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South Africa v West Indies, 1st Test, Centurion, 2nd day
Dec 18, 2014: A comfortable century on Test debut for Stiaan van Zyl and an imperious double hundred for Hashim Amla extended South Africa's punishment of a dire, injury-hit West Indies attack on the second day at Centurion
Dec 12, 2014: Sam Bilings, Kent's up-and-coming wicketkeeper batsman, has been approved by the ICC as a replacement Craig Kieswetter in the England 30-man provisional squad for the World Cup
Dec 10, 2014: Craig Kieswetter's cricketing career has been thrown into doubt by the revelation that he is still suffering vision problems after being struck in the eye last summer
Sri Lanka v England, 5th ODI, Pallekele
Dec 9, 2014: Warming up for the World Cup with a seven-match series in Sri Lanka has given teams opportunity to hone their approach, but it is in Kandy over the next two games that conditions might have just a hint of New Zealand about them
Sri Lanka v England, 2nd ODI, Colombo
Nov 29, 2014: England presented Sri Lanka with the sort of run chase that Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardene could have supervised in their sleep.
Sri Lanka v England, 1st ODI, Colombo
Nov 26, 2014: Moeen Ali produced an abundant one-day innings to raise horizons and rouse spirits, but it will take more than a one-man masterclass, however brilliant, to turn England into fancied World Cup contenders
Sri Lanka A v England XI, Tour match, Colombo
Nov 21, 2014: Moeen Ali followed up taking three wickets with a blistering half-century from 21 balls as England completed a confidence-boosting win over Sri Lanka A in their opening warm-up match
Nov 20, 2014: Never mind cricket's absence from free-to-air TV - changes in social attitudes, the demands of work, and an individualistic age are all contributing to a decline in participation
Nov 16, 2014: Eoin Morgan's condemnation of England's Twenty20 competition has exposed the deep divisions between the ECB and its elite players on the future of the professional game
England in Sri Lanka 2014
Nov 7, 2014: The last time England made an impact at the World Cup, Super Mario was the biggest thing in gaming. Joe Root will need similar trick moves to help transform their chances
Nov 6, 2014: Mark Ramprakash has been appointed as England's new batting coach. He will take up the role immediately, joining England on a one-day tour of Sri Lanka later this month, and will fulfil the role across all formats
England in Sri Lanka 2014
Nov 4, 2014: England have removed James Anderson from their ODI squad to tour Sri Lanka due to a "pre-existing left knee injury"
Nov 2014: When traditional English cricket clubs need first-generation immigrants to survive, you can expect challenges
KP: The Autobiography
Oct 11, 2014: The cricket book of the season brings many regrets about the rancour surrounding an incredible talent
Oct 8, 2014: Eleven days after their relegation in the County Championship, Lancashire have entrusted Ashley Giles with restoring the club's fortunes, appointing him as their new cricket director and head coach.
KP: The Autobiography
Oct 7, 2014: ESPNcricinfo is in possession of an official ECB legal document that lays out the key charges against Kevin Pietersen during the Ashes whitewash that brought his England career to an end
Oct 6, 2014: Kevin Pietersen does not just have to win the argument, he is also expected to win the battle of the Christmas book market
Oct 3, 2014: Yorkshire captain Andrew Gale is braced for a further ban as the ECB looks for a face-saving exit route from its investigations into alleged racial abuse.
Oct 2, 2014: Andrew Strauss, the former England captain, and an increasingly influential voice in cricket administration, has issued dire warnings about the survival of Test cricket
Yorkshire v Somerset, Headingley, 2nd day
Sep 24, 2014: Barely 24 hours after Yorkshire's chairman Colin Graves announced his plans for world domination the Championship celebrations are not going awfully well
After the tragedy of Phillip Hughes' death, this match showed that cricket and life will continue to go on. This time Test cricket dug in and got through to tea.
Virat Kohli's innings on the final day transcended the conditions, the bowlers and his batting partners, and when it was all in vain, he displayed remarkable grace in defeat
The new stand-in captain has the makings of a long-term leader, given his ability to stay ahead of the game
Both batsmen seemingly have buckets of talent at their disposal and the backing of their captains, but soft dismissals relentlessly follow both around the Test arena
The failed gamble of handing Karn Sharma a Test debut despite him having a moderate first-class record means India have to rethink who their spinner will be
Turning your back on a system that the whole cricketing world wants a discussion on, refusing to discuss it because it is not 100%, is not good enough
After a long time we have seen an Indian team and captain enjoy the challenge of trying to overcome stronger opposition in an overseas Test