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Former Australia captain, now a cricket commentator and columnist
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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

Where to now?

Nov 9, 2008: Australia's bowling isn't up to their usual high standards; India are a side in transition, hamstrung by poor fielding

Give it to the keeper

Oct 26, 2008: Why India should seriously consider retaining Dhoni as captain for the rest of the series, whether Kumble plays or not

Defence doesn't pay

Oct 12, 2008: India's containment tactics in Bangalore were inexplicable - especially from a bowler captain such as Anil Kumble

Too tough to call

Sep 28, 2008: Australia are now more beatable than before; India's batting is fading. It should make for a hard-fought tour

Less glamour, more competition

Sep 14, 2008: The way to rid cricket of its imbalances is to make sure player development becomes the number one priority

The road to splitsville

Aug 31, 2008: The ICC was nearly torn asunder by the Champions Trophy issue; things can only get worse from here

The Olympics can wait

Aug 17, 2008: Why pushing it onto the world's biggest sporting platform is hardly the best way to globalise cricket

To tour or not to tour

Aug 3, 2008: Whether or not to opt out of series in Pakistan must be left to players to decide for themselves individually

Leave 'em wanting more

Jul 20, 2008: Twenty20 is a viable format, but the game's administrators need to get the balance right

ICC out of control

Jul 6, 2008: The game's governing body has surpassed itself with its moves over Zimbabwe and the Oval Test forfeiture

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    A decade of Mushfiqur

His selection at 18 was viewed as a gamble but he has repaid that faith with his consistency over ten years, a rarity for a Bangladesh player

Playing alongside Adam Sanford

Eleven Tests and 30 wickets for West Indies, and a stand at Windsor Park named after him. And he now plays club cricket in the USA. By Scott Oliver

    Cook's clarity breeds resilience

Ed Smith: His immaculate concentration at Lord's on Sunday revealed his mental toughness. Whatever the sphere, the latter flows from the former

The greatest slip catcher

The Jury's Out: Poachers, divers and snafflers - our quartet of experts tells you who the finest slip fielder of all is
TCM must-reads

That England, this England

Liam Cromar watches England take on New Zealand from the Edrich Upper Stand at Lord's 11 summers apart, and can't help drawing parallels

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'I made it clear that I was here to win the IPL'

Ricky Ponting talks about Mumbai Indians' amazing turnaround, his relationship with Harbhajan Singh, and being part of perhaps the most star studded coaching line-up in cricket

Most runs on day one, and the Gavaskar-Hannan Sarkar connection

Also: making 600 and not winning, and lopsided contributions in a team's innings

'There's too much lip service about the sanctity of Test cricket'

Michael Holding on his regrets over West Indies' behaviour in New Zealand in 1980, why Mohammad Amir deserves a second chance, and how crazy workloads are killing cricket

Short format, long partnerships

The five pairs who have added the most runs in Twenty20s

'I have moved on and I am not afraid' - Ahsan Raza

Pakistan umpire Ahsan Raza suffered severe injuries during the attack on the Sri Lankan team bus in Lahore. Six years later, he is eager to officiate his first international game at home

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