Interviews


Rashid Khan: 'Ten balls in a row is a chance for three hat-tricks'
Rashid Khan: 'Ten balls in a row is a chance for three hat-tricks'

Afghanistan legspinner unfazed at Trent Bridge's runs, or burden of being first draft pick

Isa Guha on the Hundred: 'The BBC can play out to the masses. I think it will cut through'
Isa Guha on the Hundred: 'The BBC can play out to the masses. I think it will cut through'

BBC anchor keen to "get the balance right" between satisfying traditionalists and bringing in new audience

Andy Flower: 'Getting a feel for the Hundred, we'll have to assess in real time'
Andy Flower: 'Getting a feel for the Hundred, we'll have to assess in real time'

Trent Rockets men's coach on tactical differences of new format and England's need for a premier short-form competition

Sohaib Maqsood: 'If I start on the top, you will see a big fat strike rate'
Sohaib Maqsood: 'If I start on the top, you will see a big fat strike rate'

The Multan Sultans batter talks about his preference for batting in the top order, and how, despite a series of injuries, he couldn't bring himself to give up cricket

Nick Hockley: 'We won't rest until we are truly representative of the community we serve'
Nick Hockley: 'We won't rest until we are truly representative of the community we serve'

Newlands ball-tampering scandal: "We forget the lessons of that time at our peril"

'Being unpredictable is a big thing in T20' - Jake Lintott's unorthodox path to success
'Being unpredictable is a big thing in T20' - Jake Lintott's unorthodox path to success

Left-arm wristspinner has developed the hard way to seize chance with Birmingham Bears

Haider Ali: 'If Peshawar Zalmi hadn't given me the confidence, I might not have ended up in the Pakistan team'
Haider Ali: 'If Peshawar Zalmi hadn't given me the confidence, I might not have ended up in the Pakistan team'

The 20-year-old batter talks about making his way from tape-ball to the big leagues, and what he has learned from Babar Azam, Younis Khan and Misbah-ul-Haq

ICC CEO: 'We need to provide a WTC pathway to all 12 Test teams'
ICC CEO: 'We need to provide a WTC pathway to all 12 Test teams'

Geoff Allardice talks about the future of the ICC's big events: the WTC, the World Cups and the Champions Trophy

Usman Khawaja: 'There's only three spots in the top order. If you don't fit in them, it can be pretty tough'
Usman Khawaja: 'There's only three spots in the top order. If you don't fit in them, it can be pretty tough'

Ahead of his first PSL, the Australia batter spoke about thriving in chaos, playing on gut feel, and trying to find a spot in the Australia T20 World Cup squad

Dinesh Karthik: 'In T20, batting at Nos. 5-7 is a specialist role'
Dinesh Karthik: 'In T20, batting at Nos. 5-7 is a specialist role'

The India batter believes there is still a specific role for him in the national team, one that his time in the IPL has helped him develop

Nathan Leamon: 'Morgan is clinical, sharp, bright. He's an analyst's dream captain'
Nathan Leamon: 'Morgan is clinical, sharp, bright. He's an analyst's dream captain'

The England white-ball analyst on planning for the T20 World Cup, the value of probabilistic thinking, and whether teams can be run entirely from the dugout

Ben Duckett: 'I've certainly had setbacks but they've made me who I am'
Ben Duckett: 'I've certainly had setbacks but they've made me who I am'

Notts batter eyeing England after righting some wrongs during last summer's T20 Blast triumph

Finn Allen braced for trial by spin as he prepares for Lancashire T20 Blast debut
Finn Allen braced for trial by spin as he prepares for Lancashire T20 Blast debut

Young New Zealand star leaning on tips from Maxwell and de Villiers in RCB nets

Hanuma Vihari: 'In England you have to be really certain with your shot selection'
Hanuma Vihari: 'In England you have to be really certain with your shot selection'

The India batter talks about facing Stuart Broad in county cricket, and his work helping with pandemic relief in India

Simon Harmer: 'Teams are getting smarter - but no-one has played really well against spin at Chelmsford'
Simon Harmer: 'Teams are getting smarter - but no-one has played really well against spin at Chelmsford'

Offspinner is PCA's player of the month for May after shouldering heavy workload in Essex attack

Neil Wagner: 'I pride myself in playing a role when things are tough'
Neil Wagner: 'I pride myself in playing a role when things are tough'

The fast bowler talks about his evolution as a front-line quick for New Zealand, his legendary spell at the Bay Oval, and looks ahead to the WTC final

'Too much quarantine tipped me over the edge' - Tom Banton focused on having fun again
'Too much quarantine tipped me over the edge' - Tom Banton focused on having fun again

England batter suspects he's still suffering from long Covid after gruelling winter away

Matt Parkinson: 'I don't just want to be in England squads on potential'
Matt Parkinson: 'I don't just want to be in England squads on potential'

Legspinner starts season in fine form to raise hopes of making the Test grade

Shane Jurgensen: 'Boult, Southee, Jamieson and Wagner are similar to the West Indies attack of the '80s'
Shane Jurgensen: 'Boult, Southee, Jamieson and Wagner are similar to the West Indies attack of the '80s'

New Zealand's bowling coach on the quality of the pace attack and his favourite matches

Thisara Perera: 'I think I did a lot for the country. There are plenty of records I've set'
Thisara Perera: 'I think I did a lot for the country. There are plenty of records I've set'

The Sri Lanka allrounder looks back at the high points and fondest memories from his 12-year career, and maps the way forward