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From the Archives: XI Ceremonies

The opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games takes place in Glasgow this evening. But no sport does it better than cricket. Eh-hem.... #July 23, 2014

The week ahead in 60 seconds

The group stage of the T20 Blast wraps up as we welcome the return of domestic 50-over cricket. And India’s whirlwind tour of England continues.... #July 22, 2014

Taster: Davidstow Village Cup

Roche CC are one of eight quarter-finalists competing for a Lord's final on Sunday. Benj Moorehead watched the Cornish team invade Berkshire last ... #July 18, 2014

Big interview: James Anderson

Last October James Anderson spoke to us about how he had to cultivate a mean streak in order to survive as a fast bowler. Read it here... #July 17, 2014

Eyewitness: Northants vie for title

A pick-me-up for all Northamptonians: the story of the epic match against Warwickshire in 1995 when the title was at stake.... #July 15, 2014

The week ahead in 60 seconds

Rolling back the years with the likes of Marcus Trescothick, Mahela Jayawardene, Chris Gayle and Andrew Flintoff in this week’s cricketing ... #July 14, 2014

Five things to look out for in the Championship

Can Northamptonshire turn things around, pining for Panesar and in praise for Shantry: we look at the weekend's big issues.... #July 11, 2014

Eyewitness: England v India, 1971

As England and India prepare to join battle, we recall the Oval Test 43 years ago. India had never won a Test here, let alone a series ...... #July 08, 2014

The week ahead in 60 seconds

England and India get underway while the counties jostle for position at the top and bottom of the Championship and T20 Blast tables.... #July 07, 2014

From the Archives: XI controversial books

With KP primed to give his side of the story later this year, we look back at the cricket books which caused a stir.... #July 02, 2014

Eyewitness: Waqar at Surrey, 1990

By 1990 Surrey had fallen on hard times: no Championship for 20 years and no trophy for nearly 10 years. They needed some inspiration.... #July 01, 2014

The week ahead in 60 seconds

A busy week includes plenty of T20 Blast action, a star-studded match at Lord’s and India’s tour heads to Derby.... #June 30, 2014

Taster: Sangakkara and Jayawardene

Before they signed off in style Sri Lanka's twin greats sat down for an informal chat with Donald McRae for our July interview special.... #June 27, 2014

From the Archives: XI England debacles

England's defeat by Sri Lanka is hard to swallow but Jimmy and co can take comfort that they can sink lower than this ...... #June 25, 2014

Eyewitness: Viv's 189 at Old Trafford

Twenty summers ago Viv Richards took England apart in what is widely regarded as the greatest one-day innings.... #June 24, 2014

James Anderson interview

Anderson talks about being a bin man, playing the tambourine, his own fashion collection and why Broad doesn’t walk when playing golf.... #June 20, 2014

Ashraful: fallen from grace

Mohammad Ashraful has been banned from cricket for eight years for matchfixing. He spoke about his guilt to us last year.... #June 18, 2014

From the Archives: Chris Jordan

Chris Jordan has made a big impression in his first forays into international cricket. Bruce Talbot spoke to the Sussex allrounder back in January... #June 16, 2014

Taster: Sri Lanka ready to test England

Our current issue features a profile of the Sri Lankan team that may spring a surprise when the first Test begins next week.... #June 06, 2014

From the Archives: Liam Plunkett's debut

Plunkett was one of England's youngest debutants in 2005. He, Brian Close, Chris Read and Phil DeFreitas remember the first time.... #June 05, 2014

From the Archives: Eoin Morgan Q&A

With calls for Eoin Morgan to return to the Test side, we dig up the interview he gave the magazine after he was dropped in 2012.... #June 04, 2014

Eyewitness: When Boycott went berserk

Fifty years on from his Test debut, we remember when Geoffrey Boycott played like Chris Gayle in the 1965 Gillette Cup final.... #June 03, 2014

The week ahead in 60 seconds

Will England be topsy or will they be turvy against Sri Lanka, can Northants find some form and will Andrew Flintoff return?... #June 02, 2014

From the Archives: Bob Willis interview

Bob Willis turns 65 on Friday. To celebrate we revisit an interview from 2009 where he talks about singing out loud to himself and 1981.... #May 30, 2014

From the Archives: The best of Freddie

A look at some defining Andrew Flintoff moments to whet the appetite for what would be an extraordinary Twenty20 return.... #May 28, 2014

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