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Cricketers on their idols
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Belinda Clark on Cathy Freeman

The allrounder

Jul 17, 2008: On the field, she was amazing, but that wasn't all there was to her

Dean Jones on Jack Nicklaus

Master of the domain

Jun 23, 2008: Attitude, flair, self-belief - Nicklaus had them all in spades

Erapalli Prasanna on Subhash Gupte

A taste of Fergie

Apr 23, 2008: Legendary to the last

Heath Streak on Dennis Lillee

His outswing, his determination

Mar 29, 2008: It was very special to have your childhood hero come to the nets and bowl with you

Viv Richards on Joe Frazier

The King's inspiration

Mar 12, 2008: Viv Richard's idol was a boxer, no surprises there - but a workman, not a dazzler

Zaheer Abbas on Hanif Mohammad

Slow, steady, hungry

Mar 10, 2008: The Little Master and I

Bishan Bedi on Garry Sobers

Infinite ability

Feb 20, 2008: A man who could do anything with bat and ball

Graeme Pollock on Neil Harvey

Small and special

Jan 19, 2008: First was Bradman, of course. Next came this pocket-sized colossus

Frank Tyson on Harold Larwood

Obsessions grow fast

Sep 12, 2007: On working in a fish-and-chip shop, idolising a coalmine worker

Colin Croft on Muhammad Ali

The one, the only

Feb 5, 2006: Floats like a butterfly, stings like a bee

Barry Richards on Roy McLean

The smiling assailant

Jan 25, 2006: South Africa's very own Keith Miller

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How dangerous is our game?

The Cricket Monthly looks at the question a year on from the death of Phillip Hughes

The outfield is a zoo

Clickbait: When animals make an appearance on the cricket ground

Azhar needs to step up and take charge

Ahmer Naqvi: Pakistan's batting and bowling tactics have been a bit of a mishmash; the captain needs to make sure the whole exceeds the sum of the parts

    'A bowler should be like a managing director of a company'

Chaminda Vaas remembers the 1996 World Cup, bending his back for wickets, and getting chewed out by Ranatunga

My TE and my Venkat long ago

Life is endlessly touched by the game when you're the child of a cricket-crazy parent. By Niharika Mallimadugula

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India's pace puzzle: Aaron or Umesh?

With India playing most of their Test cricket at home over the next 18 months, they will have to choose between their two quickest bowlers most of the time. A tricky choice, given Varun Aaron and Umesh Yadav's hit or miss tendencies

Ross Taylor treats himself

How Ross Taylor reconciled with New Zealand cricket and made the highest score by a visiting batsman in Australia

Buttler plunders England record books

Stats highlights from Dubai where Jos Buttler broke his own record for England's fastest ODI hundred

A six-ton Test, and Imran's prolific 30s

Plus: most runs in a Test by a New Zealander, and c&b by the same bowler twice in a Test

South Africa fall to record lows

Stats highlights from the second day's play in Nagpur, where South Africa collapsed to their lowest total since their return to Test cricket

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