Why senior cricketers need to learn from kids

If children can adopt a culture of respect and tolerance without inhibiting competitiveness, it can't be that hard to migrate that spirit into men's cricket at all levels

The ex-wild man of the East Rand

Andre Nel was always getting into trouble, but he had talent and his heart was in the right place - as he's proving now, dishing out guidance and tough love to upcoming cricketers

Should women's teams be coached by women?

It's likelier that an international women's player will be more familiar with the female game, but the answer's not straightforward

English cricket

The two sides of Jason Gillespie

Talking to Greg Baum, of the Age, the former Australia fast bowler opens up about coaching English county champions Yorkshire

A comparison of the Fletcher and Flower eras

Though both coaches had more wins than losses, Fletcher's team competed better against top-quality opposition and were more dominant at home

Sri Lanka need to trust their own

There's still a tendency to look overseas when it comes to picking the coach. Are there grounds for this?


The nature v nurture debate in cricket

In an article for Aeon magazine, David Papineau explores the idea of nature v nurture in cricket by comparing it with other sports