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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
Simon Barnes: The World Cup showed us that the format doesn't have to be dreary. That bowling sides can be as aggressive as the batting sides
Brydon Coverdale on Daniel Vettori, a fierce competitor yet unfailingly polite, a man with no equal for understated brilliance
Mark Nicholas: The last few days have been about being loved at last for Australia's World Cup-winning captain
Ask Steven: Plus, players who signed off with World Cup finals, and Sydney's ODI record
Jon Hotten: This World Cup gave us driven, vibrant, electric ODI cricket, played at the limit of current ability, and it was magnificent
A World Cup 2015 composite XI as selected by ESPNcricinfo staff
Whatever happens, the Australia-New Zealand World Cup final at the MCG will be the most divine fun