Jon Hotten

They have come to read my column, not your comments

Alastair Cook won the toss and chose to bat

Is it time to rethink the toss?

Why not let captains decide what batting or bowling first is worth and use runs to buy the advantage?

Of unwritten laws and moral compasses

Cricket's relationship with its rules is a constantly evolving flirtation, unlike in golf, say, where things are more cut and dried