Regulars

Denesh Ramdin celebrates his third Test hundred

Can keep, can bat

Numbers Game: The modern wicketkeeper needs to be more than capable with the bat, and West Indies and Pakistan have had some success with them recently

Mahela Jayawardene is thrilled after scoring his seventh double-century

Starting and ending with half-centuries, and 99 on debut

Ask Steven: Also, run out for a duck on debut, most Test wickets against Pakistan, and 40-year-old captains

Joe Root completes his first Ashes hundred

They did a number on us

ESPNcricinfo XI: A look at some of the more exotic statistics from the England-India series

Rangana Herath appeals for a wicket

From support act to lead role

Numbers Game: Over the last four years, Rangana Herath has become Sri Lanka's strike bowler

Clive Lloyd holds the World Cup after West Indies win in 1979

On This Day

Supercat arrives

August 31: Birth of 'Supercat' Clive Lloyd

Review

Cricket Captain 2014 logo

Think you're better than the captain?

Cricket Captain 2014 is well suited to the hardcore strategist, but its complexities and ordinary graphics may turn off the casual player

Highlights

Why baseball trumps cricket at the movies

Rob Steen: Baseball movies are more ambitious and unabashedly American - always a draw at the box office

'I probably undersold myself as a batsman'

Derek Pringle on his unfulfilled international career, the 1992 World Cup final, cricket journalism, and more

'I wouldn't set up a batsman by giving runs away'

Glenn McGrath on the method behind his metronomic consistency, and why aggression isn't about sledging

Opinion

Chris Gayle is flanked by Garry Sobers and Viv Richards

Question marks over West Indies' ODI batting

Tony Cozier: The sequence of stuttering starts, with the middle and lower orders picking up the pieces, does not bode well

A no-ball twice cost Kemar Roach the wicket of Alastair Cook

We need sophisticated technology to deal with chucking

Darren Berry: Still images and slow-motion replays are more effective than lab testing

Kane Williamson acknowledges his third Test century

Test cricket's young Fab Four

Martin Crowe: Kohli, Root, Smith and Williamson will take turns as the No. 1 Test batsman. So far each has shown only one technical weakness

Graeme Pollock player portrait

The mighty Mr Pollock

Mark Nicholas on Graeme Pollock, a man who has been among the finest players from his country, and on the world stage