Tim Wigmore

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R Ashwin is about to be mobbed after dismissing Chris Gayle

Types of T20 teams

The spin team

Spinners are underused in T20 - unjustifiably so, as the success of Afghanistan, Chennai and Guyana has shown

AB de Villiers slogs one

Types of T20 teams

The batting team

Royal Challengers Bangalore and Nottinghamshire show the perils and the pros of T20 sides built around batsmen

Rashid Khan celebrates the wicket of Virat Kohli

Types of T20 teams

The bowling team

What do the successes of Sunrisers Hyderabad, Perth Scorchers and Pakistan in T20 have in common?

Andre Russell gives the ball some lift

Types of T20 teams

The six-hitting team

Big-hitting comes with big risks, but the payoffs are bigger too, as West Indies have shown

Andre Russell swats one through the off side


The art of the match-losing innings

T20 batting is full of misplaced good intentions, poor strategy and systemic insecurity. This is how those qualities lose matches

An lbw replay is shown on the big screen

Deconstructing cricket

The high-tech game

Technology influences various aspects of cricket today, and that is only set to increase in the years ahead