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Dickie Bird

'Nobody in the world objected to Dickie Bird'

The former English umpire on his relationship with lbws, the best players he saw, the use of technology and more

Terry Jenner

'Dot-ball cricket is hurting spin'

Terry Jenner on the importance of the stock ball, getting the flipper right, why Australia are yet to produce a spinner of Shane Warne's calibre, and more

Haroon Lorgat

'We need to bring context to Tests'

The ICC's chief executive answers questions on the viability of three formats, Bangladesh's Test future and the best compliment he's received

Mohammad Kaif

'You need to be prepared to get hurt'

Mohammad Kaif talks about the art of good fielding, his best ODI innings, his heroes, and his terrible slip-catching technique

Bishan Bedi

'The dot ball has become too important'

Bishan Bedi answers readers' questions about the decline in Indian spin bowling, the time he felt helpless, and whether a doosra can ever be legit

Andy Roberts

'Gavaskar was better than Boycott'

What's the matter with West Indies cricket? How far ahead do you need to plan a dismissal? Andy Roberts answers these questions and more from Cricinfo readers

Harbhajan Singh

'I'm aiming for 600 Test wickets'

India's leading current bowler answers readers' questions on the toughest batsmen to bowl to, his best Test batting performance, the art of the doosra and more

Mickey Arthur

'ODIs should be 40 overs a side'

The South Africa coach talks about his side's big-match record, beating Australia, AB's captaincy chances, Test cricket at night and a fine song about himself

Karen Rolton

'People are surprised how good women's cricket is'

The departing Australian captain on the worst singer in the squad, touring India, arm-wrestling Michael Clarke, and more

Dale Steyn

'Pitch leg, hit off'

South Africa's speediest quick answers readers' queries about his favourite mode of dismissal, passing on trade secrets in the IPL, and more

Shahid Afridi

'I consider myself a bowler first'

The Pakistan allrounder answers readers' queries about his preferred batting position, playing against India, his biggest six, and more

Kumar Sangakkara

'My motivation is 30 Test hundreds'

Sri Lanka's captain answers readers' questions on batting in Twenty20s, keeping wickets for long hours, the hardest spell of bowling he has faced, and more

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