Ranji Trophy 2016-17: Team of the tournament

Panchal, Jaggi, Pant are obvious picks as is the Nadeem-Kuldeep spin duo, while Bumrah's feats earn him a place in Parthiv-led side 

Not luck, just pluck: How Parthiv and Co put Gujarat on the Ranji map

They won only four matches outright this season, but it was a street-smart bunch that proved greater than the sum of its parts

Kohli is full of masterclasses, on and off the park

With punishing bat and articulate tongue, India’s captain is going where few men have gone before; where he will end up is anybody’s guess

Shakib, greatness and the Bangladesh cross

He’s indisputably his country’s greatest ever, but the allrounder’s feats aren’t always lauded like they deserve to be

Jaggi-Kishan: Jharkhand's trusted jugalbandi

They've forged significant partnerships this Ranji season, but their bond off the field is possibly even more entertaining

Honesty, hard work secrets to my success: Aleem Dar

International cricket’s most capped umpire opens up on the journey that has been, on learning from mistakes, and the influence of the 2003 World Cup on his career

Competition keeps us going
“Competition keeps us going”

KL Rahul: Virat is always looking to take the team along with him … good to have both him and MS Dhoni in the team

Chitrakoot’s annual cricket fest
Chitrakoot’s annual cricket fest

As long as I can afford it, this tournament will continue take place in Bargat village: Shailesh Shukla

Five days at the Ashes – Drink up! Drink up! And miss the game

On the first day of each Ashes Test, every venue assumed a character of its own

A history of celebrations: Champagne moments

From WG Grace's mid-pitch champagne party to Stuart Broad's wide-eyed, hand-on-mouth gesture – the evolution of cricketing celebrations