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

Fred Spofforth profile

On This Day

The Demon demolishes England

August 29: Fred Spofforth rips through England at The Oval


Imran Khan delivers his victory speech

The many stories of Pakistan cricket

Wounded Tiger is a balanced account of the country's chaotic and misunderstood cricketing history


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


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

Kevin Pietersen didn't last long on his Test return

What if Pietersen had played for England this summer?

Ed Smith: Would he have fared better than the incumbent middle-order batsmen, Root and Ballance?

Ireland coach Phil Simmons looks on during a training session

West Indies needs to develop high-level local coaches

Tony Cozier: The board must coordinate coaches' training across the region and offer Level 3 and Level 4 certification