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JULY 27, 2014

The geometry of captaincy

Maybe leadership in cricket is not so much about the art of captaincy as about the real-time computing of information
Is Cook too reliant on the backroom, his mental snapshots too formulaic? © Getty Images
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JANUARY 19, 2014

Time to regionalise county cricket?

A six-team tournament above the Championship might strengthen the supply line for the England team
NOVEMBER 10, 2013

How to prepare to bowl in village cricket

No net practice required since your time umpiring while your team bats will tell you everything you need. Then just pray the ball leaves your hand
AUGUST 18, 2013

The five stages of grieving

A village cricketer begins his quest when his youthful heart is first sent soaring by a hero, and is thereafter tantalised by the possibilities of batsmanship
JUNE 28, 2013

Who's an Australian then?

England gets stick for playing "overseas" players. It's time the old enemy got some
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