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Former Australia captain, now a cricket commentator and columnist
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Give first-class cricket its due

May 1, 2016: For struggling Test teams to get better, they need to strengthen their domestic cricket and ensure their best players aren't lost to T20

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What T20 cricket can learn from baseball

Apr 17, 2016: Bringing back fences could help even up the contest between bat and ball, and ensure that all sixes are genuine

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Deviation a bowler's best weapon

Apr 3, 2016: With so little margin for error, especially in T20 cricket, any movement - on the air, off the pitch - is vital in giving the bowler a chance

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Sharper India back on track

Mar 20, 2016: Their crushing defeat to New Zealand was a jolt they needed to refocus, and against Pakistan they played like tournament favourites

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Six-hitting ability important to World T20 success

Mar 6, 2016: The flat pitches in India will favour those who consistently clear the ropes. The hosts are favourites, but Australia, England and South Africa can challenge them

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Bring back the back-foot no-ball law

Feb 21, 2016: Given how front-foot line calls are tougher than they look, this change would allow the umpire more time to focus on decisions after the ball is delivered

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Kohli's and Rohit's divergent paths to batting glory

Feb 7, 2016: One has found great success in limited-overs formats, while the other is a master of all

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The dangers of overstaying your time as captain

Jan 24, 2016: When a once-strong leader falls short of ideas, it tends to have a negative effect on the team. MS Dhoni is going through such a phase

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Steven Smith v MS Dhoni

Jan 10, 2016: A young turk on his own turf will battle a canny old warrior

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What's the next generation of batsmen learning?

Dec 27, 2015: What's the priority of young batsmen today? Power-hitting or solid defence? And are they being over-coached?

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What's a good pitch?

Dec 13, 2015: One that gives batsmen and bowlers equal opportunity to succeed. Delhi and Adelaide did that

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Test cricket needs to hurry it up

Nov 29, 2015: Introducing tweaks like four-day games will be pointless unless players and officials show more urgency to keep the game moving

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Serious flaws in DRS indicate need for overhaul

Nov 15, 2015: Players gamble on reviews as a tactic, which negates the system's essential purpose - of eliminating howlers. And then there's the issue of who controls it

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Will the New Zealand brand of cricket succeed in Australia?

Nov 1, 2015: Swing will give the visitors' bowlers the edge but bouncy pitches might thwart their aggressive style of batting

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Bad pitches make bad Tests

Oct 18, 2015: If a surface doesn't encourage a result, it's not worth playing on again

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Hard to make 'em like Thommo and Typhoon

Oct 4, 2015: Though the game has had many quality fast bowlers, none have been quite as lethal as Jeff Thomson and Frank Tyson

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Kohli and Smith lead the way as next-gen Test captains

Sep 20, 2015: While the Indian captain has been the more aggressive, both understand their bowlers and are seeking to improve their young teams

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Why wouldn't you bat at No. 3?

Sep 6, 2015: Batting one-drop lets you establish the pattern of play. Steven Smith should ignore anyone who says he should move down the order now that he's captain

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Clarke second only to Taylor as captain

Aug 23, 2015: He was proactive and tactically aware, making it clear to both the opposition and his own team that he was seeking victory from ball one

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Australia's failure has revolved around Clarke's struggle

Aug 9, 2015: He hasn't been watching the ball out of the hand well enough, and moving to No. 5 was a mistake as well

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