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Cricket, and entertainment galore
Cricket, and entertainment galore

The Indian Cricket League got rolling with a dose of entertainment and cricket

For the love of the game
For the love of the game

Roving reporter at the Ranji Trophy Super League encounter between Tamil Naud and Mumbai in Chennai

Chaotic but electric
Chaotic but electric

As Indian fans got their first taste of Twenty20, Nagraj Gollapudi soaked up the electrifying atmosphere in Mumbai

International cricket returns to Sector 16
International cricket returns to Sector 16

The last time an international game was played at the Sector 16 Stadium was nearly 15 years ago, when Sachin Tendulkar was 20 years old and had not yet opened the innings for India

Oh Misbah, not again
Oh Misbah, not again

Sambit Bal picks the Plays of the Day during the final between India and Pakistan

Are Australia soft in the middle?
Are Australia soft in the middle?

The Australian middle order really hasn't done much in this tournament, in part because they haven't had to

The allure of the double-header
The allure of the double-header

One of the greatest strengths of Twenty20 has been the willingness to experiment

Where are the spectators?
Where are the spectators?

There were pre-match sales of 3000 for Ireland-India game, but by the start of play numbers were in the hundreds, not thousands

Echoes of history
Echoes of history

Jamie Alter soaks up the grand ambience at the Tamil Nadu Cricket Association's Silver Jubilee celebrations at Chennai

The allure of the MIG ground
The allure of the MIG ground

There's something unique about the atmosphere of watching cricket at a serene club ground away from the hustle and bustle of the city

Pakistan's fans desert the stands
Pakistan's fans desert the stands

Pakistan supporters have not had much to shout about at Old Trafford as their team have been bettered and bruised. However, even if the roles had been reversed the cheers would not have been ringing around the ground

Honeymoon in Abu Dhabi
Honeymoon in Abu Dhabi

Roving Reporter from the DLF Cup in Abu Dhabi

Chopping hoardings, lifting spirits
Chopping hoardings, lifting spirits
Only when I laugh
Only when I laugh

Fans were reduced to ironic cheering as Zimbabwe were thrashed by Kenya at Harare Sports Club ... and many more familiar faces were reduced to the role of spectators

Hazare's ghost and mynah calls
Hazare's ghost and mynah calls

Roving Reporter by Jamie Alter

The chaotically festive frontier
The chaotically festive frontier

Like Shahid Afridi has been, Peshawar, where he comes from, must be rehabilitated into Pakistan cricket

Autograph hunters and a sold-out show
Autograph hunters and a sold-out show

Small towns have their own fascination. Somehow you seem to have more time for observing the little things that are ignored in the blur of the big city

The MCG's makeover
The MCG's makeover

Peter English on the changes being made to the MCG

More bayonets than bats
More bayonets than bats

Rajkot, the capital of the erstwhile state of Saurashtra, may no longer retain its princely outlook but it doesn't take too long for cricket buffs to talk about its contribution to cricket

Batting for the absentee spectators
Batting for the absentee spectators

Rahul Bhattacharya watches Sourav Ganguly began among the most important matches of his career in an near-empty stadium