back home and then the small matter of playing a World Cup

Nicky Shaw

Nicky Shaw

Nerve-wracking endings

Mar 8, 2010: The one-day series was lost but England take heart from the fact that they bowled and fielded really well and are well prepared for the World Twenty20

Nicky Shaw

Baggage claims and interesting tunes

Feb 26, 2010: Eating out, getting sick, waiting at airports, trying to understand team-mates' choice of music - all part of a touring cricketer's life

Nicky Shaw

Into the frying pan

Feb 20, 2010: From the chill of a northern winter to the heat of India - England's women's side have had some adjusting to do on their tour

Nicky Shaw

Steak, Onions and controversy

Jan 9, 2010: Christmas in Durban, New Year in Cape Town. It must be the second instalment of our South Africa tour diary

Andrew McGlashan

The joke that took a wicket and other stories

Dec 22, 2009: Breakneck car-rides, dense fog, hyperbaric chambers - in our correspondent's look back at the first couple of weeks of the Test half of England's South Africa tour

Andrew McGlashan
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    In Larwood country

Diary: Our correspondent makes his way from Trent Bridge to Nuncargate to find out more about one of England's most fearsome fast bowlers. By Sidharth Monga

    Pitching it up

How a medical charity convinced the MCC and the Swedes to help spread the message of cricket among kids in Afghanistan

    'I'd run to watch if Gower was playing'

Part six: Martin Crowe on David Gower's footwork and the steely determination beneath his elegance

    A tale of two SSC Tests

In 1993 and 2006, South Africa's bowlers had vastly different results in Colombo. Brett Schultz and Makhaya Ntini look back

The value of a cricketer's brand

Michael Jeh: Andrew Strauss will recover from the indiscreet remark about Kevin Pietersen, but his image won't be entirely as it was

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Defensive captains' extended test

The duration of the Test series will allow Alastair Cook and MS Dhoni to reassess the strategies, or provide enough time to get thoroughly exposed

India look for their Indian summer

Billboards are calling the series England's Indian Summer, but it is India who are looking for that period of warmth, redemption after the last whitewash, for they have seen how bleak the winter that can follow is

India's bowling leader conundrum

The present Indian bowling line-up will tackle its first five-Test series without the proven guidance of Zaheer Khan, their bowling captain. India had unravelled without him in 2011. Will they do better this time around?

Bevan's best, and a combined Indo-Pak team

A look back at five high-profile exhibition matches

Five key head-to-heads

From two embattled captains to the challenge for India's openers against the new ball, ESPNcricinfo picks five contests that could determine the series

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    Defensive captains' extended test (118)

    The duration of the Test series will allow Alastair Cook and MS Dhoni to reassess the strategies, or provide enough time to get thoroughly exposed

    India look for their Indian summer (87)

    Billboards are calling the series England's Indian Summer, but it is India who are looking for that period of warmth, redemption after the last whitewash, for they have seen how bleak the winter that can follow is

    India's bowling leader conundrum (44)

    The present Indian bowling line-up will tackle its first five-Test series without the proven guidance of Zaheer Khan, their bowling captain. India had unravelled without him in 2011. Will they do better this time around?

    What spinners should know about bowling in England (35)

    Bide your time, put your body behind each delivery, and play with the batsman's mind

    Five key head-to-heads (33)

    From two embattled captains to the challenge for India's openers against the new ball, ESPNcricinfo picks five contests that could determine the series