Lame over-rate, lame excuse

Captains argue the game has changed a lot, but it hasn't changed enough to justify abysmal over-rates

Brett Lee

The song remains the same

Australia's spearhead is sending them down as quick as he ever did; only now he's learned to do it without going full throttle

Why ugly can be beautiful

The cricket in the Nagpur Test was variously decried as being defensive and unimaginative. But who said Test matches are about attacking all the time?

Dhoni plays it straight

India's captain brings an uncomplicated, honest approach to cricket

Turning points

Never give in

George Binoy looks back at the turning points of the India-Australia series

Ali Cook

Australia in India 2008-09

Eight steps to defeat

Ali Cook looks back at what contributed to Australia losing its tag as the undisputed Test champion

Australia in India 2008-09

Lowering the bar

Australia┬╣s failure in India, and their undeniable decline, mark a new level playing field in cricket