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Former Australia captain, now a cricket commentator and columnist
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What the doctor ordered

Sep 27, 2009: A couple of upsets, some juicy pitches, and plenty of uncertainty about the semi-final line-up - now that's what a world tournament needs

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Down with formula

Sep 13, 2009: To be meaningful, ODIs need to stop being predictable - by cutting down on the regulations, and encouraging a close contest between bat and ball

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Beware the referral system

Aug 30, 2009: Cricket's reliance on off-field help in the decision-making process is part of the problem. The game needs better umpires, not more technology

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England and the lost art of batting

Aug 16, 2009: Their players seem to have lost the old skill of gritting it out at the crease

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The price to pay

Aug 2, 2009: Players' concerns about privacy in the light of the new drug-testing regime may be justified, but it is for the good of the credibility of the game

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Saviour or predator?

Jul 19, 2009: In these trying times, Test cricket needs a stronger and more unified governing body - which the ICC in its current form isn't

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Mix it up right

Jul 5, 2009: This summer, with its blend of Twenty20 and a top-flight Test series, may offer a blueprint for cricket's programme in the years ahead

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When entertainment met education

Jun 21, 2009: The World Twenty20 has won new fans and converted the sceptics into followers of the shortest format

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Can Australia bounce back?

Jun 7, 2009: The Symonds fiasco has shades of 2003 and Warne's drug bust. Can Ponting's team recover now like they did back then?

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A blessing and a curse

May 24, 2009: Brett Lee proved his fitness during the IPL, Andrew Flintoff lost his; no wonder some will swear by the tournament and some will swear at it

The meaning of pressure

May 10, 2009: Why the ability to contain batsmen is an overrated virtue for a spin bowler

The one-captain theory

Apr 26, 2009: The recent Super Over result illustrates just why having multiple leaders doesn't wash

The sixes don't add up

Apr 12, 2009: Why it's not good for cricket that batsmen are hitting it out of the park more regularly than ever

Bugs in the machine

Mar 29, 2009: A look at why the umpiring referrals system is flawed

Beware the wounded lion

Mar 15, 2009: Teams would be well advised to take lessons from Australia on how to recover from a setback

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India better than No. 3

Mar 1, 2009: Six Indians will make it into an XI drawn from the top three sides in the world

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England losing the plot

Feb 15, 2009: Captaincy sagas, defeat against West Indies, no coach - looks like Strauss and Co. are trying to make the Ashes a contest

Give every format its due

Feb 1, 2009: Twenty20 needs to be handled carefully if cricket's scheduling problems are to be solved satisfactorily

Hayden among the savages

Jan 18, 2009: Where did Australia's belligerent opener rank among others of similar vintage and style?

Catch 'em young

Jan 4, 2009: Cricket Australia need to find fresh faces in a hurry, but they may have left it too late already

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Azhar needs to step up and take charge

Ahmer Naqvi: Pakistan's batting and bowling tactics have been a bit of a mishmash; the captain needs to make sure the whole exceeds the sum of the parts

    'A bowler should be like a managing director of a company'

Chaminda Vaas remembers the 1996 World Cup, bending his back for wickets, and getting chewed out by Ranatunga

    In quest of a durable cricket ball

Scott Oliver: As the Dukes cherry gains popularity for its hardiness, its makers look to spread to markets outside England

'I want to create a legacy beyond cricket'

Kevin Pietersen has embarked on a groundbreaking initiative that uses cricket to help disadvantaged kids get a leg up

My TE and my Venkat long ago

Life is endlessly touched by the game when you're the child of a cricket-crazy parent. By Niharika Mallimadugula

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India's pace puzzle: Aaron or Umesh?

With India playing most of their Test cricket at home over the next 18 months, they will have to choose between their two quickest bowlers most of the time. A tricky choice, given Varun Aaron and Umesh Yadav's hit or miss tendencies

Ross Taylor treats himself

How Ross Taylor reconciled with New Zealand cricket and made the highest score by a visiting batsman in Australia

Buttler plunders England record books

Stats highlights from Dubai where Jos Buttler broke his own record for England's fastest ODI hundred

A six-ton Test, and Imran's prolific 30s

Plus: most runs in a Test by a New Zealander, and c&b by the same bowler twice in a Test

The forensic artistry of Kane Williamson

His game appears to lack emotion but it is not cold. Like Kallis, but more adaptable and with greater flair

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