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How Channel Seven is looking to change television commentary in Australia
How Channel Seven is looking to change television commentary in Australia

Moving away from a roster full of former players, the new broadcasters of the game down under want to bring in a conversational style of coverage

How can the IPL become a global sports giant?
How can the IPL become a global sports giant?

If it has to compete with leagues like the NFL, NBA and Premier League football, it needs to expand in India and abroad

From Bogra to Brisbane: the Bangladeshi women expanding their country's horizons
From Bogra to Brisbane: the Bangladeshi women expanding their country's horizons

Rumana Ahmed and Khadija Tul Kubra want to use their WBBL experience to raise the profile of the women's game back home

How Mahmudullah became Bangladesh's big hitter
How Mahmudullah became Bangladesh's big hitter

Asked to take on the role of a T20 finisher, he transformed his game and his team's performances with it

The Indian girl who became the leader of the USA
The Indian girl who became the leader of the USA

Shebani Bhaskar has played cricket all over the world. Now she's leading the United States in their biggest challenge to date

Make a ton, get a tree
Make a ton, get a tree

At the Wynberg Boys' High School ground in Cape Town, a lot of the greenery has basmen's names on it

The giggly boy wonder from Sauraha
The giggly boy wonder from Sauraha

In a short time, Nepal's 17-year-old legspinner Sandeep Lamichhane has become an internationally recognised name in the game, but the fame and fortune hasn't swayed him one bit

'It was like driving a Rolls-Royce one day and sleeping on the pavement the next'
'It was like driving a Rolls-Royce one day and sleeping on the pavement the next'

Sourav Ganguly talks about making the decision to retire in this extract from his new book

'Every time I enter the field, it's like: Smriti, you have to score'
'Every time I enter the field, it's like: Smriti, you have to score'

India opener Smriti Mandhana talks about changing her batting technique, and what she expects from herself in South Africa

Immy's crowd
Immy's crowd

Sanjay Manjrekar looks back at his encounters with Imran Khan and the side he led, and the Sharjah matches of the '90s

'Game probably 36 hours too soon for the pitch'
'Game probably 36 hours too soon for the pitch'

Greg Chappell recalls the events of the Centenary Test, played 40 years ago at the MCG

Will Meghalaya make it back into Indian cricket's mainstream?
Will Meghalaya make it back into Indian cricket's mainstream?

Football reigns supreme in the north-east, but cricket is slowly returning to the main stage

'Want to make the BBL the No. 1 sports league in Australia'
'Want to make the BBL the No. 1 sports league in Australia'

Kim McConnie, the new head of the Big Bash, talks about how the league has its eyes on becoming the biggest game in town

How the yo-yo test became a selection standard
How the yo-yo test became a selection standard

Running between two cones: how hard can it be?

It's going to be Steve and Joe's excellent adventure
It's going to be Steve and Joe's excellent adventure

The Ashes captains' journeys have been similar: each having spent some of his formative years in the other's country

The day my surrogate son made me proud (sort of)
The day my surrogate son made me proud (sort of)

What is the appropriate emotion to feel when your boy is hitting you for runs in a fathers v sons game?

MS Dhoni: Indian cricket's first mega-brand
MS Dhoni: Indian cricket's first mega-brand

Rajdeep Sardesai's new book looks at, among other things, the man who ushered in the era of the all-powerful player agent

Read's artistry leaves a lasting impression
Read's artistry leaves a lasting impression

Chris Read played only 15 Tests for England but the game has lost a little of its grace now that he has entered retirement

'Cricket should not shy away from technological change throwing up new challenges'
'Cricket should not shy away from technological change throwing up new challenges'

Microsoft CEO and cricket fan Satya Nadella talks about growing up with cricket in his life, and the future of the game

Ready, headset, go!
Ready, headset, go!

Facing virtual deliveries could soon become part of players' training and acclimatisation routines