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Former Australia captain, now a cricket commentator and columnist
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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

No usurpers here

Dec 21, 2008: Why South Africa aren't really challenging Australia for No. 1 yet

Unite and rule

Dec 8, 2008: What cricket needs in these troubled times is strong leadership that believes in bringing nations together rather than dividing them

Lame over-rate, lame excuse

Nov 23, 2008: Captains argue the game has changed a lot, but it hasn't changed enough to justify abysmal over-rates

Where to now?

Nov 9, 2008: Australia's bowling isn't up to their usual high standards; India are a side in transition, hamstrung by poor fielding

Give it to the keeper

Oct 26, 2008: Why India should seriously consider retaining Dhoni as captain for the rest of the series, whether Kumble plays or not

Defence doesn't pay

Oct 12, 2008: India's containment tactics in Bangalore were inexplicable - especially from a bowler captain such as Anil Kumble

Too tough to call

Sep 28, 2008: Australia are now more beatable than before; India's batting is fading. It should make for a hard-fought tour

Less glamour, more competition

Sep 14, 2008: The way to rid cricket of its imbalances is to make sure player development becomes the number one priority

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Is it time to rethink the toss?

Jon Hotten: Why not let captains decide what batting or bowling first is worth and use runs to buy the advantage?

    The bat-first advantage in Tests

Numbers Game: Since 2009, teams batting first have a win-loss ratio which is 61% higher than it was between 2000 and 2008

'Long-term aim is to have one officiating DRS system'

ICC CEO David Richardson speaks about the need for context in bilateral cricket, and the creation of qualifying leagues

    The one stat that makes Steyn stand out

What sets Dale Steyn apart from the rest of the 400-club? His phenomenal strike rate

Another T20 bash, another T&T win

Business as usual? Yes, but this year's tournament had other stories too - not all of them positive. By Colin Benjamin

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Cricket in colour - What's your favourite team kit?

Papua New Guinea's attractive team kit at the World T20 Qualifier, cool cap included, caught our attention. What's your favourite of them all?

4391 runs after 35, and 2354 outside top five

On Sunday, Tillakaratne Dilshan became the 11th batsman to score 10,000-plus ODI runs. Here are the key numbers from his ODI career

'I always wanted to bowl the last over of an ODI'

Former Australia fast bowler Damien Fleming on bowling in thrilling World Cup semi-finals, mastering the subcontinent, and taking on Tendulkar

Australia's soft centre exposed

The failure of anyone other than Chris Rogers to cope with the conditions at Edgbaston was another worrying sign of Australian fallibility abroad

Which country were they born in?

Quite a few of England's players over the years have been born outside England. Do you know where?

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    Succession issues prompt hard questions (65)

    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

    The Ian Bell conundrum (62)

    Since the beginning of 2012, Ian Bell averages 34.69 when batting in the top six; among regular top-order batsmen, only Shane Watson has a lower average

    Mustafizur and the art of the cutter (59)

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

    Be alarmed, be very alarmed (58)

    Death of a Gentleman exposes how neo-liberal economics threatens the game, while also hinting at worse lying beneath the surface, leaving you feeling disillusioned and angry

    Patience running out on Ramdin again (49)

    Should he be dropped from the one-day squad to Zimbabwe, it will be the latest chapter in the wicketkeeper's strained relations with the authorities in particular