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Former captain of Somerset; author of It Never Rains, Sometimes I Forgot to Laugh and other books
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Did you break the code?

Jan 16, 2008: Cricket, unlike other sports, lacks a code that - although not mentioned in any rule book - is universally accepted and lends the sport a commonness of purpose

Raise your sights, India

Jan 2, 2008: The world's most fanatical cricket nation must get serious about long-term success in the game and doing whatever that takes

The Aussie way

Dec 18, 2007: Australian cricket is fierce, attacking and spirited. In many ways it reflects the country's origins and history

Decline and fall

Dec 4, 2007: Self-indulgence and self-interest are to blame for West Indies' present condition.

Learning by degrees

Nov 22, 2007: Over the years cricket has not handled throwing well. Thankfully that seems to be changing, if slowly

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    Why sportsmen need stress

Ed Smith: It might sound counter-intuitive but players can convert the experience of mental strain into purposefulness, and derive strength from it

    English cricket must reach out to its public

Its image as an establishment game fits uncomfortably with the impulse to spread T20 cricket to a wider audience

A touch of Pakistani mayhem

Ahmer Naqvi on why Stuart Broad is a little bit Pakistani
The Cricket Monthly July issue

    'I'll always try and remain a player first and captain second'

All Out Cricket: Heather Knight on taking over the England captaincy from Charlotte Edwards, and charity work in Rwanda

Misbah and the art of wicket acquisition

Ahmer Naqvi: Lord's presented us with a fine study in his methods, where bowler and captain showcase their styles while sticking to a larger plan

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West Indies need to paper over bowling cracks

The hosts' pace attack, with a combined experience of 31 Tests and 56 wickets, is a candidate for being their weakest ever, yet India cannot simply show up and expect to win

Yasir's 13 going on 100, and 42-year-old centurions

Also, losing ten-fors, and back to back Tests at Lord's

Ashwin emulates Botham with ton and seven-for

Stats highlights from the fourth day's play in Antigua where Ashwin's maiden five-wicket haul outside Asia bowled India to an innings victory

Kohli's banner day in Antigua

Stats highlights from the first day of the Antigua Test, where Virat Kohli and Shikhar Dhawan stole the show from the hosts

Loose West Indies succumb to Ashwin's wiles

One after another, the hosts' batsmen attempted questionable flicks and drives in their second innings, disregarding the drift and dip the offspinner was generating

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