Selection

India need to be flexible with their bowling

Opening with a spinner and rotating the slower bowlers against specific teams could be a sensible ploy for an attack that is struggling for consistency

Sri Lankan cricket

Sri Lanka in a World Cup funk

For a Sri Lanka fan, the team's losing streak in the New Zealand ODIs is perhaps the equivalent of getting paralysed by poison. Your body is immobile giving the impression that you've died, but inside, you are still very much alive. Screaming.

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

New Zealand cricket

The Adam Milne conundrum

Osman Samiuddin, in the National wonders how New Zealand can fit Adam Milne into the XI with Tim Southee, Trent Boult, Kyle Mills, Mitchell McClenaghan and Matt Henry

India's Adelaide blunder

Picking a newbie as the sole spinner in the XI could be a mistake that will haunt them

English cricket

Cook's boys are all right

Stephen Brenkley, in the Independent, comes to the support of England's ODI side, whose composition has been under question with the World Cup around the corner