Future of cricket

The post-Gilchrist effect

We don't know how change will manifest itself, but it is certain that Test cricket will soon feel the shiver that has run up through T20 to ODIs

INBOX

Not red, not white

The cricketing landscape has changed in Switzerland with the introduction of pink balls from the 2015 season

Are we losing our love for Test cricket?

T20 has dulled our senses to the more subtle charms of the long format, as is evident from watching youngsters react to the game

How long will they keep turning up?

The hardy, seasoned supporters of the county game still show up, but something like the latest KP episode might leave the younger generation of fans disillusioned

Cricket needs to stop being parochial

The best Associates need a shot at Test cricket immediately, as opposed to the more tedious pathway via the Intercontinental Cup

World Cup 2015: Australia

Starc tops the new-gen class

Andy Bull, in his column, The Spin, writes that Mitchell Starc shone brightest among the bunch of youngsters who took the World Cup by storm

Fifty-over cricket, I was wrong

This World Cup gave us driven, vibrant, electric ODI cricket, played at the limit of current ability, and it was magnificent

Why does cricket need the Associates?

Because it gives more young people the chance to enjoy a sport, and society is better for the existence of sport

Is Root right for England?

He is a success story of the English system, but his kind of batting is going to be outdated in the next four years