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'Around famous people, I get squealy like a teenage girl'

Jul 19, 2015: New Zealand allrounder Sophie Devine on what she'd say to Roger Federer, and being a neat freak among messy team-mates

Interview by Vishal Dikshit

'Bloody hell, I must be old'

Jul 3, 2015: England allrounder Ravi Bopara on being awarded a benefit year by Essex, his autographing ethics, and putting up with Jonathan Trott's velcro-heavy superstitions

Interview by Jack Wilson

'If you give up hope you should give up playing'

Jul 1, 2015: Australian seamer Clint McKay on his cricket and surfing ambitions, James Faulkner's fashion sense, and Rob Quiney's lack thereof

Interview by Jack Wilson

'I have unfinished business'

Jun 13, 2015: South African bowler Rory Kleinveldt on his dream slip cordon, favourite cricketing destination, and must-have hotel-room amenity

Interview by Jack Wilson

'If I wrote a book I'd call it Mind the Windows'

May 28, 2015: Tino Best talks about banter with Flintoff, wild celebrations, and why his Test-highest 95 is not his No. 1 achievement

Interview by Jack Wilson

'I've been a bit of a T20 pioneer'

May 18, 2015: Brad Hodge on the difficulty of sledging opponents you're friends with, being an old-timer, and losing his pants on the field

Interview by Nagraj Gollapudi

'I'd love to have been Brian Lara'

May 8, 2015: South African batsman Colin Ingram on his international career, fishing as a sport, and why he's called Mop and Bozie

Interview by Jack Wilson

'I'm square, hairy, soft'

Apr 25, 2015: South Africa's Richard Levi talks about batting with Sachin Tendulkar, and ranks himself on dressing-room messiness

Interview by Jack Wilson

'I'd get rid of warm-ups in cricket'

Jan 24, 2015: Samit Patel on better cheerleaders and other ways to improve the game

Interview by Jack Wilson

'I want to be in the game, pass on what I know to others'

Jan 8, 2015: Graham Onions picks the best beard in cricket, talks about his nine-for, and tells us who county cricket's biggest softie is

Interview by Jack Wilson

'I'd like to have faced the West Indies quicks'

Dec 21, 2014: Northamptonshire allrounder David Willey picks his ideal partner for a jungle expedition, and talks about his famous dad

Interview by Jack Wilson

'Everyone stares at you when you're 6ft 8in'

Nov 23, 2014: Boyd Rankin talks about giants, playing for the enemy, and being mentored by Allan Donald

Interview by Jack Wilson

'I'd happily play for West Indies'

Nov 8, 2014: Warwickshire's Keith Barker on his football career, his badminton skills, and the advice he'd give his 12-year-old self

Interview by Jack Wilson

'I'm 31 but I feel 51 and look like 61'

Nov 1, 2014: Netherlands captain Peter Borren on his fictitious nicknames, speaking three-quarters Dutch, beating England twice, and how he scares his neighbours

Interview by Jack Wilson

'My dream is to win the World Cup for New Zealand'

Oct 26, 2014: Neil Wagner on being 12th man for South Africa, moving to New Zealand, his baseball namesake, and who he'd least like to be stuck in a lift with

Interview by Jack Wilson

'I am incredibly messy in the changing room'

Oct 16, 2014: Ed Cowan recounts being dragged out of the bar to field as a substitute in a Test, picks his best pub quiz team, and lists his various nicknames

Interview by Jack Wilson

'I felt I didn't improve and push on as much as I should have'

Sep 28, 2014: Hamish Marshall on his New Zealand career, playing backyard cricket with his twin, and how he likes his steak

Interview by Jack Wilson

'If I were a fruit, I'd be an orange'

Sep 15, 2014: Jonny Bairstow talks red hair, team-mates to avoid while batting, and what to see in Yorkshire

Interview by Jack Wilson

'I've been called Shirley Temple, Leo Sayer, Coco the Clown'

Sep 6, 2014: Ryan Sidebottom on crowd sledging, being a headless chicken, the messiest team-mates, and more

Interview by Jack Wilson

James Franklin

'It's scary to think I actually have a Test hat-trick'

Aug 23, 2014: New Zealand allrounder James Franklin remembers all his stats, and likes to take his five-year-old to watch football and rugby

Interview by Jack Wilson
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'Long-term aim is to have one officiating DRS system'

ICC CEO David Richardson speaks about the need for context in bilateral cricket, and the creation of qualifying leagues

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Cricket in colour - What's your favourite team kit?

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4391 runs after 35, and 2354 outside top five

On Sunday, Tillakaratne Dilshan became the 11th batsman to score 10,000-plus ODI runs. Here are the key numbers from his ODI career

'I always wanted to bowl the last over of an ODI'

Former Australia fast bowler Damien Fleming on bowling in thrilling World Cup semi-finals, mastering the subcontinent, and taking on Tendulkar

Australia's soft centre exposed

The failure of anyone other than Chris Rogers to cope with the conditions at Edgbaston was another worrying sign of Australian fallibility abroad

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Quite a few of England's players over the years have been born outside England. Do you know where?

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