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'Six well-constructed bad balls could be the way forward in T20 cricket'

May 11, 2016: Offspinner R Ashwin believes that cricket's shortest format is a different sport altogether

Interview by Subash Jayaraman

'The current generation's batting preparation is as intense as Sachin's and Rahul's'

May 2, 2016: Sanjay Bangar, India's batting coach till recently, talks about plans in Tests and limited-overs, and how he approaches players with technical issues

Interview by Subash Jayaraman

'I press players to play their own way'

Mar 29, 2016: Michael Hussey talks about his coaching philosophy, the dynamics of T20 batting, and why he didn't let Mick Jagger into the Australian dressing room

Interview by Subash Jayaraman

'The mankading incident was in the spur of the moment'

Mar 20, 2016: West Indies Under-19 coach Graeme West talks about how his team overcame the controversy and won the World Cup

Interview by Subash Jayaraman

'PSL will reach its true potential when it comes to Pakistan'

Mar 5, 2016: Shoaib Naveed, PSL's project manager, talks about how the league overcame a lot of scepticism to emerge as a successful brand after its first season

Interview by Subash Jayaraman

'I was as much an iron man as I was a cricketer'

Feb 26, 2016: Matthew Hayden talks about visualisation, batting with Justin Langer, and playing spin bowling

Interview by Subash Jayaraman

'Winning the World Cup is going to make a lot of difference to Indian women cricketers'

Feb 16, 2016: India allrounder Shikha Pandey talks about the potential impact of a World T20 win at home, and the satisfaction of playing Tests

Interview by Subash Jayaraman

'Before a game started, my job was to look for bombs'

Jan 29, 2016: An Afghan and an Australian talk about moving to United States and rediscovering their love for cricket there

Interview by Subash Jayaraman

'It's soul-destroying that Hong Kong doesn't get due recognition'

Jan 13, 2016: The cricket board's CEO, Tim Cutler, talks about the challenges involved in spreading the game, and the fight to stay relevant on the global stage

Interview by Subash Jayaraman

'You try to construct an over before you think of how to get a batsman out'

Dec 3, 2015: Former New Zealand fast bowler Shane Bond talks about making plans as a bowling coach, and how to counter batsmen like AB de Villiers

Interview by Subash Jayaraman

'Realising my England career was over was the beginning for me'

Nov 17, 2015: Former Sussex and Surrey captain Chris Adams on his brief Test career, and discovering his leadership skills in the county game

Interview by Subash Jayaraman

'My ODI length influenced my Test bowling negatively'

Nov 6, 2015: Former India fast bowler Javagal Srinath on the impact technology had on the latter part of his career, Ishant Sharma's development, and the 2003 World Cup

Interview by Subash Jayaraman

'I felt like I had a few credits in the bank, but apparently I'd run out'

Oct 14, 2015: If given a second chance, Australian opener Ed Cowan is certain he'll do better. He talks about his move to NSW, and working on his technique

Interview by Subash Jayaraman

'As a coach you cannot ignore the experience the players bring'

Sep 30, 2015: Tom Moody talks about his experiences coaching various teams, winning two World Cups, and his role at the CPL

Interview by Subash Jayaraman

'You play at your best when your instincts are at 100%'

Sep 15, 2015: Former England captain David Gower talks about the mental side of batting, dealing with critics who questioned his commitment, and handling Ian Botham

Interview by Subash Jayaraman

'Not playing Test cricket isn't a tragedy, losing a son is'

Sep 2, 2015: Legendary South African batsman Barry Richards puts his shortened Test career in perspective, and talks about facing Bedi and batting with Pollock and Viv

Interview by Subash Jayaraman

'The definition of being positive has changed'

Aug 17, 2015: Former England captain Mike Gatting on changes in attacking cricket, the long wait for his first Test hundred, captaining England to an Ashes win, and the 1987 World Cup

Interview by Subash Jayaraman

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

Jul 24, 2015: Former Australia fast bowler Damien Fleming on bowling in thrilling World Cup semi-finals, mastering the subcontinent, and taking on Tendulkar

Interview by Subash Jayaraman

'Being involved in '05 defined my career'

Jul 14, 2015: Former England fast bowler Simon Jones talks about his short-lived Test career, battling injuries, and the captains and coaches he has played under

Interview by Subash Jayaraman

'Most West Indies fast bowlers are afraid of hard work'

Jun 22, 2015: Andy Roberts talks about flawed coaching methods, the problems with the domestic game in the Caribbean, and mentoring St Lucia Zouks

Interview by Subash Jayaraman
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Farewell to the wild thing

To mark the end of Shaun Tait's 15-year career, a look back at one of his most memorable bowling performances

    'It's like cricket without the fielding'

Some cricketers struggle to adapt to life after retirement, but Rob Key has moved on seamlessly to a career he enjoys even more

    The making of a Kiwi

From a young, homesick 16-year-old, Jeet Raval has blossomed into a New Zealand cricketer with enviable credentials

The migrant

Netherland is a novel that was able to assimilate an alien sport in an American setting
The Cricket Monthly March issue

The hinterland of 40

Jon Hotten: At Lord's we saw three in-between scores of the sort that are as likely to annoy the selectors as excite them

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Shami question part of India's rare green-pitch musings

Three days ahead of the fourth Test, the surface at the HPCA Stadium wore a smattering of grass. Will that, or Mohammed Shami's availability, subject to fitness, change India's combination?

Ashwin's late entry poses questions

Did Virat Kohli get his tactics right on the final day in Ranchi? Going by his fast bowlers' lines and R Ashwin's late introduction, the Indian captain took a few puzzling calls

Father-son duos, and tenth-wicket stand heroics

Also, which players have the most half-centuries without ever having made a hundred?

Kuldeep's height and angle befuddle Australia

On a first-day pitch, Kuldeep Yadav outfoxed three Australian top-order batsmen with guile and his natural attributes

The dark side of the T20 freelance life

It's lonely, players have to take care of their own fitness, coaching and schedules, and always live with the risk of being dropped

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