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    Having reconciled himself to the fact that he would never get paid to play cricket, Jamie Alter decided on the next best thing – writing on the sport. Having ditched a stint at an insurance firm in Boston, Jamie joined ESPNcricinfo where he worked for five years, covering cricket apart from trying to improve – unsuccessfully, ultimately – his technique against the short ball in office cricket. After taking a break to author two cricket books, Jamie joined CricketNext as editor in 2011.

    Suddenly, in the space of a couple days, three Indian cricketers have been linked with county cricket deals. It is very rare in Indian cricket,

    In his playing career for Australia, Darren Lehmann experienced Test defeats just twice, out of a total of 27 matches. That's two defeats spaced five

    The most honest and probably the truest words that came out of BCCI president N Srinivasan's mouth at his press conference in Kolkata on Sunday

    There are some cricketers who manage to endear themselves to individuals for various reasons. I'm not talking of superstars or legends of the game, but

    Nawab, Tiger, Pat, The Noob. The late Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi had several titles and nicknames, some of which his team-mates at school, Oxford University,

    Slip catching is a thing of beauty

    Saturday Sep 08, 2012

    While there is nothing quite like watching Test batsmen essay a picture-perfect straight drive or a fast bowler beating the bat and clipping the top

    Australia's fast-bowling great Dennis Lillee, his country's third-highest Test wicket-taker with 355 wickets from 70 matches, was not just a speed demon but a single-minded,

    "I could probably look to bat anywhere, but the team wanted me to be at No. 4 all the time and that's where I've spent