The Telegraph: Neil McKenzie interview – Bangladesh’s ‘skilled hitters’ start to embrace unorthodoxy

INTERVIEW Neil McKenzie tells Isabelle Westbury how he has convinced players to trust in their ability

Bangladesh announced themselves at this World Cup with a comprehensive, all-round victory over South Africa . A washout and two close losses, though, mean that they now have it all to do to make the knockout stages. Any comeback will start against the West Indies on Monday, and the approaches of these two teams could not be more dissimilar.

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The Telegraph: Kate Cross interview – ‘We are perfectionists because we have had to prove ourselves in a man’s world’

England’s women begin their international summer on Thursday in the shadow of a men’s World Cup, in which the hosts are seeking to emulate what their female counterparts did two summers ago.

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The Telegraph: Joe Root interview – our diversity gives England true strength

Joe Root has experienced first-hand in his kitchen the ability of cricket to excite and inspire even the youngest wannabes. It is a power he hopes will rub off on “every living person in this country” during a World Cup and Ashes summer .

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The Cricket Paper: This sporting life – How T20 reflects the lure of the private sector

 

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The Cricket Paper: Is it time we stopped trying to make our sporting heroes role models?

 

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