Player management

Cummins may need to go old-school

If the injury-prone fast bowler wants a long career he may need to learn endurance by bowling sustained spells in domestic cricket

Will the new England last the Ashes?

They have been playing attacking, unfettered limited-overs cricket, but an Ashes series is a different battle altogether

Listen to Bedi

The former left-arm spinner's trenchant views on selection, and on the treatment of India's spinners in particular, should not be ignored

Give Chanderpaul his farewell

The batsman has been unceremoniously dropped and the public may never see him play another Test. It might not be too late for the WICB to fix that

Bravo, Pollard numbers don't add up

Although there has been a lot of criticism against Dwayne Bravo and Kieron Pollard's omissions from the West Indies' ODI squad for South Africa and later the World Cup, their recent statistics indicate the axe might be justified

England cricket

Will ECB take control of the Pietersen mess?

Ted Corbett, in his blog, asks if the England Cricket Board would provide a swift solution to the feuds that have begun in the wake of Kevin Pietersen's autobiography

England cricket

KP for England captain?

Ted Corbett, in the Hindu, wants Kevin Pietersen to be back playing cricket for England and offers examples of previous comebacks from improbable circumstances

Modern injury-prevention techniques are not working

It might be time to go back to more traditional methods of preparation: long periods of batting and bowling in place of hours spent in the gym, in ice baths, and on the massage table