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Was it Kohli's own decision to give up India's T20I captaincy? Is Dhoni part of a larger plan?
Was it Kohli's own decision to give up India's T20I captaincy? Is Dhoni part of a larger plan?

The batter's decision to step down after the T20 World Cup raised several questions. ESPNcricinfo attempts to answer some of them

In Case You Missed It: A rash of retirements and an abandonment
In Case You Missed It: A rash of retirements and an abandonment

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PCB in 'shock and disbelief' after NZ cancel tour: What's next for the board?
PCB in 'shock and disbelief' after NZ cancel tour: What's next for the board?

The PCB's anger and frustration stems from the fear of the precedent this cancellation now sets for the future

CPL triumph adds to Donovan Miller's CV, but home coaching calling proves elusive
CPL triumph adds to Donovan Miller's CV, but home coaching calling proves elusive

Proven credentials in overseas tournaments but remains under-used in England

Sam Billings seeks happy homecoming ahead of career-defining winter
Sam Billings seeks happy homecoming ahead of career-defining winter

Opportunity to secure rare Kent silverware could help to silence captain's critics

'Which world is NZ living in?' - Ramiz Raja
'Which world is NZ living in?' - Ramiz Raja

Ramiz Raja, the new PCB chairman, was among the many voices from Pakistan expressing their disappointment at New Zealand's decision to abandon the tour

Why replacing the toss with an auction is the fair thing to do
Why replacing the toss with an auction is the fair thing to do

The toss doesn't work at giving both teams an equitable shot at winning a game

Can Warner the player resuscitate Sunrisers, and his form?
Can Warner the player resuscitate Sunrisers, and his form?

The former captain is likely to return to the XI to replace Bairstow, but has he come to terms with just being a player?

Will Smeed is in it to ping it as Somerset seek end-of-season tonic
Will Smeed is in it to ping it as Somerset seek end-of-season tonic

After county's Championship stumble, youngster offers fear-free finale

Drakes, Narine, Odean make it to CPL team of the tournament
Drakes, Narine, Odean make it to CPL team of the tournament

The tournament had several established stars doing well, but the new talent gave it an extra sheen

Which bowler just broke Lasith Malinga's record for the most five-wicket hauls in T20s?
Which bowler just broke Lasith Malinga's record for the most five-wicket hauls in T20s?

How well do you know fast bowlers' feats?

Australians (back) at the IPL: David Warner and Steven Smith in spotlight ahead of T20 World Cup
Australians (back) at the IPL: David Warner and Steven Smith in spotlight ahead of T20 World Cup

Will any of the new signings make a mark as the tournament resumes?

Lewis smashes Gayle's records for a six
Lewis smashes Gayle's records for a six
Chris Wood finds his belief as Hampshire prepare to take the Final step
Chris Wood finds his belief as Hampshire prepare to take the Final step

After numerous near-misses on Finals Day, astonishing 2021 turnaround gives hope

IPL 2021 returns: Rajasthan Royals, Punjab Kings, KKR and Sunrisers Hyderabad look to turn fortunes around
IPL 2021 returns: Rajasthan Royals, Punjab Kings, KKR and Sunrisers Hyderabad look to turn fortunes around

A look at the form in the first half and the challenges ahead for the bottom four teams on the points table

IPL 2021 returns: What Delhi Capitals, CSK, RCB and Mumbai Indians need to do differently in second phase
IPL 2021 returns: What Delhi Capitals, CSK, RCB and Mumbai Indians need to do differently in second phase

A look at the form in the first half and the challenges ahead for the top four teams on the points table

Slow Death back in the Fast Lane: How Tymal Mills rose again
Slow Death back in the Fast Lane: How Tymal Mills rose again

After managing a long-standing back issue, and starring in the Hundred, Mills is back in vogue

Sneaky battles, amazing performances, weird results: how the Australia-India rivalry took shape
Sneaky battles, amazing performances, weird results: how the Australia-India rivalry took shape

What does the next installment of this head-to-head have in store?

It's clear which team is the best in the world
It's clear which team is the best in the world

A deeply scientific analysis comes to a foregone conclusion

Mark Boucher: 'Team realised we are not a finished product'
Mark Boucher: 'Team realised we are not a finished product'

Coach credits self-awareness for South Africa's run of seven successive T20I wins