ODI bowling winner

A leggie returns

Afridi began cricketing life as a bowler and now he seems finally to have come into full bloom as one

The main non-event

If a stump falls and no one is around to write about it, does it mean Australia must be playing Pakistan

Should offspinners be allowed more flexion to bowl the other one?

No extra elbow room

In the wake of the call by Ramiz Raja to allow offspinners extra leeway for the doosra, we asked four experts: should more than 15 degrees of flexion be permitted for the delivery?

Pakistan v Australia, 1st ODI, Dubai

Australians shine but in the wrong place

Australia's embarrassing defeat to Pakistan stemmed in part from a lack of experience and coincided with the free-scoring form of Gilchrist and Hayden in the IPL