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Former Australia captain, now a cricket commentator and columnist
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Strauss needs to get aggressive

Jul 29, 2012: He cannot wait for South Africa to make mistakes; which is why he should pick the attacking Steven Finn for the next Test

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You can't manufacture presence on demand

Jul 15, 2012: Australia's coach wants his players to be aggressive, but that will only be effective if it comes through in their performances, not just their attitude

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Contract the schedule

Jul 1, 2012: If Tests are limited to the top eight teams, T20s to clubs and a relegation system is introduced in ODIs, all three formats could survive and cricket could gain a broader talent pool

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A short-ball exam that young batsmen are failing

Jun 17, 2012: Jonny Bairstow and Suresh Raina are talented players who Test cricket shouldn't lose; they lack a skill that can be easily taught

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Cricket's schedule is unsustainable

Jun 3, 2012: Like a certain international currency, it is under threat of collapsing unless administrators ease the strain

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Why aren't more bowlers complaining about the switch hit?

May 20, 2012: The stroke is patently unfair and widens the imbalance between bat and ball

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A year of reckoning awaits Australia

May 6, 2012: Series against South Africa, India and England will severely test their inconsistent batting line-up

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Captains: follow Clarke's lead

Apr 22, 2012: In the long run, captains who aim to win and set fields that will get them wickets are the ones who will succeed and last

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The curse of No. 1

Apr 8, 2012: Neither India nor England have been convincing at the top of the Test rankings, and narrow vision has prevented South Africa from getting there. But it's not a bad thing for the fan

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Make captains allies in the fight against corruption

Mar 25, 2012: Administrators must be prepared to allow fixers back into the fold, provided they are ready to be held up as examples of what not to do

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Jayawardene succeeds where Dhoni fails

Mar 11, 2012: A lot of it has to do with the cultures and make-up of the Sri Lankan and Indian teams

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Where's Australia's next captain coming from?

Feb 26, 2012: The two closest candidates are Watson and Warner, but neither has a realistic chance of landing the job

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Watson should remain at the top of the order

Feb 12, 2012: His batting skills are too good for him to be saddled with a frontline bowler's job too

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Who's the pick of the modern greats?

Jan 29, 2012: Ponting, Tendulkar or Lara - who among these modern batsmen was the most dominant?

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Warner's Twenty20 Test ininngs

Jan 15, 2012: The Australian opener has shown he isn't afraid to play his natural game, no matter what the format

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The quicks are back

Jan 1, 2012: Come Sydney, Australia's batsmen can be relaxed and bat better, knowing they don't need a mountain of runs to topple India. Their fast bowlers will do it

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Clarke should move up to No. 3

Dec 18, 2011: Ponting is on his way out and there is no one else experienced enough to bat at that position. The captain must lead from the front

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There are runs in Ricky still

Dec 4, 2011: On the evidence of his last two Tests, the Australian batsman looks to have found some of his old touch

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Forget the fans, Sachin

Nov 20, 2011: Tendulkar seems burdened by the expectations surrounding his latest milestone

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It's time cricket got tough with the crooks

Nov 6, 2011: Show zero tolerance and impose life bans on any cricketer or official who is involved in fixing matches

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