AEJ Collins

Four afternoons into immortality

Rewind: In 1899 a 13-year-old orphan at Clifton College established a world record which stands to this day

Misbah-ul-Haq is deep in thought

Misbah's Pakistan or Imran's Pakistan?

Numbers Game: Pakistan have notched up some fine wins under Misbah's leadership, but they haven't been consistent outside the UAE

A portrait of Ellyse Perry after making her Test debut

Rohit's record, and captains' equal scores

Ask Steven: Also, the youngest Australian player, and scoreless in three Tests

Rohit Sharma is elated after scoring his first century in three years

Rohit or Rahane for overseas opener?

Numbers Game: Rohit Sharma has been outstanding as an opener in home ODIs, but his overseas numbers don't look as good

Composite: Gary Kirsten and Jonny Lee Miller

On This Day

A World Cup-winning opener

November 23: Birth of Gary Kirsten


Cover image of Ian Brayshaw's <i>The Miracle Match</i>

Momentous at the WACA

It may have been a one-day match but the Western Australia-Queensland Gillette Cup semi-final was no ordinary game. By Alan Shiell


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

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

'I'm a bit disappointed not to get that Test average up to 50'

Mahela Jayawardene reflects on his Test career, and the gap between international and club cricket in Sri Lanka

'I don't blame Arjuna for my early retirement'

Former Sri Lanka batsman Asanka Gurusinha on playing and coaching in Australia, and the 1996 World Cup


Darren Bravo looks to the sky after completing his maiden ODI century

Bravo's withdrawal highlights cricket's stress malaise

Tony Cozier: He and Kieran Powell should follow Lara's example by seeking professional help to resurrect their promising careers

Village cricket at West End, Esher in Surrey

A crisis that defines the age

David Hopps: In England, changes in social attitudes, the demands of work, and other factors are contributing to a decline in recreational cricket

Ian Chappell at the 2015 World Cup launch in Melbourne

Give cricket's best brains a say in the game's future

Mark Nicholas: What if former players, broadcasters, journalists etc pool their ideas and present them to the ICC?

Asad Shafiq's slog sweep ended his innings

The perils of premeditation

Martin Crowe: The demand for sixes in T20 forces batsmen to slog, which leads to their downfall in the other formats