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Former Australia captain, now a cricket commentator and columnist
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Captaincy must-haves: imagination and premonition

Aug 29, 2010: Australia's series against India and England could reveal which of Strauss, Dhoni and Ponting is best

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The three S's of Sehwag

Aug 15, 2010: The Indian opener is up there with Bradman in his ability to score quickly for prolonged periods of time

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Many challengers, no leader

Aug 1, 2010: Having a situation where the top teams are evenly matched is mouth-watering but not if it's only because each of them is inconsistent

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UDRS: Use it or lose it

Jul 18, 2010: The ICC needs to find a way to use reviews in all matches, and if that's not possible, the system needs to be junked

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Ponting's Ashes kryptonite

Jul 4, 2010: It might seem a wild suggestion, but just like Jardine used Larwood against Bradman, Strauss could consider bringing back Flintoff for a couple of Ashes Tests

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Don't change the rules, play better

Jun 20, 2010: A two-innings format is not going to make one-day cricket more attractive. What it needs is more imaginative captaincy and less gimmicks

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Why make players choose between formats?

Jun 6, 2010: What are the motivations behind two contrasting proposals by Cricket Australia and the BCCI?

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Keep it short for the Yanks

May 23, 2010: If the game is ever to take off in America, Twenty20 is most likely the way to go

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What makes an ideal Twenty20 team?

May 9, 2010: You will need: an opener with timing; wicket-taking quicks; attacking, economical spinners; and a prodigious late-order hitter

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Beware the backlash

Apr 25, 2010: The IPL is a possible guide's to cricket's future but greed will ruin it and result in the public losing faith in it. The BCCI must ensure its future is fiscally responsible

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The IPL: where young players get noticed

Apr 11, 2010: Playing with international stars, and triumphing against them, will help cricketers like Rohit Sharma and David Warner make strong cases for being given runs in their national sides

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Twenty20 shouldn't be played between countries

Mar 28, 2010: The international schedule is under pressure from the shortest format. The way forward is a dedicated season for Twenty20, which should use a franchise model to grow the game across the world

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Behind every successful captain ...

Mar 14, 2010: ... is a stable administration and a supportive family. Michael Clarke, the Australian selectors and the Pakistan board would do well to note that

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Don't let your babies be fast bowlers

Feb 28, 2010: Lee has quit Tests at 33, while Tendulkar, nearing 37, has a renewed urge to dominate bowlers. What message does this send to youngsters taking up the game?

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Swing it to win it

Feb 14, 2010: Even the best batsmen are troubled by late swing. Why waste time finding ways to reverse the old ball when the new one can be just as damaging?

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Why Modi is like Sehwag

Jan 31, 2010: The IPL commissioner has moments of brilliance interspersed with occasional lapses, like the batsman's attacking strokeplay. What he needs is a steady partner at the other end

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The UDRS and Pakistan are failing

Jan 17, 2010: The ICC needs to take full responsibility for the running of the review system, and Pakistan need to own up to their poor out cricket and questionable tactics

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The new Bradman

Jan 3, 2010: Like the Don, Sehwag bats with an uncluttered mind, has made over 290 three times in Tests, and has the best strike rate among high scorers of his generation

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No clear leader in the five-day game

Dec 20, 2009: The race for the No. 1 spot in Tests has never had so many contenders. The year ahead is full of exciting possibilities for the format

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How to save the game from global warming

Dec 6, 2009: Find a ball that will allow day-night matches, make a few compromises, and we could have Tests over three seven-hour days

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Are we living through a new era of spin?

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The hinterland of 40

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Dhoni's 9000 runs: 244 innings, 10109 balls

Almost two-thirds of Dhoni's 9000 ODI runs have come as captain and all of them with the extra responsibility of keeping

Kohli's chases, Dhoni's sixes

Virat Kohli and MS Dhoni dominate the stats highlights from the Mohali ODI

Dhoni revels in freedom to play at No. 4

India's limited-overs captain has wanted to bat up 'for a long time'; when he got the chance in Mohali, he played the big shots unhindered by the pressures of finishing a chase

Rossouw comes in from the cold with eye on summer Tests

A thoughtless remark nearly derailed the South African batsman's career before it began. And then he got five ducks

An all-time Pakistan Test XI chosen by our readers

Recent middle-order mainstays make it to Pakistan's all-time XI selected on the occasion of the country's 400th Test

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