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Commentary gems relived
"When Bhuvneshwar makes the ball talk, it talks in Hindi, which the Australians don't understand."
's expert analysis on the Indian bowler's success
Mar 2, 2013
"The pitch looks, as always, pretty ugly. You wouldn't want to have dinner with someone who looks like that."
Experienced beauty contest judge
lays into the Chennai track
Feb 27, 2013
"Twenty-five thousand runs! Are we talking runs?"
gets rather apoplectic with Sachin Tendulkar on the verge of yet another landmark - this time, first-class runs
Feb 8, 2013
"When in doubt, use brute force"
adds pithily to the MCC manual while commentating on the 2013 Irani Cup
Feb 6, 2013
"It's missed bah Misbah"
Keen rhyme connoisseur
pounces on a dropped catch
Dec 30, 2012
"Lot of bananas to keep them calm and composed."
makes an observation on seeing the support staff ferry snacks out to the Pakistanis in the field
Jul 10, 2012
"The pitch looks like a tame beauty - heartless for the bowlers, a darling for the batsmen."
reads from his poetic Masters thesis in Dichotomy
Jul 5, 2012
"Angelo Mathews has got a rocket-like arm"
watches in horror as a Sri Lankan fielder's limb flies out of its socket and across the field
Jun 25, 2012
"We promise to serve you first-class one-day cuisine, because these two teams have been well fed on a one-day diet"
Welcome to the restaurant of cricket. Your maitre'd today is
Jun 7, 2012
"For his effort he got 'Bravo!' on the big screen. When Bravo does it next time, he'll get 'Smitho!'"
is overwrought after seeing Steven Smith's flying save at the boundary at Eden Gardens
May 5, 2012
"What a warm response from the crowd. They're sitting in the sun here with no shade whatsoever."
heats up the IPL commentary with his witticisms
Apr 29, 2012
"He didn't take his eyes off it even for a nano-second."
The IPL forces players to raise their game, and
's vocabulary is up to the task
Apr 19, 2012
"It's Batman Robin, here tonight."
gives you two superheroes for the price of one while describing Robin Uthappa
Apr 17, 2012
"It's not funny when you're hit on the hot spot."
The charming and erudite
finds a way of explaining to the entire family that getting a ball in the crotch is - contrary to what we all thought - not amusing
Feb 8, 2012
"Lyon was allowed to bowl like a lion."
The opportunity to pun with references to wildlife?
Jan 27, 2012
"The Cool & Cool Cup is looking pretty cool."
Multitasking amateur poet
fulfils his commercial obligations
Dec 9, 2011
"You can only be out caught if you hit the ball in the air."
Don't have the cricket laws at hand?
will help you out
Dec 3, 2011
"No matter at what speed the ball crosses the boundary, you get only four runs."
lays down the law
Nov 24, 2011
"There are two young men at the crease, one younger than the other."
Let no one say
is stingy with details
Oct 31, 2011
"He is calm as a cucumber."
puts his finger on the secret of Misbah-ul-Haq's success
Oct 28, 2011
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A Birmingham hat-trick
A damp squib of a contest, but a fantastic day for an Indian fan in Birmingham
Eden Gardens turns on the magic again
A pitch with bounce, plenty of runs, a capacity crowd and a last-over finish all made it a day to remember
'Why did I bother buying day 5 tickets?'
No day five contest at Newlands after Kagiso Rabada took a ten-for to wrap up the series win for South Africa
The chants of Virat-Virat are here to stay
A see-saw day at the Wankhede, including a Kohli century and a boisterous crowd made it a memorable occasion
Smith and Guptill light up Sydney
Two memorable centuries, including the highest individual score at the ground, plenty of boundaries and a decent atmosphere at the SCG's first international of the home summer
Overton rattles SA A after Lions set them 412 to win
Imran Khawaja takes over as deputy chairman
Heino Kuhn set to earn South Africa Test call
Teams to retain review for 'umpire's call' verdict
ICC backs World XI games in Lahore
Can you ace our women's cricket quiz?
Which current World Cup captain played basketball in the Olympics? And which Flight Lieutenant also bowls with the new ball?
The matriarch of England women's evolution
Now in her eighties, Norma Izard is a living testimony to the pioneering breed of women's cricketer who helped elevate the sport to today's levels. By
The boundary-rider effect
Has the extra outfielder affected scoring rates in the last ten overs of ODIs?
How Australia's women got here
A World Cup is a celebration of how far the women's game has come, yet it should not be forgotten that many advancements were a long time coming. By
Do I know you from somewhere?
The Cricket Monthly June issue
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