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Saqlain Mushtaq

Getting to grips with the doosra

Sep 30, 2012: Saqlain Mushtaq learnt to bowl the other one with a table tennis ball, did you know?

Interview by Jack Wilson

Gordon Greenidge

'I had the perfect start to my Test career'

Sep 15, 2012: Gordon Greenidge remembers the man who had a huge influence on his life, and also his very attacking batting partner

Interview by Jack Wilson

Sadiq Mohammad

'Stay on the wicket and runs will come'

Aug 26, 2012: Sadiq Mohammad on the valuable advice he got from older brother Mushtaq, having words with Andy Roberts, and being compared with Neil Harvey

Interview by Ijaz Chaudhry

Henry Olonga

'Play golf, not cricket'

Aug 11, 2012: Words of wisdom about the game? Henry Olonga's got them

Interview by Jack Wilson

Mushfiqur Rahim

Sledging Lara and other tales

Jul 29, 2012: Mushfiqur Rahim has fond memories of the 2007 World Cup

Interview by Mohammad Isam

Alan Butcher

Facing Roberts, smashing china

Jul 9, 2012: Alan Butcher on wafting to his first hundred, a planned tantrum, and playing with his son

Interview by Jack Wilson

Morne Morkel

'Losing to New Zealand in the World Cup was the saddest day'

Jun 24, 2012: Morne Morkel on sibling rivalry, big-match nerves, the disappointment of defeat, and more

Interview by Sharda Ugra

Brendan Taylor

Happy in Harare

Jun 10, 2012: First hundreds of different kinds, and more

Interview by Faraz Sarwat

Darren Sammy

'I didn't expect Waugh to ring me'

May 27, 2012: Compliments from Tugga and words of advice from Ambrose

Interview by Nagraj Gollapudi

Imran Tahir

Flights and highlights

May 20, 2012: Imran Tahir on plane rides, hairstyles, and more

Interview by Firdose Moonda

Tamim Iqbal

'I wanted hair like Afridi's'

May 13, 2012: Tamim Iqbal talks about idolising Boom Boom, and rubbing Rubel up the wrong way

Interview by Nagraj Gollapudi

Asif Iqbal

'I considered myself average before World Series Cricket'

Apr 28, 2012: Asif Iqbal on insomnia before a playing day, meeting Worrell, and losing his cool

Interview by Ijaz Chaudhry

Eoin Morgan

'I didn't forgive my dad for two weeks'

Apr 22, 2012: Eoin Morgan found out the hard way that being related to the umpire doesn't help

Interview by Nagraj Gollapudi

Shakib Al Hasan

'I do get emotional'

Apr 15, 2012: Shakib Al Hasan on crying during games, and a compliment from Shoaib Malik

Interview by Nagraj Gollapudi

Parthiv Patel

Stitches and stumpings

Apr 10, 2012: The India wicketkeeper on memorable and ordinary days behind the stumps

Interview by Nagraj Gollapudi

James Franklin

Aunts and tons and other things

Sep 26, 2010: The New Zealand quick on hat-tricks, souvenirs and cricketing relatives

Interview by Brydon Coverdale

Ranjit Fernando

From autograph hunter to mike wielder

Sep 12, 2010: The Sri Lankan cricketer-turned-commentator on awards, idols and more

Interview by Siddarth Ravindran

Makhaya Ntini

Boot camp

Aug 1, 2010: Bullying batsmen, going to an all-white college, and the case for a higher batting positions

Trevor Penney

Catching Beefy

Jul 11, 2010: Getting Mike Procter's autograph, partying like it's 1989, and an experience better than any in cricket

Romesh Kaluwitharana

Tiny Tim turns tyrant opener

May 16, 2010: How a wannabe medium-pacer was turned into a keeper by a priest

Mark Pennell
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