April 1, 2010 : The three best batsmen and one of the spinners were easy picks. What about the others?
March 22, 2010 : The world's leading wicket-taker, his likely successor, and three other spinners from the 80s form the shortlist
March 18, 2010 : Five Sri Lankan fast bowlers to pick from, among them the country's most successful quick and one who took four in four
March 8, 2010 : A highly talented four-Test wonder, a Lord's centurion, an explosive batsman, the current captain and his successor behind the stumps make up the wicketkeeping shortlist. By Sa'adi Thawfeeq
March 2, 2010 : Who to pick for Sri Lanka's middle order - strokemakers or stodgy accumulators? Or keepers who can more than just get by with the bat?
November 23, 2009 : The candidates for the openers' slots are two firebrand attackers and three more conventional batsmen
Couch Talk: Barry Richards puts his shortened Test career in perspective, and talks about Bedi, Pollock and Viv
Kartikeya Date: Quality spinners have always thrived in India, so it may not be fair to suggest that the current generation of Indian batsmen is inferior
Mark Nicholas: The Cardiff match showed the format is valid and valuable. Only, we need to be careful we don't overdo it
Luke Alfred: Cricket in South Africa is perilously close to being irrelevant for the country's largest demographic group
Jonathan Wilson: When the bad days outnumber the good, and the aches and pains hasten your decline, you wonder if each game might be your last
Eleven things the series has brought to light about Cook and Co