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Malcolm Marshall and his two Ms: my most prized possession
Malcolm Marshall and his two Ms: my most prized possession

Nobody in the past 20 years has gotten an autograph from Malcolm Marshall, and nobody ever again will

When Nawaz Sharif, John Major and Bob Hawke played cricket in Harare
When Nawaz Sharif, John Major and Bob Hawke played cricket in Harare

A look back to 30 years ago, when a handful of world leaders put on whites for charity

Cook to Price: A Test XI of common nouns
Cook to Price: A Test XI of common nouns

An unusual list which includes champion players from the past as well as present

Of great batsmen and their unforgettable bat labels: a romance to remember
Of great batsmen and their unforgettable bat labels: a romance to remember

Bat labels get as firmly stuck in the memory as gorgeous shots from bat-holders

Carpets and corridors: 11 expressions from the cricketing world
Carpets and corridors: 11 expressions from the cricketing world

Which of these terms frequently used by cricket commentators is your favourite?

Coping with the absence of live cricket
Coping with the absence of live cricket

A 17-year old reader is digging deep into the archives and learns about life through the game

When a boisterous Bangalore crowd got behind the local boys
When a boisterous Bangalore crowd got behind the local boys

As many as six Karnataka players featured in the XI with Kumble and Srinath delivering victory

Newlands Test XI ft. Jacques Kallis, Sachin Tendulkar and Dale Steyn
Newlands Test XI ft. Jacques Kallis, Sachin Tendulkar and Dale Steyn

A Newlands faithful picks his XI and standout performances at the venue since the turn of the century

Batting for the tie
Batting for the tie

Ties remind us of thin margin between winning and not winning, and are so rare that they need to be celebrated

An experience of a lifetime at the Chinnaswamy Stadium
An experience of a lifetime at the Chinnaswamy Stadium

How a group of friends managed to get tickets for the India-Pakistan clash and then partied in the stands and streets

An open letter to the India women's cricket team
An open letter to the India women's cricket team

Harmanpreet Kaur's girls came up short in the big final at the MCG, but there's plenty to look forward to from them in the future

The seven's worth a double
The seven's worth a double

The greater the number of times a bowler has taken seven wickets in an innings, the more resonant is his legend

What's in a number? In cricket, quite a lot
What's in a number? In cricket, quite a lot

Bradman's 99.94, Dravid's 461, 149 at Headingley. And three stunning fourth-innings knocks that feature 1, 5 and 3

The South Africa cricket fan's mid-life crisis
The South Africa cricket fan's mid-life crisis

South Africa have endured plenty of World Cup disappointments, but in 2019, the music died

Why you should be disappointed with Mr Pujara
Why you should be disappointed with Mr Pujara

Cheteshwar Pujara faced 1258 balls. Cheteshwar Pujara scored two match-winning hundreds... stop, enough already

Seagulls at cow corner, Bhogle on air, and ABC to the rescue
Seagulls at cow corner, Bhogle on air, and ABC to the rescue

An India fan relives the excitement of following an Adelaide Test in the early 1990s, when he sneaked in a portable radio in his school backpack

It was always about your cricket, Australia
It was always about your cricket, Australia

The verbal excesses and physical posturing of Australian players have always only been side notes to truly great performances on the field

How to account for not-outs more accurately when assessing batsmen
How to account for not-outs more accurately when assessing batsmen

Using analytics from medicine to compute batsmen's survival rates

The adequate artistry of M Vijay
The adequate artistry of M Vijay

The Indian opener is a stylish batsman who can look at his Test achievements with quiet satisfaction, if not with loud triumphalism

Madras' Srikkanth
Madras' Srikkanth

The former India captain's average may be below 30, but his daredevil batting and his quaint mannerisms made him a cult favourite in his hometown