Short, slight, fast, skiddy, moves it sideways, in-drifts it, and gets good bounce. And the last Australia probably saw of him was two one-over spells
Chatara to Dhawan: six balls, no runs, six paragraphs. There's a certain poetry about the maiden over
Or how England can take a simple idea and stretch it till it makes no sense at all
It's natural that cricket's obsessives should relish the sparkle of Afghanistan's play this World Cup
The long-lasting memory of a young batsman we have never seen before is of that one brilliant shot announcing his arrival
On the first morning of the World Cup: a most engrossing 14 runs
When you make 98 from No. 11 on debut, it is your premature fate to never just be another name on a teamsheet
He looks like one of Australia's top six batsmen, doesn't make the necessary runs in first-class cricket, briefly dazzles in Tests, goes away, then comes back
Insiders consider Kevin Pietersen's lack of "teamliness" his biggest flaw but spectators love to watch him play. So who matters more?
Watching and hearing a six hit at a ground is a visceral experience, even in an age when sixes are the norm, not the exception
Bill Lawry, no stranger, returns, with his gift to articulate precisely what the viewer is thinking
What makes a special cricket place special? At Adelaide Oval, part of it is that going to the cricket is about not having to watch the cricket
Does knowing how fast someone is bowling add to our experience of watching?
Thinking the Australian team unlikeable is a habit people slipped into. There comes a time for eyes to be readjusted
T20 is bad for batting technique, but could it be good for batting mindsets?
Ricky Ponting's departure can't have been the dream script people make it out to be, but at least he controlled his own destiny
McGain, he of one-Test fame, is well placed, perhaps, to see cricket's little disappointments for what they are
Has cricket missed out an obvious candidate?
Is there any point in being sad about the Sheffield Shield's place in our culture today?
They say no one ever remembers how you leave cricket, that the memory of you at your peak is what's everlasting. Is that true?
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