Jon Hotten

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James Vince kept his side ticking

The hinterland of 40

At Lord's we saw three in-between scores of the sort that are as likely to annoy the selectors as excite them

Richie Benaud rehearses at the Channel 7 studio in Sydney ahead of the match between Western Australia and the MCC in Perth

Three men in a box

Just as the game has changed, so has the way it is talked about

Virat Kohli and Chris Gayle celebrate the latter's fifty with the champion dance

Gayle's problem

The acknowledgement he craves as a cricketer has become more distant for him, and he only has himself to blame for it

A fan asks for a ticket

Give us box-set Test cricket, please

Fewer series may help give the format a more meaningful narrative and make it as immersive an experience as the IPL season just past

Brendon McCullum celebrates after getting to his century

And so it ends

In cricket, there is often no fairness to the end of a career and the way it comes, just the inevitable knowledge that it will. Which makes McCullum's exit remarkable

Shivnarine Chanderpaul made 28

Chanderpaul's lesson

His career, with its excellence and its quirks, tells us that cricket is big enough to contain everything and everyone