Ian Chappell

Cricket commentator for Channel 9, and a columnist

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Kevin Pietersen catches a breather while the sightscreen gets sorted

Test cricket needs to hurry it up

Introducing tweaks like four-day games will be pointless unless players and officials show more urgency to keep the game moving

Steven Smith walks out at the start of the second day

Why wouldn't you bat at No. 3?

Batting one-drop lets you establish the pattern of play. Steven Smith should ignore anyone who says he should move down the order now that he's captain

Steve Waugh, Michael Clarke and Mark Taylor pose for the cameras at the 2013 Ashes squad announcement

Clarke second only to Taylor as captain

He was proactive and tactically aware, making it clear to both the opposition and his own team that he was seeking victory from ball one