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Editor of Intelligent Life magazine and a former editor of Wisden
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It was the allrounders wot won it

Aug 25, 2009: Andrew Flintoff, Stuart Broad and Graeme Swann made a telling impact on the series with both bat and ball

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Sending out an SOS

Aug 12, 2009: Why Mark Ramprakash should be called up for The Oval, and how things have changed drastically post-Headingley, despite England's denials

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Are you England in disguise?

Aug 4, 2009: The 2009 Aussies have not just been a pale shadow of their brilliant predecessors - they're so pale, they have a distinctly Pommie tinge

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Will England choke?

Jul 21, 2009: History tells us that England can easily get vertigo when on top. Will this piece of history repeat itself?

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England picked the wrong team

Jul 13, 2009: In their bowling, they went for quantity and solidity over quality and incisiveness, and none of their batsmen bar one can take a match by the scruff of its neck

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Missing the biffers

Mar 18, 2008: They may have won a Test match but something's off about England: their top six

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Silly money

Mar 4, 2008: What the IPL could have learned from Ben and Jerry

Bold but flawed

Feb 21, 2008: Why Middlesex plus MCC does not equal Manchester United

Gilchrist: beautifully used

Feb 5, 2008: Australia's masterstroke with Gilchrist wasn't starting him at seven, but keeping him there

Fight the fudge

Jan 22, 2008: England's selectors need to think more clearly

Let's ban sledging

Jan 8, 2008: Cricket shouldn't just be trying to ban racism, it should ban sledging

Eight ideas for President Brearley

Dec 11, 2007: Some suggestions for the keepers of Lord's

Pace is back

Nov 27, 2007: Lee, Steyn, Shoaib - the quick guns are in business again. The gods have acted

Ripe for the picking

Nov 12, 2007: Of all the jobs in a cricket team, the captain's is the one to which a few wrinkles are most conducive

Cricket is not a business

Oct 30, 2007: Why the ECB's new chairman, Giles Clarke, is wrong

The true world order

Oct 16, 2007: International cricket in 2007 is a bell curve, with a great big bulge in the middle. Inzamam-ul-Haq may have gone, but his silhouette lives on

Too much of a dull thing

Oct 1, 2007: Don't kill ODIs, but let's have a balance

Two runs a ball, please

Sep 17, 2007: Batsmen are under pressure to score fast in twenty20

Flawed yet fascinating

Sep 4, 2007: Shane Warne's list of the top 50 cricketers of his time is everything a list ought to be: provocative, surprising, talked-about, and, in places, plain wrong

Goliaths in awe of the Davids

Jul 24, 2007: India's big four are considered batting stars yet the bowlers who have been successful against them are the decade's half-forgotten names

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    How to be a vice-captain

Brad Haddin: The low-profile role needs you to be advisor, mentor, morale-booster, minder, and unambitious about the top job

    Rilee Rossouw comes in from the cold

A thoughtless remark nearly derailed the batsman's career before it began. Now he has an Australian summer to look forward to

Will Cook break all of Tendulkar's Test records?

At 31, he holds all the major England batting records. The insurmountable peak now looks scaleable. By Kartikeya Date

    Bouncer-safety starts with watching the ball

Ashley Mallett talks to Ian Chappell, Greg Chappell and Bob Simpson about proper technique while facing short balls

The hinterland of 40

Jon Hotten: At Lord's we saw three in-between scores of the sort that are as likely to annoy the selectors as excite them

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Candid Clarke's revelations and reckonings

Talking points from Michael Clarke's new autobiography

Dhoni's 9000 runs: 244 innings, 10109 balls

Almost two-thirds of Dhoni's 9000 ODI runs have come as captain and all of them with the extra responsibility of keeping

Kohli's chases, Dhoni's sixes

Virat Kohli and MS Dhoni dominate the stats highlights from the Mohali ODI

Asif marks first-class comeback with victory

ESPNcricinfo looks at the major talking points from the latest round of the Quaid-e-Azam Trophy 2016-17

Dhoni revels in freedom to play at No. 4

India's limited-overs captain has wanted to bat up 'for a long time'; when he got the chance in Mohali, he played the big shots unhindered by the pressures of finishing a chase

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