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World Cup 2015: Australia

Starc tops the new-gen class

Andy Bull, in his column, The Spin, writes that Mitchell Starc shone brightest among the bunch of youngsters who took the World Cup by storm

ODI cricket

Cricket and semantic satiation

In his piece for the Guardian's Spin, Andy Bull analyses how Twenty20 cricket and rule changes have made traditional ODI strategies redundant, and remarks that mind-boggling batting feats have become so common, it's bewildering for fans

Broadcasting

Has cricket hit the roof?

Ashok Malik, in Asian Age, wonders cricket-viewing has hit a peak in India considering the decline in the team's performance since the 2000s and other sports vying for the average fan's interest

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ICC annual conference 2014

Cricket makes 'a fool of itself'

hloe Saltau, writing in the Sydney Morning Herald, says the support Srinivasan has received from other ICC members does not improve the game's image when it comes to fighting corruption.

Australian cricket

Chasing the men down

Greg Baum, in the Age, believes Australia Women's efficient defence of their World T20 title was another advertisement of their catching up with the men's game

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India cricket

IPL clean-up needs hard evidence

Writing in the Hindustan Times, Kadambari Murali Wade, the former editor of Sports Illustrated India shares her experience of meeting with the Mudgal Committee that was probing the spot-fixing and corruption charges in IPL 2013

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Cricket technology

Train umpires instead of investing in DRS

n an academic paper, excerpted at Phys.Org and soon to be published in the Journal of Sports Economics, Vani Borooah tries to identify the exact value that DRS brings to cricket.

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Cricket broadcasting

Banking on cricket's popularity

Surajeet Das Gupta, in the Business Standard, analyses why the broadcaster is pumping so much money into the game

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Fast bowling

Fast bowling in a time of tortoises

In a column for the Guardian's Spin, Andy Bull wonders whether fast bowling in Test cricket is becoming slower