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Down with flat pitches

Simon Hughes, in the Telegraph, questions the quality of Test cricket on docile decks and the ensuing impact on fast bowlers after England and India held each other to a draw at Trent Bridge

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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

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Losing the concept of home

Anand Vasu in Wisden India explains how the busy schedule of a modern-day cricketer affects his life