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
Book extract: As a boy, the future Australia captain first picked up the game by hitting a tennis ball against a wall with a makeshift bat in an isolated country town
Ed Smith: Athletes from one tribe show how the interventions of modern sports science can be counterproductive if relied upon too soon
The Cricket Monthly: Golfer Gary Player on his favourite cricketers, and using golfing shots in cricket
TCM April issue
Scott Oliver: Twenty years ago, 16 British university students discovered the joys of watching and playing cricket in the West Indies
Samir Chopra: There was a time when cricket fans felt TV commentary wasn't descriptive enough. Now its verbosity makes us turn back to the radio
Plays of the day from the match between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Mumbai Indians