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Rustom Deboo

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Rustom Deboo is a cricket aficionado and freelance writer from Mumbai. He is an ardent devotee of Test cricket and has an insatiable hunger for the history, snippets and statistics that this great game has to offer. He blogs at The Cricket Cauldron.

17-May-2018 Rashid & Mujeeb: The mean teens of the IPL

The two teenagers from Afghanistan have taken the Indian Premier League by storm, which bodes well for their international experience.

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15-May-2018 Cricketers who played Tests for two different countries

Out of thousands of cricketers, only 15 have represented different countries at the Test match level.

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15-May-2018 The case for a biennial 32-team T20I knockout

Now that 104 countries can play T20 Internationals, exciting possibilities can emerge for cricket on the global scale.

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14-May-2018 The lowest winning first-innings totals in the County Championship

English domestic cricket has seen many exciting occasions where a team has defended a ridiculously low first innings total.

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10-May-2018 Ireland look to 'Pak' a punch as historic Test beckons

Ireland are all set to play their very first Test match against Pakistan and perhaps make cricket history.

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03-May-2018 The Forgotten Foreign XI of the IPL

Here is a team made of overseas players who have not played in more than one season of the Indian Premier League each.

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27-Apr-2018 A lowdown on the ICC World Cricket League Division Four

Six Associate nations face each other from April 29 to May 6 in an attempt to move one step closer to World Cup qualification.

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16-Apr-2018 When cricket was played at the Commonwealth Games

Cricket made a one-off appearance at the Commonwealth Games in 1998 and have a chance to return in the 2022 edition of the Games.

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04-Apr-2018 Rewind to 1969-70: Australia in South Africa, Part 4

The 4th and final Test marked the peak of South Africa's dominance over Australia, and the start of repercussions for Apartheid.

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29-Mar-2018 Rewind to 1969/70: Australia in South Africa, Part 3

The third article in a look back to Australia's last four-Test series in South Africa.

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