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Former Australia captain, now a cricket commentator and columnist
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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

Ball first, lights later

Dec 18, 2007: Until the authorities find a ball that is suitable for day/night Test matches you can't consider playing the longer version under light

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Where's Viru?

Dec 8, 2007: India have missed a trick by not naming Sehwag in the preliminary squad for Australia

The more things change

Nov 24, 2007: The India series will be final proof of how well Ponting has handled the loss of key players

Good on Kumble

Nov 11, 2007: Anil Kumble's appointment as Indian Test captain makes a lot of sense

Tendulkar right to decline the captaincy

Nov 8, 2007: Sachin Tendulkar just may have saved the selectors the blushes by turning down the captaincy

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Fans don't win matches

Oct 28, 2007: The problem of racism at cricket grounds is partly of the making of marketing men

An accident waiting to happen

Oct 13, 2007: The BCCI should take tough disciplinary measures against Sreesanth to ensure his undoubted talent isn't wasted

Figure out the future

Sep 29, 2007: Players and administrators need to work together to create a viable blueprint for the game's future

A cure for cricket's cancer

Sep 16, 2007: The Twenty20-format could be used for cricket's expansion, while the older versions of the game could focus on quality-control

Quitting when ahead

Sep 14, 2007: Rahul Dravid has made the right decision, leaving the captaincy on his own terms

A matter of formats

Sep 2, 2007: Different versions of cricket need to be dovetailed to form a workable whole

Good teams, good pitches, good cricket

Aug 18, 2007: Swing bowlers and wrist spinners are two of the most important attacking weapons in the game of cricket and both need to be encouraged

Put a sock in it

Aug 5, 2007: The nonsensical chatter from behind the stumps is not "part of the game". Batsmen are entitled to a bit of peace and quiet when they are out in the middle

Justice for some

Jul 21, 2007: Despite great advances in technology it is still the case that the bulk of the decisions are best decided from on the field

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    The world record that nearly wasn't

Rewind: Twenty years ago this week, Brian Lara became Test cricket's highest scorer, but he almost didn't make it

    An archaelogical probe into the state of the game

Review: Gideon Haigh comes out with another set of essays that sound uncannily prescient about the way the game is headed

Blind cricket struggles for recognition in India

Despite recent successes, visually impaired players are not getting the backing that could turn them into professionals

    Crunch time for Sehwag and Gambhir

Numbers Game: The Indian T20 tournament presents an opportunity to both to show their class once again

The home invasion

Hassan Cheema: The Emirates have been Pakistan's home away from home for three decades. To see the IPL being played there must feel like betrayal

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UAE all set to host lavish welcoming party

The controversy surrounding the IPL has done little to deter fans in UAE from flocking the stadiums, as they gear up to watch the Indian stars in action for the first time since 2006

Attention on Yuvraj, Gambhir in IPL 2014

ESPNcricinfo picks five players for whom this IPL is of bigger significance

The watch breaker, and Malinga specials

The Plays of the day from the match between Kolkata and Mumbai, in Abu Dhabi

India: cricket's Brazil

It's difficult to beat a huge talent base exposed to good facilities, and possessed of a long history of competing as a nation

The captain's blunder

The Plays of the day from the match between Chennai and Punjab in Abu Dhabi

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