Burnout

England cricket

Down with flat pitches

Simon Hughes, in the Telegraph, questions the quality of Test cricket on docile decks and the ensuing impact on fast bowlers after England and India held each other to a draw at Trent Bridge

Fast bowling

Fast bowling in a time of tortoises

In a column for the Guardian's Spin, Andy Bull wonders whether fast bowling in Test cricket is becoming slower

Cricket

Losing the concept of home

Anand Vasu in Wisden India explains how the busy schedule of a modern-day cricketer affects his life

Australian cricket

Australia must be patient with rotation

I will try to make reasoned arguments about why Inverarity is right about the 'informed player management' policy implemented by Cricket Australia

Adequate rest resulting in injuries now?

Anyone who has read my recent posts will know that I've been shouting myself hoarse over the injury epidemic that is sweeping through world cricket

Australia cricket

Australia's 'best XI policy' goes for a toss

Why not just entrust the fitness of an individual to that individual himself, and allowing him to live and die by his own fitness regime?

Fitness is the player's responsibility

My initial thoughts stemmed from the recent injuries to Pat Cummins and James Anderson, both of them breaking down after a ten-over bowling spell