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Sep 7, 2014: England's outdated approach to ODIs, and Alastair Cook's captaincy, may force them out early
Aug 24, 2014: MS Dhoni and the BCCI are to blame for a touring party that became too comfortable and compliant
Aug 10, 2014: Test teams are more competitive these days, but it's probably because the fundamentals of backing up, running between the wickets and catching are being ignored
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Aug 2014: Many thought Javed Miandad was just a cocky smart alec. How wrong they were
Jul 27, 2014: Their decision to persist with Alastair Cook as captain, and to pick batsmen who can only score runs against weak attacks, will hurt them
Jul 13, 2014: India's and England's captains have both taken some inexplicable decisions in the first Test at Trent Bridge. But Dhoni managed to take advantage of the hosts' frail line-up
Jun 29, 2014: The team's constant failure to convert good positions has led to players losing confidence in their captain
Jun 15, 2014: You don't warn a batsman before stumping him, so why warn him before he steals a run?
Jun 1, 2014: England's captain is too conservative and India's can't seem to bring his limited-overs aggression into the Test arena, so they are unlikely to beat Australia
May 18, 2014: Despite all the red flags alerting to the fact that there must be a zero-tolerance policy towards fixing, administrators have done little to initiate it
May 4, 2014: There can be greater competitiveness in five-day cricket if only the ICC spends some time thinking about long-term solutions for the game
Apr 20, 2014: Having the top Associate team play the lowest-ranked Test side without the threat of relegation shows how votes mean more to the ICC than results
Apr 6, 2014: They have been the most consistent side in the five World T20s so far, but will they be able to overcome India's strong and versatile batting line-up?
Mar 23, 2014: Cricket learned lessons from baseball in devising its shortest format. Can it use T20 to break into the home of baseball?
Mar 9, 2014: They have the aggressive opening bowler and batsman and the imaginative captain to become unbeatable. The No. 3 slot is the only chink in their armour
Feb 23, 2014: The team needs a more proactive leader who challenges his bowlers to get him wickets
Feb 9, 2014: Did England sack him because he thought differently from his captain and coach or because he was a disruptive force in the dressing room?
Jan 26, 2014: They are the same age, but one is now a recognised international star while the other has lost his way after an impressive start
Jan 12, 2014: Increase the size of tour squads, or create teams of Associate and U-19 cricketers to play warm-ups
Dec 29, 2013: Jacques Kallis and Graeme Swann are very different off the field, but they contributed to their teams in similar, impressive fashions
As West Indies play their 500th Test, here's an interactive journey through their Test history
Also, high scores and low averages, most ducks in international cricket, and the 12-year-old Test player
In their pomp, West Indies had a 53-13 win-loss record; in their last 99, it is 16-53. That, in a nutshell, shows how steep the decline has been
Former New Zealand seamer Gavin Larsen talks about wobbly seam-up bowling, the 1992 World Cup, and his role in the next tournament
Following the bowling ban on Saeed Ajmal, ESPNcricinfo picks five bowlers Pakistan may replace him with for the time being
The thrills are rather low-octane, the skills are a bit lightweight, and the tournament overly India-centric
Teams need to start strategising now for next year's event by picking the right men for various roles. England need to get on it sooner than most
The planned reorganisation of their domestic structure should help the region recapture some of the glory it enjoyed in the past
To formally instruct Yorkshire that the club captain should have no part in the trophy presentation, leaving him fearful even to chat to the media about the season that meant so much to him, felt like an overreaction