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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

New and weird, but a strangely satisfying experience
New and weird, but a strangely satisfying experience

A county regular made it to The Oval for the opening night of the Hundred. Would it end up as an "I Was There" moment?

The Buzz: Rishabh Pant gets a grand welcome back
The Buzz: Rishabh Pant gets a grand welcome back

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

How many Test series have India won in England?
How many Test series have India won in England?

We test your knowledge of England-India Test series

The Hundred offers something for bowlers and will keep captains alert
The Hundred offers something for bowlers and will keep captains alert

An early analysis of how the playing conditions of the new tournament could evolve

The shirts fit for Hundred pioneers as opening night provides the fireworks
The shirts fit for Hundred pioneers as opening night provides the fireworks

After the hype and anxiety, the Oval's curtain-raiser lives up to its billing

Men's Hundred team previews - Can Southern Brave live up to the hype?
Men's Hundred team previews - Can Southern Brave live up to the hype?

We run the rule over all the teams taking part in the inaugural men's Hundred

Shiny, new, and a load of balls - your handy guide to the Hundred
Shiny, new, and a load of balls - your handy guide to the Hundred

In the words of Ron Burgundy, today is kind of a big deal

Stats - India secure their ninth successive ODI series win over Sri Lanka
Stats - India secure their ninth successive ODI series win over Sri Lanka

All the numbers from India's lower-order's fightback in Colombo

Deepak Chahar achieves his boyhood dream
Deepak Chahar achieves his boyhood dream

And in the process, he may have taken a step towards solving India's long-term issue of white-ball batting depth

Jason Roy justifies England's faith by finding his groove
Jason Roy justifies England's faith by finding his groove

But, after contrasting innings, Dawid Malan seems to be dancing to a different tune

English cricket's atomic option highlights failure to capitalise on T20 revolution
English cricket's atomic option highlights failure to capitalise on T20 revolution

The ECB has tried to reinvent the wheel - and left many worrying about the fallout

Isa Guha on the Hundred: 'The BBC can play out to the masses. I think it will cut through'
Isa Guha on the Hundred: 'The BBC can play out to the masses. I think it will cut through'

BBC anchor keen to "get the balance right" between satisfying traditionalists and bringing in new audience

Why Headingley 1981 is a work of art
Why Headingley 1981 is a work of art

Unique and inimitable, it can be interpreted in multiple ways

What is the most extras conceded in an innings in any match?
What is the most extras conceded in an innings in any match?

Also: has there ever been a Test innings where all 11 players have bowled?

What's wrong with Pujara? The answer might lie in his feet
What's wrong with Pujara? The answer might lie in his feet

He seems more hesitant and is moving his feet a lot less against pace

Andy Flower: 'Getting a feel for the Hundred, we'll have to assess in real time'
Andy Flower: 'Getting a feel for the Hundred, we'll have to assess in real time'

Trent Rockets men's coach on tactical differences of new format and England's need for a premier short-form competition

Prithvi Shaw and Ishan Kishan, minimalist and maximalist
Prithvi Shaw and Ishan Kishan, minimalist and maximalist

Their contrasting methods, both utterly devastating, gave India a glimpse of an exhilarating ODI future

Nivethan Radhakrishnan, from Tamil Nadu to Tasmania, creating opportunities with both hands
Nivethan Radhakrishnan, from Tamil Nadu to Tasmania, creating opportunities with both hands

He is more than just a novelty, as his progress up the ranks in Australian cricket shows