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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?
Martin Crowe: Have a 40-over tournament with 18 teams, played over ten weeks, with a best-of-three finals
Couch Talk: Nathan Bracken backs his side to win the World Cup, looks back at 2007, and at the premature end to his career
Rob Steen hands out awards for the first third of the World Cup
Nicholas Hogg: Escaping the cold of England for a cricket tour and a wedding celebration in India: capital idea, no?
Jon Hotten: Stats and trends that are older than six months ago are redundant. And a revolution is coming
South Africa's captain needs to single out his players for attention and get them firing individually and as a team
It has helped that India have a captain who has lasted as long as he has due to his approach of treating cricket for what it is: a game
Following their dominant start to the World Cup, India have three relatively low-pressure games to fine-tune ahead of the knockouts, and they will want to get their death-overs batting right
AB de Villiers returned to give West Indies another hammering, this time at the SCG
A 40-over tournament with 18 teams, played over ten weeks, with a best-of-three final will help identify a true champion team with luck playing little part
After another blunt display, James Anderson's form at this World Cup is becoming a significant problem for England
Our sport can never hope to compete with football unless it takes an expansionist view
They only need to follow the example of their aggressive captain, who doesn't let insecurity undermine him