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'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

Thieving cats, suicidal drivers

Jul 13, 2009: It's hot in Colombo, small animals are after your dinner in Galle, and security staff are sticklers for dress codes

Sidharth Monga

This sporting life

Jun 17, 2009: Football, tennis, baseball on screen, and some cricket - there's a welter of games on offer in England in the summer

Nagraj Gollapudi

Postcards from the Basin

Apr 9, 2009: History, airports, and more tea than you can shake a stick at

Sidharth Monga

Same Eden, different ground

Mar 30, 2009: A history lesson from Auckland, the Naked Bus, and Munaf goes native

Sidharth Monga

Meetings and beatings

Mar 16, 2009: Former cricketers - and a hockey star - queue up to be interrogated by our intrepid correspondent, and bowlers get the rough end of the stick

Sidharth Monga
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Twitter reactions to AB de Villiers' record-shattering 31-ball ODI hundred

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