Pete Langman

Writing is like T20 batting: begin to block and you may as well retire to the pavilion'

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David Warner is run out by a Temba Bavuma direct hit

Let's make run-outs mundane

By making a simple, common-sense ritual standard practice, it is possible - at the lower levels, at least - to achieve a far higher success rate when seeking to catch a batsman short

Steven Smith reacts after being adjudged lbw by umpire Aleem Dar

Let's hear it for the ump

A large percentage of umpiring decisions are invariably met with indignation and angst. It shouldn't be that way

A view of the Australian dressing room before play

Should we judge a player by his gear?

Whether you have a bat that cost more than your house or one that's older than that house, the important thing is that you enjoy playing with it

Boys playing cricket

Be your own role model

If there's a gap between what you think you can do and what you can actually do on the field, you won't be a match-winner

Couples dance the tango

The beat of cricket

Getting the timing right, when playing and elsewhere, sets you free