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Former Australia captain, now a cricket commentator and columnist
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England and the lost art of batting

Aug 16, 2009: Their players seem to have lost the old skill of gritting it out at the crease

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The price to pay

Aug 2, 2009: Players' concerns about privacy in the light of the new drug-testing regime may be justified, but it is for the good of the credibility of the game

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Saviour or predator?

Jul 19, 2009: In these trying times, Test cricket needs a stronger and more unified governing body - which the ICC in its current form isn't

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Mix it up right

Jul 5, 2009: This summer, with its blend of Twenty20 and a top-flight Test series, may offer a blueprint for cricket's programme in the years ahead

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When entertainment met education

Jun 21, 2009: The World Twenty20 has won new fans and converted the sceptics into followers of the shortest format

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Can Australia bounce back?

Jun 7, 2009: The Symonds fiasco has shades of 2003 and Warne's drug bust. Can Ponting's team recover now like they did back then?

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A blessing and a curse

May 24, 2009: Brett Lee proved his fitness during the IPL, Andrew Flintoff lost his; no wonder some will swear by the tournament and some will swear at it

The meaning of pressure

May 10, 2009: Why the ability to contain batsmen is an overrated virtue for a spin bowler

The one-captain theory

Apr 26, 2009: The recent Super Over result illustrates just why having multiple leaders doesn't wash

The sixes don't add up

Apr 12, 2009: Why it's not good for cricket that batsmen are hitting it out of the park more regularly than ever

Bugs in the machine

Mar 29, 2009: A look at why the umpiring referrals system is flawed

Beware the wounded lion

Mar 15, 2009: Teams would be well advised to take lessons from Australia on how to recover from a setback

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India better than No. 3

Mar 1, 2009: Six Indians will make it into an XI drawn from the top three sides in the world

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England losing the plot

Feb 15, 2009: Captaincy sagas, defeat against West Indies, no coach - looks like Strauss and Co. are trying to make the Ashes a contest

Give every format its due

Feb 1, 2009: Twenty20 needs to be handled carefully if cricket's scheduling problems are to be solved satisfactorily

Hayden among the savages

Jan 18, 2009: Where did Australia's belligerent opener rank among others of similar vintage and style?

Catch 'em young

Jan 4, 2009: Cricket Australia need to find fresh faces in a hurry, but they may have left it too late already

No usurpers here

Dec 21, 2008: Why South Africa aren't really challenging Australia for No. 1 yet

Unite and rule

Dec 8, 2008: What cricket needs in these troubled times is strong leadership that believes in bringing nations together rather than dividing them

Lame over-rate, lame excuse

Nov 23, 2008: Captains argue the game has changed a lot, but it hasn't changed enough to justify abysmal over-rates

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'The best ever captain after Don Bradman'

Comments of the week: On Frank Tyson, Frank Worrell, the importance of captaincy in cricket, and more

    Hard to make 'em like Thommo and Typhoon

Ian Chappell: Though the game has had many quality quicks, none have been quite as lethal as Jeff Thomson and Frank Tyson

Those fine men of Hyderabad

V Ramnarayan on playing with Pataudi, Abid Ali, Jaisimha and Abbas Ali Baig

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The makeshift opener who batted and batted

Thrust into the job in Kanpur in 2004, Andrew Hall gave an underachieving South Africa side belief that they could wear India down at home

West Indies still reeling from India pullout

The controversy over selection for the Sri Lanka ODIs shows that the board hasn't moved on from the tumultuous events of last year

The Azhar Ali answer to Pakistan's top-order woes

In Pakistan's Test history, no player batting in the top three positions has scored 4500 runs; Azhar Ali is well on course to becoming the first

Obstructing winners, and in-law captains

Also: slowest to 100 Test wickets, run out in both innings, and the oldest surviving Test captain

Most sixes hit in India, and Duminy's fastest fifty

Stats highlights from the first T20I between India and South Africa in Dharamsala

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