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Aug 31, 2014: The sequence of recent stuttering starts in ODIs, with the middle and lower orders picking up the pieces, does not bode well
Aug 24, 2014: The board must coordinate coaches' training across the Caribbean and offer Level 3 and Level 4 certification, so that aspirants don't have to travel overseas for them
Aug 21, 2014: The board had more than five weeks to look for a new coach, and at the start of a new home series, a successor hasn't been identified
Aug 17, 2014: The new selection chief will have to ride the waves of board politics and a domestic structure on the cusp of change to deliver the best
Aug 10, 2014: The board's "West Indies First" policy is likely to cause conflict with the players, but it's an effective way of strengthening their regional and national cricket
Aug 3, 2014: An uncoordinated approach to coaching across the region has led to an influx of foreign coaches
Jul 27, 2014: Like many other governing bodies, the CPL has let off with a fine players who engaged in ugly confrontations, damaging the integrity of the tournament
Jul 20, 2014: Can a franchise that includes players from several countries use a country's name in its title?
Jul 13, 2014: Whether day-night Tests will be a success or not is yet to be seen, but it's unlikely that fans in West Indies will ever get to enjoy five-day cricket in the evening
Jul 6, 2014: Even though they surprised everyone by bouncing back from defeat to win the second Test, West Indies still remain a mentally frail side, prone to disintegrating when the odds are stacked against them
Jun 29, 2014: After nearly 20 years of infighting the West Indies board and the players' association are showing signs of putting aside their differences
Jun 22, 2014: After a series of crushing defeats, West Indies turned things around impressively in Trinidad. But will the success turn out to be fleeting once again?
Jun 14, 2014: West Indies' coach has proved to be quite the survivor, but he may be running out of rope
Jun 7, 2014: In the last 14 years, Chris Gayle has produced some awe-inspiring innings and stood his ground whenever he perceived injustice from those in charge
Jun 1, 2014: Nineteen years ago Desmond Haynes failed to meet a WICB deadline and never played another Test. Now Narine finds himself in the eye of the storm
May 25, 2014: The board may be looking to revive the team's fortunes in Test cricket, but the players have their sights firmly set on T20
May 18, 2014: Apart from Dwayne Bravo, there's only one suitable candidate for the No. 6 and third-seamer position, and he's not going to be playing New Zealand
May 10, 2014: The new West Indies captain is known to be an astute tactician. But without any standout players at his disposal, his job remains just as hard as it was for his predecessor, Darren Sammy
May 4, 2014: The return to cricket at Trelawny is a chance to revive a 10,000-seat facility that was built for the 2007 World Cup but has sat virtually barren ever since
Apr 27, 2014: The recommendations made by the WICB's new director of cricket have been accepted, but how many of them will get implemented, given the financial constraints and regional rivalries?
Modern Masters: Many of his tons have been match-defining and his ability to score them quickly has boosted England's chances
Ashley Mallett: After receiving a pasting in the first post-war Ashes tour, the England seamer decided he had to think up a new delivery: the legcutter
Tony Cozier: The sequence of stuttering starts, with the middle and lower orders picking up the pieces, does not bode well
Cricket Captain 2014 is suited to the hardcore strategist, but its complexities and poor graphics may turn off the casual player
Jonathan Wilson: It has value when used against players who have transgressed - particularly if they have somehow offended the spirit of the game
Plays of the Day from the second ODI between England and India, in Cardiff
Plays of the day from the third ODI between England and India at Trent Bridge
Plays of the day from the tri-series match between Zimbabwe and South Africa
Would he have fared better than the incumbent middle-order batsmen, Root and Ballance?