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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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    Why Clarke might not be as good against spin as we think

Aakash Chopra: The Australian captain is considered world-class against spin, but his numbers in Asia suggest he has some chinks in his armour

Two sides to the Haddin case

Russell Jackson: For all the emotion tied to his family situation and the depth of his contribution to the Test side, he was seriously out of form with the bat

The cult of Sanga

The Cricket Monthly: Few Sri Lankans have been as widely adored. None has so painstakingly chiselled his way to greatness
TCM August issue

    'I've always wanted to help others improve their game'

New Zealand women's coach Haidee Tiffen on her mentoring philosophy, winning the 2000 World Cup final, and retiring young

Is sporting fandom a set of rituals or a relationship?

Ahmer Naqvi: Do you have to be obsessive in your love for the game to qualify as a true fan?

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Buoyant England face tricky decisions

England's selectors can reflect proudly on their decisions for the Edgbaston Test, but they will really earn their money in deciding who replaces James Anderson and what to do about an opener

Small moments, big problems for Australia

Why was it that Australia put in such a hazy performance in a match that mattered so much? Of the two teams they are the more experienced, the more used to winning and entering this week the more confident

Succession issues prompt hard questions

Australia's selectors and management have been accused of being too harsh on Brad Haddin but the team's horrible display at Edgbaston suggests that they may actually have been too lenient, and not just on him

Mustafizur and the art of the cutter

What makes this innocuous-seeming bowler so difficult to handle?

Headbanders

Dale Steyn sported a headband in the Test series against Bangladesh. Who's your favourite bowler with a headband?

News | Features Last 7 days

    Buoyant England face tricky decisions (99)

    England's selectors can reflect proudly on their decisions for the Edgbaston Test, but they will really earn their money in deciding who replaces James Anderson and what to do about an opener

    Headbanders (97)

    Dale Steyn sported a headband in the Test series against Bangladesh. Who's your favourite bowler with a headband?

    Small moments, big problems for Australia (93)

    Why was it that Australia put in such a hazy performance in a match that mattered so much? Of the two teams they are the more experienced, the more used to winning and entering this week the more confident

    Mustafizur and the art of the cutter (78)

    What makes this innocuous-seeming bowler so difficult to handle?

    Succession issues prompt hard questions (75)

    Australia's selectors and management have been accused of being too harsh on Brad Haddin but the team's horrible display at Edgbaston suggests that they may actually have been too lenient, and not just on him