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APRIL 17, 2015

Turn down the telly, turn up the radio

There was a time when cricket fans felt TV commentary wasn't descriptive enough. Now its verbosity makes us turn back to the radio

APRIL 15, 2015

The wrecking ball and the subtle knife

Ian Botham will soon be overtaken by James Anderson as England's leading Test leading wicket-taker. The two couldn't be more different from each other

APRIL 13, 2015

Wanted: Faulkner the Test allrounder

He has played very little first-class cricket of late to prove his worth despite showing an aptitude for the longer format during earlier seasons

APRIL 11, 2015

The unsung heroes of the Australian summer

Cricket Australia's efficient and empathetic handling of a hectic season that witnessed tragedy and triumph was wonderful

APRIL 09, 2015

How to make a 14-team World Cup fairer

Replace knockouts with Qualifiers and Eliminators and change the points system to one that takes into account the margin of victory

APRIL 08, 2015

Why we loved Wahab's spell

Pakistanis glory in spectacle because it provides a buffer against the disappointment they have come to accept as their lot

APRIL 06, 2015

When was the last good World Cup?

A six-week long tournament with a handful of tight finishes? Who can call that a success?

APRIL 04, 2015

Over 50 nuggets from World Cup 2015

Uncommon yet relevant numbers from the 2015 World Cup, and another Bradman memorabilia

APRIL 02, 2015

India's one-day selection needs a rethink

The World Cup showed that those picking the side need to focus on the team's weaknesses and be bold enough to replace players who may have come to take their places for granted

APRIL 01, 2015

The freakish delight that is AB de Villiers

When he displays his outlandish repertoire of manufactured strokes, dumbfounded bowlers and captains are left questioning their own skills

MARCH 27, 2015

When defeats haunt

The losing team has much to ponder over the what-could-have-beens in close matches; in a one-sided game, the past is put to rest quickly

MARCH 25, 2015

In defence of the stylist

It's something of a misconception that elegant batsmen like Rohit Sharma "throw" their wickets away

MARCH 21, 2015

Did Pakistan fail?

Given the circumstances, they did the opposite in the World Cup, bringing fervour back to their fan base

MARCH 18, 2015

Left? Right? Both

In the run-up to the UK general election, two teams picked from either side of the political divide