Why MS Dhoni's place in cricket history is assured

Why MS Dhoni's place in cricket history is assured

Image copyright AFP Image caption Dhoni was leader of a talented group of players which emerged from small cities and towns Mahendra Singh Dhoni has stepped down as India’s limited-overs captain ahead of the upcoming one-day international series against England. Wisden India editor Suresh Menon looks at what made the wicketkeeper-batsman one of the calmest […]

Could Big Bash cricket usurp Tests in Australia?

Could Big Bash cricket usurp Tests in Australia?

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Australians have enjoyed the spectacle of the Big Bash League A giant seagull, acrobatic motorcyclists and a daredevil in a jetpack are the poster boys of one of the greatest success stories Australian sport has ever seen. Add fireworks, chest-thumping music and monster sixes and it’s easy to see […]

Australia's enduring infatuation with Shane Warne

Australia's enduring infatuation with Shane Warne

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Classic Warnie: Shane sports his signature lip zinc and celebrates with a beer after a match in 1994 Australian cricket great Shane Warne has been beamed into living rooms across the UK as part of Sky Sports’ cricket coverage all summer. Trevor Marshallsea takes a look at the enduring […]

Panesar on the South Asian mental health 'taboo'

Panesar on the South Asian mental health 'taboo'

Image caption Cricketer Monty Panesar spoke publicly about his difficulty with paranoia England cricketer Monty Panesar has fought a public battle with mental health issues. He believes a culture of shame and labelling among the South Asian community is a barrier to others like him accessing help. But why do some in the community struggle […]