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APRIL 18, 2014

Why India are not cricket's Brazil yet

Samir Chopra: The numbers might be in their favour, but they can neither boast sustained excellence or a distinctive playing style
Perhaps in the future India will dominate the limited-overs format, which plays to their strengths, like Brazil did football World Cups © ICC
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APRIL 15, 2014

You can't control talent, only channel it

Jon Hotten: Cricket runs the risk of going down the route of over-coaching, like in some other sports - which is not ideal in a game that is as much about art as about science
APRIL 04, 2014

The future of close finishes in limited overs

Samir Chopra: Will last-over chases continue to have the capacity for drama?
MARCH 27, 2014

Things baseball teaches us

Matt Cleary: American sport at the SCG - blasphemy or opportunity to learn?
MARCH 26, 2014

Can bowling line-ups collapse?

Jon Hotten: It's a phenomenon that the T20 game is uniquely geared to produce, as the Ireland-Netherlands clash showed
MARCH 14, 2014

Thinking pink

Russell Jackson: The jury's still out on the pros and cons of lighter-coloured balls and how they may or may not work in day-night Test cricket
JANUARY 19, 2014

What's wrong with being a bully at home?

Hassan Cheema: Asian batsmen only get recognition when they do well in the "foreign" conditions of Australia, England, South Africa and New Zealand. The reverse rarely applies
DECEMBER 10, 2013

This Australia, that England

Matt Davies : If you were to compare the current Australian Test team and its style of play with another, you'd probably go with England's Ashes-winning side of 2005
NOVEMBER 25, 2013

Two more to Pakistan's fast bowling tally

Ahmer Naqvi: It's too early to anoint Bilawal Bhatti and Anwar Ali as the next big things, but it's great to watch them send stumps flying and batsmen hopping
NOVEMBER 13, 2013

Why the new fielding restrictions in ODIs are a good idea

Kartikeya Date: Bowlers who err go for boundaries and bowlers who are consistent challenge batsmen to take risks
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