The Surfer


The life-saving work of the PCA
The life-saving work of the PCA

The Professional Cricketers' Association (PCA) do a vast amount of incredible work supporting current and former players through difficult times in a range of situations

A peek into street cricket in the UAE
A peek into street cricket in the UAE

Paul Radley on Friday cricket that is a ritual for the masses in the UAE

Ronchi's post-retirement plans
Ronchi's post-retirement plans

Former New Zealand wicketkeeper Luke Ronchi talks life after retirement, plans of taking up a coaching role with Cricket Wellington and New Zealand Cricket, and playing in the domestic T20 leagues across the globe

Dribbling with the double
Dribbling with the double

Having represented New Zealand in two different sports, double internationals Suzie Bates and Sophie Devine reflect on the learnings gathered from playing basketball and hockey at the highest level

Cooking up the Test love
Cooking up the Test love

Barney Ronay considers Alastair Cook's prolific county scoring after giving up the Test captaincy and wonders if he is set for a "Gooch-like late career surge"

Bringing cricket to  Khayelitsha
Bringing cricket to Khayelitsha

Gary Kirsten shares his thoughts on developing sporting infrastructure in the biggest township in Cape Town, coaching and leadership

Sehwag's swashbuckling ways
Sehwag's swashbuckling ways

With the Cricket Advisory Committee set to name India's coach for the next two years soon, Sandeep Dwivedi, in the Indian Express, looks at what Virender Sehwag, one of the shortlisted candidates, can bring to the role

De Villiers lauds 'consummate surgeon' Kohli
De Villiers lauds 'consummate surgeon' Kohli

South Africa captain AB de Villers shares his thoughts on the talent and hard work that has helped Virat Kohli evolve into 'the very model of a calm, clinical and confident professional cricketer'

Afridi and India-Pakistan classics
Afridi and India-Pakistan classics

Former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi recounts his experiences with India's cricketers over the years

Jennings hungry for more Test success
Jennings hungry for more Test success

England opener Keaton Jennings discusses Durham's ECB punishment, his own rise and the challenge of taking on South Africa - the country of his birth - this summer

Rayner on raising the bar
Rayner on raising the bar

The Middlesex spinner reflects on last year's memorable Championship victory and even tougher challenges ahead

New Zealand's 100-year-old cricketer
New Zealand's 100-year-old cricketer

Andrew Alderson speaks to Tom Pritchard about his career playing county cricket in England

How do you prepare a Test pitch?
How do you prepare a Test pitch?

What a couple of days watching a veteran groundsman tending his track revealed

There will always be Sri Lanka for Brett Schultz
There will always be Sri Lanka for Brett Schultz

The former South Africa fast bowler talks about his successful tour of Sri Lanka, the influence of Kepler Wessels and confronting career-ending injury

Kolpak and the Brexit effect
Kolpak and the Brexit effect

The issue of Kolpak regulations in county cricket is likely to be further muddied by the result of the EU referendum

'He thought I was Superman or something'
'He thought I was Superman or something'

Virat Kohli talks to Michael Vaughan about the pressures of constantly being in the spotlight, his fitness regime, and his interactions with his idol Sachin Tendulkar

Du Plessis sweet saga sucks
Du Plessis sweet saga sucks

The fuss over Faf du Plessis allegedly using a sweet to help shine the ball is distracting from Australia's bigger problems

A crisis of Cricket Australia's making
A crisis of Cricket Australia's making

If Australian cricket is in the middle of a crisis today, it is no small measure down to the marketing of the country's board, which has taken the game out of the dressing room and into corporate boardrooms

Why international cricket is no ordinary workplace
Why international cricket is no ordinary workplace

Brett Geeves recalls his tour of South Africa with the Australian team in 2009 to illustrate the strange realities of working as a professional cricketer

Good old Ollie comes to town
Good old Ollie comes to town

Remembering Colin Milburn, a man who lost an eye, but never his spirit