Wisden Interview


'Moody has a tough job because the team is in transition'
'Moody has a tough job because the team is in transition'
Botham: 'I'm looking forward to being 50'
Botham: 'I'm looking forward to being 50'

Richard Sydenham spoke to Ian Botham - and a few of his fellow commentators - in Faisalabad on the eve of his 50th birthday

'Got milk?'
'Got milk?'

Mahendra Singh Dhoni talks to S Rajesh about his sudden rise to fame, his penchant for milk, and his other passions

'Our remit is cricket, not internal politics'
'Our remit is cricket, not internal politics'

Cricinfo talked to Ehsan Mani, the ICC president, about what needs to be done in Zimbabwe, and whether the organisation's ostrich-head-in-sand approach was justified

'I want to try and help Shoaib Akhtar'
'I want to try and help Shoaib Akhtar'

Over a year into his tenure, Bob Woolmer talks to Cricinfo about what he has achieved, what he wants to achieve, England and, of course, Shoaib Akhtar

'Cricket just sort of happened through circumstance'
'Cricket just sort of happened through circumstance'

Rana Naved-ul-Hasan talks to Cricinfo

South Africa heading in the right direction
South Africa heading in the right direction

The Wednesday Interview with Graeme Smith

'This time we've really done it'
'This time we've really done it'

The Wednesday Interview with Ashley Giles during England's Ashes celebrations

For the future of the game
For the future of the game

The Wednesday Interview with Giles Clarke

The fundamentalist
The fundamentalist

Former Australia coach Bob Simpson is famous for his back-to-basics approach - and for his success. Recently he guided Holland to the 2007 World Cup. Here he talks coaches, players and getting old

'For me the most important thing is to take wickets'
'For me the most important thing is to take wickets'
'Be positive, back yourself, and hope for the best'
'Be positive, back yourself, and hope for the best'

The Wednesday Interview with Farveez Maharoof

'England must score at four an over'
'England must score at four an over'

The Wednesday Interview with Phil Tufnell on his memories of facing Australia

'I used to get bored when I wasn't keeping'
'I used to get bored when I wasn't keeping'

Nagraj Gollapudi talks to Denesh Ramdin

'I've been making my way as a relative unknown'
'I've been making my way as a relative unknown'

Simon Katich talks to Cricinfo as he prepares to face England in the Ashes

`Paying for our arrogance'
`Paying for our arrogance'

Lloyd spoke to Wisden Asia Cricket about the decline of his country's cricketing fortunes and other matters close to his heart.

'Sledging doesn't belong on the field'
'Sledging doesn't belong on the field'

Kumar Sangakkara talks to Cricinfo as he prepares to face West Indies

'The last Indian tour was a life-changing experience'
'The last Indian tour was a life-changing experience'

Justin Langer is currently in the middle of his most consistent run in international cricket

'The hardest part is to leave out a senior player'
'The hardest part is to leave out a senior player'

Trevor Hohns speaks to Wisden Cricinfo

Kenyan cricket at the crossroads
Kenyan cricket at the crossroads

Martin Williamson talks to Samir Inamdar, the new chairman of the KCA