August 28, 2009 : The jury's XI seems a comment on the reduced role of skill in the modern game
August 28, 2009 : England's all-time side has just two players from the last 30-odd years
July 28, 2009 : Few tasks in cricket are tougher than opening the batting in England, and picking openers for an England dream team is hardly easy either
August 3, 2009 : Barring an alpha male, England's middle order has everything: dashers, artists, stonewallers, and all of them graceful
August 7, 2009 : No dressing room can be big enough for more than one of these three allrounders - Tony Greig, Ian Botham, Andrew Flintoff - all flash, all action
August 11, 2009 : Is competence sufficient, or should only the very best wicketkeeper make the grade?
August 17, 2009 : Nine contenders for the fast-bowling slots on England's all-time XI. Which of these greats will make it to the team?
August 21, 2009 : Only four to pick from for the slow bowler's slot, but that doesn't make the task any easier
The Cricket Monthly: From refugee camps to multimillion-dollar businesses: the story of India's bat-making industry
TCM November issue
Russel Arnold on how he got a note from his favourite cricketer (via Alan Davidson) on his birthday
Jon Hotten: Going by the game's history, it won't be long before day-night Tests simply become Tests
Numbers Don't Lie: They have had a dramatic revival in the 50-over game
Sankaran Krishna: When batsmen transfer their body weight and movement precisely into the point of contact between bat and ball, the results can be glorious
Plus: most runs in a Test by a New Zealander, and c&b by the same bowler twice in a Test
It refuses to let India play Pakistan there, but hasn't been forthcoming with reasons why