Selection

The problem with Pakistan's chief selectors

The constant chopping and changing that occurred during the tenures of Moin Khan and Haroon Rasheed has affected Pakistan's ODI fortunes

South Africa's weird season

From chopping and changing in selection to the latest fixing scandal, the country's cricket is in for testing times, at least in the immediate future

A fast bowler India might have had

Pandurang Salgaoncar silenced a Chepauk crowd by dismissing the likes of Viswanath and Pataudi cheaply in a Duleep game in 1972-73. Strangely it didn't get him an India cap

Why Australia should pick Steve Magoffin

If the selectors are willing to think out of the box, they could do worse than include the uncapped fast bowler, who has impressive county figures with Sussex

Two sides to the Haddin case

For all the emotion tied to his family situation and the depth of his contribution to the Test side, he was seriously out of form with the bat

The pain of the discarded England opener

Facing the new ball acts like a can-opener on a candidate's game and his psyche. Also, failure in the role is harder to deal with than for other players

Can England find their Steven Smith?

The Australian's success story is a fine example of why a team must stick with a player it believes to be talented

A captain a minute

Or that's what it felt like in India at the tail end of the 1950s