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Former Australia captain, now a cricket commentator and columnist
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The road to splitsville

Aug 31, 2008: The ICC was nearly torn asunder by the Champions Trophy issue; things can only get worse from here

The Olympics can wait

Aug 17, 2008: Why pushing it onto the world's biggest sporting platform is hardly the best way to globalise cricket

To tour or not to tour

Aug 3, 2008: Whether or not to opt out of series in Pakistan must be left to players to decide for themselves individually

Leave 'em wanting more

Jul 20, 2008: Twenty20 is a viable format, but the game's administrators need to get the balance right

ICC out of control

Jul 6, 2008: The game's governing body has surpassed itself with its moves over Zimbabwe and the Oval Test forfeiture

The problem with switch-hitting

Jun 22, 2008: It is unfair to ask bowlers to say beforehand how they are going to operate and then not subject batsmen to the same rule

The end of a spin era

Jun 8, 2008: With the retirement of Stuart MacGill the age of Warne is officially at an end

Let's hear it for the veterans

May 25, 2008: A few players supposedly past their sell-by dates have been showing the young ones how it's done this past month and some

Trial by gimmickry

May 11, 2008: The ICC is barking up the wrong tree with its decision to experiment with umpiring referrals

The magic of Shane

May 4, 2008: Richie Benaud said Keith Miller was the best captain Australia never had. The same can be said about Warne

Grow up already

Apr 27, 2008: If Twenty20 is to be more than a fad, it needs to evolve and become more multi-dimensional, and balance the entertainment and the cricket better

Twenty20 can't be the main event

Apr 13, 2008: What effect will a steady diet of the shortest form of the game have on players?

Can the chatter

Mar 30, 2008: The ICC doesn't need to define on-field abuse, as it has recently attempted to do. It needs to ask umpires to report players who indulge in it

A tale of two countries

Mar 16, 2008: Indian cricket may be coming up roses, but across the border, Pakistan is staring down the barrel

The privileged and the damned

Mar 2, 2008: The IPL is making the BCCI pots of money. But what are the rest of the cricket-playing countries getting out of it?

Opportunity in upheaval

Feb 17, 2008: The IPL offers administrators a chance to right some of cricket's wrongs - including the unworkable international calendar

Umpires must put up if players are to shut up

Feb 3, 2008: The ICC and its umpires are, by their inaction, condoning sledging

New life for a young rivalry

Jan 20, 2008: Australia v India has, over the last decade, grown into cricket's premier face-off, and on the evidence of the current series there's plenty to come

Justice for all

Jan 6, 2008: In the search for a better decision-making process, officials must investigate the viability of "real" technology that will assist the umpires rather than enhance television coverage

The quest for 17

Dec 22, 2007: Will Australia break their record of 16 wins in a row? India just may be able to stop them if they draw at the MCG

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The BCCI set up a three-man committee to tackle the problem of chucking at age-group and domestic cricket, and it has produced significant results in five years

A rock, a hard place and the WICB

The board's latest standoff with its players has had embarrassing consequences internationally, so any resolution now needs to be approached thoughtfully

Twin Asian challenges await Australia

What Australia have not done since returning a fractured unit from India is head back to Asia to play an Asian team. Two of their major weaknesses - handling spin and reverse swing - will be tested in the UAE by Pakistan

WICB must tread on eggshells with care

The WICB statement should cool down emotions and allow all parties involved to take the next step forward

Last ball, last wicket, and Northants' parched spell

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