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Chris Read

'The worst thing about being a keeper is stinky hands'

Apr 23, 2014: Chris Read talks about how unprepared he was for Test cricket, lessons from Stephen Fleming, and that slower ball from Chris Cairns

Interview by Jack Wilson

'I love to take batsmen on'

Apr 12, 2014: Wahab Riaz, the Pakistan left-arm quick, on the pain of missing out on a ten-for, and his love for numbers and batting

Interview by Jack Wilson

Rikki Clarke

'I was a bit too young when I was picked for England'

Apr 6, 2014: Rikki Clarke talks about maturing as a cricketer, fielding at slip, and whether he'd fight ducks or horses

Interview by Jack Wilson

Ian Butler

'I played Tests too early'

Mar 30, 2014: Ian Butler talks about his highs and lows, the thrill of playing at Otago, and the biggest dressing-room joker he's seen

Interview by Jack Wilson

Sam Robson

'I'm fun, friendly and easy-going'

Mar 20, 2014: England hopeful Sam Robson talks about being an Australian in England, being compared to Athers, and more

Interview by Jack Wilson

William Porterfield

'Test status will be massive for cricket in Ireland'

Mar 7, 2014: William Porterfield talks leadership, his first match for his country, and the super power he wants

Interview by Jack Wilson

Dirk Nannes

'I never wanted to be a cricketer'

Feb 28, 2014: Dirk Nannes likes messing about in the snow, can't speak Japanese or Dutch, and once saw Brad Hodge throw a shoe to delay a game

Interview by Jack Wilson

Nick Compton

'I feel like I'm approaching my peak now'

Feb 22, 2014: Nick Compton talks about stepping out of his grandfather's shadow and sharing an honour with a batsman he looks up to

Interview by Jack Wilson

Sean Ervine

'It all fell apart when we were going places'

Feb 13, 2014: Sean Ervine talks about his decision to leave Zimbabwe, growing up in a sporting family, and the ferocity of a Shaun Tait bouncer

Interview by Jack Wilson

Shaun Tait

'You can either bowl quick or you can't'

Feb 1, 2014: Shaun Tait likes to keep an eye on the speed gun, makes no-bouncer pacts with other fast bowlers, and loves him some TV

Interview by Jack Wilson

Lydia Greenway

'Ashes win was one of the highlights of my career'

Jan 21, 2014: Lydia Greenway on the challenges of playing Australia in Australia, the fielders she admires, and her favourite beer

Interview by Jack Wilson

Murray Goodwin

'If I could have a super power, I'd be invisible'

Jan 15, 2014: Murray Goodwin reveals secrets of ageing, scoring big hundreds, and of his own anatomical extras

Interview by Jack Wilson

Andrew Hall

'All wicketkeepers say the same things'

Dec 14, 2013: Andrew Hall talks about being shot at, the world's best-looking sportswoman, and a cricket rule he'd change if he could

Interview by Jack Wilson

Sarah Taylor

'Sandra Bullock would play me in a film'

Dec 7, 2013: England's batsman-keeper on the highlight of her career, wearing hockey shin pads, and buying a house with a pool and a cinema

Interview by Jack Wilson

James Tredwell

'Once you've had a taste of playing for England, you want more'

Nov 11, 2013: James Tredwell on captaining England, bowling alongside Graeme Swann, and walking like a penguin

Interview by Jack Wilson

'Being honest is one of my big weaknesses'

Oct 30, 2013: Mohammad Hafeez chats about his leadership style, his batting form, and his love for cars

Interview by Umar Farooq

'I want to give T20 a good go'

Oct 14, 2013: Newly turned freelance, Simon Jones talks about the 2005 Ashes, Lord's teas, and sleeping next to a snorer

Interview by Jack Wilson

'I'd be a left-handed slogger who bowled mystery spin'

Sep 18, 2013: Who'd be a fast bowler if given the chance? Not Matthew Hoggard, for sure

Interview by Jack Wilson

'Put in the hard yards and you'll get rewards'

Aug 17, 2013: Vernon Philander stresses the importance of working on your skills, but he's not a big fan of being called the new McGrath

Interview by Jack Wilson

'Everyone tells me it's the biggest six ever'

Aug 7, 2013: Aiden Blizzard can claim the title of monster six-hitter and has Youtube to back him up

Interview by Jack Wilson
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    The cricket tragic who bowled Bradman

Former Australian PM Bob Hawke loved cricket. And he once left the Don speechless with the force of his political convictions

    'The worst thing about being a keeper is stinky hands'

Chris Read talks about how unprepared he was for Tests, and that slower ball from Chris Cairns

    Everybody deserves a second chance?

Switch Hit: Mark Butcher joins our team to discuss the new England coaches, KP, and a potential England XI

    England's Pietersen folly

Martin Crowe: Not getting rid of Kevin Pietersen after the texting saga in 2012 cost them greatly

A man with two first names

Paul Ford: New Zealand's selectors have taken a punt on 27-year-old offspinner Mark Craig, highlighting the anaemic state of spin bowling in the land

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Crunch time for Sehwag and Gambhir

The former Indian openers haven't been shining lately, but the IPL presents an opportunity for them to show their class

England's Pietersen folly

They were making good progress in building a world-class side, but not getting rid of Kevin Pietersen after the texting saga in 2012 cost them greatly

The world record that nearly wasn't

Twenty years ago this week, Brian Lara became Test cricket's highest scorer, but he almost didn't make it

'Sri Lankan fans embrace the team, not just icon players'

Mahela Jayawardene and Kumar Sangakkara go over their World T20 win, and feel grateful to have fans whose support remains unwavering in victory and defeat

The captain's blunder

Plays of the day from the IPL match between Chennai Super Kings and Kings XI Punjab in Abu Dhabi

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