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What Ponting and Tendulkar talk about
What Ponting and Tendulkar talk about

And how much a cheerleader needs to know about cricket. Our agony aunt knows it all

Was there a second slapper?
Was there a second slapper?

Conspiracy theories abound on who else had a hand in hitting Sreesanth back in 2008

Australian selectors confident about team's batting
Australian selectors confident about team's batting

And other eye-opening news in store this week

'Slept like a baby!'
'Slept like a baby!'

If you haven't subscribed to Kemar Roach's Twitter feed yet, you're not living life to its fullest

One man's groundbreaking impact on Indian cricket
One man's groundbreaking impact on Indian cricket

The valiant contributions of this correspondent have gone unsung for decades. This must change

How to tell if you're watching the IPL or county cricket
How to tell if you're watching the IPL or county cricket

It's that time of year when you need help distinguishing between the two

Meet Australia's future Ashes stars
Meet Australia's future Ashes stars

Not excited by what's been on offer so far? These players will get you perked up

An apology about New Zealand-England coverage
An apology about New Zealand-England coverage

The media apologises for certain minor errors and misprints in reportage about the series so far

Are you responsible for destroying cricket?
Are you responsible for destroying cricket?

What kind of a fan are you? Search your soul with these extremely piercing questions

How to invest your IPL millions
How to invest your IPL millions

Questions of cricket gnawing at your soul? Our agony aunt provides soothing answers

'If you want feedback, listen to Hendrix'
'If you want feedback, listen to Hendrix'

Mickey Arthur has got Twitter in a tizzy today

Happy hours in Dunedin
Happy hours in Dunedin

The New Zealand dressing room was in high spirits after the draw against England

Watson still quiet about <i>Dirty Dancing</i>
Watson still quiet about Dirty Dancing

That and other sordid secrets in our latest round-up of news you're bound to have missed

'Mango pickle, tomato pickle, garlic pickle, they're all good'
'Mango pickle, tomato pickle, garlic pickle, they're all good'

A lack of discrimination, and worse crimes, in this week's Twitter round-up

TV viewing safety guide for New Zealand-England Tests
TV viewing safety guide for New Zealand-England Tests

The time difference can kill you unless you follow these instructions

'Fingers crossed for a bit of Whitesnake and Bon Jovi'
'Fingers crossed for a bit of Whitesnake and Bon Jovi'

Unspeakable desires and then some in our Twitter round-up this week

DRS to bring in facial-mapping technology
DRS to bring in facial-mapping technology

Sehwag makes a spectacle of himself in this week's unnecessary news round-up

'Early morning movements'
'Early morning movements'

Plenty of unwanted information in this week's Twitter round-up

England plan to bully Australia revealed
England plan to bully Australia revealed

That and other dramatic news you're certain to have missed

'If you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, then you are wrong'
'If you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, then you are wrong'

For shame, you folks who discriminate against aquatic beings