Rodney Ulyate

Steven Finn was again denied his 100th Test wicket by a front-foot no-ball

The Investec Ashes 2015

Wicket off a no-ball? Not bad luck, mate

In a game of fine margins, isn't it wrong to assume that a delivery delivered from 21.8 yards would yield the same result as one delivered from 22.2 yards?

Amber Sinha

Michael Clarke walks out for the toss

Australia cricket

Clarke, the 'un-Australian' who succeeded

Australian cricket never really accepted Michael Clarke for who he was, and instead expected him to be much like his mean, tough predecessors

Vijay Subramanya

Kevin Pietersen and Alastair Cook bring 198 Test caps-worth of experience to carrying the drinks


Babylonian or Greek: what's your pick?

Richard Feynman, the American physicist, distinguished mathematical tradition based on the Babylonian and Greek ways of thinking. His reasoning could apply to batting styles too

Brad Hinds

Michael Clarke walks off unbeaten on 329


So long, Pup

I always imagined Clarke would score over 10,000 Test runs. Over 30 Test centuries. Alas, it is not to be

Trent Bartlett

That familiar leap: Mitchell Johnson jumps with joy

Investec Ashes 2015

Five reasons why Aussie fans shouldn't fear

Australia may have gone down within three days in Edgbaston, but here's why all is not lost for them in this series. Sort of.

Sanam Sharma

Adam Gilchrist, souvenir stump in hand, leaves Test cricket behind


Lounging with Gilly

A chance encounter with a cricket hero

Bill Ricquier

Alastair Cook and Ian Bell face different pressures in the third Test


Margin call

Can a cricket team "bounce back" from a defeat by a margin of 405 runs? Logic and history suggest not

Adam Lyth soaks up the support of his home crowd

England cricket

England's opening merry-go-round

In the absence of a world-class candidate among the pool of openers, the England selectors should give a long rope to whoever is chosen

Danyal Rasool

Trent Boult exults after dismissing Cheteshwar Pujara


Trent bucks the trend

Trent Boult has shown, without doubt, that there are other ways of silencing batsmen than launching streams of invective towards them

Dinesh Gopalakrishnan

Debutant Mustafizur Rahman gets some appreciation from his captain


Thank you, Mustafizur

What he has managed to do is create an aura, albeit momentarily, that the hardworking, less-rewarded and unfairly disregarded participant in the game, the bowler, can also be the boss at times