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Jan 1, 2014: The idea that trash talk is a by-product of competitiveness, and essential to spice up a contest, is laughable
Dec 12, 2013: In separating sportsmen into two distinct categories - tough men and cowards - we not only miss the subtlety, we miss the whole truth
Nov 27, 2013: Hasty assumptions will not help Jonathan Trott, or our understanding of mental health
Oct 17, 2013: The real characteristic of good players in form is not the immobility of the head but rhythm and poise
Oct 2, 2013: Boxing, baseball, motor-racing and other sports have produced classics that films based on our game cannot hold a candle to
Sep 18, 2013: Like elsewhere in life, in sport too, deprivation makes people anxious and one-eyed, leading to mistakes and failure
Sep 4, 2013: Why does he keep playing? It has to do with belonging, and an abiding love of the craft, the discipline, and of mastery
Aug 22, 2013: The long-term survival of any game depends on whether it is popular enough to pay its own way
Aug 7, 2013: They may not possess Botham-standard superstars, but more than half their team consists of formidable players
Jul 24, 2013: Clarke and Co find themselves where England were in the 1990s. But how did the two nations fall into such a state?
Jun 26, 2013: Australia's recently replaced coach came up against an Australian cricketing culture struggling to come to terms with a new reality
Jun 12, 2013: The greatest sporting rivalries are about groups of people trying to discover who they really are
May 29, 2013: One of these tournaments is rich, revered and rigorous in its demand for high standards. It's not the cricket one
May 15, 2013: Three factors that can play an important role in a team's success
May 1, 2013: Understanding causes is incredibly difficult. It is much easier to assume that easily discernible surface issues are the primary explanations for victory and defeat
Apr 17, 2013: Cricket's greatest friend combined courtesy with a strong sense of authenticity
Apr 3, 2013: Or: the merits of long-term character over short-term flashiness
Mar 13, 2013: There has been plenty of talk of how to save the game's premier form, but we're nowhere closer to a solution
Feb 28, 2013: The way we remember players' careers affects our judgement of them
Feb 13, 2013: How do you measure success in sport? Is it about consistency or the ability to dazzle?
Bowl at Boycs: Geoff Boycott on why keepers don't make good captains
Mark Nicholas: Australia's new captain has shown more responsibility in his batting without shedding his youthful bravado
Former India opener Madhav Apte talks about his short-lived Test career, and touring the West Indies
Simon Barnes: Given his appalling one-day form, is it time to be disloyal and get rid of him?
Pranay Sanklecha: Sure, it makes for thrilling viewing, but the tests of courage it provides can be achieved by other means
The new stand-in captain has the makings of a long-term leader, given his ability to stay ahead of the game
Australia's dominance in the Adelaide Test is a result of the performances of a few players, and there are questions over several others
It's just to say that while India don't stand a chance on normal bouncy pitches, the seaming tracks give their bowlers a chance to take 20 wickets
While the numbers are evidence of the successful service AB de Villiers and Dale Steyn have given South Africa over the last decade, for them, creating records seems secondary to leaving a legacy
Peter Siddle has been a fixture in Australia's Test side over the last few years, but as his pace recedes the time of the next generation is growing nearer
After a long time we have seen an Indian team and captain enjoy the challenge of trying to overcome stronger opposition in an overseas Test
Who will replace the increasingly worn-down Clarke? And can Kohli keep his emotions in check enough to be a good captain?