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JULY 14, 2014

When the weak can resist the strong

Cricket and football give lesser teams and players a chance to hold out and sometimes even show up stronger opposition

JULY 13, 2014

The Vincent punishment

What incentive do other players have of confessing their involvement in fixing if a lifetime ban is all that they can expect?

JULY 12, 2014

Coming back to win from hopeless first-innings situations

A look at some of the most thrilling victorious fightbacks in Tests

BYC
JULY 12, 2014

Whose top five is that? Not New Zealand's?

The boys wade into loads of emails, meet the Buffalo, roll out an old hit about Monty P and his black patka, discuss Pakistan v NZ. And Cricket Violence Corner stars Brett Lee

JULY 11, 2014

Are you born to captain?

Are some people just made to lead and the rest to follow? Let's examine the case of the two Captains Cook

JULY 10, 2014

The value of a cricketer's brand

Andrew Strauss will recover from the indiscreet remark he made about Kevin Pietersen, but his image won't be entirely as it was

JULY 08, 2014

The Victorian-pitch blues

Occasionally these days, at the lower levels, we're brought face to face with the kind of cricket conditions our ancestors lived with

JULY 08, 2014

'Our goal is for West Indies to be in the top three'

Curtly Ambrose talks about the interest generated by the Caribbean Premier League, his love for basketball, and bowling with Walsh

JULY 07, 2014

Vinoo beyond the Mankad

One of India's greatest allrounders is today unfortunately mostly remembered for a mode of dismissal that, though legitimate, is seen by many to be unfair

JULY 06, 2014

Time to enforce Law 24

If umpires are allowed to judge every delivery on its merits, the problem of throwing can be solved

JULY 05, 2014

Commentary boxes need succession plans too

Channel Nine should work to maintain the standards that its best broadcasters - Benaud and Chappell - have set, rather than encourage a frat-house environment

JULY 04, 2014

An old-fashioned series

India's five-Test tour of England feels like a throwback to the 1950s, down to the weak touring squad

JULY 03, 2014

Sri Lanka's triumph of attitude

They won in England by playing tough, bloody-minded cricket, refusing to take a backward step, on or off the pitch

JUNE 29, 2014

Why so passive, England?

England have become a reactive batting side, content to respond to given field settings than to manipulate them

JUNE 27, 2014

Headingley's challenge to get the crowds back

The ticket prices were reduced and there was the chance to watch home-grown players in the Test side. What more can Yorkshire do to woo spectators for five-day cricket?