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Oct 19, 2014: Players demanding that home pitches should be prepared to favour them don't realise it's a retaliatory business
Oct 5, 2014: A batsman should look to dominate, and importantly, not fear the turning delivery
Sep 21, 2014: Kids mimic the cricket heroes of the day, so the problem of throwing must be tackled before players reach the first-class level
Sep 7, 2014: England's outdated approach to ODIs, and Alastair Cook's captaincy, may force them out early
Aug 24, 2014: MS Dhoni and the BCCI are to blame for a touring party that became too comfortable and compliant
Aug 10, 2014: Test teams are more competitive these days, but it's probably because the fundamentals of backing up, running between the wickets and catching are being ignored
Jul 27, 2014: Their decision to persist with Alastair Cook as captain, and to pick batsmen who can only score runs against weak attacks, will hurt them
Jul 13, 2014: India's and England's captains have both taken some inexplicable decisions in the first Test at Trent Bridge. But Dhoni managed to take advantage of the hosts' frail line-up
Jun 29, 2014: The team's constant failure to convert good positions has led to players losing confidence in their captain
Jun 15, 2014: You don't warn a batsman before stumping him, so why warn him before he steals a run?
Jun 1, 2014: England's captain is too conservative and India's can't seem to bring his limited-overs aggression into the Test arena, so they are unlikely to beat Australia
May 18, 2014: Despite all the red flags alerting to the fact that there must be a zero-tolerance policy towards fixing, administrators have done little to initiate it
May 4, 2014: There can be greater competitiveness in five-day cricket if only the ICC spends some time thinking about long-term solutions for the game
Apr 20, 2014: Having the top Associate team play the lowest-ranked Test side without the threat of relegation shows how votes mean more to the ICC than results
Apr 6, 2014: They have been the most consistent side in the five World T20s so far, but will they be able to overcome India's strong and versatile batting line-up?
Mar 23, 2014: Cricket learned lessons from baseball in devising its shortest format. Can it use T20 to break into the home of baseball?
Mar 9, 2014: They have the aggressive opening bowler and batsman and the imaginative captain to become unbeatable. The No. 3 slot is the only chink in their armour
Feb 23, 2014: The team needs a more proactive leader who challenges his bowlers to get him wickets
Feb 9, 2014: Did England sack him because he thought differently from his captain and coach or because he was a disruptive force in the dressing room?
Jan 26, 2014: They are the same age, but one is now a recognised international star while the other has lost his way after an impressive start
Modern Masters: Rahul Dravid and Sanjay Manjrekar discuss Ricky Ponting's technique
Allrounder Calum MacLeod's return from a faulty action is key to Scotland's World Cup hopes. By Tim Wigmore
From lead spinner and No. 8, Steven Smith has become a central figure in the batting line-up. By Brydon Coverdale
My XI: Erapalli Prasanna on the West Indian offspinner who had a killer instinct
Jon Hotten: While major sports across the world are driving their competitors towards homogenous physical ideals, cricket seems to celebrate diversity
Also, most brothers in a Test XI, and the fastest to 20 ODI centuries
The gap between the haves and the have-nots is growing wider, and the disenchantment is forcing a devaluation of Test cricket among weaker teams
Zulfiqar Babar missed five seasons between his first two first-class matches, and was 34 when he finally made his Test debut, but he is quickly making up for all the lost time with his artful left-arm spin
Out of 70 batsmen who've scored 15 or more Test hundreds only five are from Pakistan, but Younis Khan's appetite for hundreds matches that of some of the top contemporary batsmen
Surviving into the final session of the last day cannot disguise the fact that Australia's continued inability to play spin contributed to an all-round thrashing
The offspinner was Australia's highest wicket-taker in 2013, but his form has dipped sharply this year
When a team loses its best bowler, it is expected that the team's performance will suffer. As usual, Pakistan defied the expectations