October 12, 2009 : There might not be big, glaring omissions, but there was enough argument to suggest enough top-quality talent in the country. By David Leggat
October 12, 2009 : Two pre-war heroes, two members of the current side, three unanimous selections
October 5, 2009 : In New Zealand's fast bowling line-up, one spot's a no-brainer. So who will the other two be?
September 28, 2009 : Can one of the other four finger-spinners upset Daniel Vettori? Sidharth Monga lists the five contenders
September 21, 2009 : James, Parore, Wadsworth, McCullum or Smith. Who's it going to be behind the stumps?
September 14, 2009 : No Vettori or Hadlee, but there are still four strong contenders for the allrounder spot
September 7, 2009 : The middle order is where the real competition is at, with 10 men fighting for the spots
September 1, 2009 : The toughie, the perfectionist, the artist, and the honest triers. Which two openers are your picks?
Mark Nicholas: The fast bowler who was labelled as "unselectable" on the last Ashes tour is a frontline force once again after a journey to purgatory and back
Aakash Chopra: What makes this innocuous-seeming bowler so difficult to handle?
Trevor Barber is far from a household name, but at the age of 90 he retains a strong interest in the game
Or does the practice of employing them encourage clubs to take shortcuts? By Scott Oliver
Business as usual? Yes, but this year's tournament had other stories too - not all of them positive. By Colin Benjamin
On Sunday, Tillakaratne Dilshan became the 11th batsman to score 10,000-plus ODI runs. Here are the key numbers from his ODI career
Former Australia fast bowler Damien Fleming on bowling in thrilling World Cup semi-finals, mastering the subcontinent, and taking on Tendulkar
There is nothing stimulating in watching a television broadcast in which the players and commentators allow themselves to be remote-controlled by the BCCI
Also: the most runs and wickets after 30 Tests, and when England's batting and bowling record-holders played together
Since the beginning of 2012, Ian Bell averages 34.69 when batting in the top six; among regular top-order batsmen, only Shane Watson has a lower average
Death of a Gentleman exposes how neo-liberal economics threatens the game, while also hinting at worse lying beneath the surface, leaving you feeling disillusioned and angry
Should he be dropped from the one-day squad to Zimbabwe, it will be the latest chapter in the wicketkeeper's strained relations with the authorities in particular
There's currency in the idea that a captain's failure with the bat dulls his decision-making powers and creates a destructive atmosphere in the dressing room