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Mag taster: Cricket's last post

While World War One raged the Bradford League became an unlikely sanctuary for players such as Hobbs, Barnes and Woolley.... #August 21, 2014

The week ahead in 60 seconds

There’s plenty at stake as we head towards the end of the English summer with T20 Finals Day and quarter-final spots up for grabs in the RL ... #August 18, 2014

Archive: The thing that could not be

Stuart Broad was given ... #August 17, 2014

From the Archives: XI quirky bowling actions

With Saeed Ajmal's bowling arm under scrutiny, we look back at some of the more curious bowling actions in cricket history.... #August 13, 2014

The week ahead in 60 seconds

Football? What football? We’re still very much in the thick of the cricketing summer with this week’s worth of action leaving us spoilt ... #August 11, 2014

From the Archives: XI DRS decisions

The England-India series has thrown up a few DRS what-ifs. But what if DRS had been in place since the beginning of Test cricket ... ?... #August 06, 2014

From the Archives: XI Swing theories

Swing has been in the air at the Ageas Bowl. Here's 11 reasons why this might be the case, from dark cows to high tides.... #July 30, 2014

The week ahead in 60 seconds

The T20 Blast finalists are to be decided, KP takes the field in the Caribbean, while England look for their first Test win of the summer.... #July 29, 2014

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

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