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Avesh Khan is ready for the next level
Avesh Khan is ready for the next level

The young fast bowler was among the finds of the IPL. It wouldn't be too far-fetched for him to make his Test debut in England

Harpreet Brar's slow road to the top
Harpreet Brar's slow road to the top

The Punjab Kings spin-bowling allrounder was resigned to turning up for trials and bowling one over. Then his luck changed

Ngidi's journey
Ngidi's journey

Where South Africa's latest spearhead came from

Unmukt Chand's quest for 1000
Unmukt Chand's quest for 1000

Once a bright young wunderkind, he now finds himself having to prove the doubters wrong and make his mark again with big runs in domestic cricket

Sciver's story
Sciver's story

How young Natalie grew up and became a major player in England's line-up

Corey Anderson's struggle
Corey Anderson's struggle

The New Zealand allrounder has had to fight expectations and wrestle with injury. Most of all, he has had to strive to outdo his potential

The electric leggie
The electric leggie

As a fielder, Shadab Khan is a live wire; as a bowler, he has a googly to make you sit up straight

The making of a Kiwi
The making of a Kiwi

From a young, homesick 16-year-old, Jeet Raval has blossomed into a New Zealand cricketer with enviable credentials

Paint my love
Paint my love

Sudhir Gautam, uber Tendulkar fan, is now rooting for a new sport

'Like gardening on speed'
'Like gardening on speed'

Geoff Clements, who has been on the job behind the camera for half a century, talks about his career

Emma Lai walks on the grass
Emma Lai walks on the grass

The story of the cricket-club waitress who was playing for her national team within a year of picking up a bat for the first time

'We probably had an easier time because we actually made the decision'
'We probably had an easier time because we actually made the decision'

Former South African umpire Cyril Mitchley remembers his days on the circuit, giving Tendulkar run out at square leg and Atherton caught off the thigh pad

Pakistan cricket's Sikh hope
Pakistan cricket's Sikh hope

Never has a cricketer from his community played for the country. Mahinder Pal Singh is looking to change that

'There's no wicket that's flat for a bowler'
'There's no wicket that's flat for a bowler'

Fighting spirit, hard work, and the unshaking support of his mother helped a young man from Langa leopard-crawl his way into the cricketing limelight

The importance of being Sabbir Rahman
The importance of being Sabbir Rahman

The young Bangladesh batsman's ability to extend his T20 approach to other forms is setting a template for his peers to follow

How far can Surrey's Currans go?
How far can Surrey's Currans go?

Right-arm quick Tom and skillful young allrounder Sam have what it takes to get to the highest level

The pretty boy who turned hatchet man
The pretty boy who turned hatchet man

Neil Wagner has cast himself in the role of a relentless slugger of a fast bowler, and it has paid off for him in spades

When Lee was invincible
When Lee was invincible

Former South Africa batsman Lee Irvine remembers his Essex days, batting against John Gleeson, drinking with Arlott, and watching a football game with Kanhai

New MCC president eyes younger fans
New MCC president eyes younger fans

Matthew Fleming looks to bring his adventurous playing style to his administrative role at the historic club, which is seeking to remain relevant in the 21st century

Reifer calls it
Reifer calls it

The world's youngest international umpire, from a cricket family of some renown in Barbados, is looking to make his mark on the Elite Panel