How to make a 14-team World Cup fairer

Replace knockouts with Qualifiers and Eliminators and change the points system to one that takes into account the margin of victory

The first batting World Cup

A look at how the scoring rates have seen a significant increase in this World Cup

Data-obsessed England need reality check

They are lagging behind in ODIs because their habit of taking refuge in stats to explain defeat has lost its relevance

World Cup 2015: England

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India v Pakistan across the eras

The two sides' records against each other have had very little to do with their form against the other top teams

ODI cricket

Cricket and semantic satiation

In his piece for the Guardian's Spin, Andy Bull analyses how Twenty20 cricket and rule changes have made traditional ODI strategies redundant, and remarks that mind-boggling batting feats have become so common, it's bewildering for fans