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Has Rohit Sharma cracked the Test match opening code?
Has Rohit Sharma cracked the Test match opening code?

The England series will be a litmus test for him, but he has already shown that he can adapt his attacking style to the demands of the format

Juggling psychology and cricket, Calvin Harrison continues 'unbelievable' journey
Juggling psychology and cricket, Calvin Harrison continues 'unbelievable' journey

Allrounder may have got a platform to perform through the Hundred, but his development comes from a university and county system

A qualified success for the ECB's 'silent W' as Welsh Fire come through first home test
A qualified success for the ECB's 'silent W' as Welsh Fire come through first home test

Atmosphere lacking in Cardiff due to rain and Covid restrictions, but some signs of promise

Lauren Bell on song again to signal increased pace depth for England
Lauren Bell on song again to signal increased pace depth for England

Tall seamer catches the eye with wickets of Hayley Matthews and Sarah Taylor

Australia beat challenging conditions and circumstances in series of incremental gains
Australia beat challenging conditions and circumstances in series of incremental gains

Captaincy audition goes well for Alex Carey as victory sealed with big names missing

The Hundred is tearing English cricket apart - but counties must take their share of the blame
The Hundred is tearing English cricket apart - but counties must take their share of the blame

Having become far too reliant on the ECB, the professional game now finds itself recast as second rate

Is Ishan Kishan the only man to make fifties on debut in ODIs and T20Is?
Is Ishan Kishan the only man to make fifties on debut in ODIs and T20Is?

And what's the highest ODI total without a half-century?

India have a tailender problem and it's not one they can solve easily
India have a tailender problem and it's not one they can solve easily

Whatever combination of quick bowlers and spinners they pick, their tail is longer and much less good at batting than England's

The Buzz: Sachin Tendulkar's new friend
The Buzz: Sachin Tendulkar's new friend

All the bantz, the jousts, and little bit of eavesdropping from the social media playground and beyond

What lies ahead of the nine teams in the next World Test Championship cycle?
What lies ahead of the nine teams in the next World Test Championship cycle?

Report cards from the inaugural WTC and a look ahead at what to expect from the contenders in the second cycle

Yuzvendra Chahal's simplistic approach recaptures confidence in familiar conditions
Yuzvendra Chahal's simplistic approach recaptures confidence in familiar conditions

Through basic control and bowling smarts, Chahal delivered a match-turning performance

Timeless truths link Hundred present to John Player past, no matter what the slogans tell you
Timeless truths link Hundred present to John Player past, no matter what the slogans tell you

Despite the hype, spin-dominant one-day games are not new to English cricket

Teenager Alice Capsey caps historic day as Lord's delivers social karma
Teenager Alice Capsey caps historic day as Lord's delivers social karma

Crowd in excess of 13,000 witness remarkable matchwinning display from 16-year-old

Michael Holding: 'Racism strips away your humanity, takes away your feelings of self-worth'
Michael Holding: 'Racism strips away your humanity, takes away your feelings of self-worth'

The legendary former West Indies fast bowler looks back at times he was on the receiving end of racism in a book co-written with Usain Bolt among others

Chris Benjamin takes the fast track to stardom after extraordinary seizing of the moment
Chris Benjamin takes the fast track to stardom after extraordinary seizing of the moment

Stunning scooped six announces talent of young batter on Warwickshire rookie contract

Varun Chakravarthy gets ready for his first, best, and only chance
Varun Chakravarthy gets ready for his first, best, and only chance

His skills aren't in question, but his fitness is, and the mystery spinner must prove he is finally good to go

In Case You Missed It: A week of wins for India, England and the Hundred
In Case You Missed It: A week of wins for India, England and the Hundred

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Want the truth about the Hundred? It's smoke, mirrors and gimmickry
Want the truth about the Hundred? It's smoke, mirrors and gimmickry

The ECB's new format seems to work but we may still be counting its cost for years to come

Rashid Khan: 'Ten balls in a row is a chance for three hat-tricks'
Rashid Khan: 'Ten balls in a row is a chance for three hat-tricks'

Afghanistan legspinner unfazed at Trent Bridge's runs, or burden of being first draft pick

Oval Invincibles make light of setbacks to deliver serious performance
Oval Invincibles make light of setbacks to deliver serious performance

Statement win made possible by batting depth, smart captaincy and international-standard attack