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In Case You Missed It: Steyn says goodbye, England, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh fare well
In Case You Missed It: Steyn says goodbye, England, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh fare well

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#LordShardul changes the mood of the day
#LordShardul changes the mood of the day

Of all the people to score the fastest Test fifty ever recorded in England, it was a man with a first-class average of 16

Ajinkya Rahane: a career waiting to be seized
Ajinkya Rahane: a career waiting to be seized

He has played some stellar innings but it still feels he has the potential to be more; be great

How good was Dale Steyn, the white-ball bowler?
How good was Dale Steyn, the white-ball bowler?

He's been among South Africa's most successful short-format bowlers but his brilliance in Tests eclipsed the rest

Selection questions for India: Does Vihari get in? And what about Ashwin?
Selection questions for India: Does Vihari get in? And what about Ashwin?

The debate over India's selection leading into the fourth Test has grown cacophonous. Who should play, who shouldn't, and why?

What the upcoming tours to Bangladesh and Pakistan mean for New Zealand
What the upcoming tours to Bangladesh and Pakistan mean for New Zealand

None of the players on tour to Bangladesh will play the T20 World Cup, so what lies ahead for them?

The Buzz: Dan Christian gets a selection message
The Buzz: Dan Christian gets a selection message

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

In Case You Missed It: Root's Headingley heroics, and the hurt of racism in South Africa
In Case You Missed It: Root's Headingley heroics, and the hurt of racism in South Africa

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What the rise in fans following individuals and a decline in local identity means for the Hundred
What the rise in fans following individuals and a decline in local identity means for the Hundred

In the ECB's new competition you are free to support who you want - even if it's just your favourite player

Ireland host Zimbabwe with T20 World Cup preparation in mind
Ireland host Zimbabwe with T20 World Cup preparation in mind

Neither team has played much T20I cricket of late, and both have many niggles to sort ahead of bigger challenges

Tom Abell plays it straight as Somerset's Hundred contingent roll back into town
Tom Abell plays it straight as Somerset's Hundred contingent roll back into town

Somerset have felt foresaken by Hundred but diplomatic club captain has steered clear of culture war

Shaheen Shah Afridi rises steadily to the top echelon of fast bowling
Shaheen Shah Afridi rises steadily to the top echelon of fast bowling

The future of Pakistan pace bowling looks safe in Afridi's hands, as long as those who manage his workload remain vigilant

Liam Livingstone's travelling roadshow - next stop, Taunton
Liam Livingstone's travelling roadshow - next stop, Taunton

Somerset host Lancashire in quarter-final at world's highest-scoring T20 venue

CPL 2021: St Kitts & Nevis Patriots could pose favourites Trinbago Knight Riders their stiffest challenge
CPL 2021: St Kitts & Nevis Patriots could pose favourites Trinbago Knight Riders their stiffest challenge

Covid-19-related issues have hurt most teams, but the tournament could return to being the party it usually is after a quiet 2020

Why recruiting to maximise home advantage is the next stage of T20 development
Why recruiting to maximise home advantage is the next stage of T20 development

Shouting at the umpires can only do so much but ground dimensions are firmly on analysts' radars

Teenager Archie Lenham rides his luck during 'crazy' debut season
Teenager Archie Lenham rides his luck during 'crazy' debut season

Sussex's 17-year-old legspinner, the first "Blast baby", is taking it all in his stride

Ben Sears, the latest New Zealander in the fast lane
Ben Sears, the latest New Zealander in the fast lane

The 23-year-old got his maiden call-up to the national side for the tours to Bangladesh and Pakistan

Mohammad Mithun wants to hit back at online trolls by scoring runs again
Mohammad Mithun wants to hit back at online trolls by scoring runs again

The batter has been the target of relentless barrage of abuse and trolling on social media

Disciplined Mohammed Siraj providing depth, intensity to India's pace pack
Disciplined Mohammed Siraj providing depth, intensity to India's pace pack

His ability to pin down any specialist batter for long periods could well make the difference in this series

The Buzz: CPL commentary 'unbearable' for Ian Bishop
The Buzz: CPL commentary 'unbearable' for Ian Bishop

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