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'We were burning through a million dollars a month'
'We were burning through a million dollars a month'

In part two of his account of Cricinfo's first decade, Badri Seshadri looks at how the site changed hands during the years of the dotcom boom

A bot called Cricinfo
A bot called Cricinfo

Badri Seshadri, one of the founders of the site, looks back at its origins and evolution over a memorable first decade

My life with the beast that never sleeps
My life with the beast that never sleeps

ESPNcricinfo is an all-consuming endeavour, and one that inspires an enormous sense of obligation among those who work for it

The wizard Elz
The wizard Elz

Twenty-two years ago an Australian computer programmer pioneered online text commentary for cricket matches

A media role model
A media role model

ESPNcricinfo's geographically customised homepages offer a pointer to a trend that just might be the redemption of print

A decades-long obsession
A decades-long obsession

For one long-time user, ESPNcricinfo remains a testament to the power of fandom

1993 vintage
1993 vintage

Twenty years ago things were different in the country that had only started out on the road towards becoming cricket's economic powerhouse

The way we were
The way we were

For cricket journalists, life in the pre-Cricinfo age was no picnic, but it wasn't all drudgery either

Cricinfo's own World Cup
Cricinfo's own World Cup

The 2000 World Cup was a watershed for women's cricket, thanks in no small part to one website

A fan's notes
A fan's notes

A cricket geek tells of first coming across the site, going on to work for it, and going back to becoming an ordinary reader again

In praise of Statsguru
In praise of Statsguru

Could the world live without ESPNcricinfo's stats-spewing thingummybob? Certainly, but it would be a poorer place without it

One night in 1996
One night in 1996

Ball-by-ball text commentary, the core of ESPNcricinfo's offering, was born out of adversity during the sixth World Cup

The site that turned into a description
The site that turned into a description

For players, the relationship with ESPNcricinfo endures beyond their playing careers

An enduring love story
An enduring love story

As ESPNcricinfo turns 20, a look back at the pioneering spirit and inclusiveness that made it an essential part of cricket's fabric